MIAMI -- In a decision that further raises the stakes of Florida's gubernatorial election, the state supreme court has ordered that the job of replacing three of its justices belongs not to lame-duck Gov. Rick Scott but to...Read more
DAMASCUS, Syria -- Syria reopened a pair of long-dormant border crossings linking the country to Jordan and to Israeli-occupied territory on Monday, marking the return of its prewar status as a crucial transit corridor in ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. budget deficit grew to $779 billion in Donald Trump's first full fiscal year as president, the highest since 2012 amid tax cuts and spending increases.
The budget gap for the 12 months through ...Read more
FORT WORTH, Texas -- Republicans are running hard on strict immigration policies that excite their base in this fall's midterm elections.
Two days after that contest ends, however, the second-highest-ranking Republican ...Read more
Paul Allen, the taciturn computer programmer who founded the software behemoth Microsoft with Bill Gates when he was 22 and walked away eight years later with what would become one of the largest fortunes in the history of...Read more
Paul Allen, founder of Microsoft and prominent Seattle businessman and philanthropist, has died at age 65.
Allen died Monday afternoon, according to his multi-faceted holding company Vulcan Inc. just two weeks after ...Read more
Media company and talent agency Endeavor is looking to extract itself from a major deal with Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund as world leaders demand answers about the fate of U.S.-based dissident Saudi journalist ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Rep. Duncan Hunter, the indicted Republican from Alpine, has doubled down on unfounded attacks on his opponent with a letter signed by three retired Marine Corps generals who accused the Democrat of being "a...Read more
HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. -- A University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill graduate student who poured blood and ink on the Silent Sam Confederate statue was found guilty Monday by an Orange County judge.
But Maya Little, who ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump suggested Monday that "rogue killers," not the Saudi government, may be to blame for the disappearance and suspected murder of Jamal Khashoggi, the Virginia-based dissident Saudi ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Glenn Simpson, a founder of the firm that commissioned a dossier alleging ties between Russia and Donald Trump's presidential campaign, will show up under congressional subpoena Tuesday for lawmaker's ...Read more
ST. LOUIS -- Videos showing a white neighbor blocking a black man from entering his downtown St. Louis loft got national attention over the weekend including more than 5 million views on Facebook and coverage in The New ...Read more
Director Bryan Singer on Monday accused Esquire of dredging up old allegations about him in an upcoming article for the magazine.
The "X-Men" franchise director issued a statement via Instagram saying that he's known for ...Read more
The light that burns twice as bright burns half as long. And so ends the whirlwind romance of Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson.
The pop star and "Saturday Night Live" actor reportedly ended their relationship and ...Read more
Sears' chairman said the storied retail chain still "has a future" as a smaller company, rather than being liquidated, now that it has filed for bankruptcy reorganization.
Edward Lampert said he and his hedge fund that ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy has introduced legislation that includes more than $23 billion for President Donald Trump's border security agenda and numerous enforcement provisions aimed at cracking ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- This past weekend, Marvel's film "Venom" and Oscar vehicle "A Star Is Born" maintained the top spots at the box office as the week's three new wide releases fell by the wayside.
Sony's "Venom" came in at No...Read more
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- As yet another day of recovery began Sunday, there were already signs that a long slog was ahead for towns in Hurricane Michael's path.
Just under 200,000 Floridians remained without power Sunday ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- A company owned by House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy's in-laws won more than $7 million in no-bid and other federal contracts at U.S. military installations and other government properties in California ...Read more
- Feds were watching, but unlicensed dealer was still sold Glock that killed Chicago cop
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- Latest 'living while black' viral moment is video of St. Louis man blocked from entering his own home
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