The California Highway Patrol has released a video of one of its helicopter crews performing a dramatic rescue of two British hikers who were stranded on the edge of a massive granite cliff overlooking Yosemite Valley as a...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The number of U.S. airport screeners who took unscheduled absences rose to 10 percent on Sunday, more than triple that of a year ago as the stalemate over the government shutdown continued over a holiday ...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS -- The federal government shutdown is hitting American Indians harder than most people, with jobs on hold and critical funds cut to some of the nation's poorest communities.
Under treaties stretching back to ...Read more
BOGOTA, Colombia -- Venezuela's government on Monday said it put down a brief military uprising after a group of soldiers raided a weapons cache, holed up in the capital and called on the country to take to the streets to ...Read more
CHICAGO -- Singer-songwriter Erykah Badu was booed by a Chicago crowd after bringing up R. Kelly at a night concert in his hometown, according to fans in attendance.
A few songs into her show Saturday at the Aragon ...Read more
CHICAGO -- Patti Blagojevich compared on social media Friday the controversial sentencing of former Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke with the lengthier prison sentence given to her husband, imprisoned former Illinois ...Read more
SEATTLE -- News that former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz might run for president as an independent isn't sitting well with the top Democratic official in his home state.
"I have two words for Howard Schultz on a potential...Read more
MIAMI -- Miami International Airport is best known as the Magic City's gateway for tourists. But behind the scenes, an army of federal inspectors are usually working to clear imports and exports bound for the U.S. and ...Read more
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- It's been 10 months since two Sacramento police officers fatally shot unarmed black man Stephon Clark in the backyard of his grandmother's home. And it's been three months since the case was turned ...Read more
Kamala Harris, a first-term Democratic senator from California who captured national attention for her prosecutorial grilling of Trump administration officials, entered the 2020 presidential fray on Monday, casting her ...Read more
BEIJING -- Births in China dropped to the lowest level in almost 60 years in 2018, signaling the country's looser two-child policy has done little to reverse its slowing birthrate, and worsening the outlook for growth in ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- By Wednesday, the Vargas family had fine-tuned an intricate dance, choreographed so that both parents and all three kids could support the Los Angeles teachers' strike.
That morning, from about 6:30 to 9, ...Read more
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Songs by the Delines take place in seedy motels, dimly lit lounges and Walmart parking lots where soul music horns and pedal steel guitars do a down-and-out slow dance as ...Read more
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- "Green Book," a feel-good movie about two men -- one white, one black -- discovering their common humanity during a road trip through the Jim Crow South, won the Producers Guild of America's top ...Read more
WASHINGTON –– Indebted borrowers increasingly take out high-interest, adjustable-rate loans that are packaged into securities and sold to investors eager for a better rate of return.
Everything's fine while the ...Read more
Referencing a few of her favorites in Margaret Cho, Todd Barry, Nate Bargatze and Amy Sedaris' twisted Comedy Central series "Strangers With Candy," she notes she was a regular visitor to the Comedy Cellar, which was ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Corey Moss, who normally runs a production company, stood at the head of his dining table, surrounded by 17 fidgeting third-, fourth- and fifth-graders.
He'd already had them work on language arts. They'd ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Thousands of women turned out Saturday to participate in Women's March 2019 in downtown Los Angeles and dozens of other cities across the country in a push for federal policies that promote equality for all....Read more
SCRANTON, Pa. -- There may be no bigger supporter of Joe Biden than Evie Rafalko McNulty, a local officeholder and longtime family friend who remembers getting a consolation call from the vice president of the United ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Democrats are giddy to start the presidential race but the group of party leaders who spent 2018 focusing on state and local office have an urgent request: Don't forget about us.
These Democrats say they are...Read more