The Grammy Awards ceremony has never suffered a shortage of drama during the annual telecast.
But there probably was never a more heart-stopping turn of events than on the night of Feb. 25, 1998, when the 40th Grammys ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The Senate on Thursday went on record declaring "that the press is not the enemy of the people" -- a rebuke to President Donald Trump, who declares the opposite on a regular basis.
Senators adopted by ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- U.S. and Chinese officials said the two nations will resume lower-level trade talks this month in hopes of resolving an escalating battle over tariffs that threatens to damage both economies.
China's vice ...Read more
NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- Counselors were converging on the New Haven green Thursday to aid members of the homeless population affected by Wednesday's mass overdose of the synthetic marijuana drug known as "K2." Officials ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Aretha Franklin's visits to Los Angeles were relatively few and far between throughout her career, a function of her aversion to flying. Typically, she would travel to gigs the old-school way, by tour bus, ...Read more
Aretha Franklin was a legendary singer, a pioneering arranger and producer and, not least, an important figure in the fight for civil rights.
She was also -- stay with me here -- a master of the modern viral video.
DETROIT -- Aretha Franklin, whose impassioned, riveting voice made her a titan of American music, has died after a battle with advanced pancreatic cancer, her publicist told the Associated Press. She was 76.
Franklin was ...Read more
Aretha Franklin, who died Thursday at 76, was a once-in-a-generation singer. She was the Queen of Soul, but she also ventured into -- and mastered -- virtually every style of music, from jazz and classical to rhythm and ...Read more
WASHINGTON--In Congress, you have to know your place. Alliances matter, and traditions are as tough as weeds.
Not that Jenniffer Gonzalez-Colon, Puerto Rico's lone voice in Washington, needs reminding.
As the island's ...Read more
DENVER -- Jack Phillips, whose refusal to make a custom wedding cake for a gay couple went all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court, is back in the news with another discrimination complaint filed against the Lakewood baker. ...Read more
RIO DE JANEIRO -- Brazil's Workers' Party on Wednesday registered jailed former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva as its candidate in the October elections, accompanied by about 10,000 supporters.
The procedure was ...Read more
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Former California Assemblyman Sebastian Ridley-Thomas was the subject of two sexual harassment complaints at the time he stepped down from the Legislature last year, according to documents reviewed by...Read more
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Alexa Goel had the jitters, just like she usually does on the first day of school.
But this wasn't just any normal first day -- and not at just any normal school.
On Wednesday, Alexa was starting...Read more
American shoppers stepped up their spending more than expected in July amid rising consumer confidence, a tight labor market and this year's federal tax cut.
Higher spending on food, gasoline and clothing led a 0.5 ...Read more
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Almost two dozen protesters interrupted an otherwise low-key appearance by House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy in Sacramento on Wednesday, accusing the California Republican of not doing enough to ...Read more
Best Buy Inc. said Wednesday that it will spend $800 million to purchase GreatCall Inc., one of the nation's largest providers of emergency response technology for older adults.
It is the first acquisition for the ...Read more
BALTIMORE -- A Baltimore police officer accused of punching a man in an incident caught on video was released by a judge until his trial in October.
During a hearing Wednesday in Baltimore, Arthur Williams pleaded not ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump's short-lived policy of separating families entering the country illegally worsened the U.S.'s already troubled efforts to protect unaccompanied migrant children from trafficking and ...Read more
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A former Missouri trooper has filed another lawsuit against the state -- this time to get back his license to be a cop.
Anthony Piercy filed suit this week in Cole County against the Missouri ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- The FBI has reportedly investigated a series of cyberattacks against a former Democratic opponent of Rep. Dana Rohrbacher, R-Calif., one of the most vulnerable Republicans seeking re-election in November due...Read more
- Trump revokes security clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan
- 'Apprentice' alum Penn Jillette says tapes of Trump saying 'racially insensitive things' do exist
- Why your mother's age could be the key to longevity
- Colorado cake shop owner in Supreme Court case sues Hickenlooper, Civil Rights Commission
- Aretha Franklin is reportedly in hospice care as Beyonce and more voice support