WASHINGTON -- Although Tuesday's long day of heated debate ended with the House voting to condemn President Donald Trump for racist tweets, the chamber's brawl over the president's behavior may be just beginning.
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Fantasy collided with reality when the nominations for the 71st Emmy Awards were announced Tuesday: The Television Academy overwhelming chose to fly with dragons and tackle real-world racism, all in the same election cycle...Read more
HOUSTON -- The Civil Rights Act had just passed and the slide rule was giving way to computers when Frances "Poppy" Northcutt arrived at NASA's Houston campus in 1965, eager to join the space race. But her job title ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump's nominee for Defense secretary reassured lawmakers he would restore stability to a troubled Pentagon, if confirmed by the Senate, as he rejected criticism that his ties to a defense ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, the independent-minded jurist whose bright bow ties and courteous manner symbolized an old-fashioned style of integrity, died Tuesday. He was 99.
Although he ...Read more
South African musician Johnny Clegg, who formed one of the first rock bands with black and white musicians that performed together when apartheid was still the law of the land, has died after a long battle with pancreatic ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- A federal judge who has warned Roger Stone to stop criticizing the criminal case against him on social media finally banned him from the platforms outright.
Prosecutors have complained to U.S. District Judge...Read more
HOUSTON -- The young Honduran woman hoped to enter the United States through Brownsville, Texas, but early Tuesday she was among thousands of asylum seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border who could not be sure what might happen...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- During her brief incarceration several years ago, Jessica Almaraz said she was ushered into a dirty bus garage with 60 or so other inmates at a women's jail in Lynwood.
The inmates, some of whom were ...Read more
"Better Call Saul" picked up nine Emmy nominations Tuesday, including nods for series and actors Bob Odenkirk, Jonathan Banks, Giancarlo Esposito and Michael McKean.
But once again, Emmy voters failed to recognize the ...Read more
Fans may have had mixed to "way to ruin my favorite show, you sexist pigs" feelings about the final season of HBO's "Game of Thrones," but these were not shared by the 24,000 or so members of the Television Academy, who ...Read more
STRASBOURG, France -- Ursula von der Leyen is to become the first female president of the European Commission after she narrowly won over the required majority of EU lawmakers with a final plea for a united and "climate-...Read more
MIAMI -- Miamians are already used to stifling heat waves that leave them sprinting from air-conditioned cars to air-conditioned buildings or flocking to the beach to cool off. Or so they think.
But if a new report on ...Read more
AUSTIN, Texas -- Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke raised about $3.6 million in the second quarter, his campaign reported late Monday, a surprisingly small amount for the candidate who hauled in an impressive...Read more
Florida is taking heat from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals for encouraging homeowners to kill iguanas on their property "whenever possible" without instructions on how to do it humanely.
In a letter Friday to...Read more
The former head of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said on Fox News Monday he thought about "beating" Illinois Congressman Jesus "Chuy" Garcia when the two got into a heated exchange at a hearing on Capitol Hill. ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Scrolling through Tuesday's Emmy nominations, you might find yourself wondering if this year's list represents a Hall of Fame of Snubs.
Where are "Stranger Things" and Millie Bobby Brown? Nothing for "Big ...Read more
No Emmy nominations day would be complete without at least a few snubs and surprises. The 2019 edition -- announced by D'Arcy Carden and Ken Jeong on Tuesday -- includes "Schitt's Creek and "When They See Us" and, yet ...Read more
TIJUANA, Mexico -- There was confusion on Monday among northbound migrants in Tijuana, following the Trump administration's latest effort to ban virtually all foreigners from filing for asylum in the United States.
Many, ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA -- Twenty-eight years after police arrested Chester Hollman III for murder, 25 years after a judge sentenced him to life in prison, and seven years after a key trial witness admitted she had falsely implicated...Read more
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