TOKYO -- The U.S. and its key Pacific allies on Sunday announced plans to build an electricity grid in Papua New Guinea, in the latest bid to counter China's growing influence in the region.
Australia, Japan and New ...Read more
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad -- When Ruth Navarro set her sights on the picturesque and wealthy islands of Trinidad and Tobago, just a few miles off Venezuela's coast, she imagined a place where she could escape the grinding ...Read more
NEW YORK -- Lawyers for Maria Butina, a Russian gun rights activist accused of being an agent of the Kremlin, are talking to prosecutors about a possible resolution of the criminal charges she faces, according to a court ...Read more
AUSTIN, Texas -- Responding to concerns that Texas public school students would no longer learn about Hillary Clinton, Eleanor Roosevelt, Helen Keller and defenders of the Alamo, the State Board of Education took a final ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- The Criterion Collection's treasure trove of classic movies will have its own streaming home after the closure of FilmStruck, WarnerMedia said Friday.
New York-based Criterion Collection, which distributes ...Read more
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- So what have we all learned so far in this traumatic, topsy-turvy election?
Well, Broward and Palm Beach counties learned why they're called "deadlines." And that even if, like Broward, you miss ...Read more
MIAMI -- Election Day has passed. More than 8 million votes in Florida have been counted (twice). And an unprecedented statewide manual recount is all but over.
So, too, it seems, is Bill Nelson's career in the U.S. ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- ABC Entertainment President Channing Dungey has stepped down, becoming the second high-profile network executive to leave as Walt Disney Co. prepares to bring in new management from Fox.
Longtime programmer...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump will meet with Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi -- who is on his short list to be his next attorney general -- while he vacations at his Mar-A-Lago resort in Palm Beach for ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The Trump administration says it isn't reopening discussions about extraditing a prominent critic of Turkey's president as part of an effort to lower tensions over the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal ...Read more
BALTIMORE -- Joel Fitzgerald, the police chief of Fort Worth, Texas, has been chosen as Baltimore's next police commissioner, Mayor Catherine Pugh confirmed Friday.
Fitzgerald would have to be confirmed by the City ...Read more
BALTIMORE -- The man who shouted "Heil Hitler, heil Trump" at a Baltimore performance of "Fiddler on the Roof" apologized Friday for his outburst, saying he chose the wrong words when he was attempting to compare President...Read more
Ford issued four safety recalls in North America on Friday for recent models of its top-selling SUVs and trucks, suggesting that consumers take the vehicles to dealers for review, repair or replacement to prevent risk of ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The House Ethics Committee found Rep. Mark Meadows failed to take "prompt and decisive action" to handle alleged sexual harassment in his congressional office, according to a Friday report.
The committee ...Read more
Ben Stiller, director and star of "Zoolander," "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" and "Tropic Thunder," has turned to directing series television with a smart, watchable, elegantly made fact-based drama, "Escape at ...Read more
Boeing's popular 737 MAX aircraft and one of its flight control systems are now in the spotlight after the aircraft suddenly plunged into the sea last month, killing all 189 people aboard the Lion Air flight.
WASHINGTON -- Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi met with her potential competition for the speaker's gavel on Friday, Ohio Rep. Marcia Fudge, who left the meeting still contemplating a bid.
"No," Fudge told reporters when ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Sen. Lindsey Graham is poised to become the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee in the next Congress, giving him both influence and exposure -- and a new, politically risky stature as a Democratic ...Read more
Sacramento fire stations no longer will distribute masks to the public after safety concerns were raised by the county, officials said.
About 67,000 free N95 respirators have been distributed at fire stations across the ...Read more
Oscar-winning screenwriter William Goldman, who penned the scripts for the seminal Robert Redford films "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" and "All the President's Men," as well as the beloved comedy "The Princess Bride,...Read more
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