WASHINGTON -- Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Tuesday defended deep cuts to programs meant to help students and others, including eliminating $18 million to support Special Olympics, while urging Congress to spend ...Read more
CHICAGO -- Actor-musician Jussie Smollett wants to get back to work and move on with his life after prosecutors on Tuesday dropped charges against him that alleged he lied to police and staged a racial and homophobic ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA -- Step away from those gummy bears. Surrender the smoothie. Put down that ice cream and that hot sauce.
Under federal law, if those products contain CBD, they're illegal.
CBD, or cannabidiol, is derived ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The House on Tuesday failed to override President Donald Trump's veto of a resolution that would have terminated his declaration of a national emergency at the southern U.S. border, leaving the matter to ...Read more
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Those glossy paper receipts that are often trashed before a shopper even leaves a store could become a relic of the past under a bill that cleared its first hurdle in the California Legislature on ...Read more
California is moving to codify a sweeping court decision curbing employers' use of independent contractors, and the new law is unlikely to exempt Uber, Lyft and other app-based technology companies.
The two ride-hailing ...Read more
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. -- Two years after he was discharged from a mental hospital, John W. Hinckley Jr. lives in a modest house on a golf course, runs a small antiques business, adopted a cat named Theo, and drives for his ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris on Tuesday announced details of her plan to boost salaries for teachers across the country.
The junior senator from California talked about the plan over the ...Read more
The experimental singer and composer Scott Walker, whose death was reported Monday, carved a remarkable musical path through the past six decades of music, one that commenced in the late 1950s and early 1960s with an ...Read more
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- River Gallo has prosthetic testes he says he never asked for and never wanted. Alice Alvarez says she should have been able to decide for herself before a doctor removed her testicles, which one did ...Read more
SEATTLE -- Before dawn on March 24, 1989, Dan Lawn stepped off of a small boat and onto the boarding ladder dangling from the side of the grounded Exxon Valdez oil tanker. As he made the crossover, he peered down into the ...Read more
Researchers in Florida never expected this much success with a drug they're developing to treat muscular dystrophy.
"The results look better than we could have imagined," said Matthew Disney, the Scripps Florida scientist...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans went on offense Monday by calling for new investigations into what they claim was political bias behind special counsel Robert S. Mueller III's probe, even...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump gave Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu not one, but two political gifts this week: recognition of Israeli control over the Golan Heights and a delay in the rollout of his ...Read more
Regina Spektor will perform five intimate concerts at Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre in June, it was announced Monday.
The seasoned singer-songwriter will take the stage from June 20-26 as part of the In Residence on ...Read more
SAN DIEGO -- It's the end of an era at the San Diego Zoo as the last two giant pandas will soon leave for China.
In an announcement Monday, zoo officials said the pandas, Bai Yun, 27 -- a fixture at the zoo for 23 years -...Read more
LAS VEGAS -- Las Vegas residencies are splashy affairs with big-name artists settling into the city -- often for a dozen or more shows a year. Lady Gaga, Gwen Stefani and Aerosmith are among high-wattage fixtures this year...Read more
HARTFORD, Conn. -- Yale University has rescinded the admission of one student in connection with a sweeping scandal revealed this month that also implicated the university's former soccer coach.
Thomas Conroy, a spokesman...Read more
Get ready to meet the new Marian the Librarian.
Sutton Foster is joining the Broadway revival of "The Music Man," producer Scott Rudin announced on Monday. After a six-year absence from the Broadway stage, the two-time ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- U.S. Rep. Jose E. Serrano announced Monday that he has Parkinson's disease and will not seek re-election in 2020.
The 75-year-old said he plans to finish his current term, which is his 15th full one in ...Read more
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