WASHINGTON -- A controversial peace plan for Ukraine and Russia that has drawn headlines and scrutiny from special counsel Robert Mueller was initially devised in early 2016 with significant input from an ex-congressman ...Read more
A few months after California legalized recreational use of marijuana, the Desert Hot Springs Inn in the Coachella Valley began advertising itself as cannabis friendly -- a place where guests can smoke by the pool or heat ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- In a victory for privacy in the digital era, the Supreme Court ruled Friday that the Constitution protects tracking data from a cellphone, requiring police to have a search warrant to obtain cell tower ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The Department of Homeland Security would not be able to use two big federal grant programs to pay for arming teachers, thanks to a provision tucked into House legislation that quietly passed this week.
The ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Two and a half miles of walking, two failed attempts to cash a $15 check, one toy left behind at a checkout counter and $14 in fees for financial transactions that ordinarily wouldn't cost me a dime.
That ...Read more
LOS ANGELES--Koko the gorilla doted on her pet kitten as if it were her own child. To the amazement of her human handlers, she seemed able to capture the joys and annoyances of maternal love in strings of simple words.
LOS ANGELES--ABC is moving forward with a spinoff of "Roseanne."
The network announced Thursday that it has given a straight-to-series order to "The Conners," the working title for the show, which would premiere this fall...Read more
Six weeks ago Nazario Jacinto-Carrillo left his village in Guatemala with his 6-year-old daughter, Filemona, to seek asylum in the United States, but his plan went awry soon after illegally crossing the California border. ...Read more
MCALLEN, Texas -- President Donald Trump has signed an executive order ending the administration's practice of separating immigrant families, but many issues concerning immigration remain up in the air. Among the key ...Read more
The American Medical Association has weighed in against the $69 billion acquisition of Aetna Inc. by CVS Health Corp., saying it will leave consumers with fewer health care choices.
The nation's largest doctor's group ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The red sandstone vistas in Utah's Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument may soon be criss-crossed with dump trucks after a Canadian mining company announced plans to begin operations on land cut from ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump said Puerto Rico's Gov. Ricardo Rossello took advantage of a deadly hurricane last year to seek federal funds to rebuild a long-decrepit power plant, calling the move "very brilliant." ...Read more
DETROIT -- For more than a week, lawmakers, students and alumni excoriated Michigan State University Interim President John Engler. Even two MSU board members called for him to step down.
But on the eighth day, Engler ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- With a crisis over family separations still boiling on the border, the House on Thursday voted down a conservative immigration bill and abruptly postponed a vote on a more moderate proposal pitched as a ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- A Riverside County judge ruled Thursday that the parents of 13 siblings found living as captives in Perris must stand trial on dozens of felony charges related to the torture and abuse of their children.
University of California campuses at Berkeley, Los Angeles and Davis did not consistently discipline faculty who were subject to multiple sexual harassment complaints, according to a state audit released Thursday.
Those ...Read more
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kate Spade's father died Wednesday night, a family spokesman said Thursday just as his daughter's funeral in Kansas City was about to start.
A statement was sent to The Star at 2:58 p.m., two minutes ...Read more
After Chloe Dykstra warned Wednesday against "insidious and hard to spot" abusive behavior and acknowledged others caught up in the aftermath of her accusations against former boyfriend Chris Hardwick, Lydia Hearst stepped...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The day after President Donald Trump claimed he had acted to keep migrant families together, the fate of more than 2,300 children held in custody separate from their parents and that of future asylum-seeking ...Read more
CHICAGO -- In the quest for digital talent, Chicago-area companies battle the technology giants.
To lure data scientists and other tech workers, companies in industries from fast food to insurance have opened outposts in ...Read more
- ABC greenlights 'Roseanne' spinoff without Roseanne Barr
- Gorilla whose sign language skills amazed world dies
- Guatemalan man fears for daughter, left behind in US
- House postpones vote on a second immigration bill after voting down first
- For a day, I was one of the millions of Americans without a bank account. It was humbling