HARTFORD, Conn. -- Nathan Carman said Wednesday that his grandfather was "like a father to me" and he criticized the Hartford Courant for reporting that he was a suspect in the man's 2013 shooting death.
"He loved me very...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS -- FBI Director James Comey told members of Congress on Wednesday that the Minnesota man who stabbed 10 people inside a St. Cloud shopping mall earlier this month was inspired in some way by a foreign terrorist...Read more
AMSTERDAM -- The Malaysia Airlines MH17 flight shot down over eastern Ukraine was struck by a Buk missile brought into the conflict zone from Russia, prosecutors said Wednesday on presenting the long-awaited findings of a ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- An oversight hearing of the FBI on Wednesday largely turned into a proxy fight over the Nov. 8 presidential election, with Director James B. Comey defending his agency.
"You can call us wrong but don't call ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Outraged lawmakers pressed Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet L. Yellen on Wednesday to punish Wells Fargo & Co. for creating as many as 2 millions fake accounts, but she declined to commit to any regulatory ...Read more
It's the circle of life in Hollywood: "The Lion King" is being remade, and Jon Favreau's in charge.
The Oscar-winning 1994 animated film, which raked in $968.8 million worldwide, including $422.8 million domestically, is ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA -- First lady Michelle Obama urged young people to get out the vote for Hillary Clinton during a speech Wednesday at La Salle University in Philadelphia, telling them their votes could be crucial for the ...Read more
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Calling the opioid overdose epidemic "a public health crisis, the likes of which we have not before seen," Gov. Tom Wolf spoke Wednesday to a packed House chamber in a rare joint session of the state's ...Read more
East of MeccaSheila Flaherty
A story of love and betrayal, the power of sisterhood, and the ultimate price of oppression. Sarah and Max, seduced by promises of a glamorous expatriate lifestyle in Saudi Arabia, relocate their family to the shores of the Persian Gulf. Locked inside the heavily guarded compound, Sarah ...
WASHINGTON -- The GOP-led Congress has been angling for this moment: the chance to finally deliver President Barack Obama a stinging rebuke with the first veto override since he took office.
It may not be exactly the ...Read more
NEWARK, N.J. -- The former Port Authority official who plotted the George Washington lane closures in September 2013 testified Wednesday that he told New Jersey Republican Gov. Chris Christie's press secretary a couple ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has gained another endorsement from a prominent Republican: retired Sen. John Warner of Virginia.
Appearing Wednesday with a fellow Virginian, Clinton's ...Read more
With a scant introduction, director Peter Berg airlifts the audience into the chaotic micro-culture of offshore oil drilling in "Deepwater Horizon." Our hero, Mike Williams (Mark Wahlberg), barely has time to kiss his wife...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Contrary to Donald Trump's characterization of the North American Free Trade Agreement as "the worst trade deal maybe ever," the trade pact with Canada and Mexico has been a success when measured by increased...Read more
RASHID, Egypt -- When the smuggler's boat sank a dozen miles off Egypt's Mediterranean coast, 17-year-old Attia Abdu Qamary fell into the choppy water with hundreds of other frightened migrants.
More than half looked like...Read more
I made the mistake of looking up my boyfriend's ex-girlfriend and discovered she's beautiful and accomplished. They broke up over a year before we got together. She writes to him once or twice a year to ...Read more
It always interests me to hear people talk about the latest food trends. While my team of chefs and I do keep our eyes, ears and mouths open for exciting new things, I also try to remember the truth to be found in the word...Read more
Former Israeli President Shimon Peres, an omnipresent figure of the Israeli state, chief architect of its nuclear weapons program and a driving force behind its interim peace accords with the Palestinians, died Wednesday. ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- SpaceX Chief Executive Elon Musk on Tuesday unveiled his plans for colonizing Mars, which could eventually involve a fleet of up to 1,000 spaceships to transport as many as 1 million people to the Red Planet...Read more
A 36-CD box set featuring every known recording of Bob Dylan's historic 1966 concert tour will be released Nov. 11, providing a companion piece to last year's ambitious set documenting his studio recordings from 1965 and ...Read more
MIAMI -- Herman Echevarria, a made-in-Miami success story -- Cuban exile turned Hialeah politico turned business leader and reluctant TV star as husband to a "Real Housewife" -- was found dead Monday morning at his ...Read more