SAN DIEGO -- A Los Angeles-area man accused of trying to set up sexual encounters with children as young as 8 in Tijuana was sentenced Monday to 17 1/2 years in prison.
In his plea agreement, Kenneth Bigler, 53, of Walnut...Read more
WASHINGTON -- A secretive battle over a grand jury subpoena in a case believed to be tied to Special Counsel Robert Mueller moved closer to resolution with a ruling in favor of the government.
A three-page court order on ...Read more
BRUSSELS -- Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel announced his resignation to Parliament on Tuesday, capping a week and a half of political jitters.
The immediate cause was a motion of no confidence submitted by ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Local law enforcement agencies are not required to record and report to the federal government about cases where police officers fatally shoot civilians.
Sen. Tim Scott wants to change that. But the South ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump appeared to back away from threats to shut down parts of the federal government over his demands for money for his border wall, as his press secretary indicated Tuesday that he wanted ...Read more
BALTIMORE -- Former Baltimore Police Commissioner Darryl De Sousa admitted in federal court Tuesday to willfully neglecting to pay his income taxes and falsely claiming deductions in an amount of nearly $68,000.
In a ...Read more
Bronx-born Penny Marshall, who found '70s sitcom success on "Laverne and Shirley" before stepping behind the camera for Hollywood hits like "Big" and "A League of Their Own," died Monday night at her California home. She ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Michael Flynn, who briefly served as President Donald Trump's first national security adviser, was excoriated by a federal judge Tuesday for lying to the FBI about his communications with Russia's ambassador ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA -- On Monday, two men involved in a lobbying campaign led by former national security adviser Michael Flynn were charged with conspiring to "covertly and unlawfully" influence U.S. politicians in an effort to ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- A school safety report released early Tuesday by the White House, the product of a commission created in the aftermath of the Feb. 14 massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., is ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey will appoint GOP Rep. Martha McSally to the late Sen. John McCain's Senate seat.
After McCain's death in August, Ducey tapped former Sen. Jon Kyl to fill the post. Kyl is vacating it ...Read more
CHICAGO -- The two Chicago officers scrambled up the embankment and walked south on the Metra tracks, keeping an eye on an approaching train as they searched for a shooting suspect.
The noise apparently masked another ...Read more
It's been a good year for "Schitt's Creek," a situation comedy about a formerly wealthy family living in a small-town motel. Its reputation and audience has continued to build with memes and gifs and the old word of mouth,...Read more
A merger between Sprint and T-Mobile would cut into the wages of wireless store employees -- including those working at Verizon, AT&T and all four companies' authorized dealer stores, according to a new study.
Average ...Read more
Rev. Billy Graham, the Charlotte, N.C.-born evangelist known as "America's Pastor" who died at 99 this year, led a public life that could have been a dangerous one.
The FBI has released close to 500 pages of previously ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Perhaps the chief takeaway from the rejected citizen initiative to expand Medicaid in Montana last month is this: Be careful when you poke a giant.
Montana was one of four red states with Medicaid expansion ...Read more
CHICAGO -- Rick Franklin's hearing before a judge last month lasted about two minutes, if that.
Dressed in a tan jail jumpsuit, Franklin crossed his bare arms behind his back as he walked into the courtroom. He was facing...Read more
NEW YORK -- How much Cher is too much Cher? I mean how much pasteurized celebrity information do you really, really want?
A related question posed by the new Broadway musical "The Cher Show," now at the Neil Simon Theatre...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Sen. John Thune was test-driving a car of the future when he ran into a very 20th century problem: traffic.
In 2016, Washington's local laws forced Thune's autonomous-capable Chrysler sedan to motor into ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Elijah E. Cummings has seen the headlines. The 12-term Maryland Democrat, who in January will take control of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, knows he has the power to become ...Read more
- In 'Mary Poppins Returns,' Lin-Manuel Miranda arrives as a movie-musical star
- Trump retreats from threat to shut down government over money for border wall
- Penny Marshall dead at 75, best known as TV's Laverne and director of 'Big,' 'A League of Their Own'
- Dog found waiting at home weeks after Camp Fire
- Judge blasts Michael Flynn for lying to the FBI