PHILADELPHIA -- The plea is poignant in its urgency, a time-is-running-out appeal published in a Baltimore newspaper more than 40 years after emancipation.
Ann Whaley, 101, is looking for relatives sold away from her. ...Read more
Since Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel was suspended last month by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis for his agency's response to the Marjory Stoneman Douglas mass shooting, most of his command staff has either been forced ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- For years, Mayor John Duran has been a public avatar for West Hollywood's cheekily sexual culture.
From the City Council dais, he joked about wearing gold lame underwear and announced a public forum on anal...Read more
CUCUTA, Colombia -- The Trump administration ratcheted up pressure Saturday on beleaguered Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, dispatching U.S. military planes filled with humanitarian aid to this city on the Venezuelan ...Read more
Eight years ago, Kaitlyn Dorman was so sick with cancer she was paralyzed and her vision blurred. Dependent on a wheelchair, the little girl was confined to living on the first floor of her family's home.
Now 17, Kaitlyn ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump and Congress took the federal government to the brink of another shutdown last week. And yet again, states and cities had to prepare for the worst.
Still reeling from the longest ...Read more
When in the grips of oratorical passion, President Barack Obama liked to paraphrase the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. about the "long arc of history" bending toward justice.
But when it comes to the oratory of American ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Matt Helgeson knew it was time to pull the plug.
For weeks, the University of California, Santa Barbara professor of chemical engineering had held out hope that politicians in Washington would find a way to...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- An off-duty 20-year veteran Los Angeles police officer was in critical condition Friday after a fight with another man in downtown's skid row ended with the officer shooting the suspected assailant, police ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Sen. Ted Cruz is leading a group of Republican lawmakers that has devised a plan to punish countries, industries or financial institutions caught moving gold for Venezuela or Iran.
The aim is to increase ...Read more
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- One lawmaker compared abortion to a holocaust. Another suggested that all men in the legislature should abstain from sex. But by the end of an emotional debate in the Kentucky House of Representatives ...Read more
An active shooter reported Friday afternoon in Aurora, Ill., is dead, law enforcement sources said.
Dozens of area police officers responded to Henry Pratt Co., officials said, a manufacturing firm located in an ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- A federal judge has ordered Roger Stone, President Donald Trump's longtime political adviser, to limit his public comments about his upcoming trial on charges stemming from the special counsel's Russia ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Former federal housing agency director Mel Watt misused his position to pursue a relationship with a woman working for him, according to a formal inquiry by the agency's Inspector General.
Watt was head of ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Forty-five minutes into a 49-minute news conference Friday that was disjointed, defensive and yet unusually subdued, President Donald Trump looked into the sun at the throng of journalists and television ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- A testy and combative President Donald Trump winged it Friday in the Rose Garden, turning an often rambling defense of his border security emergency into a 2020 assault on Democrats.
Trump has redefined the ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA -- A federal appeals court has largely upheld the city of Philadelphia's victory in its contentious "sanctuary city" case against the Trump administration.
The 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a lower ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump capped months of speculation and two years of failed negotiations over fortifying the southern border by declaring an emergency on Friday, initiating almost certain legal challenges ...Read more
After spending nine days in ICE custody, rapper 21 Savage told his side of the story Friday on ABC's "Good Morning America."
The Atlanta musician who was born in England aimed to clear up misinformation about his case ...Read more
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Raucous laughter reverberated through the orchestra and up into the balcony during the first of two stand-up shows that Dave Chappelle performed at Charlotte's Belk Theater on Thursday night, on the eve ...Read more
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