As parents and students start writing checks for the first in-state tuition increase in seven years at the University of California, they hope the extra money will buy a better education.
But much of that new money -- ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- California, which has used the Affordable Care Act to extend health protections to millions of its residents and cut in half the number of people without health insurance, stands to lose more than any other ...Read more
Orange County, Calif., Rep. Ed Royce was noncommittal about his stance on the controversial Graham-Cassidy health care bill designed to roll back provisions of the Affordable Care Act.
"I have not looked at the details in...Read more
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Stephanie Price's last phone conversation with her son burns in her memory.
It was Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016. Price's son, Jeromy Bubacz, was about to be discharged from Stormont Vail Health in Topeka ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The Treasury Department still lacks permanent officials in half of its highest-ranking political jobs more than eight months into Donald Trump's presidency, leaving Secretary Steven Mnuchin shorthanded as he ...Read more
MILWAUKEE--A Facebook comment made on the live stream of jury deliberations in the Slender Man stabbing case was a benign bluff and was not based on any breach of the sequestration order, officials announced Friday.
As ...Read more
AUSTIN, Texas -- Minnesota Sen. Al Franken delighted a huge and enthusiastic audience that filled Hogg Auditorium Friday to see him in person, and the adjacent Texas Union Theater to see him, seconds later, in simulcast, ...Read more
President Donald Trump traveled south Friday night to urge Alabamians to vote for Sen. Luther Strange. But he said he would campaign for Strange's opponent if Strange loses.
Strange, who was appointed to the seat, faces ...Read more
An Act of WarMichael K. McMahan
When Lt. Travis Kelly kills a North Vietnamese officer near the Cambodian border in 1969, he tries hard to put the incident--and the rest of the Vietnam War--behind him. But like so many of Travis's experience in the war, this one comes continues to haunt him decades ...
More than 50 students at Howard University in Washington protested former FBI Director James Comey's convocation address to students Friday.
After a delay, Comey delivered his speech and received a standing ovation. It ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole was admitted to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., last week for low blood pressure, Fox News reported.
Dole, 94, and his wife, former Sen. ...Read more
UNITED NATIONS -- Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov lashed out at former President Barack Obama for planting a "time bomb" that has deepened the worst rift between the two powers since the Cold War and frustrated ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- A member of President Donald Trump's Cabinet appears to be breaking with him in the GOP runoff in the Alabama Senate race.
Hours before Trump traveled to the state to headline a rally for Sen. Luther Strange...Read more
SANTA ANA, Calif. -- A former tugboat captain who carried out Orange County's worst mass shooting was sentenced to spend the rest of his life in prison Friday for killing eight people at a Seal Beach salon in 2011.
The ...Read more
MEXICO CITY -- It's been a tough year for U.S.-Mexico relations.
The countries are locked in tense talks to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement, and Mexican public opinion of the U.S. has plummeted as ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., dealt a critical blow to Republicans' last-ditch attempt to roll back the Affordable Care Act on Friday, announcing he will not vote for sweeping repeal legislation that GOP leaders...Read more
WASHINGTON -- U.S. trade officials on Friday empowered President Donald Trump to impose tariffs that could cut off the solar energy industry from the cheap foreign-made panels that have driven its explosive growth.
The ...Read more
CHICAGO -- If you were holding out hopes that your unused "Hamilton" tickets would be for Lin-Manuel Miranda's much ballyhooed performance in Chicago, forget it.
Miranda excited speculation this summer when he tweeted ...Read more
WELLINGTON, New Zealand -- Win or lose, Jacinda Ardern has electrified New Zealand politics.
In the space of just seven weeks, she has led her opposition Labour Party out of the wilderness and given it the chance of a ...Read more
Less than 10 minutes into the 100-minute "Gaga: Five Foot Two," a cinema verite-style documentary about Lady Gaga that emulates Madonna's 1991 documentary "Truth or Dare," the "Poker Face" pop star complains that she's ...Read more
The English director Stephen Frears has an affinity for odd-couple comedies, particularly whenever Judi Dench gets involved. Their prior collaborations include "Mrs. Henderson Presents" (2005), in which Dench played a ...Read more
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