PALM BEACH, Fla. -- The genteel people of Palm Beach, home to the old-money fortunes of captains-of-industry scions, once ridiculed even their wealthy Kennedy neighbors -- with their Irish Catholicism, Hollywood paparazzi ...Read more
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Thursday it has closed an investigation of a fatal Tesla Autopilot Tesla crash, finding no defects and declining to issue a recall notice.
The ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Attendees at presidential inaugurations can, generally, expect a speech fit for the weather.
Looking at midday temperature data for the past 52 years -- stretching back to President Lyndon B. Johnson's ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama wrote a final thank you note on Thursday as he prepares to turn the Oval Office over to President-elect Donald Trump.
Obama wrote the message ahead of writing his note to Trump that is...Read more
KHETATIMBI, India -- Dudhabhai Kalabhai knew the rules: He could stand outside the village temple and join his hands in a quick, whispered prayer. He was not to linger or attempt to climb the steps.
As a Dalit, part of ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Charlie Brotman won't be announcing the inauguration parade for the first time since President Dwight D. Eisenhower, and Jackie Evancho will be performing the national anthem instead of Beyonce.
But the ...Read more
It's a ritual that's been repeated many times over. On Friday, President-elect Donald Trump will take the oath of office and give his inaugural address. Here are some memorable quotes and photos from the last 10 times this...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Stealth bombers and armed drones attacked two suspected Islamic State desert camps Wednesday night in northern Libya in an expansion of the U.S. air war there, according to the Pentagon.
The attacks were ...Read more
Tales of My Large, Loud, Spiritual FamilyKatherine Agranovich
When Katherine hypnotizes her daughter Jessica to pass a math quiz, the teenager reports seeing two angels who give her sage advice. With that, the gates of consciousness fly open and the realm of spirit bursts through, propelling the Agranovich clan on a rollercoaster ride full of mystical ...
TEHRAN, Iran -- A historic high-rise in the heart of Tehran caught fire and collapsed Thursday in a giant cloud of smoke, killing dozens of firefighters who were battling the blaze, Iranian news media reported.
At least ...Read more
LOS ANGELES--Graphic surveillance video released Wednesday shows a throng of Fontana police officers surrounding a legally blind and mentally ill man in a convenience store before an officer opens fire, killing him.
The ...Read more
CHICAGO -- Each day when Consuelo Martinez drops her two children off at school, she is confronted with a contradiction: Her children are living a better life than she and her husband ever imagined when they came illegally...Read more
The second season of "Baskets" is even better than the first season -- welcome news for those loyal fans who took time off from a billion other binge-worthy shows in 2016 to watch Zach Galifianakis play a fortysomething ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Aides are clearing the way for President-elect Donald Trump to take the first steps toward transforming the immigration system as soon as he takes office Friday, fulfilling a major campaign pledge while ...Read more
ATLANTA -- President-elect Donald Trump picked former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue on Wednesday to be his agriculture secretary, tapping a veterinarian-turned-politician who was the state's first Republican governor in more ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- A business manager for singer Alanis Morissette has admitted that he embezzled millions of dollars from the musician, then told her that he'd used the money to invest in marijuana grows, according to a ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Mitch McConnell meets ordinary folks as he grocery shops in Louisville's Highlands neighborhood. They talk to him about their disdain for Obamacare. So how does he tell them things will get better?
"That's ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- If Nikki Haley is confirmed as Donald Trump's ambassador to the United Nations, the strong opponent of abortion rights could be caught up in controversy over whether to define contraception and safe abortions...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., told the Senate Health Committee on Wednesday that he would protect vulnerable Americans if he is confirmed as President-elect Donald Trump's health and human services secretary.
But ...Read more
JOHANNESBURG -- Yahya Jammeh has ruled a tiny slice of West Africa for 22 years, but his refusal to step down Wednesday after his defeat in last month's elections in Gambia has created an outsized headache for regional ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- The Recording Academy announced Wednesday the first round of performers for the 59th annual Grammy Awards, and, as always, it's a far-flung bunch designed to attract as many viewers as possible to the ...Read more