WASHINGTON -- Anthony Scaramucci has purged his Twitter account of previous criticisms of President Donald Trump, saying he didn't want to be a "distraction" for the White House in his new role as communications director. ...Read more
NEW YORK -- Actor John Heard, known for his role as Kevin McCallister's father in the "Home Alone" movies, has died at age 71 in California, a spokeswoman for the coroner's office said Saturday.
Heard was found dead ...Read more
BEIRUT -- Qatar's ruler said his country is open to dialogue -- if sovereignty is respected -- to resolve the Gulf dispute, in his first remarks since a Saudi-led bloc cut diplomatic ties and transport links last month.
WASHINGTON -- The Trump administration's attack on legal marijuana, already stymied by large states determined not to roll back the clock, is increasingly confronting an even more politically potent adversary: military ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Goodbye, Spicey. You were the best morning show on TV.
Though it's only been six months since you were appointed White House press secretary by President Donald Trump, you've cemented yourself as one of the...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump's plan to eliminate dozens of federal agencies and programs has collapsed, as a conservative Republican Congress refuses to go along.
Among the programs spared are agencies promoting ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- SpaceX may have canceled its mission to Mars with a Red Dragon capsule that was set for 2020.
Company Chief Executive Elon Musk retweeted a story late Friday afternoon titled "SpaceX skipping Red Dragon for...Read more
SAN DIEGO -- Accusations of gender discrimination are growing at the Salk Institute, where a third female professor has sued the La Jolla science center for allegedly giving preference to men in pay, promotions, grant ...Read more
Miles LassiterMargo Lee Williams
Margo Williams had only a handful of stories and a few names her mother remembered from her childhood about her family's home n Asheboro, NC. Her research would soon help her to make contact with long lost relatives and a pilgrimage "home" with her mother in 1982. This story follows her ...
PHILADELPHIA -- An Algerian-born terror suspect accused of recruiting Colleen "Jihad Jane" LaRose of Montgomery County in a 2009 plot to assassinate a Swedish artist made his first public appearance on U.S. soil Friday in ...Read more
MEXICO CITY -- It was still daylight when a Mexican military patrol was attacked on the city streets, leading to what authorities described as a fierce firefight with a heavily armed gang.
Soon the internet and newspapers...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, on Friday filed an amended financial disclosure that reflected his family's sprawling real estate holdings -- and the approval of the ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Donald Trump Jr. and Paul Manafort, the former Trump campaign manager, will not testify publicly next week under a deal worked out Friday with the Senate Judiciary Committee.
The two will meet with committee...Read more
MIAMI -- Anthony Scaramucci, the new White House communications director, has traveled to Cuba several times to explore the possibility of doing business on the island.
Scaramucci, whose appointment on Monday led to the ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The State Department said Friday it will prohibit U.S. citizens from traveling to North Korea starting late next month, citing the risk of arrest and imprisonment by the authoritarian regime in Pyongyang.
PHILADELPHIA -- The news cycle had not been kind to Attorney General Jeff Sessions by the time he made it to Philadelphia on Friday.
His boss was griping about him in The New York Times. He was fighting off rumors that he...Read more
They call him the Mooch.
Anthony Scaramucci (pronounced scare-uh-MOOCH-ee), a New York financier, TV personality and GOP donor, is the latest addition to the Trump administration's top ranks.
Hours after his hiring as ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The Pentagon will withhold $50 million in reimbursements to Pakistan because it was unable to verify that Islamabad conducted adequate counterterrorism operations against the Haqqani network, a hard-line ...Read more
NEW YORK -- Anthony Scaramucci, the Trump administration's new communications director, finally made the leap from Wall Street to the White House. Selling his hedge fund firm to a Chinese company will take longer.
The ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump's well-known press secretary, Sean Spicer, resigned Friday, as the beleaguered president shuffled his legal and communications team amid mounting investigations and legislative troubles...Read more
There are alternate universes and then there are alternate universes.
One, potentially, is the universe envisioned by "Game of Thrones" creators D.B. Weiss and David Benioff, whose next project for HBO, announced ...Read more
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