ATLANTA -- In the first presidential speech to the National Rifle Association's annual meeting in more than three decades, Donald Trump on Friday pledged to repay gun owners for helping to propel him to his stunning rise ...Read more
AUSTIN, Texas -- After nine hours of deliberation in the child custody trial involving internet broadcaster Alex Jones, a Travis County jury late Thursday gave his ex-wife, Kelly Jones, a victory, awarding her joint ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The use of the "mother of all bombs" on an underground network of Islamic State tunnels in a remote district in Afghanistan was a lot of hype with little long-term impact, according to many military analysts....Read more
WASHINGTON -- Ohio Gov. John Kasich on Friday refused to rule out running for president on Friday but said it's "unlikely."
"In terms of politics, I don't know what the future brings, but I know it's in front of me," ...Read more
North Carolina prison Sgt. Meggan Callahan, who authorities say was killed in an attack by an inmate Wednesday evening, was responding to a fire that had been set inside Bertie Correctional Institution when she was ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Congress approved a stopgap measure Friday to avoid a government shutdown, but Republican leaders shelved a last-minute effort to also revive efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
The House ...Read more
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A Christian college in the North Carolina mountains that's long been associated with the Billy Graham family is in turmoil over the school's insistence that faculty and staff sign and live in accordance ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The economy stumbled at the start of 2017, expanding at its slowest pace in two years in a demonstration of the difficulty President Donald Trump will have in boosting growth to a much stronger sustained ...Read more
Errabundis [Kindle Edition]Carol Budinger
This epic fantasy of love and transformation tells of The Lorilex, poised to destroy the world. But in the far off, dusty caravan town of Errabundis a powerful force for good is cloaked within an ordinary life. A life that must be awoken to itself if the world is to ...
MEXICO CITY -- The beasts are brown and hairless except for a wiry mohawk. Their bodies, warm and slightly waxy, call to mind a hot water bottle with four legs.
They routinely win dog shows -- in the ugliest category. Far...Read more
Neil Gaiman's "American Gods" tackles earth-rumbling concepts -- faith, mortality, media obsession -- but his acclaimed novel is rooted in the relative quiet of the Midwest.
"I couldn't have written it without living in ...Read more
It's a paradox that parents spend years preparing their children to leave home and live independently, then regret the results.
The challenging, unnerving drama "Graduation" shows how that contradiction torments Romeo, a ...Read more
LOS ANGELES--Three days before the rioting began, the Rev. Cecil L. Murray took to the pulpit for his Sunday sermon.
"Be cool," Murray implored. "Even in anger, be cool."
For weeks, the 62-year-old pastor of the First ...Read more
PUEBLO, Colo. -- To read the polls and hear the pundits, President Donald Trump's first 100 days have been an utter disaster, ranking among the worst in history. But that's not how Karen Malady sees it.
The 59-year-old ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- The riots that consumed Los Angeles 25 years ago had many causes -- grinding poverty and hopelessness in South Los Angeles, a police force with a reputation for treating minorities poorly, the not-guilty ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Donald Trump's signature campaign promise was simple: Make America safe again. From day one he would rebuild a depleted U.S. military while taking measures to protect Americans from immigrant criminals in the...Read more
A series of executions in Arkansas has reignited the long-standing battle over the death penalty.
Beginning last week, the state tried to put eight men to death over 11 days before the drugs it uses in executions expired....Read more
PITTSBURGH -- Simon Tam had the idea for his band name, The Slants, in 2004, and it finally formed -- with three other Asian-Americans from Portland, Ore. -- in 2006.
It was three years later that a friend told him he ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The Senate voted to confirm Alexander Acosta as labor secretary Thursday, elevating the Florida law school dean and former U.S. attorney for Florida's southern district to fill one of the last of President ...Read more
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- The name Vincent Van Gogh probably isn't one that springs to mind in connection with pop-country superstar Shania Twain.
But the Canadian singer and songwriter feels a special connection with the ...Read more
SAN FRANCISCO -- President Donald Trump, angry about a judge's decision to temporarily block enforcement of his order against "sanctuary" cities, has called for breaking up the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
Never ...Read more
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