BALTIMORE -- Sen. Kamala Harris' pitch to revamp the nation's bail system so lower income people don't get stuck in jail got a rousing reaction Monday at the NAACP's annual convention.
But her effort faces tough ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump on Monday morning criticized the Democratic leader of the House investigation into Russian attempts to interfere with the 2016 election, calling California Rep. Adam Schiff "sleazy" and...Read more
BERRYVILLE, Va. -- The Democratic Party's top leaders talked about reviving Teddy Roosevelt's fights against big corporations, mimicked Bernie Sanders' calls for a massive minimum wage hike, and echoed Franklin Roosevelt's...Read more
BALTIMORE -- African-American activists have a message for Democrats: If you want to win back the White House, strongly consider a black person on the ticket.
On their list are a growing roster of black politicians, ...Read more
LONDON -- Quiet sobs reverberated in a London courtroom Monday as the parents of the terminally ill baby Charlie Gard told a judge that they had decided to let their "sweet, gorgeous and innocent" boy go and were ...Read more
MIAMI -- Attorneys for former Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli, who is being detained in Miami on an extradition request to his homeland, filed an emergency petition with the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday that ...Read more
FORT WORTH, Texas -- Uncle Si's daughter doesn't have political aspirations beyond Hurst, Texas -- at least for now.
Trasa Robertson Cobern, daughter of Si Robertson on the popular A&E reality show "Duck Dynasty," won her...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Following nearly two hours of testimony before Senate Intelligence Committee staffers, senior White House adviser Jared Kushner stood outside the White House and denied colluding with Russian officials during...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Congressional Democrats launched a progressive-leaning economic agenda Monday as they try to wrestle the populist mantle from President Donald Trump ahead of the 2018 midterm election.
Leaders of the House ...Read more
CHICAGO -- State officials are investigating a longtime employee whose personal email address is a source of racist, sexist and anti-gay emails at the center of the Chicago water department's burgeoning scandal, including ...Read more
It's safe to say that the last couple of minutes of Sunday night's Season 2 premiere of "Insecure" had viewers saying a variation of: "OMG ... what ... uh, did he just leave with his mail?"
(Warning: the rest of this post...Read more
Chester Bennington's Linkin Park bandmates wrote an open letter to their late vocalist on Monday that touched on his inner demons and their uncertain future.
Bennington, who also fronted Dead by Sunrise and later joined ...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS -- Joe Morino brought an incredulous friend to see the orange street sign he just spotted in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood of Minneapolis.
The official-looking metal sign read: "WARNING: TWIN CITIES POLICE ...Read more
(Warning: This contains plot details from Sunday's episode of HBO's Game of Thrones. Read on at your own risk.)
It was a dark and stormy night, much like the one on which Daenerys Stormborn Targaryen (Emilia Clarke) was ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- In a rare weekend tug-of-war among three wildly different original films, the box-office figures are a testament to big-budget risks begetting big-time payoff -- at least, if you're Christopher Nolan.
The ...Read more
SAN DIEGO -- As glaciers melt amid the heat of a warming planet, scientists predict that coastal communities in the United States could eventually experience flooding from higher tides.
Conservative estimates range from ...Read more
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Former California state Sen. Dave Cogdill died Sunday morning after battling pancreatic cancer, according to a statement from his family. He was 66.
"My dad was my hero and I strive to be half as ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Federal prosecutors vowed to identify and bring to justice the suspected human traffickers responsible for the deaths of eight people found Sunday in an overheated trailer truck in Texas.
Police in San ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Four days after the Los Angeles Times published a story about drug use by the then-dean of the University of Southern California's medical school, the university announced it was moving to fire Dr. Carmen A....Read more
SAN DIEGO -- The hunt for heroes can take grit, focus and, perhaps most of all, perseverance. For Lupe Garcia and Denise McCabe, the path into the coveted Hall H at Comic-Con International meant sleeping on the street ...Read more
- Human trafficking suspected in Texas after 8 found dead in truck
- Jared Kushner, after intel meeting, denies Russia impropriety
- 'Dunkirk,' 'Girls Trip' wage war on box-office expectations, as 'Valerian' disappoints
- Democrats unveil 'Better Deal' agenda as party tries to retake Trump's mantle on jobs, economy
- Fake street signs warn of 'easily startled' police in Twin Cities