WASHINGTON -- Democrats in 2017 glimpsed an electoral wave heading for the midterm election. Now they have a chance to show how large it could be -- by winning a race in the heart of Donald Trump's Rust Belt base.
A ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Antonio Sabato Jr. is best known as a soap opera star and Calvin Klein underwear model. But parts of his acting career are raising eyebrows among some conservatives as the Republican and early supporter of ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- California this month became the first state to eliminate court costs, fees and fines for young offenders. But court officials and legislators wary of forfeiting a key source of revenue have raised roadblocks...Read more
MIAMI -- The grasshopper sparrow, a tiny Florida prairie bird perched on the verge of extinction for the last decade, may have encountered a final, unconquerable foe: an invasive new disease quickly killing off its young. ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- A massive coal ash spill near Knoxville, Tenn., in 2008 forever changed life for Janie Clark's family and left her husband with crippling health problems. So Clark was astounded late last year when she heard ...Read more
Retailer Mark Werts was dining in a Hong Kong restaurant a few years ago when he noticed that most people were doing more than chewing.
"Of about 130 people, 129 people were on their phones," said Werts, who owns the ...Read more
Yes, there are still movies at the Sundance Film Festival.
But the 2018 edition of the pre-eminent indie film showcase, which kicks off Thursday night in Park City, Utah, also will be dealing with a moment of tumultuous ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- As television cameras were allowed to roll during a lengthy immigration meeting at the White House last week, President Donald Trump groused to lawmakers about how 50,000 people each year get coveted green ...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 ...
BUCHAREST, Romania -- Romania's political leaders quickly agreed on a new prime minister after this week's shock government collapse, picking one who may last longer than her predecessors as the Black Sea nation gears up ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Latino voters in California strongly support Antonio Villaraigosa in the governor's race, but a significant number remain undecided, according to a new poll released Wednesday.
Villaraigosa, the former ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Bob Dole, longtime Senate Republican leader and the GOP's 1996 presidential nominee, was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal Wednesday for his service in war and government.
The 94-year-old World War II ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Sen. Lindsey Graham for months touted his close relationship with President Donald Trump, a bond that promised success in crafting deals on the day's toughest issues -- such as immigration.
Now the bond ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- On a day President Donald Trump promised to deliver "Fake News Awards," two Republican senators as well as several Democrats warned on Wednesday that his unceasing attacks on a free press are undermining a ...Read more
In the 1990s, the Cranberries were easy to view as mere passengers on a number of bandwagons.
The Irish quartet followed Sinead O'Connor and the Frames (not to mention "The Commitments") in establishing that country's ...Read more
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Green iguanas are despised for consuming gardens, leaving droppings on pool decks and bringing an intimidating, prehistoric presence to South Florida neighborhoods. But they probably don't deserve ...Read more
Human beings have a natural fear of being replaced by machines. Folk tales like the legend of John Henry, the mighty railroad worker who out-hammered a steam engine and then died of exhaustion, are forever depicting the ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Likely short of the votes he needs to pass a stopgap government funding bill through his chamber by Friday, Speaker Paul D. Ryan, R-Wis., spent Wednesday morning railing against Democrats -- whose votes he ...Read more
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. -- Silicon Valley ancestry-testing firm 23andMe claims to have DNA from more than 2 million consumers, and its spit tests for insights into family history and health were top sellers on Amazon this ...Read more
SEATTLE -- The federal government would give $2.6 billion to railroads to install emergency train-stopping technologies, so they won't miss a deadline of December 2018, under a new bill in the U.S. House.
The bill is ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- A Senate committee for the second time overwhelmingly confirmed Jerome Powell Wednesday to be the next head of the Federal Reserve, a vote that was necessary after his nomination expired at the end of last ...Read more
- DNA spit kits: 23andMe's ancestry results 'most confounding,' new report says
- Remembering the Cranberries' Dolores O'Riordan, whose voice was truly her own
- In Perris, Calif., a house of horrors hidden in plain sight
- Iguana rescued after being shot with crossbow
- Movement against juvenile court fees runs into resistance