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
Dystopian tech drama "The Circle" capitalizes on the exploding role of technology in our lives, seeking to capture the zeitgeist while grappling with the heavy duty issues of the day. It's a noble, if failed effort, ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- "So at Stagecoach I'm going to be mostly surrounded by the guys?" Shania Twain asked a visitor about her upcoming headlining slot at the world's biggest country music festival.
The assumption was ...Read more
WHITEFISH, Mont. -- As images of dead Syrian children flashed across his television this month in Montana, David LeBleu prayed it would finally change minds.
"Could this be our chance?" he wondered.
LeBleu, 73, had been ...Read more
CHICAGO -- United Airlines has reached a settlement agreement with the passenger who was bloodied and dragged down the aisle of a plane after refusing to give up his seat, attorneys for the passenger said Thursday.
Dr. ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- In less than a week, writers' rooms across Hollywood will go dark if the Writers Guild of America goes on strike.
For showrunners on some of TV's most talked-about series, the focus is on crafting stories ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump and House Republicans, in their rush to resuscitate a bill rolling back the Affordable Care Act, are increasingly isolating themselves from outside input and rejecting entreaties to ...Read more
SAN DIEGO -- Competition to build President Donald Trump's border wall is underway, with 467 companies nationwide submitting bids and designs to construct what was a centerpiece promise of Trump's campaign.
Fencing and ...Read more
Fox News' Jesse Watters announced a two-day vacation from the network on Wednesday night, just a day after coming under fire for a controversial remark that "The Five" co-host made about Ivanka Trump.
Watters told viewers...Read more
PHILADELPHIA -- Police shot and killed a suspect wanted in the fatal shooting of Delaware State Police Cpl. Stephen J. Ballard Thursday morning, ending a 19 1/2-hour standoff that rocked a quiet suburban neighborhood in ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Outgoing Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz announced Wednesday that he would be undergoing foot surgery that will lead to him missing three to four weeks of congressional activity.
Chaffetz posted an X-ray image of ...Read more
A sergeant at a state prison in eastern North Carolina has died after being attacked by an inmate, state officials say.
Inmate Craig Wissink, who has been serving a life sentence for murder since 2004, is suspected of ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The Pentagon said two American troops were killed and a third was wounded Wednesday night during a raid against the Islamic State's affiliate in eastern Afghanistan, near the site where an 11-ton U.S. bomb ...Read more
The title "My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea" is its own spoiler, so don't blame me.
In making his animated feature debut, Dash Shaw adapts his own graphic novel about a group of high school sophomores scrambling...Read more
NEW YORK -- A member of one of Israel's richest families is among the largest investors in the companies owned by the family of Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser.
Raz Steinmetz, whose ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- U.S. intelligence agencies may have trouble recruiting young people in the future if a campaign to ferret out disgruntled insiders grows too intense, a former national spy chief said Wednesday.
Retired Air ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The commander of U.S. forces in the Pacific Ocean took personal responsibility Wednesday for a series of White House and Pentagon misstatements that led to global confusion about the location of an aircraft ...Read more
- Dragged passenger reaches settlement with United Airlines
- Suspect in Delaware trooper's slaying is shot dead by police
- Inmate attacks and kills female sergeant in NC prison, officials say
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- GOP shuts out doctors, experts, Democrats as they work on Obamacare repeal