As House Republicans try to find common ground on a bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, they may be ready to let states decide whether to keep a key consumer provision in the federal health law that ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Thousands of scientists, students and activists took to the streets of downtown Los Angeles on Saturday for the March for Science, one of more than 500 such events being held around the world.
After a rally...Read more
WASHINGTON –– President Donald Trump plans to mark his 100th day in the White House with a "big" rally in Pennsylvania's capital city.
But there's a certain diversionary feel to his timing for the latest visit to a ...Read more
MIAMI -- Can a freed Guantanamo war criminal appeal his conviction from the global battlefield?
That is essentially the question posed by a Pentagon appeals panel being asked to upend the war crimes conviction of a former...Read more
They cover a third of the world's landmass, help to regulate the atmosphere, and offer shelter, sustenance and survival to millions of people, plants and animals.
But despite some progress, the planet's woodlands continue...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Sandy Gallin, a Hollywood agent and manager who guided the careers of Dolly Parton and other celebrity icons and helped steer Michael Jackson through scandal and career crisis, has died at the age of 76.
When Margaret Atwood's "The Handmaid's Tale" was published in 1985, no one knew from Hulu.
The streaming service on Wednesday will present the first three episodes of a 10-episode first season based on Atwood's book. And ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump, who has vowed to dismantle the landmark Dodd-Frank financial reform law, took aim at two of its pillars Friday.
During an appearance at the Treasury Department, Trump signed two ...Read more
Resisting Elegy: On Grief and RecoveryJoel Peckham
In this thoughtful collection of narratives, author Joel Peckham explores the transformative power of emotional and physical pain from the vantage point of a husband and parent who lost his wife and a child in an accident that left him in chronic distress. Along the way, he fills a need for a...
When Media Matters launched in 2004, it published online articles criticizing Bill O'Reilly for allegations of sexual harassment. The blog posts helped turn the liberal watchdog group into a potent thorn on the side of ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Free after having been detained in an Egyptian jail for nearly three years, Aya Hijazi was welcomed to the Oval Office on Friday in what the Trump administration cast as a diplomatic triumph.
"We are very ...Read more
At Middlebury College, student demonstrators recently shut down a speech by Charles Murray, the conservative author, in the process injuring a Middlebury professor who was accompanying him.
At Claremont McKenna College, ...Read more
FRESNO, Calif. -- A Fresno County judge on Friday ordered a psychiatric evaluation for suspected shooting-spree killer Kori Ali Muhammad, who entered the courtroom yelling, "Let black people go!"
Muhammad, in shackles and...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The Justice Department on Friday fired an opening shot in the Trump administration's crackdown on so-called sanctuary cities, sending letters to nine jurisdictions asking for proof that they are cooperating ...Read more
CHICAGO -- "Spies, Traitors, Saboteurs," a new exhibit at the Chicago History Museum, seems a fitting one for our times, and that's part of why the North Side museum is putting it on.
"There were so many issues raised ...Read more
"Hot Girls Wanted," Jill Bauer and Ronna Gradus' 2015 documentary about pornography in the age of the Internet, has become a Netflix documentary series, "Hot Girls Wanted: Turned On." As before, the actress Rashida Jones ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- John Ridley's eyes narrow as he stands on an undistinguished stretch of Foothill Boulevard in Lake View Terrace, watching intently as traffic whizzes by condo developments near the 210 Freeway and Osborne ...Read more
His heyday band was called the Revolution, but it was Prince who was the revolutionary.
Maybe he didn't set out to change the world. Maybe he just wanted to do things his way. But in his 39-year recording career, Prince ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Former U.S. House speakers are entitled to taxpayer-funded offices, franked mail privileges, staffers and furniture. Now two House of Representatives members want the practice stopped.
Former speakers are ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr., a 1970s music star and the father of Oscar-winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr., was found dead in his car Thursday in Woodland Hills, officials said.
Gooding's body was slumped over...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- The truth is out there and it's this: Fox is re-resurrecting "The X-Files."
Following last year's successful revival, the network announced Thursday that it has ordered a second chapter to "The X-Files" ...Read more
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