WASHINGTON -- Democrats in the U.S. House plan to file a resolution on Friday seeking to block President Donald Trump's emergency declaration to build a wall on the southern U.S. border.
Rep. Joaquin Castro of Texas ...Read more
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Even before finding out if a federal judge will revoke his bail and lock him up, Roger Stone has decided to move out of his $9,500-a-month home in a luxury neighborhood in Fort Lauderdale.
A "For ...Read more
Amid growing worries about a slowing economy, Federal Reserve officials indicated at their meeting last month that they plan later this year to stop paring back a key stimulus program put in place in the wake of the Great ...Read more
CHICAGO -- Chicago police say Jussie Smollett is suspected of filing a false police report about a racially charged attack he says occurred as he walked to his apartment building in the Streeterville neighborhood last ...Read more
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- California restaurants and stores would be prohibited from selling "Big Gulp"-style sodas and consumers would face taxes on sugar-sweetened soft drinks under bills announced Wednesday by five state ...Read more
PIEDRAS NEGRAS, Mexico -- Last week, a caravan of 1,800 Central American migrants arrived in this isolated Mexican border city, where police ushered them into a makeshift government shelter at a shuttered factory ...Read more
Oscars producers have provided some clarity on who's doing what during Sunday's host-less Academy Awards telecast and enlisted a roster of diverse movie-lovers to do it.
The fourth round of presenters was announced ...Read more
Efforts by advocates to push gun control legislation in state legislatures and the new Congress have led to a flurry of bills that sponsors say are aimed at reducing shootings, suicides and domestic violence, along with ...Read more
MOSCOW -- Russian President Vladimir Putin made a thinly veiled threat at the United States on Wednesday, saying Russian weapons will be aimed at powers that have deployed missile systems that could target Russia.
While ...Read more
Writer/director Dean DeBlois skillfully brings the beloved and much-lauded "How to Train Your Dragon" franchise in for a landing with the third film in the series, "How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World." Based on the...Read more
Suddenly, the Oscars are interesting.
After a series of public pratfalls in its planning stages, I'm genuinely curious about how this Sunday's host-free Academy Awards ceremony turns out. I'm not kidding. I'm interested. ...Read more
Ben Ferencz should be a household name. That idea is effectively and energetically argued in the documentary "Prosecuting Evil," directed by Barry Avrich. 98-year-old lawyer Ferencz is the last surviving prosecutor of the ...Read more
Eight years ago, an economist produced a new theory that international trade played a major role in an American tragedy: the immense killing in the late 19th century that brought the North American bison close to ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Just as more people fly during the holidays and drive during rush hour, the demand for electricity peaks at predictable times.
Flights and some toll roads cost the most when demand is highest. Now California...Read more
SEOUL, South Korea -- For much of the past four decades, North Korea's nuclear ambitions have focused on a sprawling complex nestled in the mountains north of Pyongyang. All of that could come to an end after President ...Read more
BALTIMORE -- More than a decade ago, Maryland agreed to enter a compact to bypass the Electoral College in favor of the national popular vote for electing a president -- if enough other states went along with the proposal....Read more
PORT-AU-PRINCE -- Haiti's tourism sector is up in arms over recent travel warnings from the U.S., Canada and France that have led to at least one booking company -- Expedia -- blacklisting the country's two international ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles City Council voted Tuesday to go to court to challenge President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency along the U.S.-Mexico border, either on its own or in conjunction with ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- California is using President Donald Trump's own tweets against him in the state's lawsuit seeking to block his declaration of a national emergency at the Mexico border.
The lawsuit filed Monday by officials...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump plans to nominate Jeffrey Rosen as his new deputy attorney general as soon as this week, according to people familiar with the matter.
Rosen, now deputy secretary of the U.S. ...Read more
- Gun control bills proliferate in Congress, state legislatures
- Trump prevails as Mexican officials stop caravan at Texas border and ship migrants to other cities
- Dog rescues elderly neighbor after fall in the snow
- Putin warns US: Russian weapons to target NATO decision makers
- Barbra Streisand, José Andrés, Queen Latifah to introduce best-picture Oscar nominees