It began with a black man's regular early-morning stroll to glimpse scarlet tanagers, the bright red songbirds found in the Ramble, a shady, meandering series of paths in New York's Central Park popular with birders and ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, along with 20 other Republicans and four constituents, challenged the constitutionality of proxy voting in the chamber on Tuesday with a lawsuit aimed at Speaker Nancy ...Read more
MIAMI -- Grounded for weeks in Washington by the coronavirus pandemic, President Donald Trump is returning to Florida on Wednesday for the first launch on American soil in nearly a decade of astronauts into space.
Trump ...Read more
SEATTLE -- The Columbia is the great river of the West, winding from the north to meet its largest tributary, the Snake in Eastern Washington, then dividing the states of Oregon and Washington on its push to the sea. Big ...Read more
U.S. consumer confidence stabilized in May, indicating Americans are optimistic that the economic drubbing from the coronavirus pandemic will be short-lived.
The Conference Board's index rose by 0.9 point to 86.6, ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- California is moving into its third stage of reopening, a plan that is affecting some counties dramatically sooner than others.
Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Tuesday that barbershops and hair salons would be ...Read more
Air travel over the Memorial Day holiday weekend returned to levels not seen since plummeting in March when stay-home orders took effect across most of the U.S.
More than 318,000 people passed through U.S. airport ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- With nightclubs shuttered due to the coronavirus outbreak, short-term rentals of Hollywood Hills homes have become a spot for illicit underground parties.
Now, the Los Angeles city attorney and Los Angeles ...Read more
When Tinara Lynch got a call from her employer, Land Shark Bar and Grill restaurant at Lake of the Ozarks, she felt stuck between a rock and a hard place.
Lynch, who is 21, could choose not to go back to work when the ...Read more
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- As health experts in the U.S. planned for a surge in coronavirus patients earlier this spring, they relied on data from China and elsewhere to estimate everything from how many hospital beds would be ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles County announced Tuesday that it will align with California's latest guidelines and allow the resumption of faith-based services, in-store shopping at low-risk retail stores, drive-in movies and ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Twitter issued a fact check of some of Donald Trump's tweets on Tuesday, marking the first time the U.S. president's favored social media platform has pushed back against him spreading falsehoods.
The move, ...Read more
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- A defiant Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear on Tuesday said he will not bow to fear and intimidation after protesters hung an effigy of him from a tree Sunday at the end of a 2nd Amendment rally on the Capitol ...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS -- Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden will be the keynote speaker at the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party's virtual convention Sunday, making an appeal directly to activists in a state...Read more
District apologizes for 'inappropriate' question about slavery in S.C. students' homework
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- A South Carolina school district is apologizing for a fourth-grade social studies assignment meant to teach ...Read more
HONG KONG -- Hong Kong police said protesters attempted to block roads and disrupt traffic early Wednesday morning, ahead of what could be the biggest day of demonstrations in months against China's moves to increase ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Facing a potentially difficult path to reelection, President Donald Trump on Tuesday expanded his attacks on states using mail-in ballots, a scorched-earth campaign that could undermine confidence in the ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA -- The head of the Pennsylvania-run Southeastern Veterans' Center and a senior staffer there were placed on indefinite suspension Tuesday amid an investigation into operations at the nursing home where dozens ...Read more
HARTFORD, Conn. -- Peter Manfredonia, the University of Connecticut senior suspected of killing two people and kidnapping a third before fleeing the state, took an Uber to a Walmart in Pennsylvania and was last seen ...Read more
- Air travel gets Memorial Day bump to levels unseen in weeks
- RNC 2020: North Carolina says Republicans need a pandemic plan with 'several scenarios'
- 'Terrifying': Lake of the Ozarks worker must return to job, but fears virus in crowds
- Widower of Joe Scarborough's former intern calls on Twitter to delete Trump's murder conspiracy tweets
- U.S. government's most experienced watchdog steps down