Police fired tear gas on Sunday as hundreds of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong for the latest in a series of demonstrations sparked by opposition to a controversial extradition bill.
While demonstrators have long been sharply critical of the Hong Kong administration, this time the march also took aim at the Chinese ...Read more
With Donald Trump's impeachment as the prize that some Democrats covet, and others fear, Robert Mueller will finally sit down on Wednesday for five hours of questioning before two House committees.
The reluctant witness won't make it easy. So Democrats on the House Judiciary and Intelligence committees have been strategizing over how to draw ...Read more
Joe Biden remains the top choice among Democratic voters in states that will hold early presidential primary and caucus contests in 2020, as four main contenders emerged as the top tier of the large field, a new CBS News poll showed Sunday.
Biden had 25% support as voters' first choice for Democratic nominee, with Sens. Elizabeth Warren of ...Read more
Presidential Democratic candidate Cory Booker on Sunday suggested he might confront former Vice President Joe Biden on racial issues during the second round of debates this month.
Booker, a New Jersey senator, said it would be "fair" to bring up the 1994 crime bill, which Biden supported in the Senate and has called the "Biden crime bill." ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump on Sunday resumed his criticism of the four progressive Democratic congresswomen known as "The Squad," saying he didn't believe they were "capable of loving our country."
His Twitter message Sunday came a week after the president said that the women, all minorities, should "go back" to the "corrupt and inept...Read more
The attorneys were about two weeks into choosing a jury in an upcoming triple-murder trial when they had to toss out the work they'd done and send the potential jurors home.
The California Supreme Court essentially froze the death penalty trial of Jade Douglas Harris, which was set to start this month, as it decides whether it will consider an ...Read more
ASPEN, Colo. -- Call it the Case of the Vanishing Trump Administration Officials.
That was the mystery that played out at the 2019 Aspen Security Forum, where senior officials, thought leaders and reporters gather annually in one of America's wealthiest ski and sun playgrounds to debate timely matters of national security and foreign policy. ...Read more
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Alexa Padilla stood near the Puerto Rico governor's official residence, a historic 16th century structure known as La Fortaleza, on Saturday checking her phone for any word on whether Ricardo Rossello would resign.
"It feels like torture," said the 17-year-old, who traveled an hour from Arecibo with her father...Read more
As U.S. Customs and Border Protection faces growing criticism over migrant detention conditions, acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan and dozens of members of Congress visited the agency's largest migrant detention facility Friday in McAllen, Texas.
Among them was Rep. Nanette Barragan, D-Calif., who serves on the House Committee ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- In an unwelcome turn for a city suffering from a homelessness crisis, federal housing officials said they have denied Los Angeles $80 million in funds, citing long-standing failures by local leaders to ensure that properties built with government money are accessible to those who use wheelchairs or have other disabilities.
LONDON -- British Airways on Saturday abruptly suspended all flights to Cairo for seven days, with the airline citing unspecified security concerns.
The safety of passengers and crew was the airline's top priority, a British Airways spokeswoman said, without giving details about the security issue that prompted the cancellations.
Passengers ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- The Global Entry enrollment center at the Los Angeles International Airport, designed to ease passage for travelers after an international flight, has closed its offices indefinitely to free Customs and Border Protection workers to work on "the humanitarian and security crisis on our southwest border," an agency representative ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- An aide to Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar has been placed on leave amid a police investigation into possible illegal recordings made inside one of Huizar's offices, authorities said Saturday.
Los Angles Police Department Capt. Gisselle Espinoza said her department launched an investigation this month into reports that a ...Read more
CAPE CANAVERAL -- Sure it was corny. Sure they were watching a recording a half century after the fact. The man saying the historic words has been dead nearly seven years. No one cared.
"That's one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind."
And people clapped.
On Saturday, at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, several dozen ...Read more
A security camera captured a gas line explosion at a Murrieta, Calif., home on Monday that left a utility worker dead and 15 others injured.
The video, captured on a neighbor's Ring camera and obtained by KABC-TV, shows the moment the blast rocked the Riverside County neighborhood.
Wade Kilpatrick, 31, a construction technician for Southern ...Read more
LONDON -- Britain mobilized a diplomatic broadside -- but no immediate military action -- against Iran on Saturday in retaliation for its seizure of the Stena Impero, a British-flagged tanker, in the Strait of Hormuz. Iran's top diplomat in London was summoned to the foreign office, while British Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt expressed "his ...Read more
CARACAS, Venezuela -- A U.S. intelligence aircraft flew over Venezuelan airspace on Friday in "a clear provocation" and in violation of international treaties, officials with President Nicolas Maduro's defense ministry said.
The alleged incident may further roil Washington-Caracas relations at a time Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is visiting ...Read more
Virtually on the eve of Ukraine's parliamentary elections, the Kremlin released comments by President Vladimir Putin, saying that the two countries will mend ties despite their five-year conflict.
Putin went as far as to say that Russians and Ukrainians are one people. "We have many things in common, we can use this as our competitive advantage...Read more
The Fresh Market and Target are among the chains hit by a listeria recall of egg salad, tuna salad, Thai lobster salad and deviled egg sandwiches made Thursday and sold under various brand names or sold free form.
A Friday night email from Fresh Market said the Thai Lobster Salad sold by the pound at the self-serve salad bar was included in the...Read more
LONDON/TEHRAN -- Britain and Iran's worsening row over seized oil tankers showed no sign of letting up on Saturday as the countries' top diplomats emerged from a phone call as adversarial as ever.
British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt wrote on Twitter that he "expressed extreme disappointment" to Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif ...Read more
- California congresswoman describes tour of Border Patrol detention center
- Puerto Ricans press for Gov. Rossello's resignation ahead of major protest Monday
- US housing officials withhold $80 million from Los Angeles, alleging discrimination
- LAPD investigates claims of secret recordings at Councilman Jose Huizar's office
- Los Angeles International Airport's Global Entry Enrollment Center is closed because staff is at the border