RIO VISTA, Texas -- To neighbor Ricky Vinyard, the Turpin family seemed odd from the moment they arrived at the end of his remote dirt road in this small town 50 miles south of Fort Worth, where they had lived earlier.
WASHINGTON –– Partisan tensions were so high on the first day of the government shutdown that a House Democrat forced the chamber to vote on the question of whether a Republican poster depicting Senate Minority Leader ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- It turns out that Donald Trump's greatest strength in the 2016 presidential race was not his business acumen but rather Hillary Clinton's unpopularity.
Tens of millions of Americans were so turned off by ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Voters have made it clear for years that they're fed up with Washington's chaos, and nothing better illustrates the capital's disarray than a down-to-the-wire fight over government spending.
That's why this ...Read more
MILWAUKEE -- Just days before he takes on former Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr. in federal court, the plaintiff who says Clarke infringed on his free speech rights after an airport encounter has lost his ...Read more
LOS ANGELES--Shortly after Charlie Beck announced he will retire as chief of the Los Angeles Police Department, City Councilman Joe Buscaino declared on Twitter that it was time for a woman to take his place.
Others ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Rocker Tom Petty died last year from "multisystem organ failure" caused by accidental drug toxicity, the Los Angeles County Coroner said Friday.
An autopsy found that Petty had several drugs in his system ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- There's no mention of executive privilege in the Constitution. Nor was it discussed at the Constitutional Convention, when delegates gathered in Philadelphia in 1787 to draft the country's governing ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Vice President Mike Pence arrives in the Middle East on Saturday, launching a high-stakes tour that was delayed after President Donald Trump's decision recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital sparked ...Read more
Amazon released its short list of contenders for its second-headquarters project on Thursday, and the news was bad. Whether it was worse for the hundreds of communities left out of the running or for the 20 so-called ...Read more
LAS VEGAS -- Stephen Paddock, the mass shooter who killed 58 people in Las Vegas in October, kept child pornography on his computer and amassed large stockpiles of weapons leading up to the crime, Clark County Sheriff Joe ...Read more
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Instagram video of an alleged pot party at Kodak Black's Pembroke Pines home -- when a guest held a handgun while an infant was present -- led to the performer's return to jail Thursday, the ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- A year into Donald Trump's presidency, records show five of his top staffers still have not secured final approval of their financial reports -- disclosures that are required by law to ensure Americans that ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court Friday agreed to decide whether President Donald Trump has the legal power to bar tens of thousands of visitors and immigrants from several mostly Muslim nations from entering this country. ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump criticized the Supreme Court's 1973 Roe v. Wade decision and vowed that his administration would defend what he called the first right enumerated by the Declaration of Independence -- ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Charlie Beck, the son of a police officer whose own career with the Los Angeles Police Department spanned four decades, announced Friday that he will retire early, ending an eight-year tenure as police chief...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Journalists at the Los Angeles Times have overwhelmingly elected to form a union, a first for the 136-year-old news organization that for much of its history was known for its opposition to organized labor. ...Read more
Responding to an increase in such incidents as animal bites, barking and defecation, Delta Air Lines has announced new requirements for passengers who want to fly with a service animal or emotional support animal.
WASHINGTON -- The government shutdown is fast becoming an unwelcome and costly staple of American democracy. After the last prolonged closure delivered a substantial hit to the economy and created hardship and frustration ...Read more
Tesla's Model 3 is the most highly anticipated car of the 21st century. It may be the most eagerly awaited car of all time.
More than 450,000 people put down $1,000 refundable deposits to reserve one of the "affordable" ...Read more
- Texas neighbors suspected Turpins before move to California
- Hardship and chaos as federal shutdown moves into 2nd day
- Facing rival, Feinstein is tougher on Trump
- Republicans' Schumer poster rankles Democrat, prompts decorum vote
- White House promises this shutdown 'will look very different.' Will it?