MEXICO CITY -- Mexico is signaling both flexibility and doubt about the latest demands from Washington as the fifth round of talks on the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement formally opened Friday in the ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- In its third emergency aid request since August, the White House on Friday asked Congress to approve $44 billion for ongoing hurricane recovery efforts, a figure seen as insufficient on both sides of the ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Mass murderer Charles Manson remained alive Friday, authorities said, but details of the illness that brought him to a Bakersfield hospital remain unclear.
Vicky Waters, a spokeswoman with the California ...Read more
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Activist groups planning to hold protests at the Kansas Capitol next year could be required to pay hundreds of dollars, while in Missouri similar events can be hosted at the state Capitol for free.
WASHINGTON -- U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., added her name to the growing list of those who say they have been sexually harassed in the nation's capital, telling CNN a "prominent" historical figure tried to put his ...Read more
The wife of Republican Roy Moore tried Friday to help him recover from sexual assault allegations that have imperiled his campaign for U.S. Senate, saying Alabama voters could count on him to fight abortion, gun control ...Read more
President Donald Trump, whose own campaign was rocked by sexual harassment allegations, has declined to publicly discuss accusations that Roy Moore, the Republican nominee in the Alabama Senate race, made inappropriate ...Read more
CHICAGO -- The Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. revealed in a statement Friday that he has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.
The 76-year-old civil rights leader said he had found it difficult to perform routine tasks and ...Read more
Errabundis [Kindle Edition]Carol Budinger
This epic fantasy of love and transformation tells of The Lorilex, poised to destroy the world. But in the far off, dusty caravan town of Errabundis a powerful force for good is cloaked within an ordinary life. A life that must be awoken to itself if the world is to ...
The collapse of Africa's colonial order set in motion the almost Shakespearean trajectory of Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe: from fiery liberation hero to avaricious dictator to seeming victim, in frail old age, of his own ...Read more
President Donald Trump has started paying his own legal bills related to the Russia probe, rather than charging them to his campaign or the Republican National Committee, and is finalizing a plan to use personal funds to ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Sen. Lisa Murkowski suggested on Thursday that her vote on the current version of the tax overhaul is contingent on passing a separate bill to stabilize the individual health insurance market.
The tax ...Read more
CHICAGO--The Chicago Tribune will move next year, ending a 93-year run in the newspaper's namesake tower on North Michigan Avenue.
Parent company Tronc Friday confirmed that the newspaper will move to One Prudential ...Read more
A University of Wisconsin-Madison study shows that the shift of more than 7 million acres into cropland led to huge releases of carbon emissions into the atmosphere after a 2007 federal law mandated ethanol in gasoline.
HARARE, Zimbabwe -- Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Friday made his first public appearance since a military takeover earlier this week, attending a graduation ceremony in Harare.
The 93-year-old, dressed in a royal...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Two pedestrians were killed Thursday evening after they were struck by a Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department vehicle that was involved in a crash while responding to a radio call of shots fired, ...Read more
CHICAGO -- Pamela Strain said she'd once dreamed of following in the footsteps of Clarence Darrow, the legendary Chicago attorney known for championing the underdog.
Strain instead went into education, rising to become an...Read more
CHICAGO -- In a sudden about-face Thursday night, Chicago police said seven cops once part of an allegedly corrupt crew will be removed from street duties while their conduct years ago is investigated.
The reversal came ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- If director/writer Dan Gilroy had been born only a few years later than 1959, odds are high he would have never come up with the idea for his latest film project, "Roman J. Israel, Esq." The film looks at a ...Read more
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba--The military has decided that art made by wartime captives is U.S. government property and has stopped releases of security-screened prisoner art to the public. One attorney says the U.S. ...Read more
SYDNEY, Australia -- As mankind puts the world's largest living structure at risk, economists have come up with a new solution: put a price tag on it. Australia's Great Barrier Reef is bigger than Japan, visible from space...Read more
- Trump, who has avoided talk of Roy Moore allegations, weighs in on accusations against Al Franken
- 5 dead after shooting at elementary school in Northern California
- Katy Perry and LA Archdiocese awarded $5 million in suit over convent
- House passes its tax plan as Senate version comes under new attack
- Rev. Jesse Jackson announces he has Parkinson's disease