Did violent volcanoes in Russia, Greenland and Alaska affect the lives of ancient Egyptians?
It may sound improbable, but according to a new study, the answer is yes.
In a paper published Tuesday in Nature Communications...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Key senators announced a bipartisan deal Tuesday to fix parts of the nation's health care law and head off large premium increases faced by consumers in some states.
Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., chairman ...Read more
A federal judge in Hawaii on Tuesday issued an order blocking major parts of President Donald Trump's newest travel ban, suggesting it violated immigration law.
The decision from U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson in ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- In the city of LaGrange, Ga., an immigrant from Mexico lives with his young family. He's been living there for 10 years. He's a homeowner. He doesn't have a green card, so he doesn't have a Social Security ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Rob Woodall is all-in in the race to succeed House Budget Chairwoman Diane Black if and when she steps down.
"Absolutely," the George Republican said when asked if he will compete for the top spot when ...Read more
SEATTLE -- Microsoft is trying to nudge laptop and deskbound computers to interact with the three-dimensional world.
The company on Tuesday started rolling out its latest bundle of updates to the Windows 10 operating ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Sen. Claire McCaskill attended a dinner on Monday hosted by President Donald Trump's daughter and son-in-law to discuss the administration's tax overhaul efforts -- but still wasn't embracing the GOP tax plan...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump, facing blowback for his failure to call the families of four soldiers who died in combat, on Tuesday invoked the fallen son of his chief of staff, retired Gen. John Kelly.
"As far as ...Read more
Prince George and Princess Charlotte's new sibling will arrive in the spring, Kensington Palace has said.
The third child of Britain's Prince William and wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, is due in April -- the same ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Senate Republicans overcame internal objections to advance a GOP budget plan Tuesday, an important step that lays the groundwork for President Donald Trump's tax cuts.
Some conservatives had griped that the ...Read more
As a member in good standing of the Ron Livingston Appreciation Society, I am always happy to see the star of "Office Space" and "Band of Brothers" at work. He is usually up to something; it is not as if he needs my good ...Read more
BILOXI, Miss. -- Superintendent Arthur McMillan, speaking outside the administration building Monday, said the Biloxi School District never removed "To Kill A Mockingbird" from the middle school library or reading list.
BEIRUT -- The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have taken full control of the northern province of Raqqa from the Islamic State militia, the group's spokesman told dpa.
Talal Silo said the military operations ...Read more
Wildland firefighting is a mysterious art: a delicate dance with a raging, unpredictable force. It's bested only with a unique mastery of weather, fuel and wind to extinguish fire with fire itself. If our image of ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Senators face a lengthy list of President Donald Trump's judicial picks, but consideration of the nominees could be affected by three significant factors: an extensive backlog of vacancies, Republican leaders...Read more
The work of Greek auteur Yorgos Lanthimos isn't for everyone. But there's a deep satisfaction to be found in his highly ironic, studiously styled and bizarre explorations of the human condition -- just so weird that they'...Read more
Following is a partial schedule of coming movies on DVD. Release dates are subject to change:
17: Spider-Man: Homecoming
17: Girls Trip
17: Lady Macbeth
17: American Gods
17: Batman vs. Two-Face...Read more
MIAMI -- A family cruise to paradise turned into a nightmare on Saturday, when an 8-year-old tumbled over the inner railings of a ship and fell to her death.
Carnival spokeswoman Jennifer De La Cruz said it isn't yet ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump's pick to be the nation's drug czar withdrew from consideration Tuesday after news reports focused attention on his role in weakening the government's power to combat the nation's ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Sen. Orrin Hatch raised $936,992 in the most recent fundraising quarter amid speculation about whether he will seek an eighth term.
After re-election in 2012, the Utah Republican said this term would be his ...Read more
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