Marvel Studios and Ryan Coogler's blockbuster superhero movie "Black Panther" has become a legitimate global juggernaut, grossing a jaw-dropping $427 million in global ticket sales and defying movie business assumptions. ...Read more
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School marched to Florida's Capitol Wednesday morning after spending the night at Tallahassee's Civic Center.
Their day will be spent meeting with state ...Read more
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- It was to be Jean and Leighton Ford's last visit with Billy Graham – her older brother, his brother-in-law and fellow evangelist.
A few weeks ago, they traveled from Charlotte – where Billy and Jean...Read more
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Billy Graham, the dynamic Charlotte-born evangelist whose pioneering talent for combining old-time religion and modern media brought him a worldwide flock and greater fame than any other religious figure...Read more
When a young religious crusader named Billy Graham began preaching to the masses after World War II, he wore bright gabardine suits with loud, wide ties and argyle socks to show that Christianity wasn't dreary.
And he did...Read more
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- Anna Deavere Smith has lived many lives as an actress for hire, moving fluidly among stage, film and television. The Baltimore native has inhabited memorable characters in "The American President" ...Read more
On Oscar nominations morning, Yance Ford sat on his couch with his partner, Amanda, watching the telecast. One hundred seventy documentary features had qualified for consideration, and Ford's "Strong Island" had already ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- In the shadow of the roaring 110 Freeway in West Carson, Jennifer Morris stepped out of the portable restroom and washed her hands in a nearby sink.
Morris' pajama bottoms and shirt were covered in dirt, ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- When a Google computer program beat the world's best player of an ancient Chinese board game last May, it might have seemed like an incremental milestone.
But for some, the success of the program known as ...Read more
In the 2005 movie "Wedding Crashers," John (Owen Wilson) and Jeremy (Vince Vaughn) cruise weddings (without invitations) to find dates. That is, until John falls for a bride's sister, Claire. To steal her away from her ...Read more
DEAR ABBY: My psychiatrist's office called and left a very sensitive voicemail about my bulimia on a message machine shared with other individuals. Our voicemails are sent transcribed to everyone's email accounts.
Since ...Read more
RALEIGH, N.C. -- A national organization for conservative millennials is launching a digital ad campaign opposing financial incentives in North Carolina and the other 19 U.S. states that are finalists to land Amazon's ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Near the end of the Colorado legislative session last year, one of Democratic state Rep. Dafna Michaelson Jenet's interns revealed something she had been holding inside for months: A male lawmaker had been ...Read more
In the popular culture and various corners of our own lives, we confront the unknown in one form or another, learning something about our own fears and desires. The examples defy rational explanation. The Monolith in "2001...Read more
BALTIMORE -- Jalina Thompson hardly noticed the two customers who walked into her Metro PCS store in Northeast Baltimore in January with their hoods pulled tight. Temperatures in the city had been frigid for days.
Then ...Read more
BELGRADE, Serbia -- An attacker threw an explosive device at the U.S. embassy in the Montenegrin capital Podgorica early Thursday and then killed himself with another bomb, the Montenegrin government said.
Both devices ...Read more
RNC reportedly pays Trump's former personal bodyguard $15,000 a month
President Donald Trump's longtime personal bodyguard has hit pay dirt, thanks to the GOP.
The Republican National Committee is paying former Trump ...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS--Twin sisters with diminished mental and emotional capacity were subjected to long stretches of captivity in chains by their father in their south Minneapolis home and raped, starved and beaten, charges filed ...Read more
CHICAGO -- Uptake Technologies is bringing in a former General Electric executive to serve as president of the data analytics startup.
Ganesh Bell, who served as chief digital officer at GE Power, starts in his new role ...Read more
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- A Kentucky mother says she's upset because her 13-year-old son was suspended from middle school for three days because he inhaled helium from two Valentine's Day balloons he bought at school.
Robert ...Read more
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