Mark Rylance is one of the great chameleons of the stage; his recent film work, remarkable in its own right, has hewed to a narrower path. That may be an odd thing to say about an actor whose characters include a jaded ...Read more
All but one of the women Joe Biden might pick as his running mate will end up disappointed, but already a new guessing game has started: What other roles could they fill in his administration?
Most of the women are ...Read more
She has lit up awards shows and concert stages, soared up various Billboard charts, starred in commercials. She even appeared on the silver screen in "Hustlers" with J.Lo.
Are you ready for Lizzo, TV star?
The Grammy-...Read more
As you decide whether you're ready to return to the multiplex, "The Burnt Orange Heresy," perhaps the first new movie in theaters in months, offers a few things to get excited about.
The sleekly perverted art-world ...Read more
SEATTLE -- The future of the Dakota Access Pipeline, which sparked an opposition movement led by tribes across the nation, including many from Washington, now is in doubt, following a barrage of court rulings and a ...Read more
Higher education is getting even higher.
The legalization of marijuana for medicinal use in 33 states and for recreational use in 11, including California, is giving birth to a cannabis cottage industry and with it a new ...Read more
BEIRUT -- Demonstrators stormed government buildings, lighting fires and fighting pitched street battles with security forces in the Lebanese capital on Saturday, even as the country's beleaguered prime minister called for...Read more
SAO PAULO, Brazil -- Brazil topped 3 million coronavirus infections as the disease flares up in parts of the country it had spared, spreading misery from the beaches of Bahia to the soybean fields of the vast interior.
LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles County public health officials on Saturday reported 2,645 new cases of the coronavirus and 51 related deaths but said hospitalizations continue to decline.
The latest case numbers did not ...Read more
ATLANTA -- Members of a South Georgia community are demanding a thorough investigation after Waycross police opened fire on at least two juveniles during a traffic stop Saturday morning.
The officer-involved shooting took...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump on Saturday said he was bypassing Congress and taking unilateral action to provide financial relief to Americans struggling during the coronavirus crisis, despite uncertainty about his ...Read more
HONG KONG -- Hong Kong's government on Saturday called U.S.-imposed sanctions against senior officials responsible for a recent crackdown on political opponents "shameless and despicable."
The United States on Friday ...Read more
SEATTLE -- Officials closed the downtown Waterfront Park this week after discovering a pier had shifted several inches, leaving a gap between the pier and land.
The city's Parks and Recreation department received a report...Read more
President Donald Trump announced four executive actions on Saturday, including continued expanded unemployment benefits and a temporary payroll tax deferral for some workers, as the coronavirus pandemic continues to hobble...Read more
TikTok plans to file a federal lawsuit as soon as Tuesday to challenge President Donald Trump's executive order banning the video-sharing service from the U.S. as unconstitutional, National Public Radio reported.
The ...Read more
ROME -- With tourists still absent and office workers continuing to toil from home more than two months after Italy's strict coronavirus lockdown ended, few were out and about on Rome's central Via del Corso last week.
SEATTLE -- At 63, professor Tim Takaro didn't see himself as a tree sit protester.
But now he's living 82 feet up in the air on a sling between two cottonwoods, in a one-man protest against the expansion of the ...Read more
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- State health officials are sending up an alarm about the rate of COVID-19 infections in people who don't have symptoms and likely don't know they're carrying the disease.
"Evidence is increasing about ...Read more
OAKLAND, Calif. -- When Joe Biden's vice presidential search committee met with a who's who of California Democrats on a Zoom call late last month, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf used up every second of her turn to make an ...Read more
ATLANTA -- A letter recently posted online is raising questions about whether the University System of Georgia's reopening plans for the fall semester, which starts Monday on some campuses, is being steered by finances and...Read more
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