LOS ANGELES -- When an earthquake strikes, the instinct of many Californians is to ask: Which fault ruptured -- the Newport-Inglewood, the Hayward, the mighty San Andreas?
But scientists are increasingly saying it's not ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- At an event on Wednesday to announce the Venezuela Democracy Caucus, a new, bipartisan group in Congress, Democratic Florida Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz was harassed by a pro-Nicolas Maduro group that ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Supreme Court justices heard a major racial bias case Wednesday and struggled over whether to make it harder or easier for a black entrepreneur to sue and win a discrimination suit under the nation's oldest ...Read more
The US Supreme Court wrestled with technical legal arguments Wednesday in a high stakes civil rights case that pits Comcast against media mogul Byron Allen.
The high court heard oral argument in the contentious case ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Ahead of the first public impeachment hearing Wednesday, President Donald Trump complained in a tweet about the "high priced outside lawyer" that Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., picked to question witnesses.
WASHINGTON -- On a 54-41 vote, the Senate on Wednesday confirmed Chad Wolf as undersecretary of the Department of Homeland Security's Office of Strategy, Policy, and Plans. Wolf is now clear to take over the mantle as head...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Career U.S. diplomats delivered solemn testimony Wednesday about the Trump administration's alleged misconduct in Ukraine -- including a previously undisclosed cellphone call in which President Donald Trump ...Read more
MIAMI -- A Miami federal judge sentenced Florida rapper Kodak Black to three years and 10 months in prison Wednesday on weapons charges, far less than the maximum 10-year sentence he could have received.
"Young people do ...Read more
DEAR ABBY: I am engaged to the love of my life (Tom), and I dread making the guest list for our wedding. I don't want any of my cousins there. The young ones are rude and obnoxious, and the one who's an adult I no longer ...Read more
BOSSIER CITY, La. -- President Donald Trump on Thursday night used a political rally in Louisiana, billed as a late-race assist to the Republican candidate for governor, to blast the Democrats' impeachment inquiry, ...Read more
TOKYO -- Japan's Emperor Naruhito completed the final ritual for his succession to the throne overnight from Thursday to Friday, with the mythical nocturnal ceremony shrouded in secrecy and stirring controversy in secular ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The House Ethics Committee released on Thursday the Office of Congressional Ethics referral documents for cases regarding Reps. Bill Huizenga, Ross Spano and Rashida Tlaib, deferring consideration of the ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- President Donald Trump said his former deputy national security adviser has "no business" asking a federal judge whether he must comply with a congressional subpoena to testify at the impeachment hearings.
ORINDA, Calif. -- Following a series of raids in Vallejo, Antioch, San Mateo and Marin City, authorities announced the arrest of five suspects Thursday in the Halloween shooting here that left five dead and several more ...Read more
KYIV, Ukraine -- From her second-story walk-up office in Kyiv's old Perchersk neighborhood, Daria Kaleniuk has been fighting the fire-breathing dragons of Ukrainian corruption -- oligarchs and politicians and judges on the...Read more
It seemed like the moment Paul Jamushian had been waiting for his whole life.
On Oct. 29, the U.S. House of Representatives voted 405 to 11 in favor of a resolution to recognize the killing of 1.5 million Armenians more ...Read more
Ken Cuccinelli, an immigration hard-liner, tapped for No. 2 job at Homeland Security
WASHINGTON -- Shortly after being sworn in as acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, Chad Wolf -- who the Senate ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Days after the Los Angeles Times reported the U.S. Coast Guard had rejected federal recommendations that could help prevent boating tragedies, a Coast Guard leader said the agency will reconsider the measures...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, is being investigated by federal prosecutors for possible campaign finance violations and a failure to register as a foreign agent as part of an active...Read more
PORTLAND, Ore. -- One day five years ago, Alexander decided he'd had enough. Fed up with the culture of extortion in his home country of Honduras, Alexander stopped bribing the gang members who accosted him on his way to ...Read more
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