WASHINGTON -- Most House Democrats in the next Congress will be new to the majority and an overwhelming majority of Republicans will be new to the minority -- a dynamic that could create a steep learning curve for members ...Read more
BALTIMORE -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday denied an appeal from five Baltimore Police officers in a case in which they alleged they were wrongfully prosecuted for the death of Freddie Gray by Baltimore State's ...Read more
WASHINGTON –– Democrats plan to use their control of the House to argue for raising the corporate tax rate by a few percentage points –– a long-shot proposal that, if enacted, could cause the Republican-championed ...Read more
Film composer Ennio Morricone's allegedly harsh words about Quentin Tarantino might have been "reproduced incorrectly" in a recent article for German Playboy, the magazine's editor-in-chief said Tuesday, hinting at new ...Read more
Actress Paz de la Huerta is suing Harvey Weinstein, alleging that the Oscar-winning producer raped her in two instances, and later embarked on a retaliatory campaign that resulted in her losing a role on HBO's "Boardwalk ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- From the start of the destructive Woolsey fire, firefighters were at a number of distinct disadvantages.
The blaze came on the heels of one of the hottest summers on record for the region, after years of ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump played down concern about a new report that identified 13 undeclared North Korean missile bases, saying that the U.S. was fully aware of them and suggesting that negotiations with the ...Read more
WASHINGTON ––The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency won tentative –– and unusually unified –– praise from industry and environmentalists for its plan to reduce emissions rules for heavy-duty trucks.
The EPA ...Read more
BALTIMORE -- Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh filed a motion Tuesday in federal court challenging President Donald Trump's appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting U.S. attorney general after the ouster last week of ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- For weeks this fall, an ebullient President Donald Trump traveled relentlessly to hold raise-the-rafters campaign rallies -- sometimes three a day -- in states where his presence was likely to help ...Read more
TEL AVIV, Israel -- Militant groups in Gaza said Tuesday evening they would stop firing rockets into Israel, potentially ending the heaviest fighting between the sides since their 2014 war, but Israeli officials said only ...Read more
Ninety people have been diagnosed in the U.S. this year with the sudden paralysis known as acute flaccid myelitis, and 252 additional cases are being investigated, federal health officials said Tuesday.
This year's ...Read more
Hate crimes rose in the U.S. by more than 17 percent in 2017, the third straight year that such prejudice-motivated attacks have risen, according to a report the FBI released Tuesday.
It is the biggest annual increase in ...Read more
SAN DIEGO -- Pet retailer Petco pledged Tuesday to stop selling all dog and cat food items containing artificial colors, flavors and preservatives by May, throwing out millions in annual sales in the process.
The decision...Read more
Congratulations, Walnut Creek. You are No. 1.
Although depending on your point of view, this title may be either something to be proud of, or something that will make you take a hard look at how much time you are spending...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Protesters, joined by Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, took over Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi's office Tuesday and staged a sit-in calling for her to commit to urgent action on climate change.
The group ...Read more
Challenging the popular but pricey EpiPen, San Diego's Adamis Pharmaceuticals is readying its own emergency allergy medication for sale.
Called Symjepi, the product is a syringe of epinephrine, used to counteract life-...Read more
BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. -- As firefighters embark Tuesday on their sixth day battling the Camp fire, a blaze that has tragically become the deadliest and most destructive in California's history, the wildfire continued to ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- CNN said Tuesday that it is suing President Donald Trump and other administration officials over the decision to suspend the White House press credentials of correspondent Jim Acosta after a conflict at a ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- The deadliest wildfire in state history continued its destructive march overnight, challenging firefighters battling flames near the Feather River and pushing crews to build defenses before the inferno ...Read more
- Migrants arrive in Tijuana, a few briefly cross into US before going back
- Trump scoffs at report North Korea has undeclared nuclear sites
- Dog takes solo bus ride to follow owner to work
- Suspect in killing of 8 Ohio family members agrees to extradition
- Around a nearby star, astronomers find a cold planet three times the size of Earth