WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court struck down a Texas law Monday that was blamed for the closing of 3 out of 4 abortion clinics in the state.
The decision sends a warning shot to other conservative states that cite medical ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- A major Democratic donor personally lobbied then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's office for a seat on a sensitive government intelligence board, telling one of her closest aides that if appointed he ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Paul Tanaka, once one of the most powerful law enforcement officials in Los Angeles County, was sentenced Monday to five years in federal prison for interfering with an FBI investigation into jail abuses by ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Jesse Williams made explicit what so much of this year's BET Awards has been trying to imply: Things are different now, and so much of black America is fed up.
The "Grey's Anatomy" actor, teacher and ...Read more
BLUE HILL, Maine (UPI) -- A Maine school is celebrating the 40th anniversary of a Twinkie snack cake that was originally part of a science lesson and remains to this day.
Libby Rosemeier, dean of students at George ...Read more
AUSTIN, Texas -- Wendy Davis, the former Fort Worth state senator whose nearly 13-hour 2013 filibuster of an anti-abortion law galvanized Democrats across the country, said she burst into tears Monday when she learned that...Read more
CINCINNATI -- Elizabeth Warren may not end up being Hillary Clinton's running mate. But there's no question she's mastered one aspect of the job: attack dog.
Campaigning with the presumptive Democratic nominee for the ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Christians are the most persecuted of any religious group around the world, facing harassment in 108 countries.
A study by Pew Research Center found that harassment of Christians in 2014 by both governments ...Read more
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WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court on Monday overturned the bribery conviction of former Virginia Gov. Robert McDonnell, saying prosecutors did not prove he took significant official actions in exchange for the $175,000 in ...Read more
Going out of town this Fourth of July weekend? Be prepared for lots of company.
Nationwide, travel over the holiday stretch is expected to jump 1.3 percent to 42.9 million people.
The travel frenzy is being fueled by ...Read more
CHICAGO -- Seven people were killed and at least 51 people were wounded in weekend shootings across Chicago.
So far this year, more than 1,880 people have been shot across the city and more than 200 of those wounded have ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court, in a victory for abortion-rights advocates, has limited the power of Texas and other states to restrict or effectively shut down clinics that offer the procedure.
The justices, by a 5-3 ...Read more
Summer is coming.
I repeat: Summer is coming, and it follows Sunday's Game of Thronesiest "Game of Thrones" episode yet, no less. If you watched that television spectacle, then, you, like me, probably still have your eyes...Read more
Was there ever such a reckoning?
The Season 6 finale of "Game of Thrones" was the hour (and 10 minutes) in which the women of Westeros began, with great method and no mercy, to settle all family business.
To be sure, the...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- When Stephenee Simms heard in 2006 that Donald Trump was building condo towers in Baja California, Mexico, the lure of a posh weekend getaway on the rustic coast just south of Tijuana was hard to resist.
MILWAUKEE -- On a clear August day in 2011, NASA launched a cube perched atop an Atlas V rocket that unfurled into a probe the size of a basketball court, complete with three whirling solar arrays.
That probe, named Juno ...Read more
PITTSBURGH -- Charitable giving nationwide rose by 4.1 percent last year to a record total of $373.3 billion, bolstered by an ongoing national economic recovery and stabilizing household finances, according to an annual ...Read more
SHANGHAI -- On the fine line separating the fearless from the reckless is where you'll often find Werner Herzog. Again and again over his five decades in film, the German director has turned his lens on figures who walk ...Read more
LAKE ISABELLA, Calif. -- Tensions were running high Sunday at Kernville Elementary School, where dozens of evacuees camped out over the weekend as a massive wildfire continued to burn out of control in Kern County.