Border crossings start to rise despite ‘Trump effect’

The countries that most people are fleeing are those ravaged by shootings and gang violence.

  • Dec 7, 2017

FBI director counters Trump’s attacks on his agency

Wray conceded that agents do make mistakes and said there are processes that hold them accountable.

  • Dec 7, 2017

‘Days of rage’ begin over Trump’s move on Jerusalem

The leader of the Hamas militant group, which runs Gaza, called for a new armed uprising.

  • Dec 7, 2017

Out-of-pocket health care spending soared during 2016

Health expenditures made up a 17.9 percent share of the gross domestic product in 2016.

  • Dec 6, 2017

Fight breaks out for Charles Manson’s remains, belongings

Attorneys say the real value of his estate could be in controlling the use of his image.

  • Dec 6, 2017

Sen. Al Franken expected to step down Thursday

“I’m shocked and appalled by Sen. Franken’s behavior,” Sen. Patty Murray said.

  • Dec 6, 2017

Mega-deals show how insurers are taking over access to care

Some physicians worry that they may be cut out of the equation and patients might get worse care.

  • Dec 6, 2017

Lena Dunham warned Clinton about Harvey Weinstein

“I just want to let you know that Harvey’s a rapist, and this is going to come out at some point.”

  • Dec 6, 2017

Four brothers and hundreds of letters about World War II

Found in a storage unit, they capture the horrors of combat as witnessed by a family that served.

  • Dec 6, 2017

Podcast: Modern veterans read letters from World War II

They were written by four brothers from Rockford, Illinois, and chronicle significant battles of the war.

  • Dec 6, 2017

She denied his marriage license, so he’s running for her job

The Kentucky clerk, Kim Davis, cited “God’s authority” in refusing the license to a gay couple.

  • Dec 6, 2017

Witness: Flynn said Russia sanctions would be ‘ripped up’

“This is going to make a lot of very wealthy people.”

  • Dec 6, 2017

Trump defies warnings, declares Jerusalem Israel’s capital

Even America’s closest allies in Europe questioned the wisdom of Trump’s radical move.

  • Dec 6, 2017

Super big black hole from early universe farthest ever found

Light from its quasar has been traveling our way for more than 13 billion years.

Homes burn in Bel-Air as fire closes the 405 Freeway

Winds, along with heavy smoke and ash, have impeded progress in containing the fire.

  • Dec 6, 2017

‘Silence Breakers’ named Time magazine’s Person of the Year

The announcement was made on NBC’s “Today” show, where host Matt Lauer was fired last week.

  • Dec 6, 2017

Report: West Coast homeless crisis pushes US count higher

Officials and those living on the streets point to a main culprit: the region’s booming economy.

  • Dec 6, 2017

Doctors identify brain abnormalities in Cuba attack patients

Embassy workers developed changes to white matter tracts that let parts of the brain communicate.

  • Dec 6, 2017

The red Russian uniforms will be gone, but not the athletes

The IOC has barred the Russian team from competing because of widespread doping in 2014.

  • Dec 6, 2017

Conyers resigns from Congress amid harassment allegations

The Detroit liberal is the highest-ranking member of Congress brought down by sexual misconduct allegations.

  • Dec 5, 2017