‘Endless Summer’ surf film director Bruce Brown dies at 80

Brown and his 1966 documentary created the modern image of surfers as spiritual seekers on a quest.

  • Dec 11, 2017

Charles Jenkins, U.S. soldier who defected to North Korea, dies

He had been living in Japan with his wife, who was abducted by North Korea, since they were freed in 2002.

  • Dec 11, 2017

GOP divided over whether to pursue Medicare cuts in 2018

Many Republicans are wary of taking on the popular program that primarily insures the elderly.

  • Dec 11, 2017

Trump wants to send man back to moon, on to Mars

The president has taken several steps to refocus NASA’s mission on space exploration.

Tribes: Monument co-management proposal is slap in the face

Proposed tribal co-management councils are touted by Trump and Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke.

  • Dec 11, 2017

Start the clock for Trump, GOP in last push on taxes, budget

Voters who will decide which party holds the majority in next year’s midterms elections are watching.

  • Dec 11, 2017

Anti-Trump climate change grants draw researchers to France

“We will be there to replace” U.S. financing of climate research, French President Macron said.

  • Dec 11, 2017

Pentagon to allow transgender people to enlist in military

Two federal courts already have ruled against President Trump’s ban.

  • Dec 11, 2017

Immigrants hope DNA will guide them to lost loved ones

Thousands of migrants have died from drowning and heat exposure over the past two decades.

  • Dec 11, 2017

Trump accusers: ‘Heartbreaking’ to see him elected

Three women described how they felt threatened and disgusted by their encounters with Trump.

  • Dec 11, 2017

Pipe bomb strapped to man explodes on NY subway platform

The man and three others were being treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

  • Dec 11, 2017

Final push for Moore and Jones in Alabama Senate race

Republicans bet on a simple bottom line: Most Alabama conservatives simply won’t defect to a Democrat.

  • Dec 11, 2017

Firefighters protect seaside California towns as blaze rages

A huge and destructive fire in Santa Barbara County — fifth-largest in state history — exploded in size.

  • Dec 11, 2017

Deaths from window blinds show need for cord ban, study says

Nearly 17,000 children were hurt by window blinds between 1990 and 2015, and almost 300 died.

  • Dec 10, 2017

Pioneering black journalist Simeon Booker dies at age 99

Served for decades as the Washington bureau chief for the iconic African-American publications Jet.

  • Dec 10, 2017

Congress plans to cut tax write-offs for disaster damage

The write-off is one many little-known deductions that would be wiped out in the Republican tax plan.

  • Dec 10, 2017

Millions face big tax hike if GOP scraps medical deduction

The House tax bill would eliminate the medical deduction, while the Senate bill would keep it.

  • Dec 10, 2017

After allegations, Moore avoids spotlight, questions

“There may be a method in his madness.”

  • Dec 10, 2017

Haley: Trump’s accusers of sex misconduct should be heard

“I know that he was elected, but women should always feel comfortable coming forward.”

  • Dec 10, 2017

Aided by sex scandal, Dems fight math and history in Alabama

It’s a state where Democrats are used to losing.

  • Dec 9, 2017