Rocker Ric Ocasek, frontman of The Cars, dies at 75

Comes a year after the group was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

  • Sep 16, 2019

Tony-winner and women’s health advocate Phyllis Newman dies

Won the 1962 Tony for best supporting actress in the musical “Subways Are for Sleeping.”

  • Sep 15, 2019

Poll: Outsider, jailed tycoon top Tunisian presidential vote

A second-round vote is expected by Oct. 13, on electoral commission chief said.

  • Sep 15, 2019

NY schools first to have ‘red flag’ petition power on guns

Principals are now allowed to petition the court for an “extreme risk protection order.”

  • Sep 15, 2019

Gun control must include background checks, Dems tell Trump

President plans to announce as soon as this week what measures he supports.

  • Sep 15, 2019

Trump: U.S. locked, loaded for response to attack on Saudis

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has blamed Iran for the attack on key Saudi oil infrastructure.

  • Sep 15, 2019

Rise in health uninsured may be linked to immigrants’ fears

Overall, the number of uninsured in the U.S. rose by 1.9 million people in 2018.

  • Sep 15, 2019

Officials: Fetal remains discovered at dead doctor’s home

An attorney working for the family of the doctor found 2,246 “medically preserved fetal remains.”

  • Sep 14, 2019

Drug company attorneys seek to disqualify federal judge

They say he has shown bias in his effort to obtain a multibillion-dollar global settlement.

  • Sep 14, 2019

Collection of premier proverb scholar opens at UVM

“A room without books is like a body without soul,” as the proverb goes.

  • Sep 14, 2019

Someone steals solid-gold toilet from British palace

The toilet, designed by Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan, is called “America.”

  • Sep 14, 2019

Sikh preaches love 18 years after brother killed over turban

The shooter, Frank Roque, is serving life in prison for the first-degree murder of Balbir Singh Sodhi.

  • Sep 14, 2019

Biden’s ‘record player’ just 1 of his vintage references

These remarks reveal his age and leave some in the audience in the dark.

  • Sep 14, 2019

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe honored at state funeral

His burial has been delayed for at least a month until a special mausoleum can be built for his remains.

  • Sep 14, 2019

‘I am awesome’: How a millennial built a fentanyl empire

All he needed was a computer and the help of a few friends.

  • Sep 14, 2019

Boris Johnson’s nightmare on Downing Street

Would there be a mass mutiny that could ultimately bring him down?

  • Sep 14, 2019

White House says bin Laden son killed in US operation

Some U.S. officials had suspected earlier that Hamza bin Laden was dead, based on intelligence reports.

  • Sep 14, 2019

Committee subpoenas intelligence chief over ‘urgent concern’

Rep. Adam Schiff is concerned that officials “are engaged in an unlawful effort to protect the president.”

  • Sep 14, 2019

Saudi TV channel: Fire at Aramco facility, no cause given

Online videos apparently from Buqyaq included the sound of gunfire in the background.

  • Sep 13, 2019

Trump blames energy-saving bulbs for making him look orange.

But experts say that’s probably not the case.

  • Sep 13, 2019