As France’s presidential election nears Sunday with lightning-rod candidate Marine Le Pen closing the gap on her opponent, Emmanuel Macron, the Paris 2024 Olympic bid group would rather avoid di
U.S. stocks rose Monday as big technology companies such as Apple continued to rally. Investors bought stocks and sold bonds and gold after Congress agreed to a deal that will keep the government
How an artist's warehouse installation in Lincoln Heights is drawing the Instagram crowd
It wasn’t so long ago that book publishers and bookstore owners were quailing about the coming of ebooks, like movie theater owners at the dawn of the television age. Now they’re taking things
It wasn’t so long ago that book publishers and bookstore owners were quailing about the coming of eBooks, like movie theater owners at the dawn of the television age. Now they’re taking thing
“Mark my words,” Donald Trump said when he announced he was running for president nearly two years ago. He would build a wall on the southwest border, and Mexico would pay for it. That promise
Thousands of people took to the streets across the nation Monday to march in May Day rallies, calling for immigration reform, workers’ rights and police accountability. Galvanized by President T
No one should dispute the boldness of the tax plan outlined by President Trump’s two economic policymakers, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and chief economic adviser Gary Cohn.
The man who opened fire on a pool party at a luxury San Diego apartment complex Sunday was distraught over a recent break-up and called his ex-girlfriend as he fired round after round at his victi
The banner hanging on a stage outside City Hall seemed to sum up the message of this year’s May Day demonstrations: Resist. Thousands of demonstrators gathered in downtown Los Angeles on Monday
'Leave or you can stay here and die': Witnesses describe horror of pool party mass shooting in San Diego.
A former energy minister has taken up a fourth lucrative job in the oil industry. Charles Hendry, has been made deputy chairman of troubled explorer Atlantic Petroleum.
The world’s largest ship is due to arrive in Hartlepool today carrying the 24,000-ton platform of one of Shell’s old North Sea oil rigs.
Tehran, May 1, IRNA – Iran’s newly-purchased ATR aircraft are predicted to revive tens of half-closed airports in the country, according to Gholam-Reza Salami, an advisor to the minister of road
An attacker with a machete-like knife fatally stabbed one person and wounded at least three others Monday on the University of Texas campus, and police had a suspect in custody, authorities said.
The Democratic Party is in serious trouble. It has lost more than 900 state legislative seats, 12 governorships, 69 House seats and 13 Senate seats over the last decade, and a recent poll indicate
More than 80 firefighters are battling a brush fire on the edge of Beverly Hills and Los Angeles, authorities said. There were no evacuations. As of 12:11 p.m. most of flames were extinguished and
Thousands of people took to the streets across the nation on Monday to march in May Day rallies, calling for immigration reform, workers’ rights and police accountability. Galvanized by Presiden
Beyoncé and Solange supported mom Tina Knowles-Lawson at the Wearable Art Gala, along with Samuel L. Jackson, Octavia Spencer and Michelle Williams.
Tehran, May 1, IRNA -- Head of Bavaria’s Business and Industries Association Bertram Brossardt said here on Monday that the volume of Bavaria’s export to Iran has increased by 35 percent as compa
Three futurists talk offer their health predictions for Americans over 50. Are they realistic or closer to pie-in-the-sky?
Airbnb Inc. said Monday that under a settlement with its home city of San Francisco it will create a system to ensure users who offer rentals on its service register with authorities. The short-te
Ahead of tonight’s Met Gala honoring Rei Kawakubo, Nicki Minaj unveiled something unrelated: a music video. Minaj on Sunday shared a preview snap of the video for her track “Regret In Your Tea
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“We’re running around like crazy people,” said Laura Kim on Friday evening. The weekend leading up to the Met Ball is decidedly not one of rest for most designers, and for Kim and Monse/Osca
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In Mexico City, where a school collapsed, ordinary citizens used their bare hands to try to free the students trapped in the rubble.
Actor Sophia Loren turns 83 and writer George R.R. Martin turns 69, among the famous birthdays for Sept. 20.
President Trump points to hurricanes' intensity, but the damage caused by the recent storms makes them some of the most costly on record.
A Durban man who was bound and thrown off the edge of a cliff has been rescued
Eight years after his death, the family of a Durban taxi boss will get a R3m payout from police.
A broken scanner and intermittent system breakdown have slowed service delivery at the Pinetown Home Affairs office
The 18.1 percent annual increase in exports was the fastest since November 2013
Priority loans are the loans that are repaid before other loans at the time of liquidation.
This is what awaits them. If the Angels are to complete their quest and qualify for the postseason, they will have to win games like this one. They will have to best front-line starters, bullpens
A powerful 7.1 earthquake rocked central Mexico on Tuesday, collapsing homes and bridges across hundreds of miles, killing at least 224 people and sending thousands more fleeing into the streets s
A powerful earthquake shook central Mexico on Tuesday, collapsing homes and bridges across hundreds of miles, killing at least 149 people and sending thousands more fleeing into the streets scream
Less than three months into his role as president of the Los Angeles Board of Education, Ref Rodriguez announced Tuesday that he would step down from that post to spare the school district the dis
British police have arrested a third suspect in connection with the bomb that partially exploded on a London subway last week. Police said they arrested a 25-year-old man in Wales on Tuesday eveni