Kim Kardashian West has been added to next month's Chicago Ideas Week lineup, organizers announced Wednesday. The reality-star-turned-entrepreneur is scheduled to chat with Washington Post fashion cri
ZURICH (Reuters) - Switzerland's putative new foreign minister called on Wednesday for a fresh start to tortuous talks on cementing ties with the European Union, the neutral country's most important t
LONDON (Reuters) - Russia, the only major power that has not called on Iraq's Kurds to cancel a referendum on independence next week, has swiftly become the top funder of Kurdish oil and gas deals, wi
BORISOV FIRING RANGE, Belarus (Reuters) - Belarus said on Wednesday the West had no reason to fear attack by its close ally Russia or that Moscow could leave behind forces after war games it is holdin
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Police say a Pennsylvania man shot another during a domestic dispute, then shot himself as police arrived to investigate the first shooting. Swatara Township police identifie
HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut have arrested a man they say was driving a stolen vehicle with his toddler son inside. Police say 21-year-old Gamalier Estrada III, of New Haven, also dro
A pair of artworks - both conceived before Trump's DACA decision - take on new significance after the president's decision.
To the editor: I found Linda Deutsch’s opinion regarding the proposed release of convicted murderer Leslie Van Houten both naive and offensive. (“Release Leslie Van Houten. If she hadn't been
A deadly earthquake in Central Mexico on Tuesday toppled buildings and sent authorities and volunteers scrambling to find survivors in Mexico City and beyond. Here are the stories you shouldn’t
For all the talk in California about leading the world in fighting global warming and resisting President Trump’s climate-denial agenda, the state faces one powerful obstacle that limits its env
If the goal is to stop illegal immigration, I’ve got some advice for President Trump from here in California, which used to be part of Mexico and now has turned itself into a kind of sanctuary s
New York real estate scion Robert Durst could learn as soon as Wednesday when a Los Angeles judge will hold a hearing to decide whether there is enough evidence for him to face trial for murder. D
Many politicians and activists push simplistic solutions when it comes to California’s housing woes. Some promote subsidies; others density. Some sell infill as the solution; others blame everyt
To the editor: We are a nation of laws. Our laws both protect and sustain us as a society. Our laws are both major and minor, but the rule of law is what governs our way of life and safeguards our
To the editor: At last, a voice of levity from UC Berkeley’s Chancellor, Carol T. Christ. (“UC Berkeley Chancellor Carol T. Christ: ‘Free speech has itself become controversial,’” Sept.