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Araceli Herrera (center, arm raised) leads a chant Thursday August 31, 2017 in front of the John Wood Federal Courthouse on East Ceasar Chavez Bouleva..
Maud Dahme was only four in 1940 when the Netherlands, where she lived with her family, was invaded by the Nazis. She was six years old when she went ..
President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and close adviser, Jared Kushner, has used a private email account alongside his official White House account to e..
Jay Clayton, Chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (S.E.C.) speaks to the Economic Club of New York in New York City, U.S., July 12,..
Divinity: Original Sin 2 has a mode that lets players design their own Dungeons & Dragons-esque adventure inside the role-playing game, and in case yo..
The Latest on tropical weather (all times local): 2 p.m. Hurricane Maria is continuing its northward crawl over the Atlantic, well offshore of the U.S..
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A street gang member has been sentenced to 22 years in prison for his role in a racketeering conspiracy that involved attempted mu..
ATLANTA (AP) — Personnel records show supervisors for the Georgia Tech police officer who fatally shot a student thought the officer showed promise. T..
Congratulations are in order for Idina Menzel and Aaron Lohr, who got married over the weekend, one year after he popped the question. Here’s what she..
Political fights from health care to climate change in the Trump era increasingly look like the election itself: a raw battle for resources and advant..
Steve Bannon didn’t get his dream job at Facebook. The former chief strategist for President Trump wanted to plant a staffer at the social network in ..
In early August, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds surpassed 500,000 concurrent players on Steam, which led me to wonder if long-time chart champ Dota 2 m..
ISLAMABAD — A cricket legend who may be Pakistan's future prime minister says the United States should stop trying to destroy the Taliban and instead ..
If you have been on social media since Sunday's NFL games, chances are you have seen someone post or share a league rule about players standing for th..
NEW YORK (AP) — Target Corp. is raising its minimum hourly wage for workers to $11 starting next month and then to $15 by the end of 2020, a move it s..
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker has selected a former legislator to run the state Department of Natural Resources. Walker’s office announced Mo..
ISLAMABAD (AP) — A cricket legend who may be Pakistan’s future prime minister says the United States should stop trying to destroy the Taliban and ins..
Jose Alarco shakes hands with his neighbor as he makes his way out of the Melrose Park neighborhood and his flooded home in Houston as Tropical Storm ..
Koei Tecmo announced Attack on Titan 2, a game based on "the bonkers anime about killing-----giants" as Fraser put it in our post, in August. The publ..
Instagram is closer than ever to a billion users. The app now counts 800 million monthly active users, up from 700 million in April, the company annou..
Fox News Channel has signed Gianno Caldwell as a political analyst; he will appear on FNC and Fox Business Network in daytime and primetime. A post-Ch..
A fedora perched on his head and black capri pants high on his calves, Justin Timberlake peered out at the capacity crowd of approximately 40,000 at t..
“Monday Night Football” isn’t missing out on the chance to telecast a national news story. Oh, and this will also be good for TV ratings. Cool how tha..
Despite the Pittsburgh Steelers’ decision to not take the field for the national anthem during their Sunday game, a single player struck out on his ow..
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Per her doctor's orders, the nine-months-pregnant reality star will be on "bed rest" until the arrival of her firstborn son with husband Spencer Pratt..
Everyone wants to know who the dashingly handsome, Markus Anderson is! After he was seen sitting with Meghan Markle at the Invictus Games, Sept. 23, h..
August in September Staying in the smart home realm, August has updated its Smart Lock with a design overhaul, a battery with double the lifespan, and..
A prominent civil rights attorney is accusing AT&T of discriminating against low-income minority communities within Detroit in a complaint filed with ..
The Latest on tropical weather (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Vacationers are packing up and business owners are bracing for another financial hit this..
KAVOURI, Greece — The eurozone's top official said Monday that Greece and its European creditors are on a good path to completing the latest round of ..
Photo: John Carl D'Annibale /Albany Times Union Randi Zuckerberg, a technology and social media expert, is well aware that the phrase “kids and tech” ..
NEW YORK, N.Y. — Delta is recalling several of its J is for Jeep cross-country all-terrain jogging strollers. The leg bracket on the product can break..
Don't expect President Donald Trump to be tweeting "Crooked Jared" anytime soon. Trump called his presidential rival, Hillary Clinton, "Crooked Hillar..
You’re at a restaurant and want wine, but you’re not sure what to order. A Tuscan Chianti or Piedmontese Barolo is always a solid choice. Or, you’re r..
NEW YORK — The R-rated spy comedy "Kingsman: The Golden Circle" displaced the horror sensation "It" as the No. 1 film in North America, while the seco..
Instagram’s still growing at a rapid pace, having added 100 million new monthly active users in just a month since it last reported a new figure. It n..
Uber has been steadily releasing a series of updates to its driver-side product as part of its ‘180 Days of Change’ campaign, which kicked off with th..
They're completely airless, last virtually forever, and could be the perfect tire for our autonomous future. Michelin, the 128-year-old tire manufactu..
They're completely airless, last virtually forever, and could be the perfect tire for our autonomous future. Michelin, the 128-year-old tire manufactu..
After working largely out of the spotlight for decades, America’s thousands of credit reporting companies found themselves in trouble in the late 1960..
St. John Bosco’s Eli DeRoon, right, catches a long pass against St. John’s Timothy Swope during the Cadets’ 21-17 loss on Saturday. (John McDonnell / ..
As demonstrations during the national anthem filled NFL stadiums Sunday, few players stood out like Pittsburgh Steelers offensive tackle Alejandro Vil..
FILE PHOTO - A view shows the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland August 14, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Reed/File..
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former top HSBC Holdings Plc (HSBA.L) executive threw his Scottish client “under the bus” by using his knowledge of its large p..
Berliners voted to keep the historic Tegel airport open even after a new international hub is completed, creating a headache for the German capital's ..
There is so much demand for housing and so few homes for sale that prices have nowhere to go but up – unless of course they get so high that potential..
Jessie James Decker is coming to husband Eric Decker‘s defense, claiming the NFL player didn’t necessarily want to be part of the Tennessee Titans abs..
CBS’s big bet on “Star Trek: Discovery,” the first Star Trek TV series since “Star Trek: Enterprise” wrapped in 2005, is also serving the network’s bi..
While the NFL led protests against President Donald Trump’s recent railing against NFL player Colin Kaepernick and other players kneeling during the “..