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"Star Wars: The Last Jedi" opens nationwide this weekend and if you are not one of the faithful fans of Luke, Darth, Leia & company, we've got you cov..
"Star Wars: The Last Jedi" opens nationwide this weekend and if you are not one of the faithful fans of Luke, Darth, Leia & company, we've got you cov..
They were on the plane when they heard what Trump said. On a late Friday night in September, the Seattle Seahawks were en route to Nashville, where th..
Mariana Sepulveda has been stabbed on the street, detained by police and expelled from her high school — all for being transgender in Paraguay, one of..
You might think Lego is just a kids' toy – one you played with as a child and now step on as you walk through the house as a parent. These days, howev..
To participate in today’s global economy, ordinary people must accept an asymmetrical bargain: their lives are transparent to states, banks and corpor..
While it's still not clear how the identities were stolen, the Attorney General's Office has at least figured out where the fake comments came from: N..
With the giving season — and sales — in full swing, it’s a good time to address the less-than-joyful subject of knockoffs: coal in the stocking for ne..
Microsoft is beefing up Bing with AI-powered features and an integration with Reddit. Now users can get more comprehensive answers and thoroughly sear..
On Thursday, the royals attended the official remembrance service at St. Paul’s Cathedral in London to honor the 71 people that died in the inferno on..
Disney’s hookup with 21st Century Fox will create not just an American behemoth but a global one, with powerful film and television assets throughout ..
By Anthony Salvanto, Jennifer De Pinto, Kabir Khanna and Fred Backus On the anniversary of the Sandy Hook mass shooting, divisions over guns in Americ..
By Anthony Salvanto, Jennifer De Pinto, Kabir Khanna and Fred Backus On the anniversary of the Sandy Hook mass shooting, divisions over guns in Americ..
Boston biotech startup Gingko Bioworks has announced the raise of $275 million in Series D funding to build out its Bioworks3 production facility. The..
When a 17-year-old Bollywood actress took to social media this week alleging she was-----assaulted on an airplane, she appeared to catch the airline i..
When a 17-year-old Bollywood actress took to social media this week alleging she was-----assaulted on an airplane, she appeared to catch the airline i..
Former D.C. Council member and first-time author Carol Schwartz has published her autobiography, “Quite a Life.” (Astrid Riecken/For The Washington Po..
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This has been a whirlwind year in politics, to put it mildly. Donald Trump’s presidency has triggered tectonic shifts in numerous areas of government,..
Andy Serkis says his 'Star Wars' character Supreme Leader Snoke is like the Wizard of Oz. The 53-year-old actor first starred as the leader of the Fir..
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein offered a strong defense of Robert Mueller's appointment and actions as special counsel Wednesday and further p..
Former White House strategist Steve Bannon is catching blame from fellow Republicans for coughing up a safe Senate seat in deep-red Alabama and foisti..
(Reuters) - General Motors Co said on Wednesday Joseph Ashton, a former United Auto Workers vice president who led the union’s GM department, has resi..
The symptoms were mild and seemingly innocuous at first: mostly coughing and fatigue. But it wasn't long before Sriyono got a grim diagnosis—he had as..
The 34-year-old actor has just returned for his second outing in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' as General Hux - one of the most notorious villains in the..
  MARIN COUNTY (KRON) — Every year around this time, health experts encourage people to get a flu shot, but there are troubling signs that this year’s..
Our Georgian forebears definitely drank a lot less wine than we do, but it's not (just) because we're bigger boozehounds. It's because advances in gla..
As a model and the founder of the Model Alliance, a nonprofit research, policy and advocacy organization in the fashion industry, Sara Ziff is calling..
(Reuters) - General Motors Co said on Wednesday Joseph Ashton, a former United Auto Workers vice president who led the union’s GM department, has resi..
SPOILER ALERT: This story contains details about tonight’s season 3 finale of  Mr. Robot on USA Holy cow. Everyone take a deep breath, because that ha..
[This recap contains spoilers for the Wednesday, December 13 episode of Survivor: Heroes vs. Healers vs. Hustlers.] I can't imagine there's a single S..
The search for causes behind Southern California’s wildfires now includes witness reports of a snapped line on a high-voltage transmission tower in Li..
Eighteen attorneys general on Wednesday called on the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to hold off on the upcoming net neutrali..
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Alabama Senate election (all times local): 9 p.m. Some establishment-minded Republicans are cheering Roy Moore's l..
I don't watch that many trailers for upcoming videogames—I know, I'm a bad games journalist—but I did hit play on the trailer for Blazing Legion: Igni..
More details on Uber hack A cybersecurity firm hired by Uber after a huge data theft found no evidence that rider credit card, bank account or Social ..
Beneath the gaze of a Hindu goddess statue, a room full of beautiful young women took a deep breath as the instructor at Russell Simmons’ yoga studio ..
When Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr was sidelined with back pain during last spring’s NBA playoffs, he got a call from Peter Guber, one of the..
Jerry Jones got a chance to air his grievances Wednesday, but Roger Goodell is staying on as NFL commissioner for years to come. Jones, owner of the D..
Democrat Doug Jones' win in one of the deepest red states will cause Republicans' majority to shrink to just one seat in Senate -- something President..
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — The tear-down-and-rebuild model — sometimes referred to indelicately as tanking — has become an accepted and frequently succe..
Land Commissioner George P. Bush answers questions as the Senate Finance Committee takes up state expenditures by the General Land Office for the Alam..
Google laptop searches seem to be better at finding quality online-----health advice than digital assistants on smartphones, find experts in the Chris..
Millions of comments submitted to the Federal Communications Commission as it sought public feedback on the agency's plan to roll back "net neutrality..
TORONTO (AP) — Jozy Altidore may never have to buy a drink again in Toronto. It's a theory that may already have been tested, judging from his woozy p..
An analysis of public comments on the FCC's plan to repeal net neutrality rules found that 2 million of them were filed using stolen identities. That'..
It’s usually OK to be proud of your work and lend your name to it. But most people would draw the line at signing their initials into the flesh of int..
In the lobby of the Trump International Hotel, three blocks from the White House, Suzzanne Monk was wearing a home-made Santa hat embroidered with the..
In the days leading up to the Alabama Senate election, President Trump called Roy Moore to endorse him, touted his candidacy at a rally just across th..
Stephen K. Bannon, Breitbart chairman and former White House strategist, speaks during a rally for Roy Moore last week in Alabama. (Brynn Anderson/AP)..