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Some cruise lines got an early start on Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals, starting their sales before Thanksgiving. Here are some that are underway..
More than two months after Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico, 50 percent of the island is still in the dark. But these New York City-based independen..
Daddy Yankee and Luis Fonsi’s music video for “Despacito” garnered more than 3 billion views on YouTube, making it the most-watched video of all time...
ATLANTA (AP) — A roadway in Atlanta serves as a concrete reminder to drivers, joggers and neighbors that Georgia once took up arms against the United ..
• The Lourdes Math Team won their first meet of the Hiawatha division of the Minnesota High School Math League. Some members of the team include Molly..
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Jameel Warney and Reggie Hearn each scored 17 points, and the United States opened qualifying for the 2019 Basketball World Cup w..
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico --  Two months after Hurricane Maria, half of Puerto Rico is still without power and more than 1,300 people are in shelters. You..
The former Twilight actor and his now-wife, Brittany Gonzales, announced they were married on Instagram  Thursday.  Gonzales shared a snap of herself ..
President Donald Trump addressed the Coast Guard on Thursday, and said the armed forces “brand” has gone up since the hurricanes that devastated Texas..
President Donald Trump addressed the Coast Guard on Thursday, and said the armed forces “brand” has gone up since the hurricanes that devastated Texas..
On Tuesday, Nov. 21, PUMA Ambassador Big Sean surprised local Detroit children with a special footwear package at Fisher Magnet Upper Academy. As part..
Saks Fifth Avenue parent Hudson's Bay Co. has filed a response in Puerto Rico Superior Court to landlord Taubman Centers' Nov. 1 lawsuit, which allege..
As Bitcoin continues its stride towards mainstream adoption, it turns out that its surging price rates are not the only thing experiencing a sudden in..
Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff (left) and Commisioner Paul Elizondo file for re-election at Democratic headquarters. The two veteran political leader..
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been a regular target for MSNBC’s Ari Melber. In October, The Beat host took on the Facebook creator for using hurric..
THE LIGHTBULB Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke speaks during a news conference at the newly restored Iwo Jima memorial on Nov. 21 in Arlington. (Photo by..
IF YOUR comics pages look a little different to you Thursday, it’s for a good cause. More than 125 cartoonists are donating their original art to bene..
Saks Fifth Avenue parent Hudson's Bay Co. has filed a response in Puerto Rico Superior Court to landlord Taubman Centers' Nov. 1 lawsuit, alleging the..
The journey to the 2019 FIBA World Cup is beginning with dozens of important international qualification games scheduled over the next five days. Exac..
Uber is facing mounting scrutiny from lawmakers, states and several countries after revealing a massive data breach affecting information on 57 millio..
If Jeff Van Gundy had his way, the USA Basketball team that he's coaching in the qualifying round for the 2019 Basketball World Cup would have been to..
  Anthony Gonzalez may only be 13, but his role in Coco has made him Disney/Pixar‘s latest star. The family film — which is set in Mexico during Día d..
The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell for the first time in three weeks, pushing total applications down to a low..
(All times Eastern.) Finding Your Roots (WETA and MPT at 8) Gabby Hoffman (“Transparent”) and Téa Leoni (“Madam Secretary”) explore their family histo..
The claims report was released a day early because of the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday. Economists polled by Reuters had forecast claims fall..
Airlines want to get consumers away from the mall — like, thousands-of-miles-away far. Domestic and international carriers, along with hotels and onli..
Airlines want to get consumers away from the mall — like, thousands-of-miles-away far. Domestic and international carriers, along with hotels and onli..
Workers with Whitefish Energy Holdings help in Manati, Puerto Rico, earlier this month. More than 20 of Puerto Rico's 78 municipalities remain in the ..
PARTY CENTRAL: Nanette Lepore has designed an exclusive collection of party clothes for her web site, launched in time for the holidays. The line went..
The main thing that comedian Steve Mudflap McGrew would like people to know is that he is a nice guy. And, he is. He is an incredibly sweet-natured ma..
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Four decades ago, Alaska Anchorage head basketball coach Bob Rachal was looking to promote the program, and while rubbing sho..
Four decades ago, Alaska Anchorage head basketball coach Bob Rachal was looking to promote the program, and while rubbing shoulders with coaches from ..
For Melania Trump’s first turkey pardon as First Lady, she donned a skirt and turtleneck combo, paired with an oversized floral coat. Check out her lo..
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New leadership at Puerto Rico’s beleaguered electric utility may not be sufficient to compensate for missteps following Hurricane..
Snyder stepped down as director during reshoots and post-production on Justice League, handing control of the film over to Avengers director Joss Whed..
Everyone's favorite Dodgeball teams are back. Ben Stiller stopped by Today on Tuesday to challenge the anchors to a game of dodgeball and raise money ..
(Newser) – The Montana energy company that set up a controversial, since-canceled contract to help restore Puerto Rico's power after Hurricane Maria h..
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Whitefish Energy Holdings said late Monday it's halting work to help restore power in Puerto Rico. That's because it said the ..
NEW YORK (Reuters) - After deep cuts in spending for Florida schools and other public programs following the Great Recession, outgoing Republican Gove..
NEW YORK (Reuters) - After deep cuts in spending for Florida schools and other public programs following the Great Recession, outgoing Republican Gove..
Whitefish Energy announced late Monday that it was halting work to help restore power in Puerto Rico because it has not been paid by the U.S. territor..
Members of a Pennsylvania synagogue sent their love this week to some of Hurricane Harvey's littlest victims. And it's taking dozens of UPS boxes to c..
Double-digit deficits are becoming just a minor annoyance to the Boston Celtics as they continue their winning ways. Kyrie Irving scored 10 of his sea..
Whitefish Energy company announced that it has decided to stop its work in Puerto Rico after Puerto Rico Energy Power Authority stopped payments owing..
DALLAS (AP) — Kyrie Irving scored 10 of his season-high 47 points in overtime as the Boston Celtics rallied once again from a double-digit deficit to ..
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Whitefish Energy Holdings said late Monday that it was halting work to help restore power in Puerto Rico because the U.S. ter..
(Reuters) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said on Monday it temporarily halted Fluor Corp’s work under its Puerto Rico power restoration contract o..
THE LIGHTBULB Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke rides a horse near Blanding, Utah, in May through in the controversial Bears Ears National Monument, which..
Bull season 2 episode 9 carries with it the title of “Thanksgiving,” and as it turns out the holiday is going to be front and center … not to the surp..
(Reuters) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said on Monday it temporarily halted Fluor Corp’s work under its Puerto Rico power restoration contract o..