Here’s your foreign policy! A day after President Obama joked about the idea of Donald Trump talking foreign policy with beauty-pageant winners, former Miss Sweden Camilla Hansson said she wouldn’t mind discussing anything with the New York billionaire — calling him a “larger-than-life character” on Sunday.
If this election season has blurred the line between politics and entertainment, then Saturday night’s annual White House Correspondents’ Dinner completely erased it. Once dubbed the “nerd prom” for the wonky press corp, the glitzy gala has become Washington’s Oscars, where Hollywood and political elite mingle at swank embassy parties around town before and after...
WASHINGTON — CIA Director John Brennan says a 28-page secret chapter from a congressional inquiry into 9/11 contains preliminary information about possible Saudi links to the attackers that hadn’t been corroborated or checked out at the time.
In the Middle East, the war for perception has become as important as the war for territory. I served as an Israeli soldier at a military outpost in south Lebanon in the end of the 1990s, when Israel fought a small guerilla war with the Shiite group Hezbollah.
A Russian plane performed an “unsafe and unprofessional” barrel roll over a US Air Force jet above the Baltic Sea — the latest in a string of such incidents, the Pentagon announced on Saturday.
Bombs continued to fall on the rebel-held areas of Aleppo, Syria, on Saturday, but Russia refused to pressure President Bashar al-Assad’s government to ease up on airstrikes that are terrifying residents.
It’s do or die for Ted Cruz in Indiana on Tuesday — and pollsters say he’s got a chance against GOP front-runner Donald Trump. While Trump leads in Indiana by 2.3 percent in the RealClearPolitics polling average, the latest surveys show mixed results.
With seven performances under his belt, U.S. President Barack Obama will try one last time to bring the house down at the annual White House Correspondents’ Dinner on Saturday, a night of playful ribbing of both politicians and the news media.
Months after two Starbucks customers sued the coffee chain for underfilling its lattes, the company is getting hit with another lawsuit: this time for underfilling its cold drinks. According to court documents, one amped-up coffee drinker is suing Starbucks because its cold beverages don’t contain the amount of liquid advertised, TMZ reports.
Mark Twain is credited with saying “figures don’t lie, but liars figure.” If he were around today Twain’s quote might go something like this: “Figures do lie, and liars figure out how to make people believe them.” Granted, not as catchy.
WASHINGTON — His coffers are feeling the “bern.” Bernie Sanders’ fundraising slowed dramatically last month following a string of losses, his campaign announced Sunday. The Vermont senator brought in $26 million in April compared to $46 million in March — signaling the first slow-down of Sanders’ momentum and explanation for his recent staff layoffs.
Lawyers for U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, who faces a potential life sentence for desertion while serving in Afghanistan, will be allowed access to classified material to prepare his defense, a military appeals court has ruled.
If Comedy Central’s Larry Wilmore bombed at the White House Correspondents Association Annual Dinner then it’s because he targeted the media for his jokes, barely touching on Obama’s near eight-year presidency.
President Barack Obama’s daughter Malia will take a year off after high school and attend Harvard University in 2017. The White House announced the news on Sunday. Malia is the eldest of the Obamas’ two daughters.
The triplets at the center of one of California’s most publicized surrogacy custody cases are now at home with their biological father, People reports. Melissa Cook, the surrogate whose refusal to abort one of the fetuses she was carrying made headlines last fall, gave birth to three healthy boys in February.
Absent an alien invasion, the zombie apocalypse or the sudden re-annexation of California by Mexico, Donald Trump will be the Republican candidate for president. It’s time to move on to the real question: Can he beat Hillary Clinton?
See which stars came out to the White House Correspondents' Association dinner.
Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg slammed populist presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump in a commencement speech Saturday. “When a populist candidate promises free college, free health care and a pony, or another candidate promises to make other countries pay for our needs, remember: Those who promise you a free lunch will invariably eat you...
SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. — It literally was a whale of a job. Crews on Friday finished removing the estimated 60,000-pound carcass of a rotting whale from a Southern California beach.
Ted Cruz got a tepid endorsement Friday from Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, who took time to praise Cruz’s main rival, Donald Trump. “I like and respect all three of the Republican candidates in the field,” Pence said.
This isn’t the usual girl-power tale featuring a woman who loses half her body weight, locates her abs, then finds true love, self-acceptance and fabulous clothes as a brand-new hottie.
The widow of Alex Lowe said in a statement Friday that two climbers attempting to ascend the 26,291-foot Shishapangma in Tibet discovered the remains of two people partially melting out of a glacier.
WASHINGTON — A day after being roasted by President Obama at the White House Correspondents Association Dinner, Donald Trump offered rare kudos to the ‘comedian’ -in-chief. “It’s a comedy. It’s fine.
“Never Forget” has been forgotten. A startling number of 9/11 monuments around the country have been vandalized or fallen into disrepair, including a $2 million Nassau County memorial that bears the names of heroes and residents killed that day.
Your morning bowl of oatmeal comes with a dose of a carcinogen, a Brooklyn man claims in a class-action lawsuit. Quaker Oats says its ubiquitous breakfast food is “100% Natural” but that’s “false, deceptive and misleading,” because the company uses a chemical called glyphosate in processing its oats, court papers say.
Now that Mayor de Blasio is fighting for his political life, he would do well to recall the warning boxing legend Joe Louis gave to an opponent who favored hit-and-run tactics.
Hillary Clinton drew ire from Native Americans on Saturday over her use of the phrase “off the reservation” in a CNN interview. Activists pointed to the saying’s dark origins in late-19th-century laws restricting Native Americans to reservation lands.
The Rev. Daniel Berrigan, a Roman Catholic priest and peace activist who was imprisoned for burning draft files in a protest against the Vietnam War, died Saturday. He was 94.
PALESTINE, Texas — A 64-year-old woman and four grandchildren were killed early Saturday after a creek overflowed its banks, flooding an East Texas neighborhood as many residents slept. Capt. James Muniz of the Palestine Police Department told The Associated Press that six to 10 homes in a Palestine cul-de-sac were severely damaged following heavy rainfall...
HILO, Hawaii — The parents of a Hawaii boy who has been missing for nearly 20 years have been charged with murder after authorities reopened the case and re-evaluated the evidence.