LOS ANGELES -- Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) wrote on Facebook on Friday, Sept. 23, that he plans to vote for Donald Trump, even though he declined to endorse him at...
WASHINGTON -- The New York Times endorsed Democrat Hillary Clinton for the White House on Saturday saying she was more qualified than Republican presidential rival Donald Trump to handle the...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Charlotte police released body camera and dashboard videos on Saturday showing the fatal shooting of a black man that triggered protests in the North Carolina city, but the footage did not show whether the victim was holding a gun. Family of Keith Scott, who was killed on Tuesday, said the footage showed Scott was not acting aggressively and said the police shooting did not make sense.
NEW YORK -- Federal prosecutors and New York police are investigating former U.S. Representative Anthony Weiner following a media report that he engaged in sexually-explicit cellphone and online messages with...
Twitter Inc. has initiated talks with several technology companies to explore selling itself, a person familiar with the matter said on Friday, as the social media company grapples with its slowest revenue growth since going public in 2013. The sale negotiations will test Twitter's value both as a data and multimedia company, as other social media services such as Facebook's Instagram and Snapchat are expanding their footprints and developing new ways to generate profits.
TULSA, Okla.—The white Tulsa police officer who fatally shot a black man has been charged with manslaughter and a warrant has been issued for her arrest, the Tulsa County District Attorney said on Thursday, Sept. 22. Officer Betty Shelby was charged with first-degree manslaughter for the death of Terence Crutcher, 40. The incident was captured on a widely broadcast police video and the case is one in a series that has raised questions of racial bias in U.S. policing.
Yahoo Inc. said on Thursday that information for at least 500 million user accounts was stolen from its network in 2014 by what it believed was a state-sponsored actor, a theft that appeared to the biggest cyber breach ever. Yahoo said data stolen may have included names, email addresses, telephone numbers, dates of birth and encrypted passwords but that unprotected passwords, payment card data and bank account information did not appear to have been compromised, the company said. "This is the biggest data breach ever,"� said well-known cryptologist Bruce Schneier.
Drooping U.S. state tax revenue in the first half of 2016 could put holes in the states' budgets for fiscal 2017, according to a report by the Rockefeller Institute of Government released on Thursday, Sept. 22. The public policy research arm of the State University of New York reported that taxes mainly on sales and personal and corporate income slumped by 2.1 percent in the second quarter based on preliminary data, after growing just 1.6 percent in the first quarter compared with the same quarters in 2015.
WASHINGTON—The leaders of hundreds of Native American tribes will meet with President Barack Obama at his eighth and final Tribal Nations Conference at the White House next week, while thousands of activists are encamped on the North Dakota prairie protesting a $3.7 billion oil pipeline.
LOS ANGELES—Actress Angelina Jolie has filed for a divorce from actor Brad Pitt, her attorney said in a statement on Tuesday, Sept. 20, signaling the end of one of Hollywood's most glamorous and powerful couples. "This decision was made for the health of the family. She will not be commenting, and asks that the family be given its privacy at this time," attorney Robert Offer said in the statement.