Turkish forces push into Syria, Kurdish militia says attacks repulsed

Turkish ground forces pushed into northern Syria's Afrin province on Sunday, the army said, after Turkey launched artillery and air strikes on a U.S.-backed Kurdish militia it aims to sweep from its border. The Syrian-Kurdish YPG militia, supported by the United...
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Taliban attack on Afghan hotel ends after 13 hours, 6 dead

A Taliban assault on the Intercontinental Hotel in Afghanistan's capital killed at least six people, including a foreigner, and pinned security forces down for more than 13 hours before the last attacker was killed on Sunday, with the casualty toll expected to rise....
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Global female empowerment marches enter second day

Demonstrations in support of female empowerment are scheduled in cities across the world Sunday, a day after hundreds of thousands of people across the globe marched, chanted and protested. Marches are scheduled in several cities, including Miami, Melbourne and...
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10 Inspiring Quotes From Billionaire, Philanthropist and Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen

When you think about Microsoft, Bill Gates typically comes to mind. However, there's another hero to this story. While Microsoft co-founder and childhood friend of Gates, Paul Allen, tends to stay out of the headlines, his contributions to the famous tech company --...
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1 Son, 4 Overdoses, 6 Hours

Drug deaths draw the most notice, but more addicted people live than die. For them and their families, life can be a relentless cycle of worry, hope and chaos.
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How a ‘Perfect Storm’ in New Hampshire Has Fueled an Opioid Crisis

New Hampshire is relatively prosperous, with low crime and unemployment. But the state is short on treatment centers, and drugs are readily available in nearby Massachusetts.
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Eric Trump says the shutdown is ‘a good thing for us,’ politically

Eric Trump, President Donald Trump's second eldest son, had a busy night on Saturday. In addition to filling in for his father at a high-dollar fundraiser at Mar-a-Lago, the president's private club in Palm Beach, Fla., the 34-year old also went on Fox News Channel's...
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Michigan State Trustee Asks President to Resign Over Nassar Scandal

Breaking ranks with the board, the trustee said new leadership would “allow the healing process to begin” after a former university doctor pleaded guilty to sex abuse.
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Voices From the Women’s March

On the first anniversary of the Women’s March, thousands gathered in major metropolitan areas and small towns around the globe. From Cheyenne, Wyo., to Pikeville, Ky., to Washington to Rome, people marched for women’s rights on Saturday. Eight...
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SoFi in talks with top Twitter exec about CEO position: WSJ

(Reuters) - Social Finance Inc (SoFi) is in discussions with Anthony Noto, a top Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) executive, to become the online lender’s chief executive, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday, citing sources. Noto, Twitter’s chief operating...
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Michigan State Trustee Asks President to Resign Over Nassar Scandal

Breaking ranks with the board, the trustee said new leadership would “allow the healing process to begin” after a former university doctor pleaded guilty to sex abuse.

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Trump Appointee Resigns and Apologizes for Racist Comments

Carl Higbie stepped down from the Corporation for National and Community Service after CNN revealed his disparaging remarks about black people, Muslims and others.

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Government shutdown, day 1: Here’s where the negotiations stand as DC’s leaders cast blame

More than 12 hours since U.S. government funding lapsed, Congress appeared to have made only minor progress toward a deal to reopen the government. Talks continued on Capitol Hill after a month-long spending plan passed by the House failed in the Senate, triggering a...

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Crude oil prices are perched comfortably above $60, but a top oil watcher warns it won’t last

Crude oil hit its highest level in more than three years to start 2018, but one market watcher expects these gains to be short-lived. Crude oil blazed through the first few weeks of the year, as signs of a supply-demand balance set off commodities bulls. A rally sent...

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The Longer It Lasts, the More a Shutdown Could Hurt the Economy

The early days of the federal government shutdown won’t slow the American economy much, but that could change if the impasse drags out.

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Women march across the US for the 2nd year, marking Trump’s first anniversary in the Oval Office

Thousands of protesters turned out across the nation for the second Women's March on Saturday, marking the first anniversary of President Donald Trump's inauguration with rallies aimed at channeling female activism into political gains in elections this year. The...

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Arianna Huffington’s new company wants to give phones a rest—so you can get some yourself

Want to feel healthier, happier and more productive? Put down your phones, turn off the television and get some shut eye. In a media-saturated world where most people are always plugged in, that advice may seem easier said than done. There's little doubt that, for...

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Patrick Meehan, Congressman Combating Harassment, Settled His Own Misconduct Case

Representative Patrick Meehan, a Republican member of the House Ethics Committee, used taxpayer money to pay a former aide who had seen him as a father figure before he made unwanted advances.

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How Nicolas Cage blew $150 million on mansions, his own private island — and a real dinosaur skull

Cage once owned 15 residences, including a $25 million waterfront home in Newport Beach, California, a $15.7 million countryside estate in Newport, Rhode Island, and an $8.5 million abode in Las Vegas, pictured below. He also purchased, for $3.4 million, the infamous...

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How Trump’s chief of staff, John Kelly, helped to kill a possible deal to fund the government

White House chief of staff John Kelly played a major role in President Donald Trump shooting down the framework of a last-minute deal floated by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer to fund the government Friday. As the clock ticked down to an eventual government...

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This 30-year-old screenwriter created the viral pink ‘pussy hat’—here are her top 3 tips for success

During the midst of a career plateau, Suh co-founded the social movement with fellow knitter and feminist Jayna Zweiman on November 23, 2016. The pussy hat not only plays on "pussycat," but it also alludes to the "Access Hollywood" tape that surfaced in October 2016...

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Arianna Huffington on the Women’s March: ‘This is the moment for women to find their voice’

Just this year, USA Today reported that Michelle Williams was paid less than 1 percent of her male co-star Mark Wahlberg to reshoot scenes for the film "All the Money in The World." Though this type of pay disparity has been embedded in the workplace for years, the...

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House-passed bill to avoid a government shutdown sinks in the Senate, leaving Congress scrambling

A House-passed stopgap bill that would avoid a government shutdown fizzled out in the Senate on Friday, leaving Congress fewer than two hours to find a solution before a midnight deadline. The measure did not have enough votes to clear a procedural vote in the Senate...

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Republicans Claim Surveillance Power Abuses in Russia Inquiry

A report claims that a warrant to eavesdrop on Carter Page, a former Trump campaign aide, was improperly obtained.

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Trying to Defend President Trump’s Derision, Diplomatically

In embassies around the world, some of America’s diplomats are being dressed down by their host nations. Others are considering leaving their posts.

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As the Shutdown Loomed, Trump Reached Out to Schumer

But as happened in September — when a tentative deal fell apart after the president’s hard-line advisers and conservative supporters revolted — the meeting went nowhere.

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Trump Tells Anti-Abortion Marchers ‘We Are With You All the Way’ and Shows It

For someone who once described himself as “very pro-choice,” Mr. Trump’s transformation into a champion of the anti-abortion cause is a remarkable political evolution.

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News Analysis: Shutdown? It Could Be Forgotten in a Trumpian Flash

As Democrats pushed the government toward a shutdown, they could take solace in the rapid-fire news cycles of the Trump era. A crisis now may be long forgotten by November.

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