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'More Black Abortions.' 'Neo-Nazis.' Sharp-edged radio ads target Alabama's black voters. - Washington Post

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The ad from Stars and Stripes Forever runs only infrequently; the conservative super PAC has spent just $4,720 to put it on some of Alabama's black radio stations. But like all of the super PAC's work, it grabs the listener's ...

NYC Subway Bomber Charged in Federal Court 'Did it for the Islamic State,' Officials Say - TIME

(NEW YORK) — A Bangladeshi immigrant arrested in a New York subway bombing blamed President Donald Trump for the botched suicide mission that he said he carried out for the Islamic State group, authorities said as they brought federal charges against ...and more »

The Latest: Pelosi calls Trump tweet 'disgusting' - Washington Post

WASHINGTON — The Latest on President Donald Trump and allegations of sexual misconduct (all times local):. 3:50 p.m.. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says President Donald Trump's tweet disparaging Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (KEER'-sten JIHL'-uh-brand ...

US Is Ready to Talk to North Korea 'Anytime,' Tillerson Says - Bloomberg

The U.S. is prepared to negotiate with North Korea without preconditions, but the Trump administration would first want a “quiet period” without nuclear or missile tests for discussions with Kim Jong Un's regime to begin, Secretary of State Rex ...

Ed Lee, San Francisco's first Asian American mayor, dies after heart attack at 65 - Washington Post

Ed Lee, who was the son of Chinese immigrants and rose to become the first Asian American mayor of San Francisco in 2011, died early Tuesday after a heart attack. Former mayor Willie Brown told the San Francisco Examiner that Lee was shopping at his ...

Skirball fire sparked by illegal cooking fire, California officials say - ABC News

The Skirball brush fire that caused residents of Los Angeles' affluent Bel-Air neighborhood to flee their multimillion-dollar mansions last week was sparked by an illegal cooking fire, the Los Angeles Fire Department said in a press release Tuesday ...

Republicans Near Agreement on Higher Corporate Tax Rate and Lower Rate on Wealthiest - New York Times

WASHINGTON — Republicans lawmakers, scrambling to find agreement on a unified tax plan that they hope to put to a final vote next week, are coalescing around a bill that would slightly raise the proposed corporate tax rate while lowering the top rate ...

'Feminism' is Merriam-Webster's word of the year, thanks in part to Kellyanne Conway - Washington Post

This is the year when a sea of pink dominated the streets of several American cities, the year when #MeToo became a symbolic driving force against sexual misconduct by men, and when a group of women — “The Silence Breakers” — graced the cover of Time ...

Exclusive: Grassley urges Trump to reconsider controversial judicial picks - CNN

Washington (CNN) Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley issued a rare rebuke Tuesday of two of President Donald Trump's most controversial judicial nominees, urging the White House to rethink the picks. Grassley told CNN that he is advising ...

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Embraces the Magic and Mystery. Read Our Review. - New York Times

Evil is ascendant. The Resistance — an intrepid, multi-everything group whose leaders include a battle-tested woman warrior — has been fighting the good fight for years but is outnumbered and occasionally outmaneuvered. Yes, the latest “Star Wars ...