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Despite Khashoggi case, US firms and Saudi prince show up at 'Davos in the Desert' - Washington Post

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Gathered under grand domes and crystal chandeliers for a glitzy investment forum nicknamed “Davos in the Desert,” business leaders on Tuesday called the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi terrible and sad, but said that ...

What Could Hold Back a Democratic Wave? Economy, Confidence, Independence - New York Times

YARDLEY, Pa. — Sitting at her pumpkin-decorated dining room table, Kristen Donnelly ticked off her top political concerns: pay equity for women, gun control and anti-immigrant sentiment. (Her husband of five years has a green card.) As for the president?

Small Mexican town teeming with caravan migrants on sojourn to US border - USA TODAY

HUIXTLA, Mexico – The Central American migrants moving their way through Mexico as part of a controversial caravan — one President Donald Trump is pushing hard as a midterms election issue — is forging ahead in its long journey to the U.S.-Mexico ...

Sandra Day O'Connor, First Female Supreme Court Justice, Reveals Dementia Diagnosis - New York Times

Sandra Day O'Connor, the first woman to serve as a justice on the United States Supreme Court and a critical swing vote for much of her tenure, said on Tuesday that she had dementia and had decided to withdraw from public life as the disease advanced.

Here's how to play Mega Millions if you've never done it before - The Boston Globe

The Mega Millions jackpot surged to a world record-shattering total of $1.6 billion this weekend, as 13 weeks of drawings have gone by with no grand prize winner. With no winner in last Friday's drawing and another drawing on tap for Tuesday, many will ...

National security adviser John Bolton rebuffs Russian appeals to remain in key nuclear-arms pact - Washington Post

MOSCOW — National security adviser John Bolton held firm Tuesday to President Trump's announcement that the United States would withdraw from a landmark arms control treaty in place since the Soviet era. Bolton said the United States would present “in ...

Utah track athlete Lauren McCluskey shot and killed - ESPN

A University of Utah track athlete was shot and killed Monday night, the school announced. Lauren McCluskey, a senior communication major from Pullman, Washington, was found dead in the back seat of a parked car near a residential hall on campus.

Stacey Abrams could forge a new path for Democrats in the Old South - CNN

(CNN) A pair of young volunteers for Democrat Stacey Abrams' campaign for Georgia governor stood under umbrellas on a sloping suburban street in Decatur, a 15-minute drive east of Atlanta, chewing over Georgia's premier political contest -- and one of ...

Kindergartner parties alone after no one shows up to birthday bash - New York Post

Even free pizza couldn't attract any pint-size partygoers for a 6-year-old's birthday. An Arizona mom says none of her son's kindergarten friends showed up to his birthday party — after she sent 32 invitations to his classmates. The boy, Teddy, held a ...

WATCH LIVE: Tornado Warning in Mass. - NECN

A tornado warning has been declared in parts of Norfolk County, Bristol County and Plymouth County in Massachusetts. Severe thunderstorm warnings are in effect in both of those counties, as well as Worcester County and Middlesex County, until 5 p.m..and more »