• Donald Trump November 4, 2019 10:03 pm

    Columnist E. Jean Carroll Sues Trump for Calling Her Sex Assault Claim a Lie

    An advice columnist who says President Donald Trump raped her in a department store dressing room in the 1990s sued him Monday for calling her a liar he had never even met. E. Jean Carroll’s lawsuit, filed Monday in New York, says Trump “smeared her integrity, honesty and dignity — all in the national press” when he responded to her...

  • London October 6, 2019 7:31 pm

    UK Leader Johnson Renews Vow to Leave EU by Deadline

    British Prime Minister on Sunday renewed his vow to take the country out of the European Union by the Brexit deadline, in an apparent contradiction of a government pledge in court days earlier to ask for an extension if there’s no withdrawal deal. “We will be packing our bags and walking out on” Oct. 31, Boris Johnson wrote in The...

  • London September 30, 2019 8:00 pm

    UK's Johnson Denies Wrongdoing as Allegations Mount

    U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson battled to fend off allegations of improper patronage and groping a woman as he prepared a final push Monday to fulfill his pledge to lead his country out of the European Union in just over a month — and, he hopes, move British politics beyond its fracture over Europe. Johnson sought to energize Conservative members...

  • New York January 23, 2019 11:40 am

    Russell Baker, Author and NY Times Columnist, Is Dead at 93

    Russell Baker, the genial, but sharp-witted writer who won Pulitzer Prizes for his humorous columns in The New York Times and a moving autobiography of his impoverished Baltimore childhood and later hosted television’s “Masterpiece Theatre,” has died. He was 93. Allen Baker told The Associated Press that his father died on Monday from complications after a fall. Baker in his...

  • China January 3, 2019 1:16 pm

    Saudi Arabia Says 5 Face Death Penalty in Khashoggi Killing

    Saudi Arabia announced on Thursday it will seek the death penalty against five suspects in the slaying of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, a killing that has seen members of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s entourage implicated in the writer’s assassination. Prosecutors announced that 11 suspects in the slaying attended their first court hearing with lawyers, but the statement did...

  • Facebook December 3, 2018 3:59 pm

    Egyptian Actress Says Revealing Dress Wasn't Meant to Offend

    An Egyptian actress facing trial on public obscenity charges for wearing a revealing dress says she didn’t mean to offend anyone, appealing to her detractors to believe in her good intentions.

  • Donald Trump November 22, 2018 2:09 am

    Hawaii Rep. Gabbard Lashes Out at Trump

    Democratic Rep. Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii is lashing out at President Donald Trump after the president argued that cancelling Saudi arms deals worth billions of dollars to U.S. defense companies would only benefit Russia and China. Some of Trump’s GOP colleagues have warned that not punishing Saudi Arabia for its role in killing a U.S.-based columnist will have dangerous...

  • Congress November 17, 2018 8:46 pm

    US Intel Says Prince Ordered Khashoggi Killing

    U.S. intelligence officials have concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a U.S. official said. The Saudi government has denied the claim. The conclusion will bolster efforts in Congress to further punish the close U.S. ally for the killing. The Trump administration this past week penalized 17 Saudi officials for their alleged...

  • Donald Trump October 21, 2018 1:31 pm

    US, Europe Push for More Details in Khashoggi Slaying

    President Donald Trump said he needs to learn more about the killing of a Saudi journalist and will be working with Congress on the U.S. response. Speaking late Saturday after a campaign rally in Nevada, he said he will be talking to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman soon. Saudi authorities have said Khashoggi died in a “brawl” with Saudi...

  • Donald Trump October 20, 2018 1:47 am

    Saudis Confirm Jamal Khashoggi Was Killed Inside Consulate

    Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed in a “fistfight” in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, the kingdom claimed early Saturday, admitting that the writer had been slain at its diplomatic post for the first time. Authorities said 18 Saudi suspects were in custody for his slaying and intelligence officials had been fired. The overnight announcements in Saudi state media came...

  • Donald Trump October 19, 2018 11:52 am

    Trump: ‘Certainly Looks' Like Saudi Writer Dead

    President Donald Trump acknowledged Thursday it “certainly looks” as though missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is dead, and he threatened “very severe” consequences if the Saudis are found to have murdered him. His warning came as the administration toughened its response to a disappearance that has sparked global outrage. Before Trump spoke, the administration announced that Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin...

  • America October 18, 2018 12:29 am

    Turkish Police Search Saudi Consul's Home in Khashoggi Disappearance

    Turkish crime-scene investigators searched the home of the Saudi consul general in Istanbul on Wednesday in the disappearance of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi, and a pro-government newspaper published a gruesome account of the journalist’s alleged slaying. As Saudi Arabia’s green national flag flapped overhead, forensics teams entered the residence, only 2 kilometers (1.2 miles) from the consulate where Khashoggi vanished...

  • Donald Trump October 16, 2018 6:19 pm

    Pompeo Visits Saudi Arabia With Concerns Over Missing Journalist

    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Saudi Arabia’s crown prince on Tuesday after concerns of missing journalist Jamal Kashoggi prompted calls for an investigation into the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, where Kashoggi was last seen. Kashoggi, a columnist for The Washington Post, was a frequent critic of the prince.

  • columnist August 24, 2018 6:40 pm

    'Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous' Host Robin Leach Dead at 76

    Robin Leach, whose voice crystallized the opulent 1980s on TV’s “Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous,” died Friday. He was 76

  • Cancer June 22, 2018 1:06 am

    Columnist Charles Krauthammer, Who Wrote of Cancer Diagnosis, Dies

    Charles Krauthammer, the Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and pundit who helped shape and occasionally dissented from the conservative movement as he evolved from “Great Society” Democrat to Iraq War cheerleader to denouncer of Donald Trump, died Thursday. He was 68.

  • Cancer June 8, 2018 11:57 pm

    Fox News' Charles Krauthammer Writes He Has ‘Weeks to Live'

    The stage set where Oprah Winfrey interviewed thousands of her television guests is now part of an exhibition at the Smithsonian.

  • Cancer June 8, 2018 7:57 pm

    Fox News' Charles Krauthammer Writes He Has ‘Weeks to Live'

    The stage set where Oprah Winfrey interviewed thousands of her television guests is now part of an exhibition at the Smithsonian.

  • California May 15, 2018 12:59 pm

    Woman Targeted by Man at Coffee Shop for Wearing Niqab

    Racist rant in coffee shop against Muslim woman causes restaurant shop to turn away customer.

  • Donald Trump August 11, 2017 10:59 am

    CNN Severs Ties With Commentator for ‘Sieg Heil' Tweet

    CNN announced it was cutting ties with contributor Jeffrey Lord after he tweeted “Sieg Heil!” at the president of Media Matters for America on Thursday.

  • Twitter April 27, 2017 8:30 pm

    Fox Host Announces Vacation After Ivanka Trump Microphone Quip Draws Criticism

    Fox News host Jesse Watters says he enjoys Ivanka Trump’s voice and wasn’t making a joke “about anything else” when he mentioned that he liked the way she held a microphone. Watters made the comment while hosting “The Five” on Fox News Channel on Tuesday. On Thursday, NBC News reported that Watters would be on vacation until Monday.

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