An eruption of lightning-sparked wildfires across the northwestern United States over the last two weeks has scorched almost a million acres of land in Washington and Oregon while threatening thousands of houses and buildings.
A crackdown on smuggling rings bringing thousands of Central American children to the U.S. has resulted in 192 arrests and the seizure of $625,000 in U.S. bank holdings, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson announced.
There may be no more self-abasing profession than politics.
The Obama administration plans to make another change in the rules governing how employer healthcare plans cover birth control, one in a long series of efforts to accommodate religious objections to some contraceptives.
The decision by a small coastal city in Maine to ban the export of crude oil from its harbor brought threats of lawsuits from the oil industry Tuesday and put South Portland on the front lines of a battle over development of Canada?s huge and controversial tar sands deposits.
The evolution of airport food continues, from stale burgers in the past to today's higher-end offerings from Spago founder Wolfgang Puck and Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto. Puck's Wolfgang Puck Express and Morimoto's Skewers restaurants, now open at LAX, are continuing an ongoing trend of fancier pre-boarding dining options. Such upscale eats now include Laduree macarons at Paris' Charles de Gaulle, small plates from Iron Chef Cat Cora at SFO, Chinese treats from a Hong Kong International Airport outpost of Michelin-starred Hung's Delicacies and more. Wolfgang Puck Express, in Terminal 7, is a blend of two concepts -- a full-service sit-down restaurant as...