| Nov 20, 2013
This week, the Senate takes up a White House-backed defense authorization bill that would reduce the restrictions on repatriating Yemeni nationals held in the Guantanamo Bay detention facility. These changes are long overdue. Many of these detainees...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 5:06 PM
When he first heard the news Saturday about the fiery car crash that killed “Fast and Furious” actor Paul Walker, fan Joel Perez, thought it was a hoax.
On Sunday morning, the 23-year-old visited the crash site in Valencia to see a makeshift...
| Sep 16, 2013
One of the biggest pieces of business Congress has yet to resolve is the farm bill, legislation that has enjoyed bipartisan support for decades. Unfortunately, the process to reauthorize this crucial bill has taken a sharp and disheartening turn this...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 3:00 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan — Abdul Wali Fadaei is proud of his family history.
His father died when he drove an explosives-laden car into the capital's upscale Hotel Inter-Continental in 2011, a brazen attack that killed 18 people, including seven...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 5:09 PM
Pamela Anderson is running in the New York City marathon in November to help raise funds for Haiti.
Now if only the streets of New York were lined with sand and everyone were required to wear a red swimsuit ...
The former "Baywatch" babe, 46, has...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 11:43 AM
Footwear brand Therafit has announced that, for the month of September, it will donate $20 to the American Red Cross for each pair of red athletic shoes it sells.
As part of the donation initiative, which applies to Therafit's "Deborah" style athletic...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 8:12 PM
The country was in the grip of a polio epidemic in the 1950s when orthopedic surgeon Dr. Jacquelin Perry began performing spinal surgeries in Downey that helped paralyzed survivors of the disease regain mobility.
When some of the same patients...
| May 23, 2013
| 3:13 PM
The leading cause of death during Superstorm Sandy last fall was drowning, according to a new report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The report, which analyzed 117 storm-related deaths, comes amid a National Oceanic and...
| May 10, 2013
| 12:24 PM
Stamp Out Hunger is taking place Saturday -- that's what that brown paper bag in your mailbox was all about!
It's easy to participate in this annual food drive spearheaded by the U.S. Postal Service.
Just take a few moments to peek into your cupboards...
| May 18, 2012
| 4:39 PM
Aid groups criticize G8 plan to recruit private investment to fight African hunger: A G8 plan to foster $3 billion in private sector investment in agricultural development in poor countries won a tepid welcome from humanitarian agencies Friday, who argued...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 4:42 PM
Water will run out in just nine days for tens of thousands of refugees who have fled from Sudan into South Sudan, overwhelming the few camps in this parched stretch of Upper Nile State, the aid agency Doctors Without Borders said Tuesday....