It wasn't the way the regular City Council meeting was supposed to begin, but Monday wasn't a regular day here in the charred wake of the Carlton Complex fire, which officials described as the most serious in the nation as more residents were ordered to flee.
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.
Bald man, ahoy! Hugh Jackman has shaved his head for his upcoming turn as the mischievous pirate Blackbeard in "Pan." "Blackbeard is born. #PAN," the Tony Awards host captioned a picture he posted on Instagram. The snapshot shows the Aussie star in a hair dresser's chair and prominently features his bald head. The "X-Men: Days of Future Past" star also gave his beard a big trim and shaved off his sideburns. "Pan," the Joe Wright-helmed adventure comedy due in theaters in July 2015, tells the origin story of fairytale favorite Peter Pan. Jackman's "Les Miserables" costar Amanda Seyfried also stars in the film, along with...