The fortune-tellers hawk their services along the boardwalk, offering to read palms, study tarot cards and gaze into crystal balls for $5.
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.
Who looks like the Cy Young Award winners as we take our midseason break? In the National League, Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw (11-2 win-loss record, league-leading 1.78 earned-run average) now has a no-hitter to go with his two previous Cy Young Awards, and he has reeled off eight consecutive wins. He’s probably the guy to beat. The St. Louis Cardinals’ Adam Wainwright is second to Kershaw in ERA (1.83) and is tied for most wins (12) with Cincinnati’s Alfredo Simon. Simon’s teammate, Johnny Cueto, also is in the mix with a 10-6 record, 2.13 ERA and 141 strikeouts, second in the league. In the AL, the New York Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka (12-4, 2.51 ERA)...