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.
In a seemingly dismal year for Democrats, who face the prospect of losing House seats and possibly control of the Senate, there is one bright spot: a chance to elect governors in several states run by Republicans.
More than a third of adults have smoked it ? including the last three presidents. Dozens of songs and movies have been made about it.
Every weekday, about a dozen large garbage trucks peel away from the oil boom that has spread through western North Dakota to bump along a gravel road to the McKenzie County landfill.
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 Kings, Wild and New York Rangers needed a Game 7 to win their respective first-round series, and Minnesota had to go to overtime. Will the drama continue in the conference semifinals? Western Conference 1. DUCKS (Round 1: defeated Dallas, 4-2) vs. 3. KINGS (Round 1; defeated San Jose, 4-3) Playoff power play: Ducks 26.9% (fourth); Kings 25% (sixth). Playoff penalty killing: Ducks 89.7% (fourth); Kings 87.5% (sixth). Leading scorers: Ducks, Ryan Getzlaf 3-4—7; Kings, Anze Kopitar 4-6—10. Outlook: The Ducks will have to decide whether to start goaltender Frederik Andersen, who was pulled in two games versus Dallas, or Jonas Hiller, who got the...