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Women are signing up to run for office. Will they succeed?

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 17:46
When I saw the news recently that Britain elected a record number of women to Parliament -- more than ever before -- to make up a bit more than 30% of the legislative body, I took to Twitter to cheer.

Rep. Steve Scalise upgraded to fair condition

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 17:19
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise is in "fair condition" as he continues to heal from his gunshot wounds, according to hospital statement released on Wednesday.

Doctors debate the hand and wrist troubles tied to texting

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 17:13
Do your thumbs need a tune-up after too much texting? Though the jury is still out on whether constant texting is linked to carpal tunnel syndrome or other problems, some doctors advise to give your hands and wrists a break.

Georgia wipeout begs the question: Are Democrats aimless?

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 16:54
The newly activated Democratic base -- the resistance! -- was tripping over itself for a fight. Their money arrived down South by the truckload. The Republican President's approval ratings are in the tank. And yet, another Election Day is gone, and Democrats are again asking where it all went wrong.

Working from home is really having a moment

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 16:14
Home is where the heart is. But the office can be wherever the worker is.

Gulf Coast hit by second tropical storm in hurricane season

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 15:54
Tropical Storm Cindy is just the second tropical storm to form in the Atlantic since the hurricane season officially began.

Castile family lawyer 'stunned' by dashcam footage

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 15:48
"Stunned." That's the word Glenda Hatchett used Wednesday to describe how she felt after seeing the dashcam footage of Philando Castile's July 2016 shooting death during a traffic stop in suburban Minneapolis.

The rise and fall of Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 15:42
Uber's ex-CEO Travis Kalanick has navigated a bumpy career filled with extreme success, public failures and bitter battles. (

Artisan ice cream: Candied bacon or milkshake and fries?

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 15:40
Natasha Case's artisan ice cream cookies can be found in over 5,000 stores in every U.S. state, including Whole Foods Market, Target and Safeway.

Etsy cuts 15% of its workforce

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 15:26
The layoffs are the latest sign that Etsy is struggling to prove that it can be both profitable and socially conscious.

It took just 40 seconds for an ordinary traffic stop to turn deadly

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 14:14
What's most shocking is how fast it happened.

It's too hot to fly in the West

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 04:02
It's so hot in the West that the scorching heat is breaking records, causing massive power outages and prompting flight cancellations.

Dashcam video shows Philando Castile shooting

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 23:56
Police have released dashcam video that shows Officer Jeronimo Yanez fatally shooting Philando Castile. Yanez was found not guilty of second-degree manslaughter.

UT announces Title IX findings

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 21:05

Father turns love into great cause

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 21:05

Residents receive 'suspicious' package

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 21:05

Muslim girl killed walking to mosque

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 19:25
A Muslim teenager is missing and believed dead after she was abducted by a man as she and her friends were walking to a suburban Virginia mosque for Ramadan prayers, police said.

FBI pick dropped a Russia case from bio

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 19:16
Donald Trump's nominee to be the director of the FBI, Christopher Wray, represented an American energy executive in 2006 who was being criminally investigated by the Russian government.