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Remember Carly Fiorina? She was Ted Cruz's vice presidential candidate for about a week before he dropped out of the race?
Marco Rubio is nothing if not flexible. After calling his former primary rival Donald Trump a “con artist,” an “embarrassment,” and “a person that has no ideas of any substance on the important issues,” he has finally made it through the stages of grief for his own campaign and is ...
Airbus has detected signals from the EgyptAir plane that crashed into the Mediterranean Sea last week, narrowing down the search area for the missing aircraft, CNN reports.EgyptAir Flight 804 from Paris to Cairo, an Airbus A320 carrying 66 passengers and crew, vanished from air-traffic-control screens at about 3:30 a.m.
The board of regents at Baylor University announced Thursday that it had demoted the university’s president, Ken Starr; fired football coach Art Briles; and placed athletic director Ian McCaw on probation over the mishandling of sexual assault complaints against members of the football team.
Donald Trump’s big speech on energy policy covered a lot of ground. In 45 short minutes, the presumptive GOP nominee promised to rescind the Obama administration’s executive orders regulating carbon emissions, drastically increase domestic oil drilling, force TransCanada to build the Keystone Pipeline, protect the quality of our air and ...
You can take the "presumptive" nominee tag off Donald Trump and substitute "putative." According to the most widely accepted scorekeeper, the Associated Press, the mogul has quietly passed the much-discussed threshold of 1,237 delegate commitments needed to win a majority in Cleveland. The New York businessman sealed the majority by ...
By now it should not be surprising that the latest development in the Clinton email "scandal," a critical report from the State Department inspector general that adds little to what we know, was greeted with shouts from some people and yawns from others.
One of the things we all know about the Democratic nominating contest is that Hillary Clinton wins nonwhite voters and Bernie Sanders wins white voters, right?
A bacteria that's every health official and doctor's worst nightmare has officially arrived in the United States.
All Paul Ryan wanted was to appropriate some funds for energy and water spending: a quick and easy vote, bang the gavel, go home, and CrossFit hard enough to forget the Donald’s name.
On February 7, Donald Trump told an audience of supporters in New Hampshire that he would represent their interests, but Jeb Bush would not, because Bush was in the pocket of special interests.
Democrats anxious about the damage a protracted presidential nominating contest could inflict on party-unity prospects for victory in November often look back at the 2008 elections for solace.
Andrea Constand went to police more than a decade ago with allegations that Bill Cosby, the comedian, "America's Dad," had given her three blue “herbal” pills at his Pennsylvania home.
A deadly shooting created chaos during a Wednesday night concert at Irving Plaza, where T.I. was scheduled to perform, along with Anderson .Paak, PnB Rock, and other artists.
One day soon, if MTA projections are to be believed, tourists will lean over you and stare confusedly at this new subway map while you're sitting in the train's end seat.
The reaction of conservative opinion-leaders to Donald Trump's list of prospects he would consider for the vacancy on the U.S.
All Paul Ryan wanted Wednesday night was to appropriate some funds for energy and water spending: a quick and easy vote, bang the gavel, go home, and CrossFit hard enough to forget the Donald’s name.
After crunching the numbers of the Trump campaign's May financial disclosure statement, the Huffington Post reports that 75 percent of Trump's campaign staffers are men.
Last night on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Donald Trump was asked if he would debate Bernie Sanders, and he agreed to do so.