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Trump takes no responsibility for riot, visits Texas

Trump takes no responsibility for riot, visits Texas

ALAMO, Texas — President Donald Trump on Tuesday took no responsibility for his part in fomenting a violent insurrection at the U.S.
Supreme Court wrestles with Georgia college free speech case

Supreme Court wrestles with Georgia college free speech case

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Tuesday wrestled with whether to revive a lawsuit brought by a Georgia college student who sued school officials after being prevented from distributing Christian literature on campus.
Sheldon Adelson, casino mogul and GOP power broker, dies

Sheldon Adelson, casino mogul and GOP power broker, dies

LAS VEGAS — Sheldon Adelson, the billionaire mogul, Republican mega-donor and power broker who built a casino empire spanning from Las Vegas to China and became a singular force in domestic and international politics, has died after a long illness.
Spike Lee's children named Golden Globe ambassadors

Spike Lee's children named Golden Globe ambassadors

LOS ANGELES — Spike Lee’s daughter and son have been chosen as the Golden Globe ambassadors to assist with the awards ceremony.
Analysis: Trump abdicating in the job he fought to retain

Analysis: Trump abdicating in the job he fought to retain

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s days in office are numbered. But he’s already stopped doing much of his job. In the last three weeks, a bomb went off in a major city and the president said nothing about it.

Ghislaine Maxwell appeals bail rejection in sex abuse case

NEW YORK — The British socialite awaiting trial on charges that she recruited girls in the 1990s for Jeffrey Epstein to sexually abuse is appealing a judge’s order that she remain jailed.
With Sheldon Adelson's death, Netanyahu loses key supporter

With Sheldon Adelson's death, Netanyahu loses key supporter

TEL AVIV, Israel — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday mourned the passing of U.S. casino magnate Sheldon Adelson, one of Netanyahu’s staunchest American supporters, lauding his efforts to bolster ties between the U.S.
Amid roiling pandemic, ‘The Resident’ confronts virus' toll

Amid roiling pandemic, ‘The Resident’ confronts virus' toll

LONDON — The coronavirus pandemic has forced television hospital shows to confront a key question — could the biggest medical crisis in recent decades be ignored in favour of escapism for viewers? Medical shows have reached different conclusions, but
Gothams give virtual start to Oscar season, 'Nomadland' wins

Gothams give virtual start to Oscar season, 'Nomadland' wins

NEW YORK — Streaming from an empty banquet hall and with acceptance speeches made from living rooms, the 30th Gotham Awards gave a very strange Oscar season a virtual start Monday in a largely digital ceremony that crowned Chloe Zhao’s “Nomadland” th

Officials: Manatee in Florida had 'Trump' drawn on back

HOMOSASSA SPRINGS, Fla. — State and federal wildlife officials are investigating reports of a manatee found with “Trump” drawn on its back in a Florida river.