"Say it with chocolate" seems to be one of the most popular themes of Valentine's Day, and for very good reasons. Chocolate, so luscious and sweet, is one of the world's most popular flavors. Studies have ...Read more
MANCHESTER, N.H. -- New Hampshire voters stood in long lines Tuesday to register their favorites in a fiercely contested Republican primary that could clarify the race but seemed more likely to introduce an added layer of ...Read more
BEDFORD, N.H. -- As the final voters head to the polls in New Hampshire on Tuesday evening, Hillary Clinton's campaign is bracing for a loss that once was unthinkable.
The aggressive, last-minute push for her by former ...Read more
It must be a sign of superhero fatigue that studios are injecting life into the genre via characters who declare that they want nothing to do with heroics. While the posse of baddies known as the DC Comics "Suicide Squad" ...Read more
If Samantha Bee's game plan for "Full Frontal," her new TBS late-night talk show that debuted Monday night, was to leave the audience wanting more, she certainly succeeded.
One minute she was there taking down ...Read more
APACHE, Ariz. -- The one-story ranch house looks lonely, even from the highway, slouched on a dust-blown ridge 30 miles from the Mexican border.
Here lived The Beans, according to a nameplate long since abandoned. Now, ...Read more
PELHAM, N.H. (UPI) -- A 600-pound pig stopped by a New Hampshire primary polling place on Tuesday after escaping from a local farm.
The pig was spotted on its way to a Pelham high school by Merry Maid workers who shared a...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama unveiled a budget proposal Tuesday that earmarks $19 billion for a wide range of cybersecurity projects, including $3.1 billion to replace out-of-date federal computer systems that are ...Read more
Come on Home, ChildrenVictoria Randall
In the future, when an unlicensed pregnancy is a felony, Willa’s daughter Katy has been abducted by the ruthless Bureau of Population Management. Unless Willa can rescue her she faces a life of stigma, toil, and despair. With the help of some unlikely allies, Willa devises an audacious ...
WASHINGTON (UPI) -- The National Zoo in Washington shared video of 5-month-old panda Bei Bei's struggle to get back to earth after climbing a tree too high for his comfort.
The Smithsonian's National Zoo posted a video to...Read more
MONTREAL (UPI) -- A Quebec man shared video of his family's encounter with a carrot-loving stag that stuck its head in their car window at a safari-style park.
David Freiheit posted a video to YouTube showing the friendly...Read more
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- North Carolina's environmental agency has fined Duke Energy $6.6 million for its February 2014 spill of coal ash into the Dan River.
The fine accounts only for violations Duke pleaded guilty to in ...Read more
NEW YORK -- The average American will die as many as two years sooner than if they lived in Western Europe or Japan. This can be attributed, in part, to three of the darker elements of life in the U.S.: gun violence, drug ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Back during the darkest days of the financial crisis, President Barack Obama summoned the heads of the big Wall Street banks to the White House and told them they had better get their act together. "My ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Warner Music Group and others who fought to hold the copyright on "Happy Birthday to You" have given up their claims to the popular song, according to the terms of a proposed settlement deal that signals the...Read more
The average round-trip U.S. airfare was $372 in the third quarter, the cheapest price for a ticket since 2010, the federal government said Tuesday.
The price was down 6.2 percent from the same period in 2014, according to...Read more
WASHINGTON (UPI) -- A lawyer in Washington D.C. has received dozens of accidental texts from people seeking a coupon for a free Chipotle burrito.
Hank Levine's daughter-in-law Dorry Levine shared a photo of several texts ...Read more
PITTSBURGH (UPI) -- A baby sloth bound for the National Aviary in Pittsburgh was treated to a private jet flight from Florida to Pennsylvania.
The baby two-toed sloth was flown to Pittsburgh on a private jet while ...Read more
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the spread of Zika virus through blood transfusion and sexual contact has been reported. Zika virus is transmitted to people primarily through the bite of an infected ...Read more
CHICAGO -- Kate Bensen calls herself "a builder, a connector." Networking, for her, "is as natural as breathing."
So having a standing wine date with a recruiter was in character for the longtime attorney, and six years ...Read more
SALINAS, Calif. -- Dario Molina's alternative life scrolls by on both sides of Highway 101 north: acre upon acre of lettuce, spinach, heartbreak.
Not me, he thinks. Not anymore.
"Sometimes I reminisce," Molina says. "...Read more