Melania Trump is only the second first lady of the United States not born in America; the first, Louisa Adams was born in England. Yet she's remained silent as her husband, President Donald Trump, tweets racist and xenophobic attacks at four Democratic freshman lawmakers who are all women of color.
Posted on: 15 July 2019 | 7:48 pm
Prosecutors and defense attorneys spent the first day of the trial for retired Gen. Michael Flynn's ex-lobbying partner focused on a September 2016 meeting Flynn and others had with Turkish officials and an opinion piece Flynn published online on election day 2016.
Posted on: 15 July 2019 | 7:47 pm
President Trump's critics may not like to admit it, but there's an element of truth in the racist tweets he sent this weekend.
Posted on: 15 July 2019 | 7:42 pm
A 3-year-old boy died after falling into a restaurant grease trap Monday morning in Rochester, New York, police said.
Posted on: 15 July 2019 | 7:41 pm
A recent high school graduate -- who cultivated an online following, particularly among gamers, by posting selfies -- was killed over the weekend
Posted on: 15 July 2019 | 7:34 pm
Four congresswomen of color, Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), and Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) hold a news conference to address President Trump's racist comments about them.
Posted on: 15 July 2019 | 7:13 pm
It's no secret that fewer people are buying bras, panties and other intimate apparel at Victoria's Secret. The company's sales have been sliding for a while, and one Wall Street analyst thinks time may be running out for the retailer's parent company, L Brands, to fix it.
Posted on: 15 July 2019 | 7:01 pm
Proceedings in the Jeffrey Epstein case reconvened on Monday in a Manhattan courtroom, where a judge announced that he will decide on Thursday whether the financier, indicted for allegedly running a sex trafficking ring, should be released on bond or remain in jail pending the outcome of the case. Federal prosecutors have alleged that Epstein has tampered with potential witnesses, wiring large sums of money to two individuals close to him during the relevant time period. (Epstein maintains his innocence regarding the latest charges.) Not surprisingly, the case has captured the zeitgeist of the #MeToo era; it is an object lesson in how money can buy silence and how sexual abusers can be protected by those with great power.
Posted on: 15 July 2019 | 6:55 pm
The release of body camera footage follows a claim by police that the teenager was holding a handgun replica in a "shooting stance" toward the officer.
Posted on: 15 July 2019 | 6:47 pm
Search and rescue crews continued Monday to search Inyo National Forest for a Southern California woman and her dog who were reported missing.
Posted on: 15 July 2019 | 6:42 pm
Alan Turing changed the face of history, so it's only fitting that his face be on the currency of the country that once punished him for being gay.
Posted on: 15 July 2019 | 6:30 pm
Con Edison blamed their relay protection system Monday for the weekend power outage in New York City, saying the system didn't operate as designed, according to preliminary findings from the company.
Posted on: 15 July 2019 | 6:19 pm
Monday was not a good day for Scarlett Johansson on the internet. The most recent edition of As If magazine -- a 4-years-old niche luxury magazine that is no doubt delighted with the publicity -- features the multimillionaire actress in conversation with the artist David Salle, who also styled her for an accompanying fashion shoot. In between modelling the latest Audemars Piguet watch (price: $26,800) and Dolce & Gabbana floral dress (price: $2,356), the two found time to talk about contemporary controversies in casting practice.
Posted on: 15 July 2019 | 6:02 pm
The way we treat anorexia may be changing, thanks to a new study linking the illness to metabolism.
Posted on: 15 July 2019 | 5:58 pm
After a long search, Baz Luhrmann's Elvis Presley movie has crowned Austin Butler as its King.
Posted on: 15 July 2019 | 5:27 pm