Who are the 8 richest people? All men, mostly Americans


The eight individuals who own as much as half of the rest of the planet are all men, and have largely made their fortunes in technology

Activists relate to King's shift from dreamer to radical

Younger black activists say they prefer the more forceful Martin Luther King Jr. to the Nobel Prize-winning pacifist who preached love and nonviolence

Trump vows 'insurance for everybody' in Obamacare replacement plan

President-elect Donald Trump said in a weekend interview that he is nearing completion of a plan to replace President Barack Obama's signature health-care law with the goal of "insurance for everybody."

Nowhere left to run away to: The final days of the circus

On Saturday, officials of the company that owns the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus announced that it will close in May, ending a 146-year run

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In Trump, man elected by Americans is president they'll get

Ten weeks, dozens of tweets and one rollicking news conference later, Donald Trump's transition to the White House has left little doubt the man Americans elected is the president they'll get

Outgoing CIA chief rips into Trump on Russia threat

The outgoing CIA director is charging that Donald Trump lacks a full understanding of the threat Moscow poses to the United States

Priebus to Obama: 'Step up' and quiet Democrats who question Trump's legitimacy

A top aide to President-elect Donald Trump called on President Barack Obama Sunday to tell fellow Democrats to stop questioning Trump's legitimacy.

Stark inequality: Oxfam says 8 men as rich as half the world

A new survey shows that the gap between the super-rich and the poorest half of the global population is even starker than previously thought

Thousands rally to resist Republican health law repeal drive

Thousands of people showed up in freezing temperatures in Michigan to hear Sen. Bernie Sanders denounce Republican efforts to repeal President Barack Obama's health care law

Kremlin counts days to Trump's inauguration, blasts Obama

With eager anticipation, the Kremlin is counting the days to Donald Trump's inauguration and venting its anger at Barack Obama's outgoing administration, no holds barred

Attorney General Lynch: 'We have always pushed forward'

Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch delivered her final speech as attorney general in Birmingham at 16th Street Baptist Church

Justices to hear free speech clash over offensive trademarks

An Asian-American rock band called the Slants has spent years locked in a legal battle with the government over its refusal to trademark the band's name

Israel says Nazi camp excavations unearth link to Anne Frank

Israel's Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial says researchers excavating the remains of one of the most notorious Nazi death camps have uncovered a pendant that appears identical to one belonging to Anne Frank

Katy Perry's chilling PSA against creating a database of Muslims in the country

"#DontNormalizeHate," a nearly three-minute PSA produced by singer Katy Perry, draws parallels between the incarceration of 120,000 Japanese-Americans during World War II and the anti-Muslim rhetoric of not only President-elect Donald Trump, but...

Trump blasts civil rights legend who questioned election results

Donald Trump has torn into civil rights legend John Lewis for questioning the legitimacy of the Republican billionaire's White House victory, intensifying a feud with the black congressman days before the national holiday honoring Martin Luther King...

Sharpton-organized MLK march takes aim at Trump

Despite rain and cold weather, marchers filled several blocks in Washington as they rallied in a Martin Luther King Jr. Day march that was at times also a rally against president-elect Donald Trump

Kerry's stop in Vietnam is emotional peak of final trip

It could have been 1969 again as Secretary of State John Kerry stood on the bow of the small boat chugging up the Bay Hap River on Saturday, the wind billowing his sleeves and his eyes darting left and right toward banks shrouded in dark foliage.

Protesters across U.S. decry Trump's anti-immigrant stance

Thousands of protesters have gathered at rallies around the country to support immigrant rights

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What's up with Chris Murphy's new love for Linda McMahon?

The junior senator from Connecticut is busy praising the woman he derided not long ago on the...

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