President Barack Obama was interrupted three times by a woman who shouted about drones and detainees in Cuba as he delivered a speech on national security.
I’m not exactly on vacation this weekend — will be popping in and out of SIFF — but am taking a few days away from the blog. Back on Tuesday! In the meantime, a few tidbits to nibble: Here’s a touching article about Chaz Ebert (Roger’s widow) returning to the Cannes Fil
The Obama administration has picked a private attorney and former federal prosecutor who helped send former Illinois Gov. George Ryan to prison for corruption to head the U.S. attorney's office in Chicago, Illinois' senators announced Thursday.
Catch a robber, get a pizza: Actually 200 pizzas go to the person who helps track down the robber who held up a pizza restaurant in Spokane yesterday. Mama mia that’s a lot of pies. UPDATE: 12 p.m. | Young woman shot in Renton park has died: It stemmed from a fight bet
A prosecutor in Las Vegas compared two men accused of killing a high school student who refused to let go of his iPad with wild animals ambushing a weak victim.
Officials in the Turks and Caicos Islands have recovered $19.5 million and more than 2,500 acres (1,000 hectares) of real estate as they continue to seize assets improperly obtained by corrupt politicians.
Lebanese supporters and opponents of Syrian President Bashar Assad fired heavy machine guns and lobbed mortar shells at each other Thursday in some of the worst fighting in the port city of Tripoli in years.
An Iowa police chief says a dozen investigators are looking into whether the suspect in Monday's kidnapping of two girls is connected to last year's slaying of two cousins who vanished 90 miles away.
The head of the European golf tour apologized for using the term "colored" during a live television interview Thursday in which he was reacting to the spat between Tiger Woods and Sergio Garcia.
Third-seeded Alize Cornet and Canadian teenager Eugenie Bouchard won in straight sets Thursday to reach the semifinals of the Strasbourg International.
A newly discovered novel by the late Nobel Prize-winning author Pearl S. Buck is to be released this fall.
A criminal court in Macedonia's capital has sentenced 86 employees of a road management company to prison terms ranging from eight months to more than six years for involvement in a massive highway toll scam.
Election officials in the Cayman Islands say the opposition party has won nine of 18 seats, one short of a majority needed to control the British territory's legislature.
Lea Michele has stories to share about the many auditions she has passed.
The United States and Israel raised hopes Thursday for a restart of the Middle East peace process, despite little tangible progress so far from U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's two-month-old effort to get Israelis and Palestinians back to the negotiating table.
Iranian filmmaker Mohammad Rasoulof, whose movies are banned in his country and who has been sentenced to jail by the Islamic regime there, is coming to Cannes for a screening of his latest film, publicists for the movie said Thursday.
Authorities on Thursday recovered the body of a boy missing since a rockslide killed a classmate and left two others injured a day earlier at a St. Paul park.
Shooting the Midwest in monochrome came naturally for Alexander Payne in his father-son road trip "Nebraska."
—————— With an unprecedented boom in apartment construction underway in Seattle, it’s no surprise that the city’s population is growing–and fast. According to just-released Census data, Seattle had the 14th largest population jump among all U.S.
An 80-year-old Japanese man who began the year with his fourth heart operation became the oldest conqueror of Mount Everest on Thursday, a feat he called "the world's best feeling" even with an 81-year-old Nepalese climber not far behind him.