It was supposed to be a joke. "Are you still president?" comedian Stephen Colbert asked Barack Obama earlier this month.
If I were a cartoonist, a phrase cartoonists are loath to hear, I'd sketch a chubby imp dressed in a diaper, sporting a chia Mohawk and munching the last Big Mac on Earth while straddling a nuclear-armed missile that bears a striking resemblance to Dennis Rodman.
The father of a Jordanian pilot captured by the Islamic State group in Syria pleaded for his son's release on Thursday.
At a time when many in the nation's police community feel embattled, Americans in cities and towns across the country are making an effort to express support and gratitude.
Critics and early viewers agree that "The Interview" is less than a masterpiece.
Republicans crowed in 2004 that freshly re-elected President George W. Bush had established a "permanent governing majority" for the GOP.
After Ismaaiyl Brinsley shot his ex-girlfriend and posted an online death threat against police, investigators in Maryland used modern cellphone tracking technology to follow his journey to New York City in real time.
A suburban St. Louis police officer shot and killed a man who pointed a gun at him at a gas station late Tuesday, police said.
The Food and Drug Administration is building a legal case against companies that sell pure powdered caffeine, which can be fatal even in small doses.
It's Christmas season and the little town of Bethlehem is jammed with a big-city problem: Traffic.
Christmastime is here and a new poll reveals the cards and gifts that are part of celebrating the holiday are ubiquitous.
Patrick Lynch was hollering. Standing outside a Brooklyn hospital after the bodies of two slain police officers were taken away, the head of the nation's largest police union railed against Mayor Bill de Blasio.
An hours-long Internet outage Tuesday in one of the world's least-wired countries was probably more inconvenient to foreigners than to North Korean residents.
British singer Joe Cocker is dead at age 70.
Police departments around the country are on alert after a man ambushed two officers and shot them to death inside their patrol car Saturday.
Senate majority in hand, ascendant Republicans are set to challenge President Barack Obama and the Democrats on Capitol Hill come January.
How do you joke about the Sony hacking story? After all, it was an attempt at comedy that launched this whole sobering mess.
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