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For decades, the use of tear gas for crowd control has been fiercely debated. Over the past month, we’ve seen the conversation renewed with unabated “yellow vest” protests in Paris which have turned …

The Menlo Park, California-based hedge fund said the projects may be at risk after the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Nov. 16 announcement that two startups that raised millions by issuing tokens to non-accredited investors didn’t comply with securities laws. One of the projects, Paragon

Michelle Obama made a surprise appearance Thursday at a children's hospital in Colorado, where the former first lady spoke with children alongside Santa Claus at an event and read the holiday classic "The Night Before Christmas."

By Texas Right to Life Editor’s note. This is excerpted from a post that appeared December 6. The announcement of President Donald Trump’s selection of Dr. Maureen Condic for his administration’s science advisory board sparked outrage among abortion activists. Condic is an associate professor of neurology and anatomy at the University of Utah School of Medicine,

Stocks have rallied after signs Beijing is giving ground on some U.S. demands, including cutting tariffs and opening markets. Yet America's hawks won’t be wooed by skin-deep changes and tensions extend broadly, including to Chinese hacking. Any truce could easily be tripped up.

Federal prosecutors in Manhattan are looking into whether President Trump's inaugural committee misspent funds or accepted donations in exchange for access to the administration,

This week on the Hidden Brain radio show, we dig into the culture and psychology that determines the foods that make us salivate and the scents that make us squirm.

Authorities were investigating on Thursday after a spate of bomb threats prompted evacuations in several cities across the country.

Hemp is about to get the nod from the federal government that marijuana, its cannabis plant cousin, craves. A provision of the farm bill that received final approval in Congress on Wednesday removes hemp from the list of federally controlled substances and treats the low-THC version of the cannabis

Dallas is filled with weird and wonderful things that make us go, “huh?” The city is also brimming with inquisitive Dallasites who wanted to...

Nancy Wilson was influenced by Dinah Washington, Nat “King” Cole and other stars of the day.

Both executions and death sentences have declined dramatically since their peak in the late 1990s, according to the Death Penalty Information Center.

The Framers of our Constitution saw impeachment complementing indictment as dual checks to limit abuses of presidential power.

In photos selected Thursday by Wall Street Journal editors, a badminton champ’s reach, a successful test flight by Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo, the aftermath of a train crash in Turkey, and more.

Anthea M. Hartig, currently executive director and CEO of the California Historical Society, has been named the Elizabeth MacMillan Director of the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History, effective Feb. 18, 2019. She is the first woman to hold the position since the museum opened in 1964.

Just when you thought it was safe to eat again after the recent romaine lettuce E. Coli outbreak, Jimmy Dean has recalled nearly 30,000 pounds of its sausage meat after at least five customers found ribbons of metal laced through...

MWM Studios (formerly OddLot Entertainment) is giving the feature adaptation treatment to the Off Broadway play, The House That Will Not Stand, a historical comic drama by Marcus Gardley, who is al…

What's more embarrassing than a big-screen fail at a product launch? You know the kind, like when Steve Jobs watched his giant iPhone meltdown in front of developers years ago? It became a YouTube favorite. Rest in peace, Mr....

With Democrats set to take control of the House in January, speculation abounds about whether the new majority would impeach the President.

Another battle has ended between Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks, but could this be the end of the war as well? After nearly fifty years of playing together, and a game of musical chairs among guitarists and singers, it...

The White House will not hold its traditional holiday party for members of the press, it announced Thursday, with

ADB has approved a $150 million loan to help develop a comprehensive elderly care system in Yichang in central-eastern Hubei province to showcase ways that other cities in the PRC can look after their aging citizens.

Radio stations are pulling the standard from holiday playlists. Cable channels are debating it. And William Shatner is very worked up.