New dramas and comedies starring Idris Elba, Alicia Vikander, Casey Affleck, Scarlett Johansson, Tom Hanks, Rooney Mara and Joel Edgerton prove it’s not all about effects and escape during the year’s hottest months.
The Senate confirms Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court by a largely party-line vote, setting the stage for the 49-year-old Trump administration nominee to shape U.S. law for decades. Senate Republicans had changed the rules to confirm him, ending filibusters and clearing the way for replacing the late Justice Antonin Scalia.
President Donald Trump’s White House gave an ultimatum to House members on Thursday, saying that Obamacare will remain if they do not pass Paul Ryan’s Obamacare replacement bill on Friday after it was delayed due to a lack of Republican support.
In a wide-ranging speech covering his accomplishments since taking office, President Donald Trump delievered his first address to a joint session of Congress Tuesday night, laying out the agenda for his presidency and, in broad terms, his vision for the country.
Mary Tyler Moore, the multiple Emmy-winning actress who first charmed TV viewers on “The Dick Van Dyke Show” in the 1960s and became a beloved TV icon who could “turn the world on with her smile” on “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” in the 1970s, has died. She was 80.
Dylann Roof did not ask jurors to spare his life for the slayings of nine people in a Charleston church. “I’m not sure what good that would do,” he said. Roof, who is from the Columbia area, represented himself during the penalty phase of his federal hate crimes trial.
Rachel Hillestad’s Facebook essay about being a foster parent has gone viral since she posted it on Dec. 2. The foster child lived with Hillestad, 37, her husband and their three young children in their Overland Park home for just two and a half weeks.
Pilots of two Air St. Luke’s helicopters had to call out their movements over the radio when they couldn’t reach a Boise Airport controller last month. The controller admitted to police that he fell asleep and didn’t hear radio and telephone calls.
Kennedale linebacker Baron Browning tipped away a 2-point conversion try by Midlothian Heritage with six seconds left to defeat the Jaguars 49-47 in a Class 4A Division I Regional-round game. Wildcats running back D.J. Kirven rushed for 162 yards and five touchdowns.
Kennedale slips by Midlothian Heritage 49-47 and into state quarterfinals