US administration officials knew as early as May 2019 that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky felt pressure from President Donald Trump's allies to conduct investigations that were politically useful to the American president.

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A backpack emitting smoke aboard a stationary Southwest Airlines flight on Monday drew a response from the bomb squad at Chicago's Midway International Airport.

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As hearings continue in the House impeachment inquiry, President Donald Trump has continued to attack individuals involved in what he considers a purely partisan affair. Since the inquiry started, the President has labeled several people who initially testified behind closed doors, and are now scheduled witnesses in the public impeachment hearings, as "Never Trumpers."

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Less than 10 days after six children and three women of a US family of were killed in Mexico, drawing national and international alarm, the Trump administration indicated it would move forward with a dangerous policy change that would make the types of weapons most likely used in that tragedy easier to export. The move seemingly skirts Congress and is counter to the apparent will of the American public. The change is tone deaf to today's needs and must be stopped.

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Electric scooter enthusiasts in Nashville, San Antonio and Columbus, Ohio, will have one less brand to ride starting next week.

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To hear Rep. Steve Scalise tell it, President Donald Trump nearly won the Louisiana governor's race all by himself.

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Chick-fil-A is making major changes to its charitable foundation, ending donations to two organizations that have been criticized for being anti-LGBTQ.

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The three top winners in "Jeopardy!" history are set to compete against each other during a prime time event on ABC in January.

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• Analysis: Why Trump won't release his taxes • Opinion: Two guesses why Trump moved to Florida

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Netflix's regal drama "The Crown" has shed light on the tragic, yet heroic, life of one of the lesser-known royals: Prince Philip's mother, Princess Alice of Battenberg.

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The American political debate over health care is absurd. Americans pay twice as much as any other nation for health care, and then are told daily that they "can't afford" to switch to a lower-cost system very similar to those of Canada and Europe. If President Donald Trump and the plutocratic Republican party were the only ones carrying this ridiculous message, it would be understandable. Yet this message is also coming from media pundits aligned with the Democratic Party and the most conservative wing of the party.

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The Oxford Union -- a university debating society with many top British politicians among its former presidents -- has been criticized for its treatment of a blind student who was "dragged by his ankles" before being escorted from the debating chamber last month.

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When I look back at my childhood, I remember riding a bike around the neighborhood and playing basketball with friends. But today, children are spending their free time on computers and smartphones more than they're riding bikes or playing ball. More than half of children ages 8 to 12 have their own tablet and a quarter of them have their own smartphone. Kids are getting hooked on apps like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter and spending too much time on digital devices.

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When I went to Ukraine on a mission with the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe in the spring of 2014, shortly after Russia invaded Crimea, the first thing security officers told me was to avoid, at all costs, speaking about sensitive matters over landlines and mobile phones.

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