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San Francisco police investigating possible hate crime after two ...

San Francisco police said they are investigating a possible hate crime after two tourists from New York were pepper-sprayed Saturday night by a group of assailants yelling homophobic slurs.

The two men, both 28, were at a fast food restaurant in ...Read More

Business

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'Magnificent Seven' outnumbers 'Storks' at box office

LOS ANGELES -- Shooting past all competition, MGM and Sony's "The Magnificent Seven" took over the weekend box office, surpassing the new animated "Storks," from Warner Bros.

The remake of John Sturges' classic 1960 western starring Denzel ...Read More

Entertainment

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'Magnificent Seven' outnumbers 'Storks' at box office

LOS ANGELES -- Shooting past all competition, MGM and Sony's "The Magnificent Seven" took over the weekend box office, surpassing the new animated "Storks," from Warner Bros.

The remake of John Sturges' classic 1960 western starring Denzel ...Read More

Health & Spirit

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Health

The numbers behind Trump versus Clinton health-reform proposals

NEW YORK -- If Democrats keep the White House come November, millions of Americans could gain health-care coverage. If Republicans take it back, millions could become uninsured. A new study ran the numbers under the proposals of both U.S. ...Read More

Religion

Advocates applaud widening Pennsylvania probe into church abuse

PITTSBURGH -- In compelling Pennsylvania's Roman Catholic dioceses to turn over as much as 70 years' worth of records on sexually abusive priests, the state attorney general's office is mounting what would be the most wide-ranging criminal ...Read More

Senior Living

Social Security Q&A: Plan for and manage your benefits at Social ...

Q: What can I do at www.socialsecurity.gov?

A: There are many things you can do on Social Security's website. You can conduct most of your Social Security business with us online at www.socialsecurity.gov/onlineservices. You can get an estimate ...Read More

Women

My Pet World: Kathy Ireland extending her passion for fashion to pets

Kathy Ireland's Worldwide brand is 28th most powerful brand in the nation, according to Forbes Magazine, topping $2 billion in licensed products in 2013. When it comes to home decor, the one-time super model is a superstar and more ...Read More

Home & Leisure

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Automotive

Mark Phelan: A failure, the Dodge Dart will die this month

What went wrong with the Dodge Dart? Born with fanfare and optimism in June 2012, the compact sedan will die this month in virtual anonymity, a failure that never came close to meeting Fiat Chrysler Automobile's expectations.

The Dart was ...Read More

Consumer

The Mortgage Professor: No such thing as 'buy one, get one free'

The food market closest to my home recently went out of business and was replaced by a supermarket chain. In most respects, the new store is an improvement over the one it replaced, except for one thing: Its pricing system is permeated by buy-one-...Read More

Gardening

On Gardening: Croton, the world's most colorful shrub

It has been called the world's most colorful shrub which is certainly not an exaggeration and I have been in love with it ever since I made my first visit to the Caribbean 30 years ago. If you are a gardener then you probably know the plant I am ...Read More

Parents

Parents often battle to get their children mental health services at ...

SPARTANBURG, S.C. -- On a hot summer day last month, Sydney, 15, and Laney, 8, were enjoying their last two weeks of freedom before school started. The sisters tried to do flips over a high bar at a local playground.

"You've got to pull your hips...Read More

Pets

Colorado woman stabbed by her knife-loving dog

HUDSON, Colo. (UPI) -- A Colorado woman hospitalized with a cut on her arm told authorities she was accidentally stabbed -- by her dog.

Celinda Haynes of Hudson was rushed to Platte Valley Medical Center on Wednesday with a 4-inch-long gash in ...Read More

Knowledge

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History

A thought for the day

A thought for the day: We in America do not have government by the majority. We have government by the majority who participate. -- Thomas Jefferson

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Science & Technology

China begins operating world's largest radio telescope

BEIJING –– The world's largest radio telescope -- based in a mountainous region of southwest China's Guizhou province -- began exploring space in search of extraterrestrial life Sunday.

Hundreds of astronomers and astronomy enthusiasts ...Read More

Weather

Karl weakens to a tropical depression, but may yet become a hurricane

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- It's the weather, so it doesn't always do what people think it might.

That was the case with now-Tropical Depression Karl on Wednesday, which instead of strengthening as expected, thumbed its nose at high-tech forecasting...Read More

Politics

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Campaigns differ on whether debate moderator should challenge lies

WASHINGTON -- Campaign managers for Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton disagreed Sunday on whether the moderator of Monday night's debate, NBC's Lester Holt, should challenge false assertions by the candidates.

NBC took flak after Matt Lauer, co-...Read More