Alex Cora is helping the Red Sox reverse a historic trend

Despite being indelibly linked to an iconic Red Sox moment, the stolen base has rarely been a team strength.

Never Mind Congress. These Democrats Want to Win State Legislatures

One day in March, a few months after she announced her bid for the Texas state legislature, Ana Maria Ramos was sitting in her ripped …

Jury deliberates in ex-Trump campaign aide Manafort’s trial

A jury began deliberations in Virginia on Thursday in the trial of Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, who faces bank and tax …

Jury in Manafort trial asks about ‘reasonable doubt’ as it ends first day

The jury in the bank and tax fraud trial of President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort on Thursday asked the judge to clarify …

Review: Animated adventure ‘Luis and the Aliens’ has a surprisingly sad heart

The German animated film “Luis and the Aliens,” dubbed into English for its U.S. release, is a standard-issue kid-friendly adventure with a surprisingly sorrowful center. …

Aretha Franklin Wasn’t Just a Music Legend. She Also Raised Her Voice for Civil Rights

Aretha Franklin will forever be remembered as the legendary Queen of Soul, but her six decade career (during which she won 18 Grammy awards and …

The first US marijuana-based prescription drug costs $32,500 a year

GW Pharmaceuticals is pricing its Epidiolex prescription drug—the first marijuana-based medicine approved in the US by the FDA—at $32,500 a year.

Remains at New Mexico Compound Are of Missing Georgia Boy, Authorities Say

(ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.) — Authorities say human remains found at a New Mexico desert compound have been identified as those of a missing Georgia boy with …

First crack at Musk could give top Tesla funds an edge

Information about Elon Musk’s efforts to take Tesla Inc private is scarce. But some small investors wonder if top funds have an edge.

‘Shame and sorrow’: Vatican condemns reported sex abuse by priests in Pennsylvania

The Vatican expressed «shame and sorrow» on Thursday about a scathing Pennsylvania grand jury report about clergy who raped and molested children in six dioceses …

‘It Reopened Some Old Wounds.’ For Some Survivors, Retelling Church Sex Abuse Brings Back PTSD, Anxiety—and Closure

For decades, Tim Lennon repressed memories of the childhood abuse he says he suffered at the hands of a priest. It wasn’t until 1995, when …

California’s Massive Wildfires Are Nearly 10 Times the Size of San Francisco

More than 4,160 wildfires have collectively burned 26,329 acres across California so far this year, according to the state’s Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. …

Colorado husband arrested in deaths of pregnant wife, 2 little girls

After their disappearance, Christopher Watts, 33, lamented to reporters how much he missed them.

Where White House touts a boom, most economists see a blip

While Trump officials see a long-standing boom, economists foresee slower growth ahead

Where White House touts a boom, most economists see a blip

While Trump officials see a long-standing boom, economists foresee slower growth ahead

How Did Marylin Monroe Get Her Name? This Photo Reveals the Story

When she signed her contract with 20th Century Fox on August 24, 1946, she was Marilyn Monroe. But during a screen test the month prior, …

Senate confirms more Trump judges

The Senate is confirming so many new judges that President Donald Trump has more put more nominees on the circuit court bench in his first …

Zephyr Teachout Wants To Be New York’s Top Lawyer. She’s Also Pregnant. But Don’t Let That Overshadow Her Campaign

Zephyr Teachout never planned to run for Attorney General of New York while pregnant. The 46-year-old activist and professor isn’t new to politics — she …

Bears add a new long snapper, so what does it mean for veteran Patrick Scales?

Patrick Scales was the Bears’ lone long snapper this summer until Thursday afternoon. It remains to be seen what the addition of rookie Tanner Carew …

Wall St. rallies on solid earnings, U.S.-China trade talks

U.S. stocks rebounded on Thursday with the Dow posting its biggest percentage gain in over four months, as positive earnings and waning trade jitters buoyed …

Pompeo forms Iran Action Group to run policy after nuke deal

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo forms a dedicated group to coordinate and run U.S. policy toward Iran as the Trump administration moves ahead with efforts …

Laquan McDonald’s mother brought to court; judge closes hearing to public

The mother of Laquan McDonald was brought to court Thursday morning to testify at a Cook County court hearing for the Chicago police officer charged …

Vatican feels ‘shame and sorrow’ over U.S. grand jury report on abuse

The Vatican, in its first response to a damning report by a U.S. grand jury on sexual abuse of children by priests in Pennsylvania, on …

The US is worried that a Russian satellite is really a weapon

When the satellite Cosmos 2519 was launched into space by Russia last year, the world did not know why. Now, a US diplomat warned a …

Bans on full-face Muslim veils spread across Europe

France, Belgium, Bulgaria, Austria, Denmark and the Netherlands have nationwide or partial bans.

‘Best man for the job’: Kelly Boyce, the first female athletic trainer for the Diamondbacks, a perfect fit for Kane County Cougars

When Kelly Boyce was hired as the first female athletic trainer in Arizona Diamondbacks franchise history in 2016, the historical significance wasn’t the first thing …

Review: Brazilian film ‘Good Manners’ a magical blend of horror and social drama

If you watched just the first half-hour of Juliana Rojas and Marco Dutra’s “Good Manners,” you’d have no idea that it is, ostensibly, a gothic …

Wall St. rebounds on strong earnings, easing trade worries

U.S. stocks rebounded and the Dow posted its biggest percentage gain in over four months on Thursday, as a series of positive earnings and waning …

US pledges to work more closely with states vs. wildfires

The Trump administration is pledging to work more closely with state and local officials to prevent wildfires and fight those choking California and other western …

Proposal to create state-chartered banks for California marijuana industry fails to advance

SEC pressing Tesla directors for details on communications with Musk: Wall Street Journal

Federal regulators are pressing Tesla Inc’s directors for details on how much information Chief Executive Elon Musk shared with them before he tweeted last week …

SEC pressing Tesla directors for details on communications with Musk: Wall Street Journal

Federal regulators are pressing Tesla Inc’s directors for details on how much information Chief Executive Elon Musk shared with them before he tweeted last week …

The best #ShareYourRejection stories are the ones that don’t lead to success

Failure: It’s so hot right now. Silicon Valley gurus preach the importance of “failing fast,” while schools are trying to teach girls that it’s okay …

Ex-CIA boss says he will not be scared into silence by Trump

Former CIA Director John Brennan said on Thursday he would not be silenced by Donald Trump, a day after the president revoked the Obama-era official’s …

Stocks, emerging market currencies rise on planned U.S.-China trade talks

U.S. stocks and emerging market currencies rebounded on Thursday after China said it will hold trade talks with the United States this month and Turkey’s …

Stocks, emerging market currencies rise on planned U.S.-China trade talks

U.S. stocks and emerging market currencies rebounded on Thursday after China said it will hold trade talks with the United States this month and Turkey’s …

Access denied: Behind Trump’s review of security clearances

A look at why President Donald Trump revoked former CIA Director John Brennan’s security clearance and why it matters

President Trump, revoke my security clearance, too

A retired Navy admiral who oversaw the raid that killed Osama bin Laden asks Trump to yank his security clearance like he did to ex-CIA …

After 2 days of silence, Vatican condemns priest sex abuse as 'morally reprehensible'

The Vatican on Thursday condemned newly revealed sex abuses in the Catholic Church that raged for decades in six Pennsylvania dioceses as 'criminal and morally reprehensible.'          …

Pope Francis Condemns Sex Abuse By Pennsylvania Priests Detailed in Grand Jury Report

(VATICAN CITY) — The Vatican has called the sex abuse described in a grand jury report in Pennsylvania “criminal and morally reprehensible.” In a statement …

Trump’s military parade could cost more than $90 million

A military parade requested by U.S. President Donald Trump could cost more than $90 million, a U.S. official said, citing provisional planning figures, nearly three …

A pizza delivery in New Hampshire leads to a gruesome discovery

Police say a call from a pizza shop led them to a man’s home and the discovery of his dead mother.

Electric-powered planes are taking off amid rising fuel costs

Aviation pioneers are developing a new way to soar through skies using electric-powered planes as a way to battle rising jet fuel prices.

‘It’s Basically Happening Everywhere.’ Survivors Say More States Should Investigate Church Abuse Like Pennsylvania

Survivors and advocates are urging the U.S. federal government and state attorney generals to follow Pennsylvania’s lead and launch investigations into sexual abuse in the …

Not gay enough: Afghan teen loses Austrian asylum case for demeanour

To be granted asylum as an LGBT refugee in Austria, there are a number of criteria an applicant should apparently meet if they want their …

Vatican responds to Pennsylvania priest abuse scandal with ‘shame and sorrow’

The Vatican responded Thursday to the report of hundreds of Pennsylvania priests abusing children, saying in a statement: «There are two words that can express …

Asia and Australia Edition: Aretha Franklin, Free Press, Google: Your Friday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

Aldi’s wine and cheese Advent calendars are coming to the US

FBN’s Cheryl Casone discusses how Aldi is bringing its wine and cheese Advent calendars to the U.S.

Great white shark suspected in Cape Cod beach attack

An expert was probing if William Lytton, 61, of Scarsdale, NY, was bitten by a great white shark on Wednesday at the Long Nook Beach …

New Jersey man who contracted flesh-eating bacteria while crabbing has forearms, hands amputated, family says

A New Jersey father who contracted a flesh-eating bacteria while crabbing in early July underwent surgery this week to have his forearms and hands amputated, …

Air France-KLM appoints first foreign CEO over union objections

Air France-KLM named Air Canada executive Benjamin Smith as its new boss on Thursday, opting for an outsider to steer the airline group through a …

C.A. Spencer on Todd Starnes Show

C.A. Spencer sits in the studio with Todd Starnes on his last day with the show.

Mark Wahlberg drove a tow truck

Mark Wahlberg was recently in Columbus, Ohio, to talk about his new Chevrolet dealership.

Ruth Wilson says she’s ‘not allowed to talk about why’ she chose to leave ‘The Affair’

After four seasons on «The Affair,» star Ruth Wilson is leaving the drama show, but according to the actress, she can’t discuss the reason behind …

Miller’s uncle blasted the senior policy adviser to Trump.