Hollywood's best and brightest have gathered for the 2017 Oscars, with Jimmy Kimmel set to host. La La Land, Moonlight and Manchester by the Sea are all contenders for the night's top prizes — and experts predict with some degree of confidence that there will be political speeches
Businessman Philip Bilden, said he was withdrawing from consideration for the post after determining that he would be unable to satisfy ethics requirements without "undue disruption and materially adverse divestment of my family's private financial interests"
Newly elected Democratic national chairman Tom Perez pledged to unite a fractured party, rebuild at all levels from "school board to the Senate" and reach out to chunks of rural America left feeling forgotten in the 2016 election
Issa, who supported Trump in the election, said Attorney General Jeff Sessions may have a conflict of interest because he worked on the President's campaign — suggesting that an outside, independent investigation would be better.
With President Donald Trump promising a U.S. shipbuilding spree and unnerving Beijing with his unpredictable approach on hot button issues, China's Navy is seeking to check U.S. dominance of the high seas and will likely step up its own projection of power around the globe
More than 100 headstones have been vandalized at a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia, less than a week after similar vandalism in Missouri. The Anti-Defamation League is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest of those responsible
Northern Sinai has for years been the epicenter of an insurgency by Islamic militants, and the area's few Christians have slowly been trickling out. But departures have surged after a spate of recent killings targeting the religious minority
Muhammad Ali's son, who bears the boxing great's name, was detained by immigration officials at a Florida airport and questioned about his ancestry and religion in what amounted to profiling, a family friend said
South Korea's main opposition Democratic Party said on Monday it and other parties would seek the impeachment of the prime minister, Hwang Kyo-ahn, after he said an investigation into a corruption scandal that has engulfed President Park Gyuen-hye would not be extended
One man is in custody after he rammed a car into a crowd at a Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans Saturday evening, injuring at least 28 people, officials said. The suspect appeared to be highly intoxicated, according to police
As debate over immigration rages in Europe and border lockdowns polarize the U.S., one group of migrants has become increasingly mobile, notching up record numbers in 2016. The country that most of them head for is Australia, followed by the U.S. and then Canada in third place
Emmy-winning actor Bill Paxton died due to complications from surgery. A family representative confirmed Paxton's death in a statement. The actor was known for his roles in Aliens and Apollo 13. The actor is survived by his two children, James and Lydia, and his wife Louise Newbury