World News

Norway's massive wealth fund hits $1 trillion in value

Sep 19, 2017

Norway's sovereign wealth fund hits milestone $1 trillion in value, beating expectations since creation in 1996

The Latest: Trump slams Iran at United Nations

Sep 19, 2017

President Donald Trump says at the United Nations that the Iranian government is an "economically depleted rogue state" whose chief export is violence.

Jesmyn Ward is a finalist for the $50,000 Kirkus Prize

Sep 19, 2017

Jesmyn Ward's "Sing, Unburied, Sing" and Mohsin Hamid's "Exit West" are among the finalists for the fourth annual Kirkus Prize

Entertainment

Jesmyn Ward is a finalist for the $50,000 Kirkus Prize

Sep 19, 2017

Jesmyn Ward's "Sing, Unburied, Sing" and Mohsin Hamid's "Exit West" are among the finalists for the fourth annual Kirkus Prize

Review: Amadou & Mariam reflect, deflect world's confusion

Sep 19, 2017

Amadou & Mariam's "Le Confusion" reflects on the chaos enveloping the world while deflecting some of its heaviness with a set of dance tunes which updates the married Malian duo's sounds and dynamics without diluting the value of their messages.

Jedidiah Bila departs ABC's 'The View;' no replacement named

Sep 19, 2017

Conservative commentator Jedediah Bila has announced her departure from ABC's "The View." Bila made the announcement on Monday's program, saying she was leaving to work on a new book and had "a lot of opportunities" to consider

Media

Words With Friends adds 50,000 pop culture words

Sep 19, 2017

The Scrabble-esque mobile game Words With Friends is adding thousands of pop culture words, like BFF, delish and FOMO

Small quake prompts Hollywood, L.A. to light up Twitter

Sep 19, 2017

A small earthquake with an epicenter just outside Los Angeles has gotten people in southern California talking on social media

Republican governors get into the 'news' business

Sep 19, 2017

Republican governors have launched a website that appears to be a news outlet, but readers have to look carefully to see that The Free Telegraph is the product of a political party committee

Crime

Trump lawyer: Moscow Trump Tower 'solely a real estate deal'

Sep 19, 2017

Donald Trump's personal lawyer says a proposal to develop a Trump Tower in Moscow was "solely a real estate deal and nothing more."

The Latest: Georgia Tech officer released from hospital

Sep 19, 2017

A Georgia Tech spokesman says a campus police officer taken to a hospital after being injured in a violent clash with demonstrators has been released

The Latest: St. Louis protesters question police tactic

Sep 19, 2017

Questions are being raised about a tactic police used to control St. Louis crowds during rowdy protests over the acquittal of a white former police officer in the shooting death of a black suspect.