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Next mission for women with military service: Run for office

Published Aug. 18 2018

WASHINGTON—A dragon winds around a cherry tree in the tattoo across MJ Hegar's arm and back, over the shrapnel wounds...

Amid turmoil, USA Gymnastics takes small steps toward new era

Published Aug. 18 2018

BOSTON—The pep talk was short and to the point, a reminder to reigning world gymnastics champion Morgan Hurd that all...

In Franklin's anthems, women heard an empowering message

Published Aug. 18 2018

NEW YORK—Aretha Franklin never saw herself as a feminist heroine. That, she quipped, was Gloria Steinem's role. But she leaves...

FBI seeks help to find stolen art depicting Old West

Published Aug. 18 2018

NEW YORK—The FBI is seeking the public's help in rounding up more than a half-million dollars' worth of artworks that...

Synthetic pot seen as a public health danger

Published Aug. 18 2018

A decade after first appearing in the United States, synthetic marijuana is seen as a growing health danger.

Birth control app highlights emerging health tech market

Published Aug. 18 2018

LONDON—The condom, the pill and now, the smartphone?

How Truman went from being racist to desegregating military

Published Aug. 18 2018

Harry S. Truman didn't start out as a champion of African-Americans. In fact, his dramatic transformation from segregationist to civil...

Airport shooter sentenced to life

Published Aug. 18 2018

MIAMI—Calling his mass shooting "85 seconds of evil," a federal judge Friday sentenced Esteban Santiago to life in prison for...

Police charged in deadly attack

Published Aug. 18 2018

A teenage couple are accused of first-degree murder after authorities allege they strangled and stabbed the girl's former boyfriend and...

Today in History

Published Aug. 18 2018

Today in History for Aug. 18, 2018

Miss America: Leadership bullied, manipulated, silenced me

Published Aug. 18 2018

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.—The reigning Miss America says she has been bullied, manipulated and silenced by the pageant's current leadership, including...

Eatery named after Buffett served protected game fish

Published Aug. 18 2018

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.—When a fishing captain walked into JWB Prime Steak and Seafood in the Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort last...

Prosecutors reviewing nearly 30 cases against USC's former gynecologist

Published Aug. 18 2018

LOS ANGELES—LAPD detectives have presented the Los Angeles County district attorney's office with nearly 30 cases for possible sex crime...

As Musk admits to job stress, Tesla's board may have to act

Published Aug. 18 2018

Elon Musk's erratic behavior was front and center again this week as the CEO of Tesla conceded that he's overwhelmed...

U.S. ends Syria stabilization funding, cites more allied cash

Published Aug. 18 2018

WASHINGTON—The Trump administration is ending funding for Syria stabilization projects as it moves to extricate the U.S. from the conflict,...

Church president: Don't use 'Mormon'

Published Aug. 17 2018

SALT LAKE CITY—The faith has the famous Mormon Tabernacle Choir, recently made a documentary about its members called "Meet the...

U.S.,Turkey lock horns over pastor

Published Aug. 17 2018

ANKARA, Turkey—A detained American pastor has become a symbol of a growing rift between Turkey and the United States, but...

Sanctions worrying to Iranians

Published Aug. 17 2018

In the days since some U.S. sanctions on Iran snapped back into place, the signs of misery have been everywhere...

Construction crew makes progress on new border wall

Published Aug. 17 2018

SANTA TERESA, N.M.—Construction workers have completed more than half of a new barrier along a desolate stretch of the U.S.-Mexico...

Evangelicals confront sex abuse problems

Published Aug. 17 2018

As the Roman Catholic church struggles with a new wave of clergy abuse cases, several prominent evangelical institutions have been...

Bodies of two girls found in oil

Published Aug. 17 2018

FREDERICK, Colo.—The bodies of two young girls were submerged in crude oil for four days before authorities discovered them on...

'No one is ever really ready': Aid-in-dying patient chooses his last day

Published Aug. 17 2018

In the end, it wasn't easy for Aaron McQ to decide when to die.

Manafort judge says he won't name jurors

Published Aug. 17 2018

ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The judge in Paul Manafort's financial fraud trial said Friday he has received threats and he fears for the...