The extraordinary life of George Edwin Taylor and what it can tell us about politics in America — then and now.
Hot or cold, in a soda, hot toddy or beer — people are finding all sorts of ways to imbibe cascara. It’s a caffeinated, tea-like drink with a fruity flavor made from dried coffee cherries.
In a press conference in Paris, Obama said that climate change is probably the hardest kind of problem for politicians to solve, yet despite the hurdles, he’s optimistic.
Arne Duncan catches up with one of the young students he mentored more than 25 years ago — a young woman who, he says, “inspires him.”
Mayor Rahm Emanuel has been under criticism for his handling of police misconduct, especially in the wake of the shooting death of a black teenager.
Iowa provided a strong base of support for Ron Paul in the 2012 presidential race. But several factors have driven voters to candidates other than his son Rand.
A warming climate is likely to disrupt global food production, which has Big Food companies worried. Some, like Mars, are becoming increasingly vocal advocates for action on greenhouse gas emissions.
The fashion industry in LA has been bleeding jobs for years. One bright spot has been high-end denim. Whereas $30 jeans are often made in China or Mexico, designer jeans are almost always made here.
Officer Jason Van Dyke is charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald. Van Dyke was captured on dashcam video shooting the teen 16 times.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie nabbed the backing of the New Hampshire Union Leader this weekend, citing his executive and national security experience. But that doesn’t mean he’s guaranteed a win.
Providence is widely considered the finest restaurant in Los Angeles. Its award-winning chef, Michael Cimarusti, is piloting Dock to Dish, a program that hooks chefs up directly with local fishermen.
Authorities say Jabari Dean was motivated by the 2014 police killing of Laquan McDonald. He threatened to kill 16 white male students or staff to correspond with the number of times McDonald was shot.
The EU promised to give financial aid and to renew consideration of Turkish membership in the union. Then Turkey arrested more than a thousand migrants who were planning to sail to Greece.
The IMF’s decision to add the renminbi, also called the yuan, to its basket of reserve currencies is a new mark of prestige for the world’s second-largest economy.
Experts trace the first completely anonymous jury to 1977. That’s when a judge worried about possible jury tampering by a drug kingpin named Leroy “Nicky” Barnes, a man also known as Mr. Untouchable.