Restive Senate moderates in both parties are expressing hopes of finding a way out of the government shutdown mess as their leadership engaged in unrelenting finger-pointing over who was to blame for the stalemate
"Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" outdid another weekend's worth of newcomers to top the North American box office for the third straight weekend, making the surprise hit the fifth-highest grossing film of all time for Sony Pictures
Recent mudslides in a star-studded California coastal town took a heavy toll on gardeners and housekeepers, with members of working immigrant families accounting for nearly a third of the deaths.
Bank of America confirms high-profile senior executive has left the company, but it won't comment on reports of investigation into sexual harassment allegations
French activists say they are have started to unblock a road they used to occupy, in a move that eases tensions three days after the government abandoned plans to build a new airport in the west
The Danish chef behind one of Europe's most famous restaurants, Noma, the Michelin-starred eatery that was named as the world's No. 1 restaurant four times, thanked Paul Bocuse for "a lifetime of work and inspiration."
Arkansas-based Walmart's closing of its Express stores in small towns across the Midwest and South has affected basic government services from police protection to parks