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Republican Candidates Focus on Immigration Ahead of First Debate

Immigration was a key focus Monday night as Republicans hoping to be the next U.S. president took part in a forum ahead of the party's first official debate. Fourteen of the 17 major contenders were in New Hampshire for the two-...

‘Downton Abbey’ flick could be ‘a wonderful thing’

“Downton Abbey” executive producer Gareth Neame fanned rumors of a movie based on the hit period drama over the weekend — telling reporters that a follow-up might be in the...

Matthew McConaughey’s brother wants to make entrepreneurial dreams come true

Turns outs Matthew isn’t the first McConaughey to pull off a McConaissance. Decades before the erstwhile rom-com leading man executed a career 180 — to Oscar-winning actor for “The Dallas...

Two Killed in Circus Tent Collapse in New Hampshire

A circus tent collapsed during a storm at a New Hampshire fairgrounds on Monday, killing a young man and a girl and sending 22 others to area hospitals, according to the Associated Press. Both of the fatalities were described by...

Weather boosts fight against California wildfires, but largest blaze jumps containment

The largest of 20 wildfires burning across California jumped a highway that had been serving as a containment line Monday afternoon, even as cooler weather aided crews struggling to contain the blaze about 100 miles north of San...

Growing Number of E. Jerusalem Palestinians Seek Israeli Citizenship

Most Palestinians living in East Jerusalem have long rejected the option of full Israeli citizenship, seeing it as a betrayal to their political cause - the formation of a Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital. But...

Baltimore sends S.O.S. to Feds

Baltimore is turning to the federal government for help in stemming a dramatic uptick in violence over the last several months.

GOP candidates (except Donald Trump) appear at New Hampshire forum

The candidates gathered for a forum Monday in Manchester in advance of their first official debate Thursday

Why Donald Trump is nervous about debating

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump admits he’s a “little bit nervous” heading into the first GOP presidential debate, but insists that’s a good thing. “You have to be a little bit...

FROM EW: Game of Thrones Casts Screen Legend Max von Sydow in Familiar Role

The famed performer has signed on to play the Three-Eyed Raven, the mystical tutor of Bran Stark, in season 6

Texas Attorney General, Facing Felony Indictment, Turns Himself In

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton turned himself in at the Collin County jail on Monday to face three felony charges, including fraud and acting as a securities broker without registering with the state. Paxton was photographed,...

Two South Korean soldiers injured in apparent landmine explosion on border

Pair had been patrolling within demilitarised zone when blast occurred and were airlifted out in serious condition, says army Related: No sex, drugs or rock’n’roll – a North Korean gap year Related: Teenage North Korean soldier...

5 Ways Obama's Successor Could Undermine His New Climate Rules

The Republican presidential candidates gathering in Cleveland for Thursday's debate are sure to get questions about the Affordable Care Act, Planned Parenthood, and immigration. All of those issues deserve attention. But maybe...

Patrick McMullan rushed to Hamptons hospital

The beloved Manhattan society photographer was admitted to Southampton Hospital over the weekend after he felt faint at a high-end Hamptons affair.

Your Cold, Drafty Office Is Biased Against Women, Researchers Claim

A new study suggests that air-conditioned offices may be kept too cold for female employees to be comfortable