Whether portraying the noble geopolitics of “Madam Secretary” or the dirty deeds on “House of Cards,” the high-stakes fumbling on “Veep” or the scourge of terrorism that haunts “Homeland,” script writers have always faced the challenge of staying topical yet inventive without straying outside the bounds of plausibility. Then the Donald Trump presidency struck.
British Prime Minister Theresa May has struck a deal with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party Monday that is designed to give her minority government enough support in Parliament to endorse her legislative agenda.
Surveillance video shows two men attacked by what appear to be four suspects during a robbery on in the French Quarter in New Orleans on June 24, 2017. One of the victims remained in critical condition.
Jonah Sykes, 22, is an anomaly. He grew up on his father Jeff Sykes’ farm in Mebane, North Carolina, and has decided to spend his life on that farm, to take it over and run it after his father retires.
A 12-year-old Mormon girl named Savannah came out as a lesbian to her church in Utah on May 7. “I do believe he [God] made me this way on purpose. No part of me is a mistake," she said to her church congregation.
It was somewhere around his 9,000th delivery that Frédérick Leboyer began questioning his methods and those of his colleagues - obstetricians who worked in noisy, brightly lit operating rooms and concluded each birth by picking the infant up by its heels and smacking it on the bottom.
Fugitive lawyer Eric C. Conn fled the country using a fake passport and help from someone overseas who has given him a job to support himself while on the lam, Conn told the Herald-Leader in an email exchange over the weekend.
The son of a Nigerian farm laborer who rose out of poverty to earn graduate degrees in agricultural economics and spent his career improving the availability of seed and fertilizer for African farmers is the winner of this year's World Food Prize.