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WASHINGTON - The Department of Homeland Security on Tuesday issued an emergency directive to all non-national security agencies requiring them to take steps to protect their networks against a cyber-hijacking campaign that private sector researchers suggest may be linked to Iran
According to a directive issued by Christopher Krebs, head of the DHS Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, attackers have affected "multiple executive branch" agencies by…

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire former mayor of New York City who is considering a presidential run, appeared before reporters in Annapolis on Tuesday to chide Washington, D.C., over the government shutdown and talk about the importance of compromise
Bloomberg, once a Republican and then a political independent, registered last year as a Democrat, stoking speculation about whether he will run for president
Following…

If there was any doubt that hiking was Gigi Wu's passion, a visit to her social media accounts would have put that to rest
Her Facebook page was a veritable tour of Taiwan's tallest peaks and most scenic mountain ranges. Sometimes, Wu picked up trash along the trails. On other hikes, she admired the scenery and wildlife.
But Wu garnered a following - and the nickname "Bikini Hiker" - for posting celebratory photos of herself atop Taiwanese mountains wearing only two-piece bathing suits.…

Many questions remain about President Donald Trump's familiarity during the 2016 campaign with a proposed development project in Moscow. Those questions were stoked in recent days thanks to BuzzFeed News' claim last week that Trump told his longtime personal attorney Michael Cohen to lie about the extent of those conversation - a claim denied by special counsel Robert Mueller's office. The questions were amplified when one…

For many years, the Oscars were accused of taking an overly narrow view of what constitutes a best picture, prioritizing a certain kind of art-house film above all others
Not anymore
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, the 8,000-strong group considered the most influential in the entertainment industry, made a number of definition-expanding firsts Tuesday when it announced its best picture candidates.
It chose…

When I first decided to run for office as a Republican, I knew I was joining a party that stood for limited government, low taxes, free enterprise, individual responsibility and religious freedom. Little did I know that my own story would eventually become a public symbol for some of these freedoms
Last summer, the Republican Party of Tarrant County, Texas, appointed me as a party vice chair in a nearly unanimous vote. As a longtime party member who has served in other roles,…

Dan Lavoie, a political strategist in New York, first saw the video on Saturday, like thousands of other people who logged on to social media that day
A group of rowdy high school boys, many wearing Make America Great Again hats, had faced off with a Native American elder near the Lincoln Memorial in Washington on Friday. And the encounter, with the hallmarks of a scene in the tense reality show that is modern life in the United States - confrontation and racial…

San Antonio's not done tinkering with the rules for e-scooters and e-bikes. And if you like riding 'em in the wee hours of the morning...

Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., apologized Tuesday for a tweet in which he claimed that the partial government shutdown marks the first time in U.S. history that people have legally been made to work without pay
The tweet prompted a rebuke from critics who pointed out that Welch was neglecting America's long history of slavery.
"Never in the history of this country has it been legal to make people work for free but that's what's happening to federal employees. This can never happen again,"…

Drummed up on the rooftop of a Greenwich Village apartment by playwrights Jonathan Larson and Billy Aronson, the rock opera RENT famously took seven years...

Fender's latest creation, the newly introduced Acoustasonic Telecaster, is destined to be a game changer. But what does it sound and feel like against the al...

A manicure or pedicure can offer a relaxing escape that leaves us feeling refreshed and beautiful. But careless cleaning and...

The NHL Hat Trick Challenge is a daily game that tests your ability to predict what happens on the ice. If you can score the most Hat Tricks (three correct predictions in one day) you'll be the grand prize winner!

If you've ever wondered what Tim Duncan is up to now that he's retired, you may be happy to know that he is still kicking...