The power blackouts in California are highlighting growing income disparity, with access to electricity increasingly available to those who can afford to pay.
The leader of Poland's conservative ruling party has declared victory in an election after an exit poll showed his party expected to have a majority of seats in parliament
A threatened strike by Chicago teachers would be the latest test of teachers' unions strategy to expand contract talks beyond members' pay or benefits and into broader classroom issues
California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed a law intended to counter Trump administration plans to increase oil and gas production on protected public land
Cybersecurity pioneer and former Facebook security chief sketches chilling scenario for 2020 elections, laments arrival of 'disinformation as a service.'
Alarmed by a rash of recent hospital closings, Georgia lawmakers are requiring rural hospital executives to receive training on subjects including financial management and strategic planning
Nepal and China have signed 20 agreements, including one on a trans-Himalayan railway, as Chinese President Xi Jinping wrapped up a two-day visit to the Himalayan nation
Pacific Gas & Electric Co. says all power has been restored to the nearly 2 million Northern California residents who lost electricity when the state's largest utility switched it off this week in an effort to prevent wildfires
British and European Union negotiators plan to work through the weekend to see if they can agree a Brexit deal in time for next week's summit of EU leaders
Marine salvage experts seeking to remove an overturned cargo ship off Georgia's seacoast say they will haul it away in pieces because it cannot be safely righted and refloated
Montana's secretary of state put tens of thousands of miles on a state-owned pickup truck and used it extensively during weekends and holidays in addition to other travel that legislative auditors said violated state policy