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Ruth Simmons Named Sole Finalist for President of Prairie View A&M University

The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents has named Ruth J. Simmons as the sole finalist for the position of President of Prairie View A&M University.

Barack Obama’s Name to Replace Jefferson Davis’ on Mississippi Elementary School

A public elementary school in Mississippi named after the president of the Confederacy will be renamed to honor the first black president of the United States.

Quest: Trump Is Too Obsessed With Wall Street

Quest's Profitable Moment Another week with more records for the stock market. The latest milestone? 23,000 on the Dow. It seems almost nothing will tame this market -- not even more interest rate hikes.

Inside President Trump's Health Care Deal Flip-flop

He was for it before he was against it. President Donald Trump on Wednesday abruptly crushed hopes of a bipartisan health care with the stroke of a tweet that recategorized a deal he had praised less than 24 hours earlier ...

Citizens Are Stepping Up to Help Puerto Rico -- The Government, Not So Much

Millions of Americans still face perilous conditions in Puerto Rico. Three weeks after Hurricane Maria savaged the island, over 80 percent still have no electrical power. Forty percent are without running water. Millions are in dire need of food. Water ...

5 Things for October 20: John Kelly, Pollution, MH370

Congrats to the L.A. Dodgers! They're headed to the World Series for the first time in almost three decades. Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door.

About 1 million Americans without running water. 3 million without power. This is life one month after Hurricane Maria.

After Hurricane Maria toppled the bridge that connects him to the rest of civilization and ripped the roof and walls off his house here in the central mountains of Puerto Rico, Ramón Sostre raised a weathered American flag above the ...

Kilauea Volcano Helicopter Tour Mixes Lava and Luxury

There's a reason why Hawaii is synonymous with paradise. Its otherworldly perfection causes even the most well-traveled person to be overwhelmed with its majesty.

Trump Judicial Nominee Invoked Nazi Germany In Describing Treatment of Christians In US

President Donald Trump's nominee for a federal judgeship in Texas invoked religious crackdowns by the Nazis in Germany and other totalitarian regimes to describe the treatment of Christians in the US during three interviews in 2013 and 2014.

5 Shot at Maryland Office Park, Authorities Say

Five people have been shot at an office park in the Maryland community of Edgewood, and the shooter is believed to be on the loose, a deputy with the Harford County sheriff's office said Wednesday morning.

Puerto Rico Mayor Delivers Food and Finds Desperation

The mayor has supplies of water and food. Now he just has to get it to the residents of his hilltop community.

Trump: Dem Congresswoman 'totally fabricated' His Remarks to Widow of Fallen Soldier

President Donald Trump denied Wednesday the account of a Democratic congresswoman that he told the widow of a US serviceman killed in an ambush in Niger that "he knew what he signed up for, but I guess it still hurt."

Health Care State of Play: Trump Blasts Bipartisan Deal

A bipartisan health care deal, announced by Republican leaders Tuesday and long negotiated between Sens. Lamar Alexander and Patty Murray, has been reached.

Gretchen Carlson Speaks: 'The floodgates have opened'

When Gretchen Carlson filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against Fox News Chairman and CEO Roger Ailes, it sent shock waves through the industry and spurred other women at the network to share their own stories of assault and sexual misconduct.

Bipartisan Senators Reach Small Deal On Health Care

Sens. Lamar Alexander and Patty Murray have reached a deal "in principle" to restore Affordable Care Act cost-sharing reduction payments for two years in exchange for more state flexibility in Obamacare.