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A federal budget agreement that could prevent a government shutdown next year is expected to go for a vote in the Senate as early as Wednesday.
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Wonder Woman has been a notoriously hard character to bring to life on screen. Lynda Carter 's run as the DC Comics icon in the 1970s lasted three seasons, but since then a number of attempts -- from a would-be Joss Whedon movie to a CW pilot last season -- have failed to get off the ground.
The announcement is the latest blow to an archdiocese that has faced intense scrutiny since a former employee went public with claims that church leaders mishandled sexual abuse allegations.
Delta Air Lines apologized for what they called a "completely random" confirmation code that had one passenger's boarding pass reading "H8GAYS."
National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden wrote in a lengthy "open letter to the people of Brazil" that he's been inspired by the global debate ignited by his release of thousands of National Security Agency documents, and that the NSA's culture of indiscriminate global espionage "is collapsing."
Nearly eight years after its last issue, "Stray Bullets" is headed back to comic shops with a final story, a sequel series and a one-shot omnibus collecting all 41 issues of the seminal title created by writer and artist David Lapham.
MALL COPS?: As shoppers jam stores ahead of the December holidays, claims of racial profiling at department stores in New York have helped expose the latitude that laws in at least 27 states give retailers to hold and fine shoplifting suspects, even if criminal charges are dropped.
Ten librarians have been named winners of the I Love My Librarian award, the American Library Association announced Tuesday.
MONDAY, Dec. 16, 2013 -- Shrunken structures inside the brains of heavy marijuana users might explain the stereotype of the "pothead," brain researchers report.
A Greece police officer tried to pull over a driver 12 blocks north of the crash site, but the driver raced off and the officer chose not to pursue the car.
Viking announced Monday that it has acquired the planned book by Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus.
The parents of Trayvon Martin , the black teenager whose shooting death last year in Florida reignited the national debate about race relations, are talking to publishers about a possible book , according to The New York Times' Julie Bosman.
Britain could become one of the world's key wine producers by the middle of this century as global warming moves the limits of viticulture further north.
Waterford native Alphonse "Buddy" Fletcher Jr., once listed by Forbes magazine as one of the 20 wealthiest blacks in America and dubbed a "wizard" on Wall Street for achieving spectacular returns on hedge funds, is being likened these days to Bernie Madoff and is fighting to restore his financial reputation.
On the "Free For All" page in Saturday's Washington Post devoted to letters to the editor, three locals smacked the Post for failing to note the 72nd anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attacks on December 7. None of the letters as printed made the point that the Post has "flooded the zone" with lots of coverage and special sections this year for the ... (more)
And yet he still has vivid memories of his childhood Christmases in Chelmsford -- ones so vivid that he decided to release them in an illustrated memoir called "A Child's Christmas in New England."