By Matt Stieb Within the Senate chamber, lawmakers were doing their best to endure the long hours of the Trump impeachment trial’s first two days, bringing crossword puzzles, falling asleep, and flaunting the no-electronics rule by communicating on smartwatches.…

For death-tech startups, convincing legislators that their inventions should fall under the “cremation” umbrella is the fastest way to begin operations. Old phrases like “thermal process” can get in the way for some companies and…

7:32 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN Reigning NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo and LeBron James again were named captains for the NBA All-Star Game, the league announced Thursday night. Antetokounmpo and James earned the honors after leading…

Roger Federer's championship mettle was tested in the third round as the No. 3 seed survived in five sets against Australian John Millman. Federer, a six-time winner in Melbourne, came back from down 8-4 in…

One of the lawyers on President Trump's impeachment trial defense team, Jay Sekulow, charged that Democratic members of Congress were taking a quote from Alexander Hamilton out of context as they tried to lay out the standard…

Shanghai Disneyland announced on Friday that the park will be temporarily closing amid the ongoing coronavirus outbreak “to ensure the health and safety of our guests and cast.” In a statement posted to the theme park’s…

Airlines with the Boeing 737 Max have recently begun pulling the plane from their schedules further in advance than before. During a conference call with investors, an American Airlines executive explained that this allows the…

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff decided to close the Thursday Senate impeachment proceedings by reading passages from President Donald Trump’s July 25 call with Volodymyr Zelensky to “point out a few things that really…

A Libyan man convicted in connection with the deadly 2012 attack on an American diplomatic compound in Benghazi was sentenced Thursday to 19 years in prison. Mustafa al-Imam, 47, was sentenced to 236 months after…

Anti-abortion activists march toward the U.S. Supreme Court during the 2019 March for Life in Washington, D.C. This year, President Trump is expected to speak at the rally.   Jose Luis Magana/AP hide caption toggle…

Dozens of American citizens of Iranian descent were stopped at a port of entry in Blaine, Washington, in the days following the January 3 killing of Soleimani. Some were detained for hours and reported they…