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What's next for the Secret Service now that its leader has resigned following embarrassing security lapses? On Wednesday, Julia Pierson, the director who had been on the job less than 2 years, quit.
The San Francisco Giants beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-0 in the NL wild-card game. But it didn't come close to Tuesday's drama when Kansas City won the AL wild-card game in an extra-innings classic.
Residents of Oakland have a new mayoral candidate to choose from: Einstein. But in Oakland, canines are not permitted to hold public office.
The pigeons were released as part of National Day celebrations in Beijing. But in an atmosphere of political protest, authorities worried a pigeon might be used to carry something suspicious.
Robert Siegel talks to Marilyn Tavenner, administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, about the one-year anniversary of the Affordable Care Act insurance marketplace rollout.
The new tribute album Dionne Dionne is a collaboration between singer Dionne...
On an unlikely tribute album, singer Dionne Farris and guitarist Charlie Hunter tackle Warwick classics with revealing subtlety — and nods to the musicians' own origins in early-'90s rap.