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What I learned from watching a 24-hour police pursuit channel

There are car chase fanatics, and then there’s me. During high school, I suffered through weekend reruns of “Little House on the Prairie” and “M*A*S*H” in hopes that the stations

‘Hunger Games’ prequel tops Thanksgiving box office, ‘Napoleon,’ ‘Wish’ battle for second

No one else volunteered as tribute over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend as Lionsgate’s “The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes” took home the box office title for the

How to spot Social Security scams and protect your identity

When the Social Security Administration calls, you pick up. But between October 2022 and June 2023, more than 55,000 people who answered calls from what they thought was the government

What happens to joint credit cards after your spouse dies?

Dear Liz: My husband died last year and we have three credit cards in his name with me as authorized user. When applying for new credit, do I still use

Fox News’ Sean Hannity on his unlikely relationship with Gavin Newsom: ‘We just hit it

Sean Hannity and Gavin Newsom are an unlikely cable news bromance. The conservative Fox News host and the Democratic California governor are ideologically polar opposites. But their recent joint appearances

3 Takeaways From the Investigation Into Trump’s Pardon of Jonathan Braun

​ Mr. Braun was still under investigation by the Justice Department at the time of his pardon. Here are some key points about the case. Two days after Donald J.

More Members of Congress Are Retiring, Many Citing Dysfunction

​ More than three dozen incumbents have announced they will not seek re-election next year. Some are running for other offices, while others intend to leave Congress altogether. Eleven are

A Troubling Trump Pardon and a Link to the Kushners

​ A commutation for a drug smuggler named Jonathan Braun had broader implications than previously known. It puts new focus on how Donald Trump would use his clemency powers in

To Beat Trump, Nikki Haley Is Trying to Speak to All Sides of a Fractured

​ Her campaign will test what political strategists and observers of her rise in politics have said is among her greatest political skills: an ability to massage her message to

Here Are the Members of Congress Giving Up Their Seats, Setting Up a 2024 Fight

​ The fight for control of Congress could be heavily influenced by the already large number of members retiring or seeking higher office. More than three dozen members of Congress