U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and the leader of Taiwan put China on the defensive late Friday with a historic, upbeat phone call to discuss Washington’s role in possibly helping the diplomatically isolated island gain international status. China’s foreign minister dubbed the 12-minute phone..
Billionaire philanthropist David Rubenstein has pledged the funding needed to fix the elevator at the Washington Monument, which was forced to shut its doors several months ago due to the elevator's mechanical failures. The National Parks Service shuttered the more than 550-foot-tall monument to..
Rodolfo Lledes departed Cuba and headed for Florida with 26 others on a motorized raft made of empty 55-gallon drums. Claudia Cruz Perez wound her way on buses, boats and planes through South America to the U.S.-Mexico border, eventually landing in Miami. Many migrants like them make the journey..
After a hit debut on London’s West End this summer, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is in talks to move to New York’s Broadway in 2018, producers said Friday. The play, based on author J.K. Rowling’s popular boy wizard character, is being planned for Broadway’s Lyric Theater, which will..
A college in Massachusetts that stopped flying the American flag decided to bring it back Friday after receiving criticism from veterans groups and other flag supporters. Hampshire College lowered the flag to half-staff after Donald Trump won the presidential election and someone burned it flag a few..