HONG KONG - With her term likely reduced to lame duck status, Hong Kong's leader offered her most forceful apology yet for championing a massively unpopular extradition bill, but still declined to accede to the demands of 2 million people who took to the streets last Sunday to call for her ouster. Speaking solemnly at a news conference Tuesday, Chief Executive Carrie Lam acknowledged the bill ...

WASHINGTON - Jon Stewart ratcheted up pressure on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to reauthorize the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund in a late-night television appearance Monday night. On "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," the comedian continued to lobby for restoring payments to 9/11 responders and survivors who face medical bills and lost compensation. Stewart gave ...

LOS ANGELES - It can take time for a pair of actors portraying a romantic couple to find the right connection to make their onscreen performance come across as real. When actors can't find it, romantic comedies are neither full of love nor laughs. There was no such problem with Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler playing a married couple pulled into an international tale of murder and ...