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January 19, 2017 11:19 PM ‘NCIS: Los Angeles’ actor Miguel Ferrer dead at 61

‘NCIS: Los Angeles’ actor Miguel Ferrer dead at 61 “NCIS: Los Angeles” actor Miguel Ferrer died Thursday after a battle with cancer. Ferrer was best known for his role as Owen Granger for seven seasons on the long-running cop show. “Today, 'NCIS: Los Angeles' lost a beloved family member,” showrunner R. Scott Gemmill said in a statement. “Miguel was a man of tremendous 14

January 19, 2017 10:54 PM Miguel Ferrer, 'NCIS: Los Angeles' and 'RoboCop' Actor, Dies at 61

He also was well known for starring as Albert Rosenfield on 'Twin Peaks.' Miguel Ferrer, best known for starring as Owen Granger on NCIS: Los Angeles, died Thursday of cancer. He was 61. Ferrer, who appeared in numerous films and television shows throughout his career, passed peacefully at home surrounded by family and friends, according to CBS. "Today 16

January 19, 2017 9:20 PM Mnuchin emerges from confirmation hearing intact

In a wide-ranging hearing that exceeded five and a half hours, Mnuchin was pressed by Democrats for details on everything from his thoughts on tax reform to how he defended foreclosures carried out under his watch as the top executive of OneWest Bank. But like many of Trump’s picks, at the end of the day it appeared that Mnuchin could still rely on enough 13

January 19, 2017 8:51 PM Analysis: Feminism isn't a fad — especially not under President Trump

The women's movement prepares for one of its most challenging chapters. For the American women who believed the future was imminently female, Donald Trump's inauguration Friday marks the end of mourning and the beginning of resistance. One day later, after the transfer of power is complete, more than 200,000 women and men are expected to unite for the Women's 13

January 19, 2017 8:41 PM As Trump emissary to Congress, Mike Pence faces potential obstacle

WASHINGTON Shortly after Donald Trump won the U.S. presidential election in November, Vice President-elect Mike Pence visited the country’s largest manufacturing lobby group, six blocks from the White House, to brainstorm about Trump's legislative agenda. The conversation at the National Association of Manufacturers was friendly, with a lot of "give 11

January 19, 2017 8:19 PM Texas Senate GOP caucus hires Heidi Cruz aide as executive director

AUSTIN -- The Senate Republican Caucus has hired its first executive director, and it's the former chief of staff to Heidi Cruz during her husband's presidential campaign. Caucus Chairman Paul Bettencourt, R-Houston, on Thursday announced the hiring of Rachel Dawson White. "Rachel is uniquely qualified as the former Chief of Staff for Heidi Cruz, as well as through 14

January 19, 2017 7:42 PM Trump Treasury pick diverges from GOP playbook

Mnuchin outlined his views amid harsh questioning from Democrats about his business background and offshore investments. Treasury secretary nominee Steven Mnuchin diverged from congressional Republicans Thursday on key policy issues, signaling a willingness to go his own way on bank regulation and tax administration. In a sometimes contentious hearing 17

January 19, 2017 7:08 PM Trump sweeps into Washington with a wave and a salute

WASHINGTON — Ready for his big moment, Donald Trump swept into Washington on a military jet Thursday and quickly set to building better ties to the Republican Congress as he kicked off three days of inaugural festivities. Washington braced for an onslaught of crowds and demonstrators — with all the attendant hoopla and hand-wringing. Trump was quickly 12

January 19, 2017 6:38 PM Mnuchin Defends Banking Past, Advocates Strong U.S. Dollar

Treasury Secretary nominee Steven Mnuchin said a strong dollar is important over the long term, noting that it’s currently “very, very strong,” and that avoiding U.S. default on the debt would be a top priority if he’s confirmed. Mnuchin also defended his personal record as a founder of OneWest Bank amid the hous2ing crisis, and pushed for tax reform 14

January 19, 2017 6:34 PM What we learned from Rick Perry's confirmation hearing

Rick Perry’s path to becoming Energy secretary appears clear, as he avoided any major missteps at his confirmation hearing Thursday while attracting some Democratic support. The hearing of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee was revealing, providing insight into Perry’s approach to the Department of Energy (DOE), how Republicans intend 15