Slow start to Illinois session called to solve budget fight

Published Jun. 21 2017

The first day of a costly special legislative session aimed at solving Illinois' unprecedented budget crisis got off to a...

Oklahoma officials, others dispute California climate claim

Published Jun. 21 2017

Officials from Oklahoma and more than a dozen other states have sent two letters to California's insurance commissioner, asking that...

10 Things to Know for Thursday

Published Jun. 21 2017

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:

The Latest: Verdict reached in police shooting trial

Published Jun. 21 2017

MILWAUKEE (AP) - The Latest in the trial of a former Milwaukee police officer charged in a fatal shooting (all...

Latest: Authorities looking at terrorism in airport stabbing

Published Jun. 21 2017

FLINT, Mich. (AP) - The Latest on the injury of a police officer at a Michigan airport (all times local):

Ex-Texas nurse accused of killing dozens charged with murder

Published Jun. 21 2017

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A former Texas nurse who prosecutors say may be responsible for the deaths of up to...

Michigan airport evacuated; officer seen bleeding from neck

Published Jun. 21 2017

FLINT, Mich. (AP) - Officials on Wednesday evacuated an airport in Flint, Michigan, where a witness said he saw an...

FBI: Gunman acted alone in shooting of congressman

Published Jun. 21 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - A gunman acted alone when he shot and wounded a top House Republican and four other people...

4 cardinals press pope to clarify divorce-remarriage stand

Published Jun. 21 2017

VATICAN CITY (AP) - Four conservative cardinals who publicly questioned Pope Francis' opening to divorced and civilly remarried Catholics are...

Summer vacation: Never mind the hike. Where's the hammock?

Published Jun. 21 2017

Never mind the hike. Where's the hammock?

Man, woman found dead with gunshot wounds on Chicago Skyway

Published Jun. 21 2017

CHICAGO (AP) - Police say a man and woman have been found dead with gunshot wounds on the Chicago Skyway,...

10 Things to Know for Today

Published Jun. 21 2017

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:


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Uber CEO Kalanick resigns under investor pressure

Published Jun. 21 2017

Uber CEO and co-founder Travis Kalanick resigned Tuesday under pressure from investors.

Deliberations in Milwaukee police shooting enter second day

Published Jun. 21 2017

Jury deliberations have entered a second day in the trial of a former Milwaukee police officer who fatally shot a...

Man accused of moving cocaine through children's day care

Published Jun. 21 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Children played and slept surrounded by pounds of cocaine at a Los Angeles day care center...

'Worth killing over': How a plane mogul dodged U.S. scrutiny

Published Jun. 21 2017

When a Kansas strip-mall bank with possible mob ties folded in the mid-1980s, federal authorities investigated whether a shareholder, Iranian-born...

Concerns about fidget spinners highlight unsafe toys report

Published Jun. 21 2017

A consumer watchdog group says those wildly popular fidget spinners aren't as harmless as they might appear.

Ten things to know for Wednesday, June 21

Published Jun. 20 2017

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday, June 21:

Muslims question whether girl's killing was road rage

Published Jun. 20 2017

Islamic leaders are questioning Virginia detectives' insistence that the beating death of a teenage Muslim girl appears to have been...

Dashcam video shows officer firing 7 shots into Castile car

Published Jun. 20 2017

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Video that shows a Minnesota police officer shooting seven rapid shots at Philando Castile during a traffic...

They're back! Numbers of ticks are high across New England

Published Jun. 20 2017

MARSHFIELD, Vt. (AP) - Tick numbers are on the rise across New England this spring, raising the prospect of an...

Southwest celebrates first day of summer with heat wave

Published Jun. 20 2017

PHOENIX (AP) - The first day of summer is forecast to bring some of the worst heat the southwestern U.S....

Poll: Courts are right in blocking Trump's travel ban

Published Jun. 20 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - Most Americans say federal courts are acting properly in blocking President Donald Trump's travel ban, according to...