CHICAGO -- The drug stash house sting has been a bread-and-butter part of the federal law enforcement playbook for years.
By dangling the promise of a big score, the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Beneath the gaze of a Hindu goddess statue, a room full of beautiful young women took a deep breath as the instructor at Russell Simmons' yoga studio asked the students to focus on November's theme: "Karmic ...Read more
CHICAGO -- For five days, jurors heard how Illinois' child protection system had repeatedly failed Gizzell Ford, an 8-year-old girl found strangled, starved and brutally beaten inside her grandmother's Chicago apartment.
BALTIMORE -- Civil rights activist DeRay Mckesson has sued Fox News and media personality Jeanine Pirro, alleging she defamed him while discussing a lawsuit brought against the Black Lives Matter movement.
Mckesson ...Read more
ST. LOUIS -- Scottrade founder Rodger Riney is cashing out the shares he acquired when TD Ameritrade bought his online brokerage firm.
Riney's family voting trust received 27.7 million TD Ameritrade shares, currently ...Read more
State regulators want Pacific Gas & Electric Co. to replace three natural gas plants with energy storage, a move that represents another significant step toward a clean energy future.
The California Public Utilities ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said Wednesday that he's worried President Donald Trump will "ignore the Constitution" and start a pre-emptive war with North Korea, which the Democrat worries will quickly escalate...Read more
She is among President Donald Trump's most high-profile black supporters, a reality television star turned government official.
Now, Omarosa Manigault Newman is set to leave her role as director of communications in the ...Read more
Hidden Under the Corporate LadderJ.K. LaMay
Hidden Under the Corporate Ladder gives a brutally honest look inside a scandalous Fortune 100 company. The story takes place in Dallas, Texas, in the mid 1990s, as told firsthand by an employee hired to work for a corporation's branch location to figure out why its operation isn't productive...
The Screen Actors Guild nominations generally don't deliver giant head-scratchers on the level of the Golden Globes nods, but this morning's announcement still had its share of surprises. Here are the top five:
-- After ...Read more
SEATTLE -- Even in Seattle these days, it takes considerable work to raise $70 million in private donations for a new classroom and lab building on the University of Washington campus.
And so, despite a two-year campaign ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who oversees the investigation into whether President Donald Trump's team assisted Russian meddling in last year's campaign, pushed back strongly Wednesday against ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Federal Reserve monetary policymakers on Wednesday nudged up their key interest rate again and sharply increased their forecast for the economy's performance in 2018 as Congress neared passage of a large tax ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- GOP leaders said Wednesday they have reached an agreement to reconcile the House and Senate versions of their sweeping tax cut plan.
"We reached the agreement," Sen. Orrin Hatch, a Utah Republican and ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump's margin of support -- among the American people and in Congress -- was already thin. After Tuesday's defeat in Alabama, it is decidedly thinner, and more than the loss of one ...Read more
Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the White House press secretary, claimed this week that reporters often lie: "There's a very big difference between making honest mistakes and purposefully misleading the American people. Something ...Read more
Paul Maslin is a veteran Democratic pollster who spent Wednesday traveling home from Alabama and luxuriating in Doug Jones' upset victory in the state's special U.S. Senate race.
During a layover at Chicago's O'Hare ...Read more
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton announced Wednesday that his lieutenant governor, Tina Smith, will replace Al Franken after the Democratic senator formally resigns.
Under state law, Smith will hold Franken's seat until the ...Read more
The day after Alabama, Donald Trump is now the president in the most danger of losing re-nomination since Jimmy Carter in 1979.
He's in this position despite campaigning against Roy Moore in the Republican primary, ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Mo Brooks announced on the House floor Wednesday he has high-risk prostate cancer.
He will be receiving surgery Friday.
"Mr. Speaker, this is a very difficult speech for me to give," he said. "God ...Read more
The Library of Congress has added 25 new movies to its National Film Registry -- an eclectic mix that spans 1905 to 2000 and includes "Dumbo" and "The Goonies."
The 2017 selections, announced Wednesday, bring the number ...Read more
- GOP leaders have a tax cut deal: 'We reached the agreement'
- Five more women accuse Russell Simmons of sexual misconduct
- Authorities say suspect in NY subway attack boasted, 'I did it for the Islamic State'
- The Alabama Senate loss just made Trump's job a lot harder
- US airports want to nearly double passenger user fees added to ticket prices; Airlines say 'no'