CHICAGO -- The Chicago Tribune said Thursday that 5,000 fake Twitter followers were purchased for editorial cartoonist Scott Stantis' account, an act that violated the Tribune's code of ethics.
In a letter to readers, ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- John Bolton, a former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, is expected to put a sharper focus on Venezuela as President Donald Trump's new national security adviser, applying a hard line against Nicolas ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Firefighters could be fighting fewer wildfires, thanks to the Congress' new budget plan.
Efforts to prevent wildfires badly needed more funding, and the Forest Service got that money in the compromise that ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The biggest U.S. antitrust case of this century kicked into high gear on Thursday as a government lawyer warned that AT&T Inc. wants to buy media giant Time Warner Inc. to "weaponize" its must-have content --...Read more
Apparently, life hasn't turned out the way Melania Trump hoped when she married Donald Trump 13 years ago. That's because the celebrity real estate mogul ran for president and to many people's surprise -- including, ...Read more
CHICAGO -- Like many of the young people who are heading to Washington, D.C., for Saturday's protest against gun violence, Dantrell Blake and Deshon Hannah are concerned about deadly school shootings.
But Blake, 21, and ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- As authorities frantically searched for clues in a string of bombings in Austin, Texas, the White House appeared to quash the notion that the serial attacks could be considered an act of domestic terrorism.
PARKLAND, Fla. -- Max Schachter smiles. How is that possible after all that he has been through?
It is there as he recites playfully contentious text messages between his son Alex and daughter Avery, who worshipped her ...Read more
Outlaw pilot and lawful fly girl/journalist become unlikely coauthors in this multi award-winning stunning True Crime Biography. Jack Reed refused to talk to cops & press until MayCay Beeler contacted him in prison. Convicted cocaine smuggler Reed finally breaks his silence about his ...
WASHINGTON -- Some long-declining small towns and farming and manufacturing counties are adding people as population growth in large cities cools, according to a Stateline analysis of census estimates released Thursday.
MIAMI -- T2, the orange tabby, is tougher than the Terminator.
Way back in 2002, the cat was a stray and wandered into the life of now-retired Fort Pierce, Fla., K9 officer Perry Martin. He named the cat Thomas Jr. -- ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- A $1.3 trillion spending bill was approved by the House and sent to the Senate on Thursday after a flurry of unsuccessful Democratic efforts to stall it and force legislators to take up a measure to protect ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- John Dowd resigned on Thursday as one of President Donald Trump's personal lawyers, the latest sign of a shakeup within the president's legal team as the Russia investigation enters a critical stage.
Dowd ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA -- Bill Cosby's lawyers on Thursday asked the Montgomery County judge who presided over his last trial to step aside before the upcoming retrial, saying the judge's views may have been unduly influenced by his...Read more
CHICAGO -- Calling it a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to save "a great American city," former police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said Wednesday he will run against Mayor Rahm Emanuel to fix an economy that fosters ...Read more
RIO DE JANEIRO -- In the world's most murderous country, gun control is starting to lose its appeal.
Desperate Brazilians are wondering whether they'd be better off armed, given that around 60,000 of their compatriots are...Read more
NEW YORK -- President Donald Trump's tough immigration stance has made the monumental task of census takers more difficult and expensive than ever.
Millions of foreign-born residents are expected to hide from or avoid the...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Half a million people are expected to come to Washington Saturday for the March for Our Lives with a goal that leading members of Congress see as a futile mission: to prod Congress to take "comprehensive" ...Read more
MIAMI -- The federal government says its hunt for dirty money in luxury real estate in South Florida and other high-priced housing markets is working -- and the temporary initiative is being extended yet again.
Since 2016...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- The man San Diego Police Officer John Perdue pulled over in the Hillcrest neighborhood late last year did not hesitate to admit the smell wafting from his car was marijuana.
After the driver said he not ...Read more
THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. -- If you were going to pick a spot to locate a worldwide shipping company, this wouldn't be it.
An hour from the nearest interstate highway, with an airport terminal that's smaller than the local...Read more
- 'Show me your hands.' Police video shows death of Stephon Clark in a hail of gunfire
- Zuckerberg says Facebook must protect user data or 'we don't deserve to serve you'
- House approves $1.3 trillion spending bill and sends it to the Senate as deadline approaches
- Miami hospital allowed tribal police to kidnap newborn baby, parents say
- As Trump fumes over leak about his congratulatory call to Putin, word is 'there's going to be a scalp over this'