CHICAGO -- JPMorgan Chase and Fifth Third Bank are investing $5.5 million in a new fund designed to boost minority entrepreneurs on Chicago's South and West sides.
The Chicago Entrepreneurs of Color Fund, modeled on a ...Read more
MIAMI -- Several African American models who were at a casting call for Miami Swim Week said a California-based swimsuit line turned them away.
The reason? Their race, they said on a video posted to Facebook.
But the ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- In Southern states where Republican opposition to the 2010 health care law has been strongest, Democrats are using heightened concerns about health care to woo undecided voters and challenge GOP candidates ...Read more
It's reassuring that even a band like Paramore -- well over a decade into its career, with a praised new album that radically reset its sound -- still feels the same anxieties that the rest of us do.
"Things keep falling ...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS--The Trump administration said it will extend temporary legal protections for Somalis who live in the United States, saving hundreds of people from the prospect of deportation back to the war-ravaged country.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Prosecutors aren't buying the argument of suspended Boca Raton Mayor Susan Haynie that the criminal charges against her are unclear.
No one knows her crimes better than she does, they say.
WASHINGTON -- Two New York congresswomen on Thursday urged President Donald Trump to appoint an election security czar to combat election meddling.
Democratic Rep. Kathleen Rice and Republican Rep. Elise Stefanik sent a ...Read more
SAN FRANCISCO--University of California regents on Thursday approved the first cut in tuition in nearly two decades and decided to again take on the issue of how many nonresident students should be enrolled as they wrapped...Read more
WASHINGTON -- A confessed al-Qaida terrorist turned U.S. government informant who is awaiting sentencing at Guantanamo complained to a war court judge this week of problems between his attorneys and prosecutors at a brief ...Read more
The explosion hurled chunks of asphalt and concrete hundreds of feet into the air. Pedestrians sprinted into coffee shops, desperately searching for cover. Fire and car alarms blared.
When a steam pipe exploded in the ...Read more
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Marjory Stoneman Douglas High was warned about the safety of its freshman building as early as 2008 -- before it even opened, a former teacher at the Parkland school alleges in a lawsuit.
Richard ...Read more
CHARLOTTE, N.C.--When the Republican National Convention comes to Charlotte, the party will pick its 2020 presidential nominee in a county that voted for Hillary Clinton in 2016 by almost a 2-1 margin.
But the angst that'...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Senate Democrats on Thursday aggressively ripped into President Trump's nominee to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, saying her involvement as a White House aide in controversial administration ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- The Walt Disney Co. has prevailed in the bidding war for much of Rupert Murdoch's empire after Comcast Corp. said Thursday that it was dropping out of the fight for 21st Century Fox's entertainment assets to...Read more
The CIA used an alleged accomplice in the Sept. 11 terror attacks as a test subject to train new interrogators. Agents diapered or left naked a one-legged CIA captive during his time in secret overseas detention. Taking ...Read more
NEW YORK -- For highly skilled foreign workers applying for a new work visa or an extension, the stakes involved just got a whole lot higher.
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services recently updated its guidance, ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Latin American diplomats say the United States lacks moral authority to encourage the region to take steps it's unwilling to take in the Venezuelan migration crisis because of the Trump administration's own ...Read more
DETROIT -- Five years after Detroit's bankruptcy filing, retiree Barbara Yokom feels the financial hit each time she pays about $940 a month for health coverage.
It's a bill that Yokom, 64, receives now only because the ...Read more
WASHINGTON--The House, facing a July 31 deadline to reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program, is considering legislation to extend it through Nov. 30 as the House and Senate try to resolve big differences in their ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Congress is celebrating the centennial of historic Route 66. But that's about all Washington is doing immediately for California's repair-starved sections of the road.
Parts of the legendary Chicago-to-Los ...Read more
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