WASHINGTON -- Few fights have Democrats more certain that they have the upper hand against President Donald Trump than the one over border security: His plans to build walls, separate immigrant families and punish asylum-...Read more
CHICAGO -- Ammonia spilling from a farm tractor in Lake County early Thursday sent at least 37 people to hospitals, including seven who were reported to be in critical condition around noon.
The spill began about 4:30 a.m...Read more
WASHINGTON -- One of Donald Trump's first acts as president was to pull the United States out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the 12-nation free-trade deal that President Obama negotiated but left unfinished.
Trump ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan, a former Boeing Co. executive, did not improperly promote the defense contractor or violate an ethics agreement requiring him to recuse himself from decisions ...Read more
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Former police officer Nouman Raja, convicted in the fatal shooting of stranded motorist Corey Jones, was sentenced Thursday to 25 years in state prison.
Circuit Judge Joseph Marx punished Raja, 41...Read more
BALTIMORE -- Federal law enforcement agents fanned out Thursday across Baltimore, raiding City Hall, the home of embattled Mayor Catherine Pugh and several other locations as the investigation into the mayor's business ...Read more
"Avengers: Endgame" doesn't open in U.S. theaters until Thursday evening, but the superhero film is already a blockbuster internationally.
The 22nd movie from Walt Disney Co.'s Marvel Studios has collected $169 million ...Read more
A new Prince album, featuring his recordings of 15 songs he wrote for other artists, will be released in June.
The late artist's estate announced Thursday that the album, titled "Originals," will begin streaming ...Read more
The Boss is back and he's got his eyes trained west. Bruce Springsteen has announced the pending arrival of his 19th studio album, "Western Stars."
"This record is a return to my solo recordings featuring character driven...Read more
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met with Russian President Vladimir Putin for the first time Thursday in a summit filled with gifts, pleasantries and champagne, but with few specifics on how to achieve what both men have ...Read more
A bipartisan coalition in Congress wants to give a second chance to Americans arrested for nonviolent federal crimes related to possession of marijuana.
Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester, a liberal Democrat from Delaware, and Rep...Read more
WASHINGTON -- More than 300 citizens since January have filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission to run for president of the United States.
The full list features candidates from dozens of states, with ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Within hours of former Vice President Joseph R. Biden's long-awaited announcement early Thursday that he would wage his third presidential campaign, he had already received endorsements from a raft of members...Read more
The newest James Bond film, currently known as "Bond 25," is taking shape, most recently with a high-profile live reveal on Thursday.
Appearing during the start of production from GoldenEye in Jamaica -- where author Ian ...Read more
Incredibly, the dangerously titled Michael Jackson musical, "Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough," is moving forward in New York. Its creators are using what I'll call the complexity defense. It's fascinating and has ...Read more
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Q: The show "FBI" recently featured another team of specialists tracking down a killer. This storyline and the cast were much more interesting than the regular show. Any chance it ...Read more
Bail was set at $5 million Thursday morning for each of 5-year-old Andrew "AJ" Freund's parents, who were charged with murder hours after authorities found what they believe is the body of the Crystal Lake, Ill., boy in a ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Ex-President Barack Obama is holding off on an endorsement of his former running mate, Joe Biden, who on Thursday joined the race for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.
He did, though, voice ...Read more
CHICAGO -- In his home in a wooded neighborhood in north suburban Lincolnshire, Mitch Work spreads out some of the extraordinary artifacts of his late father's life.
Framed on the wall is a painting of a lakeside villa in...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Proponents of a $15 minimum wage are bullish about the prospects of the House passing a bill to incrementally double the current $7.25 federal standard over five years, despite Democrats seemingly being short...Read more
- Putin and Kim meet in summit heavy on pleasantries but light on specifics
- FBI raids Baltimore City Hall, home of Mayor Catherine Pugh and other locations connected to her
- Troopers rescue loose dog on Phoenix freeway
- FBI raids Baltimore City Hall, home of Mayor Catherine Pugh, offices of job training center
- NAACP, family attorney call for criminal charges against Florida deputies in teen's arrest