Obama attempts to make clemency routine with 58 more commutations Top Stories - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 12:07

President Obama shortened the sentences of 58 federal inmates Thursday, a signal that he intends to use his constitutional clemency power mo...


Trump uses taco bowl to try to reach out to Hispanic voters on Cinco de Mayo Top Stories - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 11:45

Taco bowls are not a Mexican dish.


5 things you need to know Thursday Top Stories - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 11:38

The biggest news to start your day.


Trump on Nikki Haley as VP: Not happening Top Stories - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 11:28

Well, Nikki Haley, the feeling is mutual: Donald Trump doesn’t want you to be his vice president either.


Ron Paul ex-aides guilty in payment scandal Top Stories - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 11:16

Federal jurors have returned guilty verdicts in a host of public corruption charges brought against three former Ron Paul presidential campa...


California raises smoking, e-cigarette age to 21 Top Stories - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 11:14

The measures become effective in June.


Troops' reports of sex assaults hold steady in 2015 Top Stories - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 11:02

WASHINGTON — The number of troops reporting sexual assault remained essentially flat for 2015 compared with 2014, the Pentagon announced Thu...


Kids learn life lessons through cookie-making class Top Stories - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 11:02

Yum! Baker mixes passion for baking with labor of love.


Pakistan police arrest 13 for burning girl in ‘honor killing’ Top Stories - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 10:22

Pakistani police arrested members of a tribal council Thursday for killing a teenage girl for helping a couple elope.


Survey: Nearly half of teachers would quit now for higher-paying job Top Stories - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 10:22

They may be smiling, America, but your public school teachers are not a happy bunch.
About six in 10 are losing enthusiasm for the job, ...


'Oregon Trail,' 'Space Invaders,' 'Sims' enter Video Game Hall of Fame Top Stories - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 10:19

'Grand Theft Auto III,' 'The Legend of Zelda' and 'Sonic the Hedgehog' round out the 2016 class.


Sports betting site predicts John Kasich, Julián Castro for VP picks Top Stories - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 10:18

Would you vote for a Donald Trump/John Kasich ticket or Hillary Clinton/Julián Castro?


Trump voters earn a lot more than you might think Top Stories - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 09:36

Pundits imagine Trump voters as working-class folks worried about the economy. They're half right.


Prosecutor asks to recuse herself in Laquan McDonald case Top Stories - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 09:26

The surprise move by lameduck prosecutor comes after she lost a primary battle.


Watch Scotland cops do Running Man, spurred by NYPD Top Stories - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 09:25

Police Scotland's version of the Running May dance to the 1990s song 'My Boo' by Ghost Town DJs included a bagpipe player.


Complaint: Paranoid behavior preceded freeway shooting Top Stories - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 09:19

An Illinois family traveling through Wisconsin was randomly targeted.


Loud sex finally too much for cancer-stricken neighbors Top Stories - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 20:56

Woman, her terminally ill husband and five children dealt with the noise for two years.


John Kasich’s Star Wars tribute proclaimed him 'only hope' to beat Clinton Top Stories - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 20:14

Is John Kasich the Obi-Wan of the Republican party?


Top takeaways from the Indiana primary Top Stories - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 20:06

The Hoosier State was a decisive moment in the GOP campaign.


On Holocaust Remembrance Day, Israel's needy survivors still suffer Top Stories - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 20:05

45,000 of 189,000 Holocaust survivors in Israel live below the poverty line.