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  • Mexican boy recovering after huge tumor removed in New Mexico hospital

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — An 11-year-old Mexican boy with a massive tumor who drew international attention when U.S. officials helped him get treatment in N ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 9:25 am
  • Sex offenders accused of murdering, raping 4 women debated killing final victim, transcript shows

    SANTA ANA, Calif. — Late at night, the two convicted sex offenders exchanged text messages debating whether to kill their next victim or spare the lif ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 9:23 am
  • 'Wizard of Oz' Cowardly Lion costume, 'Casablanca' piano fetch more than $3M

    NEW YORK — The Cowardly Lion costume from the classic film "The Wizard of Oz" and the piano from the movie "Casablanca" each sold for over $3 million ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 9:20 am
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's resignation comes at messy moment for U.S.

    WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is resigning at a particularly tough time for U.S. foreign and defense policy, with one war ending, another ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 9:14 am
  • Most police shootings don't end with prosecutions

    WASHINGTON — A Missouri grand jury's decision to spare police officer Darren Wilson from criminal charges is the latest in a long line of police shoot ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 9:10 am
  • Protesters of Ferguson grand jury decision flood U.S. streets

    Thousands of people in U.S. cities from Los Angeles to New York protested peacefully while others blocked traffic or clashed with police as anger flar ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 9:09 am
  • Michael Brown family blasts prosecutor's handling of Ferguson case

    FERGUSON, Mo. — Attorneys for Michael Brown's family on Tuesday vowed to push for federal charges against the Ferguson police officer who killed the u ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 4:07 pm
  • DeKalb police seize 6 kilos of heroin worth $1.4M, arrest two men

    DeKALB – Police said they seized $1.4 million worth of heroin and arrested two men – one from Anaheim, California – on major drug charges after police ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 8:32 am
  • Israel resumes razing homes to punish attackers

    JERUSALEM – Enas Shalodi, a Palestinian mother of six, has been severely punished by Israel for something she didn’t do.
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:47 am
  • Russia gets greater control over Black Sea region

    MOSCOW – Russia tightened its control Monday over Georgia’s breakaway province of Abkhazia with a new treaty envisaging closer military and economic t ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:26 am
  • GOP wisdom shifts on immigration

    BOCA RATON, Fla. – The conventional wisdom in the Republican Party is changing.Less than two years a ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:26 am
  • Illinois AG to ask high court to consider pensions

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan said the state has a "very strong argument" in favor of its public pension overhaul when the case ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:25 am
  • Chicago archbishop apologizes for priest sex abuse

    CHICAGO –Chicago's new archbishop apologized to parishioners at a West Side church where children were sexually abused by a priest, saying his heart b ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:25 am
  • Illinois universities asked to explore budget cuts

    SPRINGFIELD – The head of the Illinois Board of Higher Education has issued a budget warning to the presidents of the state’s public universities afte ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:25 am
  • Police: Video of officer shooting boy is ‘clear’

    CLEVELAND – A Cleveland officer was less than 10 feet away when he fatally shot a 12-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun near a playground, and video o ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:26 am
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