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  • Thousands fill NYC streets for climate march

    NEW YORK (AP) — Demonstrators are making their way through Manhattan's streets as part of a series of global marches over climate change.
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 12:14 pm
  • Backers seek expansion of civil rights death law

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — There has only been one prosecution under the Emmett Till Act, even though the law was passed with the promise of $135 million ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 12:12 pm
  • Judge: Man in 9/11 airport hoax should be freed

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man accused of creating a hoax that closed down a busy terminal at Kansas City International Airport on the 10t ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 12:11 pm
  • Libertarian could help tip Illinois governor race

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — The Libertarian running for Illinois governor recognizes he has little chance of winning the November election, but he could play a ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 12:10 pm
  • GOP's Rauner gets another $1M from hedge fund CEO

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A Chicago hedge fund manager has donated another $1 million to GOP Illinois governor candidate Bruce Rauner, according to sta ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 12:08 pm
  • Egypt to host post-Gaza war talks this week

    RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Egypt will host a brief round of indirect talks this week between Israelis and Palestinians on a sustained Gaza cease-fire ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 8:41 am
  • California authorities catch 4 of 5 jail escapees

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Four of five inmates have been recaptured a day after their escape from a central California jail, authorities said. The fifth ma ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 8:40 am
  • Aviation industry in Chicago to draw up new routes

    CHICAGO (AP) — About 3,000 decision makers in the aviation and tourism sectors have gathered in Chicago for a global conference starting Sunday to for ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 8:37 am
  • El-Sissi pushes for action against militant groups

    CAIRO – Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi is feeling vindicated by the world’s alarm over Islamic extremism that is fueling wars and bloodshed ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • Pomp, little action expected at UN climate summit

    WASHINGTON – New York City will be full of planet-saving pomp this coming week, but short on action to rescue the world.
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • Secret Service boosts security outside White House

    WASHINGTON – The Secret Service chief has stepped-up security outside the White House after a man with a knife who jumped the fence made it into the p ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • 2016 may loom, but Jeb Bush is focused on business

    CORAL GABLES, Fla. – While other Republicans considering the 2016 presidential race are openly laying the foundations of potential campaigns, former F ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • Tense hunt in trooper ambush case hits 8 days

    CANADENSIS, Pa. – The suspect in the deadly ambush at a state police barracks in a remote part of northeastern Pennsylvania remained at large for an e ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • Examining American jihadis: Why do they fight?

    WASHINGTON – A look at Americans who became jihadis, and what motivated them to fight:Moner Mohammad ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Lawmaker wants pumpkin to be official Illinois pie

    SPRINGFIELD – Pumpkins are big business in Illinois. A state lawmaker has a sweet idea for making sure people know it: he wants to make pumpkin pie th ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 11:28 pm
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