(CHICAGO) — A judge in Chicago ordered the file in Jussie Smollett’s criminal case unsealed Thursday, saying the actor’s actions did not appear to be those of someone seeking to maintain his privacy. order
(WASHINGTON) — The Senate has passed a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid bill to help to a number of states and Puerto Rico recover after a series of hurricanes, floods and wildfires. Republican leaders
(MONTGOMERY, Ala.) — Alabama lawmakers abruptly adjourned after one lawmaker called for the censure of another over comments that included calling the president’s son “evidently retarded.” Republican Arnold
(WASHINGTON) — The Justice Department has charged WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with receiving and publishing classified information. The charges are contained in an 18-count indictment announced Thursday.
(Bloomberg) — The National Rifle Association, riven by political turmoil and accusations of fiscal mismanagement, has sued its longtime public relations firm, accusing it of engineering a failed “coup”
(NEW YORK) — Brittany K. Barnett and MiAngel Cody are warrior attorneys with a mission: freeing nonviolent drug offenders serving life in a federal system the lawyers are working to reform. When it comes
Warning: This post contains spoilers for Game of Thrones season 8. The eighth and final season of Game of Thrones killed off more major characters — including Daenerys Targaryen, Cersei and Jaime Lannister,
(WEST POINT, N.Y.) — The class of cadets preparing to jubilantly toss their caps in the air at the U.S. Military Academy’s graduation ceremony Saturday includes 34 black women, a record number that’s sign
(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is delivering another $16 billion in aid to farmers hurt by his trade policies, an effort to relieve the economic pain among his supporters in rural America. U.S.
When the new live-action adaptation of Disney’s animated classic, Aladdin, hits theaters on Friday, it will be just the latest step in the very long history of the tale — one with surprising origins. rags-to-riches
A Fugitive Claims He'll Surrender to Connecticut Police If His Wanted Poster Gets 15,000 Likes on Facebook
(HARTFORD, Conn.) — A Connecticut police department has reached a deal with a fugitive that would have him surrender if enough people respond to a wanted poster on social media, an agreement that at least
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is predicting a “near-normal” hurricane season in 2019, with between two and four major hurricanes expected. However, only two major hurricanes
Rachel Simmons is the director of the Phoebe Reese Lewis leadership program at Smith College and the author of Enough As She Is: How to Help Girls Move Beyond Impossible Standards of Success toLive Happy,
Helio Castroneves has won the Indianapolis 500 three times, making him one of the most accomplished auto racers in history. And yet his fame stems more from dancing than driving. The 44-year-old Brazilian
One of the festival favorites here at Cannes, a picture that, if reviews and word of mouth are any indication, nearly everyone seems to like, is French filmmaker Céline Sciamma’s Portrait of a Lady on
(HOUSTON) — U.S. authorities say a 10-year-old girl from El Salvador died last year after being detained by border authorities in a previously unreported case. The death marks the sixth known case in last
(WASHINGTON) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is suggesting an “intervention” with President Donald Trump after he vowed to not work with Congress unless Democrats stop investigating him. The California Democrat
While Jimmy Kimmel was off co-hosting the live Norman Lear tribute on Wednesday, he left his talk show in good hands by actor and comedian Lena Waithe to guest host Jimmy Kimmel Live! while he was away.
A Chicago banker who loaned millions of dollars to Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was charged by prosecutors with bribery for seeking a post in the Trump administration in return for $16 million
(BERLIN) — A senior German diplomat headed Thursday to Tehran to press Iran to continue to respect the landmark nuclear deal, despite the unilateral withdrawal of the U.S. and increasing pressure from