Boos, blowback and a American flag falling during a live interview have plagued the Democratic National Committee's national "unity tour" featuring Sen Bernie Sanders and DNC chairman Tom Perez, NBC News...
Monday, Apr 24, 2017 at 10:18 AM CDT
California Gears Up to Fight Trump on Car Emissions
Even as President Trump pulls back on regulations governing car emissions, part of a broader policy of overturning environmental protections enacted by the Obama administration, California is determinedly headed...
Sunday, Apr 23, 2017 at 04:14 PM CDT
Wide-Ranging Issues Await Lawmakers' Return to Springfield
Bill O'Reilly is back and ready to talk.
His personal website says the former Fox News host will air a new episode of his "No Spin News" podcast Monday evening.
Fox News Channel's parent company fired O'Reilly...
Sunday, Apr 23, 2017 at 01:16 PM CDT
Illinois Democrats Aim High With Minimum Wage Proposals
Amid a national push by unions and worker advocates for a $15 minimum wage, Illinois Democrats hope to pass an ambitious hike during the spring legislative session, despite a warning from Republican Gov....
Sunday, Apr 23, 2017 at 11:57 AM CDT
Illinois Receives $16M to Fight Opioid Addiction Crisis
President Donald Trump is heading into one of the most challenging weeks of his presidency, juggling a renewed health care push and a looming budget deadline. It's all complicated by a potential showdown with...
Sunday, Apr 23, 2017 at 11:07 AM CDT
Pelosi: Border Wall Is ‘Immoral, Expensive, Unwise’
A deal to fund the federal government this week won't necessarily include all the funds needed for a border wall, but White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus on Sunday said there will be "enough to get going"...
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N. Korea Detains US Citizen, the 3rd American Being Held
North Korea has detained a U.S. citizen, officials said Sunday, bringing to three the number of Americans now being held there.
Tony Kim, who also goes by his Korean name Kim Sang-duk, was detained on Saturday...
Sunday, Apr 23, 2017 at 08:21 AM CDT
Majority Give Trump Low Marks for First 100 Days: Poll
About two-thirds of Americans give President Donald Trump poor or middling marks for his first 100 days in office, including a plurality who say he's off to a "poor start," according to results from a new NBC...