Twenty-nine additional employers have signed on to the White House equal pay pledge, which asks companies to conduct a yearly analysis of pay by gender with the goal of eliminating unequal compensation.
Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 08:39 PM CDT
Maine Gov. Threatens 'Snot-Nosed' Lawmaker in Voicemail
Maine Gov. Paul LePage issued a partial apology on Friday after unleashing an obscene tirade on a state legislator, leaving him an expletive-laden and threatening message and telling reporters he wished it were...
Hillary Clinton is defending the work of her family foundation, saying the organization needs more time to ensure the continuity of their programs.
If elected, Clinton said she'll take additional steps to make...
Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 06:57 AM CDT
Trump Immigration Waffle Reflects Voter Confusion on Issue
Dean Green supports Donald Trump partly because of the GOP presidential nominee's tough, deport-them-all stance on illegal immigration. But the 57-year-old Republican paused as he complained about U.S.
Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 05:10 AM CDT
US, Russia Renew Push for Elusive Agreement on Syria
The United States and Russia on Friday renewed efforts to secure a military and humanitarian cooperation agreement for war-torn Syria as conditions on the ground continued to deteriorate after months of...
Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 at 09:13 PM CDT
Mayor Emanuel Briefs Aldermen on Changes to Chicago's IPRA
After months of promising to revamp the Chicago agency that investigates police misconduct, Mayor Rahm Emanuel made a brief and reportedly contentious appearance in front of Chicago aldermen Thursday to...
Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 at 10:05 PM CDT
Tim Kaine Doesn't 'Buy' Trump's Immigration Positions
Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine says GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump's shifting positions on immigration can't be trusted. Speaking during a Thursday afternoon taping of CBS's "The Late...
Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 at 06:59 PM CDT
'Alt-Right' Hashtag Spurs Racism, Rebukes During Speech
Wondering what "alt-right" means? There's a hashtag for that — but the results might not be pretty.
People in the niche conservative movement are using the hashtag #AltRightMeans not only to define the...
Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 at 02:48 PM CDT
Poll: Chicago Voters Trust Rahm Over Rauner on City Budget