President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, invoked his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination in rebuffing a subpoena Monday in the investigation into Russia's election...
Monday, May 22, 2017 at 07:25 AM CDT
Trump Avoids Pointing to Saudi Human Rights Issues: Analysis
As President Donald Trump opened his keynote address in Saudi Arabia, he lavished praise on the "magnificent" kingdom and "the grandeur of this remarkable place."
Then he made clear there would be no public...
Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 10:28 PM CDT
Mayor Emanuel Announces New 'One Chicago' Campaign
At the DuSable Museum of African History, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced the city’s new “One Chicago” campaign, and he drew from his family’s own history as he called for Chicagoans to be open and welcoming to...
Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 05:21 PM CDT
Unpopular Budget at Crux of Illinois Senate 'Grand Bargain'
The Illinois Senate's "grand bargain" budget compromise is made up of 11 pieces of legislation, three of which are critical to the effort to keep Illinois from entering a third consecutive year without an annual...
Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 11:07 PM CDT
Graduates Walk Out on Pence at Notre Dame Commencement
President Donald Trump's two-day visit to Israel began Monday morning and there are five key issues that are expected to be the focus of his time in the country, NBC News reported.
The most recent issue to come...
Monday, May 22, 2017 at 03:01 AM CDT
Key Lawmakers Vow Full Airing of Reasons Behind Comey Firing
Members of key congressional committees pledged Sunday to proceed with aggressive investigations into Russia's meddling in the U.S. election and any ties with the Trump campaign, saying the American people need...
Monday, May 22, 2017 at 10:53 AM CDT
Food Stamps, Medicaid on Chopping Block in Trump Budget
President Donald Trump's budget would drive millions of people off of food stamps, part of a new wave of spending cut proposals that already are getting panned by lawmakers in both parties on Capitol Hill.
Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 04:29 PM CDT
DHS Hopeful David Clarke Denies Plagiarism in Thesis
Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke, who says he's been appointed an assistant secretary in the Department of Homeland Security, has denied he plagiarized content in his master's thesis on homeland security...
Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 05:48 PM CDT
Trump: Fight Against Terror a 'Battle Between Good and Evil'
Demanding Middle East leaders combat a "crisis of Islamic extremism" emanating from their homelands, President Donald Trump tried to revise his previous anti-Muslim rhetoric while recasting the fight against...