The GOP's long-promised legislation to repeal and replace "Obamacare" stood on the brink just hours before Republican leaders planned to put it on the House floor for a showdown vote. Short of support, GOP leaders looked to President Donald Trump to close the deal with a crucial bloc of conservatives, in the first major legislative test of his young presidency.
A man was carjacked at gunpoint early Thursday in the Old Town neighborhood on the Near North Side.
Ian Kinsler hit a two-run homer and Marcus Stroman threw six shutout innings as U.S.A. dominated Puerto Rico, 8-0, to win their first ever World Baseball Classic Title.
An inmate who was found unresponsive on a transport bus to Stateville Correctional Center last month died of a drug overdose, the coroner’s office announced Wednesday.
An 18-year-old dual United States-Israeli citizen living in Israel has been arrested in connection with a string of bomb threats targeting Jewish community centers in the U.S., the FBI confirmed to NBC News. Israeli police said they arrested the Israeli Jewish man as the primary suspect in threats targeting JCCs and other institutions in the U.S., marking a potential breakthrough in a case that stoked fears across the United States. FBI and Justice Department officials told NBC News he made all the calls from his bedroom and it did not appear his motive was anti-Semitism because he is Jewish.
The man who mowed down pedestrians on a London bridge and fatally stabbed a police officer on Parliament's grounds was born in Britain and was known to intelligence services, the prime minister said Thursday. Theresa May, who didn't disclose the man's name, said that he was once investigated for extremism links, but was considered a peripheral figure. The revelation came moments after Parliament held a minute of silence and reconvened less than 24 hours after Wednesday's brutal attack, which killed three victims and forced a lockdown of the British government's seat of power. May delivered a defiant message to the House of Commons, declaring simply: "We are not afraid."