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Friday, Dec 15, 2017 at 10:47 AM CST

Tillerson Backtracks on Offer of Unconditional NKorea Talks

Tillerson Backtracks on Offer of Unconditional NKorea Talks

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is criticizing China over its oil supplies to North Korea and Russia for using North Korean laborers. Tillerson called on the two world powers with the closest economic ties to...

Friday, Dec 15, 2017 at 11:02 AM CST

'Today' Show Puppy Wrangler Joins Explosive Detection K-9 Unit

'Today' Show Puppy Wrangler Joins Explosive Detection K-9 Unit

Wrangler, the Yellow Labrador who joined the "Today" show in 2016 to help educate the public on service dogs, is making a career change. The original "puppy with a purpose" has graduated from the Connecticut...

Friday, Dec 15, 2017 at 10:22 AM CST

The Kids Are All Right: 'Youthquake' Is Oxford Word of 2017

The Kids Are All Right: 'Youthquake' Is Oxford Word of 2017

Oxford Dictionaries recognized the power of the millennial generation Friday with its 2017 word of the year : youthquake. Oxford lexicographers say there was a fivefold increase in use of the term between 2016...

Friday, Dec 15, 2017 at 09:42 AM CST

Activists Warn Tax Bill Could Hurt Puerto Rico Even More

Activists Warn Tax Bill Could Hurt Puerto Rico Even More

A coalition of Puerto Rican and Latino groups have told members of Congress that any tax increases on U.S. corporations operating on the island would devastate an already battered economy, NBC News reported. The...

Friday, Dec 15, 2017 at 11:01 PM CST

Americans Pessimistic About Trump, Country: Poll

Americans Pessimistic About Trump, Country: Poll

President Donald Trump frequently casts his first year in office as a string of successes and campaign promises fulfilled. But less than a quarter of Americans think Trump has made good on the pledges he made to...

Friday, Dec 15, 2017 at 08:53 AM CST

Man Shot to Death in Parking Lot Near Chicago Target

Man Shot to Death in Parking Lot Near Chicago Target

A suspect was in custody after a man was shot to death Thursday night in the McKinley Park neighborhood on the South Side, police said.

Friday, Dec 15, 2017 at 01:53 PM CST

Lauer Faces New Inappropriate Workplace Relationship Claim

Lauer Faces New Inappropriate Workplace Relationship Claim

A former "Today" show production assistant says she had a brief, consensual relationship with Matt Lauer nearly two decades ago, explaining she felt too intimidated to turn down his advances after reaching...

Friday, Dec 15, 2017 at 07:47 AM CST

Lawmakers Plan Investigation Into Veterans Home Deaths

Lawmakers Plan Investigation Into Veterans Home Deaths

On Wednesday, the controversy over the deaths of 13 veterans at a facility in downstate Illinois roiled the gubernatorial race. On Thursday, the attorney general’s race was also affected by the issue.

Friday, Dec 15, 2017 at 07:21 AM CST

Australian Probe Into Child Abuse Attacks Catholic Celibacy

Australian Probe Into Child Abuse Attacks Catholic Celibacy

An Australian inquiry into child abuse recommended Friday that the Catholic Church lift its demand of celibacy from clergy and that priests be prosecuted for failing to report evidence of pedophilia heard in the...

Friday, Dec 15, 2017 at 09:35 AM CST

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle Set a Wedding Date

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle Set a Wedding Date

Save the date — Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are getting hitched on May 19. Kensington Palace announced the date for the royal wedding Friday, after having earlier revealed the spring nuptials will take place...

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