• Donald Trump Nov 30, 2019

    Impeachment's Influence Hazy as Issue in Congressional Races

    Republicans aim to use the House drive toward impeaching President Donald Trump to whittle down Democrats’ majority by dislodging vulnerable incumbents from swing districts loaded with moderate voters. It could work, especially in Democratic-held districts Trump carried in 2016 with throngs of independent voters who polls shows are closely divided over his removal. Or it could flop, in an era...

  • United States Sep 26, 2019

    McDonald's Takes a Nibble of the Plant-Based Burger

    McDonald’s said Thursday that will sell the PLT, or the plant, lettuce and tomato burger for 12 weeks in 28 restaurants in Southwestern Ontario by the end of the month.

  • Donald Trump Aug 2, 2019

    GOP Pushes Immigration Bill, Skirting Rules as Dems Protest

    Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee upended the rules Thursday for immigration legislation that would extend family detentions as chairman Lindsey Graham muscled the measure forward over the objections of Democrats. It’s one last battle, led by a top ally of President Donald Trump, before senators break for a long August recess and the start of 2020 campaigning with immigration...

  • Congress Jul 25, 2019

    Attorney General William Barr Orders First Federal Executions in Nearly Two Decades

    The federal government will resume executing death-row inmates after nearly two decades without doing so, the Department of Justice announced on Thursday. Attorney General William Barr directed the Bureau of Prisons to schedule the executions of five inmates convicted of murder and other crimes. The executions have been scheduled for December 2019 and January 2020. The department also announced a...

  • Donald Trump Apr 24, 2019

    Hillary Clinton: Mueller Report Is Beginning, Not the End

    Special counsel Robert Mueller’s report is only the beginning of a reckoning on election meddling, not the end, and “raises some serious questions,” Hillary Clinton said Tuesday. The former Democratic presidential candidate stopped short of calling for immediate impeachment proceedings, however, and said Congress should instead conduct a serious analysis of whether President Donald Trump committed high crimes and misdemeanors....

  • Ohio Apr 17, 2019

    Determined Marine Vet Crawls to Boston Marathon Finish Line

    When a Marine veteran collapsed near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, he kept pushing forward and crawled to the very end in honor of his fallen comrades. Tens of thousands of marathoners from around the world participated in the iconic marathon on Monday, but Micha Herndon’s race to the finish melted the hearts of the Internet and earned...

  • European Union Apr 6, 2019

    UK's May Concedes Brexit Deal Won't Pass ‘in Near Future'

    British Prime Minister Theresa May acknowledged that the government’s strategies to get her Brexit deal approved in Parliament failed, saying Saturday there’s little prospect lawmakers will back the thrice-rejected divorce agreement “in the near future.” With the U.K. once again days away from a deadline for leaving the European Union, May pressured opposition lawmakers to help her find a compromise...

  • Donald Trump Mar 13, 2019

    Howard Schultz Offers Vision for an Independent Presidency

    Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz on Wednesday offered his vision for what an independent presidency could look like, even though he still hasn’t decided whether to enter the White House race himself. In a speech at Miami Dade College, Schultz laid out his plans for protecting democracy and free enterprise and sought to show how a president elected outside the...

  • Donald Trump Mar 13, 2019

    Howard Schultz Offers Vision for an Independent Presidency

    Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz on Wednesday offered his vision for what an independent presidency could look like, even though he still hasn’t decided whether to enter the White House race himself. In a speech at Miami Dade College, Schultz laid out his plans for protecting democracy and free enterprise and sought to show how a president elected outside the...

  • officer Feb 25, 2019

    Police Tapes Reveal Harrowing Search For Aurora Gunman

    Newly released tapes indicate police could actually hear Aurora gunman Gary Martin firing his weapon, when the first calls started pouring in to 911.

  • Feb 25, 2019

    Police Tapes Reveal Harrowing Search For Aurora Gunman

    Newly released tapes indicate police could actually hear Aurora gunman Gary Martin firing his weapon, when the first calls started pouring in to 911. NBC 5’s Phil Rogers reports.

  • Donald Trump Feb 5, 2019

    Trump Campaign Takes Steps to Prevent a Challenge Within GOP

    Worried about a potential Republican primary challenge, President Donald Trump’s campaign has launched a state-by-state effort to prevent an intraparty fight that could spill over into the general-election campaign. The nascent initiative has been an intense focus in recent weeks and includes taking steps to change state party rules, crowd out potential rivals and quell any early signs of opposition...

  • NBC Dec 31, 2018

    Women's March Canceled in Northern California After Diversity Concerns

    Organizers of an annual Women’s March in Eureka, Humboldt County, California said they won’t be holding the event on Jan. 19 after concerns were raised by organizers that it’s “participants” were “overwhelmingly white.”

  • Donald Trump Oct 23, 2018

    Roskam, Casten Face Off in Daily Herald Debate

    In one of the most closely watched congressional races in the country — Illinois Republican incumbent Rep. Peter Roskam and Democrat Sean Casten clashed over President Donald Trump in their debate Monday. They also differed over what to do about environmental concerns at the Willowbrook plant in the 6th Congressional District. NBC 5’s Mary Ann Ahern reports.

  • Donald Trump Oct 10, 2018

    Trump Jokes About Impeachment on the Campaign Trail

    President Donald Trump joked about talk of impeaching him and Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh during a campaign rally on Tuesday night, NBC News reported. “The Democrats are even talking about doing really bad things now to Justice Kavanaugh,” Trump said. “Last week, they were saying, ‘We’ll impeach.’ … I have to go first, right? Don’t I? — Even though...

  • Donald Trump Sep 11, 2018

    Nazis, Pollution and POTUS: Roskam, Casten Face Off in Daily Herald Debate

    In one of the most closely watched congressional races in the country — Republican incumbent Peter Roskam and Democrat Sean Casten clashed over President Donald Trump in their debate at the Daily Herald Monday. They also differed over what to do about environmental concerns at the Willowbrook plant in the 6th Congressional District.

  • NBC May 25, 2018

    ‘No One Ugly Allowed': Headline Over Cheerleading Team's Yearbook Photo Has Suburban School Apologizing

    A headline in a suburban school’s yearbook that was used to describe a competitive cheerleading team has sparked controversy, prompting an apology from the school.

  • May 23, 2018

    Backlash Over Cheerleading Team's ‘No One Ugly Allowed' Headline in Yearbook

    The page in the Oswego High School yearbook features the headline “no one ugly allowed” over a photo of the school’s cheerleading squad. NBC 5’s Regina Waldroup reports.

  • United States Apr 9, 2018

    US Women Beat Canada for First Olympic Hockey Gold Since 1998

    Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson skated slowly back and forth toward the net, showing forehand, then leaning quickly to the left to fake a backhand that pulled Canadian goalie Shannon Szabados out of the crease. On the sport’s biggest stage, against the Americans’ greatest rival, with all her teammates leaning eagerly over the boards watching her every move, the three-time Olympian came back...

  • Israel Apr 1, 2018

    Israel Rejects Calls for Inquiry Into Gaza Violence

    Israel’s defense minister on Sunday rejected international calls for an investigation into deadly violence along Gaza’s border with Israel, saying troops acted appropriately and fired only at Palestinian protesters who posed a threat. Fifteen Palestinians were killed and over 700 wounded in Friday’s violence near the Israeli border, according to Palestinian health officials. It was the area’s deadliest violence since...

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