It's map-drawing time as cities and states create new political districts, and in Chicago, where blacks left in droves during the past decade and the Latino population rose, city leaders are redrawing the boundaries of the 50 wards. What's...
More than 90 percent of all criminal cases in the United States are resolved with a plea bargain. On Monday the U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments in two cases involving defendants who claim they were ill-served by their own lawyers, who gave...
You'd think if you were a relative of someone as famous as Harry Houdini, you'd know it. But George Hardeen, 59, didn't find out he was Houdini's great nephew until he was a young teenager. His grandfather was Houdini's...
Republican presidential contender Cain was accused of "sexually suggestive," inappropriate behavior in the 1990s, Politico reports. A campaign spokesman calls them "baseless allegations."
The morning's top stories include the Cain campaign's push back against what it says are "baseless" allegations concerning sexual harassment.
That unusually early winter storm that struck the Northeast over the weekend has left many in the dark. It's also forced communities in many parts of New England to postpone Halloween. Some customers may not have power for a week.
While the U.N. has declared that the world's population hit 7 billion today, it also concedes there's a 1 to 2 percent margin of error. And that the milestone might have been reached six months ago or might not happen for another six...
During the fighting last spring in Benghazi, Libya, priceless coins and other artifacts were taken from a bank. Authorities suspect it was an inside job.
Variety meats, or offal, were once common on American dinner tables before industrial-style livestock production made other cuts more affordable and available. But now some chefs say they are bringing them back because they're flavorful and...
The baseball team's skipper won his third World Series title on Friday. A sure-fire Hall of Famer, he has the third-most wins in Major League history.