Bill to increase Idaho election finance transparency fails
BOISE, Idaho - Legislation intended to make more public who is donating to candidates and political causes in Idaho has been put on hold after a diverse array of nonprofit...
5 hours ago - The Seattle Times
Yemen Dispatch: For Yemen Child Soldiers, a Refuge Mixes Play With Saudi Propaganda
A Saudi-financed center offers six weeks of comfort and schooling to former child soldiers in Yemen. But it doubles as a propaganda stage set, blaming only one side for the...
6 hours ago - NY Times
How mayoral candidate Gery Chico turned City Hall experience into lucrative law practice
Perhaps none of the 14 candidates vying to become Chicago's next mayor knows the ins and outs of City Hall better than Gery Chico. His resume is long on jobs rooted at 121 N...
12 hours ago - Chicago Tribune
Felony count axed for 1st black woman elected Texas sheriff
ANAHUAC, Texas - A judge has thrown out a felony record-tampering indictment against the first black woman elected sheriff in Texas. Jefferson County Sheriff Zena Stephens had...
20 hours ago - My Sanantonio
Money for Pittsburgh aircraft project may be at risk of being diverted to help pay for border wall, Sen. Bob Casey says
U.S. Sen. Bob Casey's office says federal money for aircraft construction in Pittsburgh and other projects in Pennsylvania could be at risk of being diverted by the Trump...
1 day ago - WTAE - 2 articles
Marriage is still the main way for women to get rich: study
A new survey found that most women enter the elusive 1 percent through marrying a rich spouse. Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte took a look at the...
1 day ago - New York Post
Tuned In: Why filmed-in-Pittsburgh ‘Gone' was a goner
The unraveling of financing doomed the shot-in-Pittsburgh crime drama “Gone” to a single season, which debuts on WGN America Feb. 27.
1 day ago - Post Gazette
Poland ruling party allegedly financed politics from charity
WARSAW, Poland - Poland's opposition lawmakers are demanding explanations from the ruling party about reports that its regional chapter used donations for the Red Cross to...
1 day ago - The Seattle Times
Amazon's This Giant Beast That Is the Global Economy Takes Liberal-Bro Humor on a World Tour
Adam McKay was not supposed to be a political commentator. He rose to fame writing and directing so-dumb-they're-smart Will Ferrell vehicles like Anchorman and Step Brothers...
1 day ago - Time
A Texas Border County and Nonprofit Are Suing President Trump Over His National Emergency Declaration
A West Texas border county and a nonprofit civil rights group have jointly filed a lawsuit in federal court aiming to overturn President Donald Trump's national emergency...
1 day ago - Time - 2 articles
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Reports: R. Kelly charged with aggravated sexual abuse in Chicago
R. Kelly charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse
The R&B star was hit with 10 counts Friday, according to the Chicago Sun Times, citing records.
Police: Patriots owner Robert Kraft solicited prostitute
JUPITER, Fla. - Police in Florida have charged New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft with misdemeanor solicitation of prostitution, saying they have videotape of him paying...
Patriots owner Robert Kraft busted for soliciting prostitution
Fresh off his team's sixth Super Bowl win, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft was busted in Florida on charges of soliciting prostitution at a spa, according to a report...
ISIS bride refuses to give up fight to come back home to US
WASHINGTON - The father of an Alabama woman who joined the Islamic State in Syria filed suit against the Trump administration in an effort to allow her return to the United...
Cook County Prosecutors Charge R. Kelly With Criminal Sexual Abuse
Nine of the counts specify the victim was between 13 and 15. One count did not specify any ages.
House Democrats introduce measure to revoke Trump's national emergency...
Friday's move sets up a fight that could result in President Trump's first-ever veto.
Trump says he'll veto legislation blocking his ‘emergency' declaration
US President Donald Trump has said he would veto a Congressional effort to block his recent ‘national emergency' declaration and prevent him building a wall along the Mexican...
Trump Nominates Ambassador To Canada Kelly Craft For U.N. Post
Craft's nomination as ambassador to the United Nations follows State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert's withdrawal from consideration. (Image credit: Tasos Katopodis/Getty...
Police: Mayor 'lucky he's not dead' after shooting at SWAT team serving warrant
He now faces two charges of attempted murder.