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  • Lenders taking more borrowers to court over student loans

    HARTFORD, Conn. – Fall behind on your student loans these days and you could end up getting more than hectoring phone calls and threatening letters. S ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • Soccer star named Sexiest Man Alive

    LOS ANGELES – British soccer star David Beckham has been an international sex symbol for nearly two decades, but he said he’s still flattered to be na ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:20 pm
  • Woman charged in butt injection death

    ST. LOUIS – Missouri prosecutors have charged a 44-year-old Dallas woman with manslaughter, accusing her of recklessly causing a woman’s death in July ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:20 pm
  • Seattle experimenting with political voucher system

    SEATTLE – Many voters don’t have the money to donate to political candidates or don’t care enough to bother. But what if the government gave them $100 ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:20 pm
  • Police: Thousands of honeybees killed at resort near Chicago

    LINCOLNSHIRE – Police said someone used pesticide to kill thousands of Italian honeybees at a suburban Chicago golf resort.
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:20 pm
  • AG: Chicago cops should release shooting video

    CHICAGO – Illinois’ attorney general has asked Chicago police to release a video that allegedly shows an officer shooting a black teenager 16 times la ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:20 pm
  • Balloon handlers train for Thanksgiving Day parade

    CHICAGO – On a recent sunny Saturday morning on the great lawn in front of the Museum of Science and Industry, gusts of wind bullied a 40-foot balloon ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:20 pm
  • Minneapolis police shooting stirs old racial tensions

    MINNEAPOLIS – The fatal shooting of an unarmed black man by a Minneapolis police officer has pushed racial tensions in the city’s small but concentrat ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:20 pm
  • WADA declares Russian anti-doping agency noncompliant

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Leaders of the World Anti-Doping Agency declared Russia’s anti-doping operation out of compliance Wednesday – a harsh, but e ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Phrase ‘In God We Trust’ pops up on police vehicles

    CARBONDALE – Some law enforcement agencies in southern Illinois have started putting the phrase “In God We Trust” on their vehicles.
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:20 pm
  • IS releases photo of bomb it says downed Russian jetliner

    CAIRO – The Islamic State group Wednesday released a photo of a bomb hidden in a soft drink can that it said had brought down a Russian passenger jet ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:19 pm
  • Startups look to help millennials save money

    NEW YORK – Millennials, it’s time to pick up the phone and start saving.That’s the message from digi ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:19 pm
  • Dinosaur claws among items on annual list of dangerous toys

    BOSTON – Dinosaur claws inspired by the movie “Jurassic World” and a quick-folding trampoline are among the items on a consumer watchdog group’s annua ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:19 pm
  • Prosecutor: Paris attacks mastermind not arrested in raid

    SAINT-DENIS, France – Heavily armed French SWAT teams swooped in Wednesday and neutralized a cell that was ready to launch new attacks, leaving at lea ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • ID kits a ‘tool’ to help in case of missing child

    CHARLESTON – Police need “every tool” they can get when a child is missing, and that means more than a photograph.
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 12:04 am
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