Overcast
40°FOvercastFull Forecast
Chicago Cubs Commemorative Soft Cover Book

Nation and World News

  • McDonald's sales dip in U.S., underscoring comeback challenges

    NEW YORK – McDonald's is trying stage a comeback, and offering Egg McMuffins all day won't be enough to get more people in its restaurants.
    NEW: Jan. 23, 2017 - 12:48 pm
  • President Trump moves to pull U.S. out of Trans-Pacific Partnership

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump moved to pull the United States out of the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact Monday, fulfilling a camp ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 11:25 am
  • Marco Rubio to back Rex Tillerson for secretary of state

    WASHINGTON – Sen. Marco Rubio said Monday that he will support President Donald Trump's nominee to be secretary of state despite reservations about th ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 9:59 am
  • Lawsuit: President Trump's businesses violate the Constitution

    NEW YORK – A lawsuit Monday alleged that President Donald Trump is violating the Constitution by allowing his business to accept payments from foreign ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 8:53 am
  • Israeli leader accepts invitation from Trump to visit U.S.

    JERUSALEM – Israel's prime minister on Sunday accepted an invitation to visit the White House next month in hopes of forging a "common vision" for the ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 12:59 am
  • 18 dead amid reported tornadoes, other storms in the South

    ADEL, Ga. – A severe storm system that spun off apparent tornadoes and left scattered destruction around the Southeast has claimed at least 18 lives o ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 12:58 am
  • Suspected U.S. drone strike kills 3 alleged al-Qaida members in Yemen

    SANAA, Yemen – Suspected U.S. drone strikes have killed three alleged al-Qaida operatives in Yemen's southwestern Bayda province, security and tribal ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 12:22 am
  • Amid combative start, Trump pledges to rise to moment

    WASHINGTON – After a combative start to his presidency, Donald Trump delivered a more unifying message Sunday and sought to reassure Americans he was ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 12:21 am
  • Neukirch: The Women’s March and our call to action

    When I arrived at the Women’s March on Washington on Saturday, I was wearing one item I hadn’t brought with me: a white and pink beaded bracelet with ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 12:48 am
  • Photos: Women's March highlights from across the country

    Highlights from the nationwide Women's March rallies held on Saturday, Jan. 21. ...
    Jan. 22, 2017 - 7:01 am
  • Budapest mourns as 16 die in fiery bus crash on Italian road

    VERONA, Italy – The Hungarian students had just finished a week of skiing in France when their bus swerved right, then left, then hit a highway barrie ...
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 11:30 pm
  • Bomb blast kill 22, wounds at least 50 in northwest Pakistan

    PESHAWAR, Pakistan – A bomb exploded Saturday in a market in a northwest tribal region bordering Afghanistan, killing 22 people and wounding at least ...
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 11:28 pm
  • Displaced Syrians finally getting official paperwork

    JIBREEN, Syria – Fatima Museitif got married three years ago and soon gave birth to two boys. Her husband died last year but since she was living in a ...
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 11:28 pm
  • European nationalists flaunt strength, buoyed by Trump win

    KOBLENZ, Germany – European nationalist leaders came together Saturday in a show of strength at the start of a year of big election tests, celebrating ...
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 11:27 pm
  • Search intensifies for 23 missing in avalanche in Italy

    FARINDOLA, Italy – The strain showed on Fabio Salzetta's face.The maintenance worker at the luxury H ...
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 11:28 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Who will win the Super Bowl?
    Atlanta Falcons
    New England Patriots