Fair
51°FFairFull Forecast

Nation and World News

  • After 4 decades as fugitive, man turns himself in

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Frail and tired of leading a secret life for four decades, 66-year-old Clarence David Moore called police this week to surrender. The ...
    April 22, 2015 - 10:42 pm
  • Extremist’s misfire foils church attack

    PARIS – An Islamic extremist with an arsenal of loaded guns was prevented from opening fire on churchgoers only because he accidentally shot himself i ...
    April 22, 2015 - 10:41 pm
  • Anti-human trafficking bill passes Senate

    WASHINGTON – The Senate unanimously passed legislation Wednesday to help the victims of human trafficking, ending a tortuous partisan standoff over ab ...
    April 22, 2015 - 10:21 pm
  • Health law brings growth in food stamps

    CHICAGO – President Barack Obama’s health care law has had a surprising side effect: In some states, it appears to be enticing more Americans to apply ...
    April 22, 2015 - 10:20 pm
  • Hello? 8M phone calls unanswered as IRS cut taxpayer service

    WASHINGTON – The IRS' overloaded phone system hung up on more than 8 million taxpayers this filing season as the agency cut millions of dollars from t ...
    April 22, 2015 - 1:21 pm
  • GOP spokesman: Benghazi report may slip into 2016

    WASHINGTON – A Republican-led committee investigating the 2012 attacks on Americans in Benghazi, Libya, and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham C ...
    April 22, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Worried sick over canine flu? Tips to help protect your dog

    LOS ANGELES – An outbreak of canine flu has sickened more than 1,000 dogs in the Midwest, killing a handful and stirring concern among animal lovers n ...
    April 22, 2015 - 9:55 am
  • U.S. home sales roared back to life in March

    WASHINGTON – U.S. homebuyers flooded back into the real estate market in March, pushing up sales and prices at the start of the spring buying season.
    April 22, 2015 - 9:16 am
  • Pope accepts resignation of bishop who didn’t report abuse

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Pope Francis accepted the resignation Tuesday of a U.S. bishop who pleaded guilty to failing to report a suspected child abuser, an ...
    April 21, 2015 - 10:02 pm
  • Justice Dept. opens Baltimore police probe; hundreds protest

    BALTIMORE – The Justice Department said Tuesday it has opened a civil rights investigation into the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who suffered a ...
    April 21, 2015 - 10:02 pm
  • 100-carat diamond sells for $22 million at auction

    NEW YORK – A “perfect” 100-carat diamond in a classic emerald cut sold for just over $22 million at auction on Tuesday.
    April 21, 2015 - 9:59 pm
  • Encore! TV does it again with planned 'Full House' revival

    NEW YORK – As TV networks plunder the recycling bin for old shows to revive, “Full House” must have been the final scrap at the bottom of the barrel.
    April 21, 2015 - 9:58 pm
  • Same-sex marriage opponents urge Supreme Court to go slow

    WASHINGTON – Same-sex marriage opponents acknowledge they face a tough task in trying to persuade the Supreme Court to allow states to limit marriage ...
    April 21, 2015 - 12:15 pm
  • Human trafficking deal clears path for attorney general vote

    WASHINGTON – Senate leaders announced a deal Tuesday to move forward on a stalled human trafficking bill, clearing the way for a vote on President Bar ...
    April 21, 2015 - 9:59 pm
  • Why McDonald's is still a powerhouse, despite troubles

    NEW YORK – McDonald's sales have been sputtering for more than two years and the company seems trapped in a cycle of bad headlines that likely won't e ...
    April 21, 2015 - 9:57 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Crime levels dropped in DeKalb in 2014, statistics show. Have you noticed?
    Yes, I feel safer
    No, I don't feel safer
    No, but never felt unsafe