Alan Fram and Andrew Taylor, Associated Press | PostedJan 22nd - 10:19pm
Senate leaders agreed to hold votes this week on dueling proposals to reopen shuttered federal agencies, forcing a political reckoning for senators grappling with the longest shutdown in U.S. history: Side with President Donald Trump or vote to temporarily end the shutdown and keep negotiating.
Russell Baker, the genial, but sharp-witted writer who won Pulitzer Prizes for his humorous columns in The New York Times and a moving autobiography of his impoverished Baltimore childhood and later hosted television's "Masterpiece Theatre," has died. He was 93.
Jonathan Lemire and Eric Tucker, Associated Press | PostedJan 22nd - 8:08pm
Rudy Giuliani's latest scattershot media blitz, which was filled with a dizzying array of wild misstatements, hurried clarifications and eyebrow-raising assertions, agitated President Donald Trump and some of his allies.
Flight arrivals at Newark Airport were briefly suspended Tuesday evening after a drone was spotted over another nearby airport, officials said, in the latest incident of the unmanned aircraft affecting commercial air travel.
Michael Tarm, Associated Press | PostedJan 22nd - 7:04pm
A federal judge in Chicago has dismissed a lawsuit brought against a suburban Chicago school by parents of a student who killed himself after staff warned him he may have to register as a sex offender because they suspected he made a video of himself having sex with a classmate without her knowledge.
A Chicago suburb has tentatively agreed to pay a former doctoral student $1.25 million to settle a lawsuit alleging police officers tackled him to the ground and arrested him for stealing a car that turned out to be his own, his attorney said.