Winter storm closes schools, snarls travel across much of US
Winter storm closes schools, snarls travel across much of US

A sprawling storm is closing schools, snarling travel and threatening homeless populations with snow and cold stretching from the Midwest to the East Coast.

2 hrs 53 mins ago
Police official: Smollett lawyers meeting with investigators
Police official: Smollett lawyers meeting with investigators

Chicago police have investigated but dismissed a tip that on the night "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett reported being attacked by two masked men he was in an elevator of his apartment building with two brothers questioned in the probe.

8 hrs 53 mins ago
Arrests made in decades-old killings of 2 California kids
Arrests made in decades-old killings of 2 California kids

Cold case detectives have arrested suspects in the separate Southern California killings of a girl in 1973 and a boy in 1990.

53 mins ago
Gwyneth Paltrow: Skier sued me to exploit my fame, wealth
Gwyneth Paltrow: Skier sued me to exploit my fame, wealth

Actress Gwyneth Paltrow says a skier who accused her in a lawsuit of seriously injuring him at a Utah resort was actually the one that plowed into her from behind.

5 hrs 3 mins ago
Muslim group seeks congressional probe on terror watchlist
Muslim group seeks congressional probe on terror watchlist

A Muslim civil-rights group is calling for a congressional investigation after its lawsuit revealed the federal government has given access to its terrorist watchlist to more than 1,400 private entities, including hospitals and universities.

53 mins ago
United Methodists confront possible split over LGBT issues
United Methodists confront possible split over LGBT issues

The United Methodist Church convenes its legislative assembly for a meeting likely to determine whether America's second-largest Protestant denomination will fracture due to divisions over same-sex marriage and ordination of LGBT clergy.

2 hrs 3 mins ago
What will win best picture? It's a maddeningly close race
What will win best picture? It's a maddeningly close race

The best-picture race heading into Sunday's 91st Academy Awards is considered one of the most unpredictable ever, with 'Roma,' 'Green Book,' 'Black Panther' and 'BlacKkKlansman' all potentially in the mix.

53 mins ago
Gory details emerge about missing woman's suspected demise
Gory details emerge about missing woman's suspected demise

Investigators say a Colorado man pressured a woman he was having an affair with to kill his fiancee for months before acting on Thanksgiving Day, beating the woman to death with a baseball bat.

15 hrs 53 mins ago
The Latest: Smollett lawyers meeting with investigators
The Latest: Smollett lawyers meeting with investigators

Fox Television says "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett "continues to be a consummate professional on set" and has reiterated that he's not being written out of the show.

3 hrs 43 mins ago
California student accused of making 'Banana Plug' drug app
California student accused of making 'Banana Plug' drug app

A Northern California college student is facing felony charges for allegedly creating an iPhone app he dubbed the Banana Plug to sell illicit drugs.

1 hr 13 mins ago
N. Carolina elections board calls challenged House candidate
N. Carolina elections board calls challenged House candidate

The apparent Republican winner of the country's last undecided congressional election is expected to explain why he stuck with a North Carolina political operative with a shady track record that even the GOP candidate thought about protesting in the past.

14 hrs 53 mins ago
Border wall, bullet train: California vs. Trump escalates
Border wall, bullet train: California vs. Trump escalates

Disputes over President Donald Trump's border wall and California's bullet train are intensifying the feud between the White House and the nation's most populous state.

16 hrs 3 mins ago
Researchers find clues that depression may speed brain aging
Researchers find clues that depression may speed brain aging

Memory and thinking skills naturally slow with age but now scientists are finding clues that depression might worsen the decline.

February 14th, 12:34 PM CST
Nurse charged in fatal drug-swap error pleads not guilty
Nurse charged in fatal drug-swap error pleads not guilty

A Tennessee nurse charged with reckless homicide after a medication error killed a patient has pleaded not guilty.

43 mins ago
Medicare ambulance rides may no longer end up at ER
Medicare ambulance rides may no longer end up at ER

Medicare ambulance rides could include option of going to urgent care or doctor's office.

February 14th, 3:53 PM CST
Year in space put US astronaut's disease defenses on alert
Year in space put US astronaut's disease defenses on alert

Scientists find that a NASA astronaut who spent nearly a year in space had his immune system go on high alert.

February 15th, 10:53 AM CST
9/11 fund running out of money for those with illnesses
9/11 fund running out of money for those with illnesses

The compensation fund for victims of 9/11 is running out of money and will cut future payments by 50 to 70 percent.

February 15th, 2:53 PM CST
Storm-lashed South Carolina reassesses global warming's role
Storm-lashed South Carolina reassesses global warming's role

Emergency management officials in South Carolina say they are preparing both for more massive floods like the state has seen in three of the past four years and smaller, but still destructive deluges.

February 16th, 8:53 AM CST
Flu vaccine doing a relatively good job this season
Flu vaccine doing a relatively good job this season

Health officials say the flu vaccine is doing a relatively good job protecting Americans this winter.

February 14th, 12:03 PM CST
Trump wants California to pay back billions for bullet train
Trump wants California to pay back billions for bullet train

The Trump administration plans to cancel $929 million in U.S. money for California's beleaguered high-speed rail project and wants the state to return an additional $2.5 billion it's already spent.

21 hrs 33 mins ago