| May 15, 2015
| 12:30 PM
WASHINGTON -- In President Obama's struggle with Congress to win fast-track authority on trade with 12 Pacific nations, a conspicuously missing voice has been that of his former secretary of state, Hillary Clinton, now a declared 2016 presidential...
| May 15, 2015
| 9:19 AM
“Wayward Pines”--In Fox’s tale of a spooky town nestled in a spookier forest, Ethan Burke (Matt Dillon) is a Secret Service agent heading toward Wayward Pines, Idaho in search of two missing colleagues, one of whom happens to be his...
| May 14, 2015
| 2:26 PM
The U.S. Secret Service apprehended a man who was flying a small drone Thursday afternoon in a park outside the White House, a violation of federal aviation rules.
Secret Service spokesman Brian Leary said the drone, about the size of an iPad, was...
| Apr 16, 2015
| 3:02 AM
A Florida postal worker who piloted a gyrocopter onto the U.S. Capitol lawn to call attention to his belief that campaign finance laws are too weak is "a patriot" who first came up with the idea about a year ago, a friend said.
Doug Hughes, 61, called...
| May 13, 2015
| 8:37 PM
Two senior Secret Service agents were "more likely than not" impaired by alcohol when they drove a government vehicle through a secure area at the White House earlier this year, a government watchdog concluded in a report released late Wednesday....
| Apr 15, 2015
| 7:58 PM
A Florida mail carrier created a stir at the U.S. Capitol by flying a gyrocopter into Washington, D.C., and landing it just outside the building Wednesday, police said. The move was an apparent protest demanding campaign finance reform.
Despite the no-...
| May 12, 2015
| 4:00 AM
John Hinckley Jr. is on the verge of pulling off a feat no other American has: shooting a U.S. president and going home a free man.
Hinckley, who tried to assassinate President Reagan in a bizarre attempt to impress actress Jodie Foster, is close to...
| Apr 15, 2015
| 8:30 PM
The magnolia tree in our front yard is bursting with color, all pink and white and signaling to the world that spring is here, and all I could think of was this:
Hillary must be nigh.
For I could all but feel her powers.
Suburban Chicago, where I live,...
| May 11, 2015
| 12:16 PM
Here's something different for your child's high school resume: A week-long course with the FBI that pledges to provide leadership skills, critical thinking and team building for students who participate in mock crime scenes and other activities of law...
| May 10, 2015
| 6:27 AM
The season finales accelerate as the broadcast networks announce their fall schedules this week.
"American Idol," once TV’s hottest series, has cooled off considerably as its 14th season concludes. Clark Beckham, Nick Fradiani and Jax are the...
| May 9, 2015
| 2:00 AM
Signs have cropped up in Westminster recently advising that businesses will not accept $100 bills after a series of counterfeit notes were used in April.
Westminster Police Capt. Pete D'Antuono said his agency has been notified of several incidents, and...