Anywhere you look around the globe, it’s hard not to see U.S. foreign policy in retreat or near collapse.
John Racasi (left) was sentenced to 18 months and Thomas Hawkins received two years for taking bribes to lower property tax bills. | Sun-Times file photo
Two Cook County employees who took bribes to lower property tax bills were sentenced Wednesday to two years and 18 months behind bars respectively.
President Barack Obama, right, speaks after being introduced by Vice President Joe Biden arrive at the Community College of Allegheny County-West Hills Center in Oakdale, Pa. | AP Photo
OAKDALE, Pa. — Urging the U.S. to keep up in the global skills race, President Barack Obama on Wednesday highlighted $600 million in new job-training grants that he said could help people land well-paying jobs.
A Rasmussen Reports poll released today shows that Democratic voters believe Hillary Clinton will lock up the party's nomination — even thought she hasn't yet launched a 2016 presidential bid.
It’s not news that Chicago has a gun problem. But that doesn’t make it any more palatable for Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy, a firm believer in systems management and improved gun laws as he works to reduce crime in the city.
Flight Engineer Chris Poole reads a small bible aboard a Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) P-3 Orion on route to search over the southern Indian Ocean looking for debris from missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 Friday, April 11, 2014. | Richard Polden/AP Photo
The Bible could become the official book of Louisiana if state legislators approve a bill set to come to a vote in the next few days.
Cook County Assessor Joe Berrios saw no opposition in his bid for a fifth term as chairman of the Cook County Democratic Party.
Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-TX), has introduced a bill that would stop paying federal employees who are being held in contempt of Congress — and it's aimed directly at Attorney General Eric Holder.
Joe Biden has joined Instagram, and we're hoping it turns out to be fabulous.
U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk says he'll now campaign for Republican U.S. Senate candidate Jim Oberweis, weeks after saying he wouldn't actively campaign for the dairy magnate.
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, visited children suffering from schistosomiasis during their Feb. 15, 2007, trip to Nasarawa North, Nigeria. The Carters traveled to the community to bring national attention to the country's need to make disease prevention methods and treatments with the medicine praziquantel more accessible in its rural and impoverished communities. Photo courtesy of The Carter Center
Human trafficking, unequal pay, sexual assault. We have “a long way to go” in solving these issues, according to former President Jimmy Carter, who hopes his new book, “A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power,” will prompt societal change in the way we approach these problems.
Where health insurance is concerned, money talks. Especially when that money is in the form of fines for not having it.
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