ISIS Using Tens of Thousands as 'Human Shields' as Iraqi-Led Forces Advance on Mosul

Meanwhile, Iraqi special forces are just 5 miles from Mosul, waiting to strike.[read more]

GOP Sen. Mocks Biracial Opponent's US Heritage in Illinois Senate Debate

A Republican Senator questioned his opponent's ties to the U.S.[read more]

US Economy Grew at 2.9 Percent Rate in Third Quarter

US economy grew at 2.9 percent rate in Q3, strongest in 2 years, helped by export rebound[read more]

5 Women Accuse UW-Madison Student of Sexual Assault

Alec Cook, 20, is facing at least 14 felony charges.[read more]

Texas Officials Refute 'Vote-Flipping' After Trump Tweet

Donald Trump sent a message to his Twitter followers suggesting electronic voting machines were 'flipping' votes in reliably Republican Texas[read more]

Jury Acquits Leaders of Oregon Standoff of Federal Charges

The leaders of an armed group who seized a national wildlife refuge in rural Oregon have been exonerated in the 41-day standoff that brought new attention to a long-running dispute over control of federal lands in the U.S. West[read more]