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CHICAGO (AP) — State Sen. Daniel Biss said Monday he's running for Illinois governor in 2018, joining a growing field of Democrats hoping to unseat Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner. The former University of Chicago math professor from Evanston said during an announcement streamed...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez's appeal of his corruption indictment, setting the stage for a federal trial in the fall. The justices let stand a lower court ruling that refused to dismiss charges including...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Thirteen months after Antonin Scalia's death created a vacancy on the Supreme Court, hearings are getting underway on President Donald Trump's nominee to replace him. Judge Neil Gorsuch, 49, is a respected, highly credentialed and conservative member of the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has rejected appeals from three Tennessee death-row inmates who say they should not be executed because they are intellectually disabled. The justices on Monday left in place state court rulings upholding the death sentences of inmates Pervis...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has declined to disturb the conviction of former Connecticut Gov. John Rowland on public corruption charges. The justices on Monday rejected Rowland's appeal of his 2014 conviction for conspiring to hide his work on political campaigns for two...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez seeking to throw out a corruption indictment against him. The justices on Monday let stand a lower court ruling that refused to dismiss the charges. A trial in the case is tentatively...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The rhythms of daily life for ordinary Americans may seem far removed from the rarified world of the U.S. Supreme Court. But from the time people roll out of bed in the morning until they turn in at night, the court's rulings are woven into their lives in ways...
A new international report from economists ranks world countries on happiness. The rankings are based on income and life expectancy figures, along with how people rate social support, personal freedom, corruption and generosity. Together it is used to generate a happiness score...
WASHINGTON (AP) — If you want to go to your happy place, you need more than cash. A winter coat helps — and a sense of community. A new report shows Norway is the happiest country on Earth, Americans are getting sadder, and it takes more than just money to be happy. Norway...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Tyler Dorsey's teammates call him "Mr. March." Yeah, that fits. Dorsey scored 20 points...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Tyler Dorsey's teammates call him "Mr. March." Yeah, that fits. Dorsey scored 20 points...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Player of the year front-runner Frank Mason III poured in 26 points, Kansas turned on the...
CHICAGO (AP) — Patrick Kane scored his team-leading 33rd goal in regulation and connected again in the shootout as...
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Shareholders of Samsung Electronics are praising the company for big gains in its share...
HARVARD, Ill. (AP) — A smartphone manufacture wants to make the phones at the Motorola campus in the Harvard plant...