President Obama visits La Crosse

The president speaks at UW-La Crosse Thursday afternoon.

Special section | Event details

$3 million scholarship fund created for Charleston church

Here's one more way Charleston's mayor says his community is fighting hate with love after nine people were gunned down in a church massacre: A $3 million…

Sanders adds race, civil rights to his stump

Bernie Sanders, the Vermont senator currently rising in polls against Hillary Clinton as they vie for the Democratic presidential nomination, responded to…

Clinton to tackle the issue of race again

Hillary Clinton will once again turn to the topics of race and inequality when she speaks at the National Urban League's annual conference in Fort Lauderdale,…

Unpaid interns fight for a paycheck

Some unpaid interns who've been fighting for a paycheck will have to keep fighting.

Back in 2013, a district court ruled in favor of three interns suing Fox…

GOP worries about Donald Trump fallout

Republicans seeking to broaden the party's appeal to Latino voters have a challenge: Donald Trump.

The bombastic businessman, who is seeking the GOP…

Boko Haram attacks kill 145 in Nigeria

Boko Haram rocket launcher

At least 145 people were killed after Boko Haram militants raided three villages in the northeastern Nigerian state of Borno, witnesses said Thursday.

Oklahoma high court orders Ten Commandments removed

After the Supreme Court's week of high-profile decisions, Oklahoma's high court made a stir of its own in a ruling that had a group of self-proclaimed…

New York firefighter wins $5 million lottery

Carmelo Mercado lottery

From New York Gaming Commission

New York City firefighter Carmelo Mercado retired after suffering lung ailments from his time working at ground zero after the September 11, 2001, terrorist…

The Hulk Hogan versus Gawker sex tape trial delayed

The much-anticipated legal showdown between Hulk Hogan and Gawker will have to wait.

Florida's Second District Court of Appeal ruled Thursday that the trial…

Wimbledon 2015: Nadal upset by Brown

Dustin Brown, Rafael Nadal, 2015 Wimbledon

Ian Walton/Getty Images

The upset bug has struck Rafael Nadal -- again -- at Wimbledon.

When the two-time champion lost to Dustin Brown 7-5 3-6 6-4 6-4 in the second round on Center…

Washington has first U.S. measles death in years

The Washington State Department of Health reported Thursday what it said was the first confirmed measles death in the United States since 2003.

Authorities did…

Bison attack two more Yellowstone visitors

Bison attacked two more visitors at Yellowstone National Park over the past week, for a total of four attacks in the park so far this season.

A 68-year-old…

Perry to black voters: Give GOP a second chance

Rick Perry on Thursday said the Republican Party lost some of its "moral legitimacy" by not vying for the black vote in past elections, adding that the GOP…

Car assembly line robot kills worker

An automotive assembly line robot killed a worker at a car factory in Germany this week, a prosecutor's office said.

The man, 21, was installing the robot at a…

Navy Yard: All clear after lockdown

Federal law enforcement has given the "all clear" at the Washington Navy Yard on Thursday morning, after a lockdown forced workers to hold-in-place and filled…

Friend accused of killing of Arizona couple

A friend of an Arizona couple who went missing more than a week ago now faces first-degree murder charges in their deaths.

Jose Valenzuela, 38, is accused of…

Big Ben Fast Facts

Here's some background information about Big Ben, the clock and bell in Elizabeth Tower, formerly St. Stephen's Tower, at the Houses of Parliament in London.…

"I thought life would be better after the recession. Not worse."

--John Smith, unemployed construction worker

"These amendments may very likely duck the House's specific definition of what constitutes an earmark, but that doesn't mean it's not pork.

--Leslie Paige of Citizens Against Government Waste

"Folks are beyond homeless here. Their homes don't exist ... the power and destruction here was unimaginable."

--Missouri Gov. Jay Dixon following a devastating tornado that killed more than 150 people.

""There's a lot of things happening that can change the dynamic of this race from the past. So it will certainly be interesting to see."

--former Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneve on the Indy 500.

Political cartoons

Daily Clicks

Most Popular