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Feb 21 2016

Arrest photo of young activist Bernie Sanders emerges from Tribune archives

He was a leader of the Congress of Racial Equality , a civil rights group, during his time at the University of Chicago, according to the Tribune . The arrest photo c...

Feb 21 2016

How the Nevada presidential caucuses work

As more information develops in this ongoing story, we'll be sure to bring you the latest details. Yes, the presidential primary is May 24, when Republicans and Democ...

Feb 20 2016

Nikki Haley to endorse Marco Rubio for president

If Haley was looking for a horse to ride to victory on Saturday, she chose the wrong candidate. CBS gave just 22 seconds to this matter as chief White House correspon...

Feb 20 2016

Amid water crisis, governor's portrait made using lead paint

In April 2014, a state-appointed emergency manager switched the city's water supply from the Detroit Water Plant to the Flint River as a cost-saving measure. Flint Mayo...

Feb 20 2016

'To Kill a Mockingbird' author Harper Lee dies at 89

After Katrina, Leonard evacuated to Monroeville, Alabama where Harper Lee lived. Asked what he'd miss most about Lee, Brock said , "Her warmth and her sincerity". Bu...

Feb 20 2016

Clinton expands lead in delegates despite Sanders' win in NH

Bernie Sanders, I-Vt, stand together before the start of the NBC, YouTube Democratic presidential debate at the Gaillard Center in Charleston, S.C. The Democratic preside...

Feb 20 2016

Judge moves 'affluenza' teen's case to adult court

Ethan Couch is led by sheriff deputies after a juvenile court for a hearing Friday, Feb. 19, 2016, in Fort Worth, Texas . With the transfer to adult court , Couch avo...

Feb 20 2016

Syrian man behind deadly Ankara car bomb attack

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said Thursday the Ankara attack was carried out by YPG suicide bomber from Syria in collaboration with PKK. The UK's Observator...

Feb 19 2016

Zika Virus Baffles World's Health Leaders

The recent outbreak of Zika virus in Central and South America spurred the World Health Organization to declare the virus an worldwide public health emergency prompting w...

Feb 19 2016

Illinois to hear case against Cruz's eligibility

Cruz contends that he's a naturalized citizen because his mother was an American. Joyce's previous objection, made to the state's Board of Elections, was dismissed on Feb...

Feb 16 2016

GOP's Trump Threatens Lawsuit Against 2016 Rival Cruz

Bush. Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, who has endorsed Cruz, appeared on CNN immediately after Trump's press conference, calling it a "sickening display of a schoolyard bull...

Feb 16 2016

Taylor Swift Wins Early Grammy for '1989' Album

She was joined on stage by her collaborator Jack Antonoff, from the bands fun and Bleachers, who is the partner of her close friend Lena Dunham . Schneider, who broke ...

Feb 15 2016

Victorian pregnant woman diagnosed with Zika virus

This means unless you are traveling to a region where mosquitos are passing the virus around - or an infected person brings the virus to your area while mosquitos are a...

Feb 15 2016

Masked men shoot police officer during robbery

The report said the officer was hospitalized after being shot in the head. The report said the store is across from a police station. According to a Baton Rouge Police sp...

Feb 15 2016

Rubio slams opponents in South Carolina

McCain had just won the New Hampshire primary and was favored to win in SC, but the Bush campaign used every weapon in its arsenal to derail his campaign and made it pers...

Feb 14 2016

And then there were 6; GOP 2016 field narrows

John Kasich, who placed an impressive second in New Hampshire, sought to keep his head above water in the more conservative, more evangelical SC. Ben Carson had a few g...

Feb 14 2016

WHO reports rise of neurological disorder in Zika outbreak

The U.S. Olympic Committee will hire two infectious disease specialists to advise potential Olympians who are anxious about the Zika outbreak in Brazil. "The armed forces...

Feb 14 2016

Phoenix Area School Shooting Claims 2 Lives

Police say the two 15-year-old girls were found dead Friday morning at Independence High School in the Phoenix suburb of Glendale. Parents were able to pick their child...

Feb 13 2016

Flint, Mich. water official warned of changes to supply

Since the water crisis began, nine people have been reported dead as a result of the Legionnaires' disease contracted from the lead-contaminated water. He will sit alongs...

Feb 13 2016

Bollywood films that are banned in Pakistan

Earlier, veteran actress Shabhana Azmi, who plays Bhanot's mother in the film adaptation, was quoted at " Neerja's " trailer release as saying, there was "no question of ...