• NK says it conducts missile launching drills on regular basis
NK says it conducts missile launching drills on regular basis

Such is the range of China's restrictions, affecting cosmetics, electric batteries for cars (though this could be simple protectionism), and TV soap operas, that a precise audit of the overall costs to South Korea is hard. Today, the same can be said of North Korea, which continues to defy the world with its nuclear and missile programs, despite bi...

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  • Donald Trump's health care bill dropped to avoid humiliating defeat
Donald Trump's health care bill dropped to avoid humiliating defeat

Meanwhile, over in the Senate, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he meant to move as quickly as possible if he gets a House bill, getting it to a vote without any hearings. So if the AHCA passed the House, it will likely be with 215 to 220 votes, but if Republicans sense the bill will fail, there may be a mass exodus from the sinking ship, so ...

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  • County execs: Trump immigration shaming is a 'bully tactic'
County execs: Trump immigration shaming is a 'bully tactic'

That allows ICE agents to interview suspected illegal immigrants and take them into federal custody . "They don't know who they can trust", Schaefer said. Professor Hlass said the information released by DHS does not provide the full picture and is misleading. However, based the scant information in the ICE report, he said it appears the inmate ...

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  • Paul Ryan:
Paul Ryan: "Obamacare is the law of the land"

Trump said the current law was imploding "and soon will explode". Donald Trump is facing the biggest crisis of his short presidency, as Republicans mutiny against his signature campaign promise to repeal and replace Obamacare. At the opposite end of Pennsylvania Avenue, Nancy Pelosi could hardly contain her glee. "Republicans have spent seven...

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  • Gonzaga edges West Virgina, advances to elite 8
Gonzaga edges West Virgina, advances to elite 8

Whether it's second-seeded Arizona or 11th-seeded Xavier, the matchup should be more favorable. The biggest play of the game came with 52.9 seconds left on the clock. A step-back 3-pointer from Carter cut into the Zags lead, but GU still was up 45-40. Wichita State didn't have any timeouts left in the closing seconds of its second-round showdo...

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  • Census Bureau estimates show Chicago-area's population slips
Census Bureau estimates show Chicago-area's population slips

In total, we gained an estimated 8,624 people over that one-year period. That's down by 143 from the 2015 estimate and 764 from the 2010 census, or less than 1 percent in each instance. Tippecanoe County was the fastest-growing county outside the Indianapolis metro area with a 1.2 percent pace of growth in 2016. 1,128: How Lancaster County's 0.40...

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  • SCOTUS nomine Neil Gorsuch questioned about role in Bush administration torture policy
SCOTUS nomine Neil Gorsuch questioned about role in Bush administration torture policy

Gorsuch, who sits on the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver and lives in Boulder, pushed back against Democratic criticism that he has mostly ruled in favor of big companies or government, arguing that he's ruled in favor of "the little guy", as well.

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