Embattled Illinois prosecutor announces bid for reelection

U.S. 11/19/19, 10:20

A prosecutor who came under harsh criticism when her office suddenly dropped charges against actor Jussie Smollett and is now the subject of a court-ordered investigation announced Tuesday she is running for reelection. In her news release saying she’s seeking the ...

Valerie Harper, TV’s Rhoda, has died at 80

U.S. 08/30/19, 18:29

Valerie Harper, who scored guffaws, stole hearts and busted TV taboos as the brash, self-deprecating Rhoda Morgenstern on back-to-back hit sitcoms in the 1970s, has died. Longtime family friend Dan Watt confirmed Harper died Friday, adding the family wasn't immediately releasing ...

Hannity to de Blasio: ‘You drive me crazy!’

New York 08/07/19, 22:48

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio sparred, clashed and laughed with Fox News host Sean Hannity on Wednesday when the Democratic presidential hopeful faced the conservative TV titan. For one hour on cable news' top-rated show, their raised voices overlapped as ...

Judge orders special prosecutor to examine Smollett probe

U.S. 06/21/19, 14:58

A judge decided to appoint a special prosecutor Friday to investigate the decision by Cook County prosecutors to dismiss all charges against actor Jussie Smollett, who was accused of lying to the police by claiming he was the victim of ...

President Trump says his support among Latino voters is rising

Politics 06/20/19, 21:07

President Donald Trump asserted that his policies to stop illegal immigration are helping his standing with Latino voters, and taking credit for uniting families who were separated at the border. Trump made the statements in a sometimes combative interview airing Thursday ...

Jon Stewart lashes out at Congress over 9/11 victims fund

U.S. 06/11/19, 14:26

Comedian Jon Stewart scolded Congress Tuesday for failing to ensure that a victims' compensation fund set up after the 9/11 attacks never runs out of money. Stewart, a longtime advocate for 9/11 responders, angrily called out lawmakers for failing to attend ...

Police were told deal was in works with Jussie Smollett

U.S. 05/30/19, 19:14

New documents on the Jussie Smollett case released Thursday show that prosecutors told Chicago police detectives that a possible deal with the "Empire" actor was in the works a month before charges against him were dropped. The approximately 460-pages of new ...

Nielsen’s top programs for May 20-26

Entertainment 05/29/19, 16:48

Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for May 20-26Listings include the week's ranking and viewership.1. "NCIS," CBS, 12 million.2. "Live: All in the Family-The Jeffersons," ABC, 10.4 million.3. NBA Playoffs: Golden State at Portland, ESPN, 7.99 million.4. "The Voice," NBC, ...

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