Chicago: Chicago prosecutors filed hate crime and other felony charges Thursday against four young men and women accused of holding captive and assaulting a man with special needs in a racially charged attack broadcast ...

Ah, those carefree days of youth spent trolling the local mall in search of glitter eyeshadow, plastic choker necklaces, and chunky heels — feels like yesterday, but mainly because all of these things are literally ...

MANAUS / BRASILIA —  Brazilian prosecutors on Thursday demanded that a multimillion-dollar private prison contract in Amazonas state be axed because of signs of corruption as the government blamed mismanagement for ...

People who live near roads with heavy traffic face a higher risk of developing dementia than those living further away, possibly because pollutants get into their brains via the bloodstream, researchers in Canada said ...

This is what you do not want in a defensive coordinator: “You don’t want a coach who will flip on you during the bad times and be good with you in the good times,’’ cornerback Trevin Wade told The Post after ...

The Hanford Site plant in Washington hasn’t been operational since 1967, but continues to spread radioactive waste, with a demolition date earmarked as late as 2032. Although it hasn’t been operational for nearly ...

Forget about the cat on the hot tin roof. This poor kitty, nicknamed Sparky, was rescued Wednesday from high atop a power pole in Aurora, Colorado, after it had been stuck there for two days in the snow. Neighbors ...

LAHORE: People wonder why employees from the poorer segment of society perform inefficiently, when the same task is executed efficiently by employees from richer backgrounds with similar qualification and experience. ...

KARACHI: Pakistan’s football conflict is expected to be resolved soon as Lahore High Court (LHC) has reserved its judgment after a series of hearings during the past few weeks. Sources said the PSB did not press its ...

Republicans will put forward their plan to replace ObamaCare sometime this year, Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said Thursday.  Republicans are planning to pass a repeal bill quickly without having a replacement ready, ...

It wasn't supposed to take this long, and it wasn't supposed to happen this way. Rashad Jennings and Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie know that. In another lifetime, perhaps, both Jennings and Rodgers-Cromartie are still ...

Attention, Disney fans. If you live anywhere in the vicinity of Los Angeles, you’re going to want to make a beeline for your nearest Alfred Coffee location ASAP, because they’re honoring Minnie Mouse this month in ...

Planned Parenthood on Thursday launched a national effort aimed at pressuring the incoming Donald Trump administration and GOP to abandon efforts to "defund" the organization. Planned Parenthood, which has long been ...

FOR a long time, marketers and economists have focused on the rise of China’s mega-cities. The accepted wisdom in China’s retail market was that rural consumers were too far away, too poor and too dispersed to ...

WASHINGTON: The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell to near a 43 year-low last week, pointing to further tightening in the labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits dropped ...

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kyle Korver could soon be hoisting shots for the NBA champions. The Cleveland Cavaliers are trying to finalize a deal to acquire Korver, one of the league’s elite 3-point shooters, in a trade from ...

There’s a different vibe on the Hilltop. There’s a new buzz at Memorial Gym. USF’s basketball team, two games into the West Coast Conference following an encouraging preseason, drew a standing-room only crowd ...

A British woman has a case of electromagnetic hypersensitivity (EH) so severe that she has had to relocate twice to new parts of the country, and even now cannot leave her house without wearing a shielded bed net. Kim ...

President Barack Obama makes a statement on Ukraine from the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, DC, on July 18, 2014. President Barack Obama on Thursday called the hate crime beating of a ...

SPOKANE — A 22-year-old man has been arrested in the slaying of U.S. Sen. Jon Tester’s nephew after telling a friend in a recorded phone call that he did it because the nephew had abused a 17-year-old girl, ...