Lobbying by sitting Illinois lawmakers under scrutiny

Lobbying by sitting Illinois lawmakers under scrutiny

A federal bribery charge against an Illinois legislator has led to questions about whether lawmakers be allowed to lobby other units of government.

Snow in the Midwest leads to air travel woes in Chicago

Snow in the Midwest leads to air travel woes in Chicago

The snowfall hitting the Midwest is taking its toll on air travel in Chicago as one plane trying to land at O'Hare International Airport slid off the runway and the city's aviation department says more than 440 flights have been canceled at the airport.

Saudi recruitment of Twitter workers reflects insider risks

Saudi recruitment of Twitter workers reflects insider risks

U.S. prosecutors say the Saudi government carried out a coordinated effort to recruit employees at Twitter to look up the private data of Twitter accounts.

Millions at stake in dinosaur fight: Are fossils minerals?

Millions at stake in dinosaur fight: Are fossils minerals?

The discovery of two fossilized dinosaur skeletons intertwined in what looks like a final death match could make a central Montana ranching couple rich beyond their wildest dreams. Or they may have to share the wealth.

New York judge sets opioid crisis trial for January

New York judge sets opioid crisis trial for January

A New York judge has set a trial over the state's claims against the drug industry over the toll of opioids for January.

US officials identify 'strong culprit' in vaping illnesses

US officials identify 'strong culprit' in vaping illnesses

U.S. health officials are reporting a breakthrough in their investigation into the cause of an outbreak of vaping illnesses.

Judge strikes down new Trump rule on religious objections

Judge strikes down new Trump rule on religious objections

A federal court judge in New York has struck down a rule letting health care clinicians object to providing abortions and other services on moral or religious grounds.

Juul halts US sales of popular mint-flavored e-cigarettes

Juul halts US sales of popular mint-flavored e-cigarettes

E-cigarette maker Juul Labs says it will stop selling its mint-flavored vaping pods.

Doctors try CRISPR gene editing for cancer, a 1st in the US

Doctors try CRISPR gene editing for cancer, a 1st in the US

1st attempt in US to use a gene editing tool called CRISPR against cancer seems safe in 3 patients who have had it so far.

Mercury putting on rare show Monday, parading across the sun

Mercury putting on rare show Monday, parading across the sun

Mercury is putting on a rare show next week, parading across the sun.