Presidential debate: Beto O'Rourke warns gun owners of 'consequences' if they do not turn in their guns
Presidential debate: Beto O'Rourke warns gun owners of 'consequences' if they do not turn in their guns

The Texas representative's strong assertion on gun control at the fourth debate in Ohio saw him facing strong reactions from rivals like Pete Buttigieg who was not convinced with the execution of O'Rourke's plan.

College student claims flight attendants locked her inside an airplane bathroom after she suffered from severe food allergy
College student claims flight attendants locked her inside an airplane bathroom after she suffered from severe food allergy

College student Alexa Jordan had a seriously traumatizing experience with airline staff in May 2016 when she went into anaphylactic shock while flying home to Chicago after her first year at Harvard.

Survey names Vermont's South Burlington as best city for people with disabilities; big cities fail to find place in Top 10 list
Survey names Vermont's South Burlington as best city for people with disabilities; big cities fail to find place in Top 10 list

While South Burlington in Vermont with population less than 20,000 was found to be the best city for disabled persons, Providence in Rhode Island was ranked the last among 182 cities that were covered by the survey. None of the 10 most populous cities got a place in the top 10.

Donald Jr. calls Adam Schiff 'Jussie Smollett of Congress' for his 'parody' summary of Trump's call to Ukraine president
Donald Jr. calls Adam Schiff 'Jussie Smollett of Congress' for his 'parody' summary of Trump's call to Ukraine president

The president's son said that if he had read the same parody before Congress, he would be imprisoned.

RNC launches 'Stop the Madness' campaign to 'cause chaos' within the Democratic Party over Trump impeachment inquiry
RNC launches 'Stop the Madness' campaign to 'cause chaos' within the Democratic Party over Trump impeachment inquiry

The committee wants supporters to sign petitions, donate, and get involved in demonstrations as the Republican party 'fights back on this impeachment craziness'

Academics have come up with a unique taxpayer plan to save journalism, but Americans may not be willing to pay for it
Academics have come up with a unique taxpayer plan to save journalism, but Americans may not be willing to pay for it

A seven-member committee in Chicago University has suggested an idea of giving every American $50 through tax cuts so that they can donate the money to their favorite news outlets. Experts are divided though.

White woman cuts off black teen's dreadlocks 'for a better life' sparking outrage, but he defends her saying he asked her to do it
White woman cuts off black teen's dreadlocks 'for a better life' sparking outrage, but he defends her saying he asked her to do it

Kobe Richardson's dreadlocks were cut by Sally Hazelgrove to indicate a fresh start but this left people on Twitter raving about insensitivity and lack of cultural inclusivity.

Michelle Obama shares rare picture from her school days with empowering message: 'Every girl deserves an education'
Michelle Obama shares rare picture from her school days with empowering message: 'Every girl deserves an education'

Obama's yesteryear picture showed her with bangs and a toothy grin as she encouraged her followers to do the same in an attempt to raise awareness about the importance of girls' education. 

NFL 2019: The 10 hottest players you don't want to miss this season including Jimmy Garoppolo, Adrian Peterson and Cam Newton
NFL 2019: The 10 hottest players you don't want to miss this season including Jimmy Garoppolo, Adrian Peterson and Cam Newton

Apart from being exceptional athletes, these men are ridiculously attractive too! Here's our pick of the top 10 hottest NFL players to look out for this season

NFL 2019 WAGs: Ten hottest wives and girlfriends you don't want to miss during NFL's 100th season
NFL 2019 WAGs: Ten hottest wives and girlfriends you don't want to miss during NFL's 100th season

From Kristin Cavallari to Carrie Prejean, these wives and girlfriends are not only smart and talented, they are also drop-dead gorgeous

NRA called 'domestic terrorist organization' after it slams Walmart's gun-control move as 'shameful'
NRA called 'domestic terrorist organization' after it slams Walmart's gun-control move as 'shameful'

Walmart's decision to stop sales of certain gun ammunition and to end open carry in its stores irked the National Rifle Association which saw it as an affront to 'America’s fundamental freedoms'

Fox News anchor Neil Cavuto slams Trump for attacking network: 'We don't work for you'
Fox News anchor Neil Cavuto slams Trump for attacking network: 'We don't work for you'

"First of all, Mr. President, we don’t work for you. I don’t work for you. My job is to cover you, not fawn over you or rip you, just report on you. Call balls and strikes on you. My job, Mr. President, our job here, is to keep the scores, not settle scores," Cavuto said

Remembering Captain Al Haynes: Hero behind terrifying United Airlines Flight 232 crash of 1989 has died aged 87
Remembering Captain Al Haynes: Hero behind terrifying United Airlines Flight 232 crash of 1989 has died aged 87

He, along with the crew had been instrumental saving lives of those on board in the horrific crash-landing of the United Airlines McDonnell Douglas DC-10 that departed Denver’s Stapleton International Airport bound for Chicago.

Joe Walsh, former Illinois congressman, says he will challenge Trump for the Republican nomination: 'Trump is completely unfit'
Joe Walsh, former Illinois congressman, says he will challenge Trump for the Republican nomination: 'Trump is completely unfit'

Walsh promises to contest Trump from the right as opposed to Weld, who is regarded as fiscally conservative but socially liberal. Weld was the 2016 Libertarian Party vice presidential nominee

Meet Catalina Lauf, 26-year-old Illinois Republican candidate for Congress billing herself as the anti-AOC
Meet Catalina Lauf, 26-year-old Illinois Republican candidate for Congress billing herself as the anti-AOC

Lauf, who is hoping to take a Democratic-held seat outside Chicago, is a staunch supporter of President Donald Trump and his border wall.

Michelle Obama's father thought Barack 'won't last' in her life given her dating track record
Michelle Obama's father thought Barack 'won't last' in her life given her dating track record

CBS's Gayle King interviewed Michelle Obama at the Essence Festival in New Orleans and asked the former FLOTUS about her life before she moved into the White House

Illinois Democratic senator Martin Sandoval apologizes for photo depicting mock assassination of Trump at fundraiser
Illinois Democratic senator Martin Sandoval apologizes for photo depicting mock assassination of Trump at fundraiser

Martin Sandoval apologized for the 'unacceptable' incident and said he does not 'condone violence toward the President or anyone else'

Cedric Benson, former NFL player and Texas Longhorns star, dies in motorcycle crash aged 36
Cedric Benson, former NFL player and Texas Longhorns star, dies in motorcycle crash aged 36

Benson was one of the top high school recruits out of the West Texas town of Midland. According to Texas Football magazine, he is eighth on the career rushing list for Texas high schools.

Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot caught on mic calling police union official a ‘clown’: 'I shouldn’t have said that out loud'
Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot caught on mic calling police union official a ‘clown’: 'I shouldn’t have said that out loud'

The union, shortly after the mayor's gaffe, slammed her on its Facebook page, saying that her remarks were "contemptuous."

Mentally disabled 15-year-old girl brutally beaten by 'friends' in viral video was also sexually assaulted, say Chicago police
Mentally disabled 15-year-old girl brutally beaten by 'friends' in viral video was also sexually assaulted, say Chicago police

The girl was located on Tuesday night and was taken to a hospital where she was treated for medical injuries and was eventually released into the care of her father

Angry woman smashes laptop on boyfriend's head for 'looking at other women' while boarding American Airlines flight
Angry woman smashes laptop on boyfriend's head for 'looking at other women' while boarding American Airlines flight

A video that was shared on Twitter by a passenger on July 22 showed the couple violently arguing while being seated on the plane

Illinois Bucky's store cashier fired after telling customers to 'go back to their country' in viral video
Illinois Bucky's store cashier fired after telling customers to 'go back to their country' in viral video

The incident comes days after President Donald Trump's tweets created controversy and drew heavy backlash after he asked  four congresswomen to "go back to their own country."

Illinois sex worker allegedly beat 1-year-old daughter to death as she was 'upset' after a slow night of business
Illinois sex worker allegedly beat 1-year-old daughter to death as she was 'upset' after a slow night of business

Kahoy Garcia-Velasquez, 21, stands accused of killing 16-month-old Mila Anderson-Garcia while in a fit of rage

Barack Obama surprises teen interns by crashing Youth Jobs Corps meeting: 'How is everybody doing?'
Barack Obama surprises teen interns by crashing Youth Jobs Corps meeting: 'How is everybody doing?'

The Obama Youth Jobs Corps interns with the Urban Alliance were dumbstruck for a while as the former president walked in and began shaking their hands.

Trump repeats unfounded claim that Ilhan Omar married her 'brother' to secure US citizenship
Trump repeats unfounded claim that Ilhan Omar married her 'brother' to secure US citizenship

After Trump said this, the crowd at his North Carolina rally began chanting "send her back" following the president's series of attacks against Omar at the event.

Elijah "Pumpsie" Green, Boston Red Sox's first black player, dies at 85
Elijah "Pumpsie" Green, Boston Red Sox's first black player, dies at 85

His first appearance in a Boston uniform ended baseball's ugliest chapter, and the fact that it took the Red Sox so long left a stain on the franchise — and a void in the trophy case — it is still trying to erase

Former Justice John Paul Stevens, leader of the Supreme Court's liberal wing, dies at 99
Former Justice John Paul Stevens, leader of the Supreme Court's liberal wing, dies at 99

Stevens served more than twice the average tenure for a justice, and was only the second to mark his 90th birthday on the high court.

Piers Morgan slams Trump for 'racist rhetoric', says AOC and The Squad are as American as the president
Piers Morgan slams Trump for 'racist rhetoric', says AOC and The Squad are as American as the president

Donald Trump asked Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib and Ayanna S. Pressley to 'go back to their own countries' despite them being legal American citizens

Anti-ICE protestors replace US flag with Mexican flag, vandalize 'Blue Lives Matter' flag outside detention facility
Anti-ICE protestors replace US flag with Mexican flag, vandalize 'Blue Lives Matter' flag outside detention facility

The 'Blue Lives Matter' flag honoring the law enforcement outside the Colorado detention center was spray-painted with the words 'Abolish ICE'

Indiana toddler death: Investigators looking at multiple angles including negligence by Royal Caribbean Cruises
Indiana toddler death: Investigators looking at multiple angles including negligence by Royal Caribbean Cruises

Family lawyer Michael Winkleman has said the child fell from a window that was inexplicably left open in a children's play area

Sex offender Jeffrey Epstein's private island was called 'pedophile island', 'orgy island', and 'island of sin' by local residents
Sex offender Jeffrey Epstein's private island was called 'pedophile island', 'orgy island', and 'island of sin' by local residents

The island is tucked away between St. Thomas and St. John Islands and is spread over 78 acres. Employees there were made to sign non-disclosure agreements

Families sue hospital after they realized wrong man was taken off life support when 'dead' brother showed up at barbecue
Families sue hospital after they realized wrong man was taken off life support when 'dead' brother showed up at barbecue

A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed by the relatives of Alfonso Bennett and Elisha Brittman after two sisters agreed to end life support for a man they were told by authorities was their brother. 

3 stabbed, 16 injured as carnage breaks out during 4th of July celebrations at Chicago's Navy Pier
3 stabbed, 16 injured as carnage breaks out during 4th of July celebrations at Chicago's Navy Pier

The pier was packed with thousands of people who panicked as rumor spread that an active shooter was at the scene

Detroit woman says Russian passenger refused to let her sit next to her in her seat on Spirit Airlines flight
Detroit woman says Russian passenger refused to let her sit next to her in her seat on Spirit Airlines flight

Tiarra Dowdell detailed the incident in a series of now-viral Facebook posts and said she would file an official complaint against the airline

GoFundMe page for woman who falsely claimed to be employee who allegedly spat on Eric Trump taken down
GoFundMe page for woman who falsely claimed to be employee who allegedly spat on Eric Trump taken down

Refunds to the donors were initiated after it was revealed that the person the organizer was raising funds for, was only claiming to be the controversial server

Woman who kicked Sarah Sanders out of her restaurant defends Chicago cocktail waitress who spat on Eric Trump
Woman who kicked Sarah Sanders out of her restaurant defends Chicago cocktail waitress who spat on Eric Trump

Stephanie Wilkinson is now backing the unidentified server at an upscale cocktail bar in Chicago who was briefly detained after she spat on Eric Trump's face on Tuesday

How serial killer Israel Keyes kidnapped a random couple and slaughtered them at an abandoned warehouse
How serial killer Israel Keyes kidnapped a random couple and slaughtered them at an abandoned warehouse

Israel Keyes is believed to have murdered 11 people across the United States and revealed the gruesome details to investigators following his arrest in 2012

10 dead in horror plane crash at Texas airport as private jet suddenly flies into a hangar and explodes
10 dead in horror plane crash at Texas airport as private jet suddenly flies into a hangar and explodes

The Beechcraft BE-350 King Air hit an unoccupied hangar soon after 9 a.m., according to the Federal Aviation Administration. The hangar burst into flames and black smoke billowed from the building as firefighters sprayed on water to contain the blaze.

Eric Trump spitting attack would never happen to Sasha and Malia Obama or Chelsea Clinton, says wife Lara
Eric Trump spitting attack would never happen to Sasha and Malia Obama or Chelsea Clinton, says wife Lara

Eric Trump claimed he was spat on while dining at an upscale Chicago-area restaurant, something that has not sat well with his wife.

Two-year-old girl struck by foul ball at Astros game suffered skull fracture, brain contusion, bleeding and seizure, attorney says
Two-year-old girl struck by foul ball at Astros game suffered skull fracture, brain contusion, bleeding and seizure, attorney says

In the first update on her condition since the unfortunate incident on May 29, the family's lawyer revealed the extent of her injuries.

Eric Trump spat upon at upscale Chicago cocktail bar, employee taken into custody by Secret Service
Eric Trump spat upon at upscale Chicago cocktail bar, employee taken into custody by Secret Service

The incident took place Tuesday night when President Trump's son was at the coveted Aviary bar in the West Loop, which is famous for its creative cocktails

Six-month-old boy on life support after mother slammed him into furniture leaving him with a fractured skull, police say
Six-month-old boy on life support after mother slammed him into furniture leaving him with a fractured skull, police say

23-year-old Trivea Jones, the mother, has been charged with multiple felonies after allegedly confessing to the abuse

'Suitcase killer' Heather Mack who murdered her millionaire mom to be released, will not be returning to the US over safety fears
'Suitcase killer' Heather Mack who murdered her millionaire mom to be released, will not be returning to the US over safety fears

23-year-old Heather Mac and her boyfriend Tommy Schaefer were caught after they killed her mother, Sheila, 62, at a five-star Bali hotel and stuffed her broken body into a suitcase

Gender pay gap between university presidents shrinks as the institution's status rises: Study
Gender pay gap between university presidents shrinks as the institution's status rises: Study

The research is based on 17 years of data from over 1,100 university presidents working for more than 700 universities in the US

Death of baby ripped out of slain Chicago mother in 'womb raider' attack ruled as homicide
Death of baby ripped out of slain Chicago mother in 'womb raider' attack ruled as homicide

The victim of the infamous 'womb raider' case, baby boy Yovanny Jadiel Lopez, spent his short life on support machines with severe brain damage and died on the morning of June 14

Chicago police investigating retired sergeant who 'forced transgender woman to perform sex act on him'
Chicago police investigating retired sergeant who 'forced transgender woman to perform sex act on him'

According to department spokesman Anthony Guglielmi, following an internal investigation, the sergeant -- who has not been named -- was stripped off his powers and has since retired.

5 years after the shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, here's a look at four major players in the controversial cover-up
5 years after the shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, here's a look at four major players in the controversial cover-up

Five years ago, these four people were respected individuals in positions of power. All that changed after Laquan McDonald was shot and killed one fateful night in October 2014

Hundreds of cops are active members of racist, misogynist, and transphobic online groups, reveals investigation
Hundreds of cops are active members of racist, misogynist, and transphobic online groups, reveals investigation

Even though 50 police departments said they'd launch investigations into the officers, only one has been fired so far

Indiana teen gunned down in front of father while trying to sell Xbox: 'They killed my son over nothing'
Indiana teen gunned down in front of father while trying to sell Xbox: 'They killed my son over nothing'

Johnny Peluyera was shot in the back and killed after he met two men he had made contact with online to try to sell his gaming console.

Chicago sisters who agreed to end life support for their 'brother' shocked after sibling turns up alive and well
Chicago sisters who agreed to end life support for their 'brother' shocked after sibling turns up alive and well

Rosie Brooks and Brenda Bennett-Johnson allowed Mercy Hospital to take the man off life support after police wrongly identified him as their brother Alfonso Bennett

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