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Young adults in US back efforts to curb gun violence

LaShun Roy supports a ban on semi-automatic weapons and more comprehensive background checks.

07 Aug 2016 6:37 AM

Jason Day ready to defend title at year’s final golf major

Moving the 98th PGA Championship two weeks after the British Open to accomodate golf’s Rio Olympic return has allowed several favourites to quickly try and move on from disappointments at Royal Troon.

23 Jul 2016 2:45 AM

For the first time, scientists to sequence genes in space

American biologist turned astronaut Kate Rubins has her suit tested by Russian Space Agency

18 Jul 2016 2:02 AM

Woman drops civil suit against Bill Cosby

A 72-year-old New Hampshire woman who says Bill Cosby raped her in 1965 withdrew her civil defamation lawsuit against the comedian on Saturday, a day after a federal judge had allowed the case to move

26 Jun 2016 5:09 AM

Star Wars creator scraps Chicago museum plan

For George Lucas, Chicago might as well be a galaxy far, far away. The Star Wars creator invented an entire sci-fi universe and multibillion-dollar empire.

26 Jun 2016 12:46 AM


Chile beat Colombia to reach Copa final

Chile’s Charles Aranguiz heads the ball against Colombia at Soldier Field in Chicago on Wednesday. (Photo: AP)

24 Jun 2016 2:17 AM

Gun shop owner shot, killed in US

In a bizarre incident, a 64-year- old gun shop owner in the US was shot and killed when a student accidentally fired a weapon during a firearms safety class at his business.

21 Jun 2016 4:47 AM

After Christina Grimmie, another Voice alum shot dead

Alejandro “Jano” Fuentes, a Chicago music teacher and contestant on Mexico’s version of The Voice, has died after he was shot in an ambush while celebrating his birthday with friends.

20 Jun 2016 12:28 AM

Copa America: Lionel Messi hat-trick powers Argentina into knock-outs

One, two and finally three — contained quite neatly in a span of 19 minutes. A dazzling display for Lionel Messi on a warm Friday night.

12 Jun 2016 2:38 AM

Hawks hunt down Bulls

Jeff Teague scored 26 points as the Atlanta Hawks inflicted a fourth straight defeat on the Chicago Bulls on Monday, nudging the iconic franchise 102-100.

29 Mar 2016 11:57 PM


4-year-old dead after step mom scalds legs as punishment in US

‘Little boy was sent to bed, no one checked him overnight until he was discovered not breathing the next morning.’

20 Mar 2016 5:01 PM

Smartphone ‘voices’ not always helpful in a health crisis

It can give you street directions or find the nearest deli, but how helpful is your smartphone's virtual voice in a health crisis A study says the answer is often "not very."

17 Mar 2016 5:27 PM

Donald Trump rally called off amid chaos

Donald Trump cancelled his campaign rally here citing security concerns after hundreds of people gathered at the arena to protest against his “politics of hatred” and scuffled with his supporters in t

13 Mar 2016 4:53 AM

Donald Trump under fire for rally violence

Donald Trump is under fire from rivals who blamed his incendiary rhetoric for a violent outbreak on Friday between protesters and supporters at the Republican frontrunner’s rally in Chicago.

13 Mar 2016 2:58 AM

Uber driver arrested over deadly US shooting rampage

Police seized a semi-automatic handgun and additional evidence from the car.

22 Feb 2016 9:56 AM


‘Zika virus may hide in organs for days’

The Zika virus may be particularly adept at entrenching itself in parts of the body that are shielded from the immune system, making it harder to fight off and possibly lengthening the timeframe in wh

15 Feb 2016 2:12 AM

US teen pours boiling water on cat, arrested

A teenager in the US has been arrested for pouring boiling water on a cat and posting the repulsive video on social media.

08 Feb 2016 5:53 AM

US Midwest floods threaten 9 million

Towns in Tennessee and southern Illinois prepared on Thursday to cope with potential flooding after rain-swollen rivers washed out hundreds of structures in Missouri, Arkansas and eastern Oklahoma and

02 Jan 2016 5:50 AM

Newly released emails reveal coordination after teen's death

The release of the video forced the resignation of Police Superintendent.

01 Jan 2016 11:51 AM

Chicago Bulls too strong for Raptors

Warriors defeat Kings to register their 29th NBA victory of season

30 Dec 2015 6:53 AM