Police: California man posted synagogue shooting threats

CONCORD, Calif. (AP) — A San Francisco Bay Area man posted anti-Semitic threats in an online chatroom and threatened to commit a mass shooting at a synagogue, police said. Ross Farca...

Jurors listen to suspect say he killed scholar from China

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Jurors in a federal death-penalty trial heard secretly recorded audio Friday in which a former University of Illinois doctoral student describes to his girlfriend how he killed a v...

The Latest: Jurors hear suspect say he killed scholar

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The Latest from the trial of a former University of Illinois doctoral student charged with slaying a visiting scholar from China (all times local): 5:45 p.m. ...

Minnesota lawyer sentenced to 14 years for porn scheme

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge on Friday sentenced a Minneapolis lawyer to 14 years in prison for running a porn-related scheme. Paul Hansmeier was convicted of running the multi...

Jurors watch FBI video of suspect in Chinese scholar's death

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Jurors in the trial of a former University of Illinois doctoral student accused of killing a visiting scholar from China are watching video of the suspect explaining to an FBI agen...

Klobuchar supports Trump impeachment process 'beginning now'

NEW YORK (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar says she would support impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump "beginning now." The Minnesota senator's...

Defense in trial of Chinese scholar's death: He did it

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — As federal prosecutors on Wednesday shared with jurors grisly details of how they claim a former University of Illinois doctoral student kidnapped a visiting scholar from Chi...

NYC mayor: Trump's openness to foreign help 'treasonous'

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor and Democratic presidential candidate Bill de Blasio says President Donald Trump's stated willingness to accept a foreign power's help in his 2020 campaign should s...

Trump says he may tell FBI if he gets dirt on opponent

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is now saying he may contact the FBI if a foreign power presented him with negative information about a political opponent. Trump, in an inte...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, June 14, the 165th day of 2019. There are 200 days left in the year. This is Flag Day. Today's Highlight in History: ...

Admitting guilt at trial may help ex-student avoid execution

CHICAGO (AP) — Lawyers for a former University of Illinois doctoral student accused of kidnapping, torturing and killing a visiting scholar from China spent nearly two years preparing for the day they...

Sarah Sanders leaving White House job; governor run ahead?

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, whose tenure was marked by a breakdown in regular press briefings and questions about the administration's credibility, as well as her own,...

Testimony: Suspect bought Drano after Chinese scholar death

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Testimony in the trial of a former University of Illinois doctoral student accused of killing a visiting scholar from China revealed that the defendant bought Drano and garbage bag...

Flynn's new lawyer is a Mueller critic, praised by Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former national security adviser Michael Flynn has hired a new lawyer, a former federal prosecutor who has earned the praise of President Donald Trump and repeatedly denigrated the R...

House committee subpoenas Flynn, Gates in Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Intelligence Committee has subpoenaed former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn and former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates as part of its investigation into...