Ryan says he will return to Congress

Paul Ryan says he will return to Congress (AP photo) BOSTON (AP) – Paul Ryan says he is returning to Congress. The failed Republican vice presidential nominee said Wednesday that he will be seated when […]


Springsteen: 'A world that challenges hopefulness'

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Rocker Bruce Springsteen joined President Barack Obama at a rally in Wisconsin, playing the anthem “Land of Hope and Dreams.” He said Monday that after Obama ran on an optimistic message […]


Suspected gunman's wife among 3 dead at Wis. spa

BROOKFIELD, Wis. (AP) – Officials say one of the people killed in yesterday’s shootings at a Wisconsin spa was the estranged wife of the suspected gunman. Authorities say Radcliffe Franklin Haughton killed three women, including […]


Spa shooting suspect shot self

  BROOKFIELD, Wis. (AP) — A police chief says the suspect in a mass shooting at a spa outside Milwaukee died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Brookfield Police Chief Dan Tushaus says 45-year-old Radcliffe Franklin […]


NOAA: Warm winter in West, but East? Who knows

WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal meteorologists are forecasting a milder and drier winter for much of the western United States, but say they are stumped about what will happen in the East. The National Oceanic and […]


Obama embraces economic record in new commercial

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) – As President Barack Obama prepares for tomorrow night’s debate with Mitt Romney, his campaign is embracing the economic record that Republicans have targeted as his biggest weakness. A new ad that […]


TV anchor responds on-air to viewer criticizing her weight (video)

LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) – A television anchorwoman in western Wisconsin says a man who wrote her an email criticizing her weight is a bully. Jennifer Livingston responded to the email Tuesday morning during a […]


Negotiators have 'framework' to end Chicago strike

CHICAGO (AP) – The city’s nearly weeklong teachers strike appeared headed toward a resolution Friday after negotiators emerged from marathon talks to say they had achieved a “framework” that could end the walkout in time […]


Ryan criticizes Obama's foreign policy leadership (video)

WASHINGTON (AP) – Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan is aggressively criticizing President Barack Obama’s foreign policy leadership and says the U.S. needs “moral clarity and firmness of purpose.” The Wisconsin congressman says Obama has […]


Wis. police release video of temple gunman (video)

OAK CREEK, Wis. (AP) – Police in suburban Milwaukee have released squad car videos that show a gunman who killed six people at a Sikh temple last month shoot the first officer on the scene. […]


Sikh temple victim remains in coma

OAK CREEK, Wis. (AP) – The family of Sikh priest Punjab Singh says he has remained in a coma since an Aug. 5 shooting at a Wisconsin temple wounded him and three others and left […]


Ryan: Romney won't 'duck tough issues' on economy (video)

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) – Seizing the Republican National Convention spotlight, vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan welcomed “the calling of my generation” to help lead the country in tough times  Wednesday night and pledged that Mitt […]