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Nigerien officials have said that a convoy gave chase to Islamic militants who later returned to ambush them, but American troops say they didn’t pursue the militants before the attack.

At least 152 Afghans sent to the U.S. for military training since 2005 have gone absent without leave and the situation is unlikely to improve soon, according to a watchdog report released Friday.



A teenager, 15 weeks pregnant, is being held after crossing the border illegally. She has been seeking an abortion since late September.

Representative Frederica S. Wilson said John F. Kelly, the president’s chief of staff, lied by suggesting she had taken credit for obtaining funding for a federal building in Miami.

<p>A Qantas jumbo jet bound for San Francisco was forced to return to Australia on Saturday after a "technical issue" 90 minutes into its flight, the airline said.</p>

An 18-month study of more than 2,000 officers in Washington found that those with cameras used force at about the same rate as those without.

Three men are charged with attempted homicide for allegedly shooting at two people shortly after white nationalist Richard Spencer spoke at the University of Florida

<p>A look at Zac Efron, Emma Watson, Milo Ventimiglia, Orlando Bloom, Mischa Barton and other heartthrobs of the 2000s, and how they have changed over the years.</p>

Kendall Jenner is courtside for rumored beau Blake Griffin's Clippers game, plus more celebity news for Oct. 20, 2017.

Katie Holmes has been sporting shoulder-length hair for years.



The '90s are back and with the help of Queen Bey, so are fanny packs!



Taylor Kitsch revealed on the "Ellen DeGeneres Show" on Oct. 16 that he had to lose 30 pounds to play cult leader David Koresh in the limited series "Waco." "I'd get 500 calories at breakfast and then it would go from like veggies in the mid-afternoon to chicken broth after 4 o' clock. And then you go run, which is awesome!" he explained, adding that he is still trying to gain back the weight. Chris Hemsworth shocked the Internet on Nov. 22, when the "Thor" hunk revealed the dramatic weight loss he endured for &q...

This fall HBO and Netflix dominate the most critically-acclaimed new shows, with "The Deuce" and "American Vandal."

HOUSTON — Luis Severino wanted to pitch the Yankees into the World Series. And for four innings, he matched zeroes with Justin Verlander.

The Houston Astros stayed alive after they defeated the New York Yankees in Game 6 of the American League Championship Series on Friday.&nbsp;

LOS ANGELES—Lonzo Ball drove down the baseline and made a layup that put his team up by eight points late in the fourth quarter over the Phoenix Suns.

Draymond Green's ability to get into Demarcus Cousins' head helped the Warriors get their first victory Friday night in New Orleans.

HOUSTON - Oh, no.

After yet another division series exit for the Washington Nationals, the club announced Friday that manager Dusty Baker would not return to the team next season.

Lelands is including the correspondence from 2013 in its Masters Auction, with an opening bid of $300 and a closing date of Oct. 27.

Miami Dolphins safety Nate Allen was vindicated in a big way when the City of Fort Myers agreed to pay him $440,000 for wrongfully arresting him back in 2015.&nbsp;

A Japanese company says it claimed rights to animated emoji before Apple did.

The online retailer brought jobs and tax dollars but also aggravated growth pains.

Alphabet’s Project Loon has officially deployed its LTE balloons to Puerto Rico, the team announced this afternoon. In a blog penned by Project Loon head Alastair Westgarth, the company says it’s working with the Federal Communications...

<p>Johnson &amp; Johnson got a $417 million jury verdict thrown out after a California judge agreed the company didn’t have a duty to warn a woman who has since died that its Baby Powder could cause ovarian cancer.</p>

A new crop of mega-philanthropists — from Soros to Gates to Koch — eclipses old guard, changes the rules and courts controversy.

Jim Cramer urges investors to wait for pullbacks to employ their buying strategy ahead of a busy earnings week.

Local Wisconsin News

Fire officials say a fire on Johnson Street caused about $10,000-worth of damage Friday afternoon, according to officials.

A passerby called in the fire around 4 p.m. after seeing f...




Madison leaders hope Amazon will consider the city for its new headquarters.

The CEO of the Madison Region Economic Partnership, Paul Jadien, says the city pitched five sites to Amaz...

The University of Wisconsin's first football game of the season will be played on a Friday night, according to the Big Ten.

The Badgers are scheduled to play against Western Kentucky...

A Milwaukee man who skipped out in the middle of his murder trial was convicted after authorities launched a manhunt to locate him.

Twenty-five-year-old Dwayne Chaney was out on rele...

The Platteville Police Department responded to a bank robbery at the American Bank & Trust Friday afternoon, police said.

At approximately 12:45 p.m., a holdup alarm went off at the ...

Burger King released a three-minute video to bring awareness to bullying during National Bullying Prevention Month, Squirrel likely cause of loud noise that locked down Beloit school
A critter is likely the cause of a blown transformer that caused a brief scare in Beloit Friday morning.

The City of Beloit Police Department said officers responded to a report of ...

Janesville police are advising residents to be aware of fake IRS scams that have caused thousands of people to lose millions of dollars and personal information.

The Janesville Polic...

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A man who pleaded guilty to the murder and sexual assault of an 11-year-old girl on the largest American Indian reservation is expected to receive a life prison se...

Police were called Friday morning to the Shopko located at 2201 Zeier Rd., where they said they encountered a surprisingly cooperative shoplifter.

Police talked to the 33-year-old ac...

Madison police are asking drivers to avoid an area near Camp Randall Friday morning as they try to clean up a crash site.

Madison police said officers responded at about 2 a.m. to th...