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<p>Rick Perry, President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee to run the Energy Department, expressed contrition for campaigning on the promise of doing away with the agency at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, which kicked off Thursday morning.</p>

At least 25 people, including several children, were feared dead Thursday after a devastating avalanche buried an Italian mountain hotel under snow and mud.

<p>Barrow's appeal could trigger a military push into Gambia by West Africa's ECOWAS bloc, which has said it is ready to remove Jammeh by force if necessary.</p>



Two B-2 “stealth” bombers struck Islamic State targets in Libya on Wednesday evening, killing nearly 100 terrorists just two days before President Obama is set to leave office, two U.S. defense officials told Fox News.

Donald Trump enters the White House on Friday just as he entered the race for president: defiant, unfiltered, unbound by tradition and utterly confident in his chosen course.

Bill and Kristi Weier have spoken out for the first time since their teenage daughter, Anissa Weier, and Morgan Geyser allegedly stabbed a friend 19 times.

President-elect Donald Trump has set a fundraising record for his inauguration on Friday, reportedly raising $100 million so far. This eclipses the previous record of $55 million set for Barack Obama’s first inauguration.

2017 People's Choice Awards

Actress Leah Remini continued her quest to expose Scientology by answering more questions from Reddit users on her show "Scientology and the Aftermath."

Kanye West reportedly convinced Kim Kardashian West not to leave him, plus more news

On NBC's "This Is Us," Chris Sullivan's character, Toby, is often seen trying to shed pounds, but his love of food is sometimes a hurdle. In real life, Chris seems to be having no trouble. The actor arrived at the People's Choice Awards on Wednesday, Jan. 18, looking as thin as ever -- svelte, even. Wearing colorful pants and a blue suit jacket, Chris looked to be a far cry from Toby, his character who attends Overeaters Anonymous classes opposite Kate, who is played by costar Chrissy Metz. "They've got a lot to get through," he told Hollywood Li...

Steve Harvey defended his decision to meet with President-elect Donald Trump on Monday during his radio show.

If reality-star-turned-shoe-designer Kristin Cavallari meant to dismiss critics of her husband, Bears quarterback Jay Cutler, all she did was seemingly add fuel to the fire.&nbsp;



From Die Hard to Mad Max, PrettyFamous found the greatest action films of all time.



But Peterson says his first choice is to remain in Minnesota.

Tom Brady's brilliance will earn him a place in football's most hallowed hall one day, but could his cold-hearted boss give him the pink slip if he loses Sunday?

Last spring, Jordan Rodgers -- the younger brother of Green Bay Packers Quarterback Aaron Rodgers -- competed for JoJo Fletcher's hand on "The Bachelorette."

Former Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel says that he's serious about making an NFL comeback. Is he delusional? #120Talk

Curt Schilling got into his latest Twitter beef on Wednesday night, and this time he went back and forth with what many insist is a very fake account run by someone pretending to be former MLB pitcher Sidney Ponson.&nbsp;

Fired as coach of the Buffalo Bills in late December, Rex Ryan is making some lifestyle changes.&nbsp;

35 legends who have been inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame

Here are the offbeat, unusual, weird, funny or just plain wacky sports photos from the week of Jan. 11-17, 2017.

When the silence between Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook was finally broken on Wednesday night, it wasn’t quite a "kumbaya" moment.

Florida Panthers owner Vincent Viola was reportedly accused of punching a concessions worker at a racehorse auction in August, according to Michael S. Schmidt from the New York Times, citing a police report and law officials. From Wednesday's report: Police officers did not witness the episode. When...

An Atlanta restaurant is taking a lot of heat for hosting a Green Bay Packers rally before they play the Falcons in the NFC Championship.

The relationship between star and president has gone too far in the wrong direction, so far toward frosty that Carmelo Anthony sounded Wednesday like he just went through the easiest breakup of his life.

Roger Goodell won’t be attending the AFC Championship Game in New England, because of course he won’t.&nbsp;

Local Wisconsin News

Health officials are investigating how a rare rat virus called the Seoul virus infected eight people in Wisconsin and Illinois.

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services says all e...

The second phase of the Hilldale Mall redevelopment started Jan. 5 with a focus on an open-air layout, according to a release.

The second phase concentrates on the south side, which ...



A march happening in downtown Madison Saturday could cause traffic delays for other people coming to town.

The Women's March on Madison is expected to start at noon at Library Mall a...

Three handguns and more than $28,000 cash were among items seized this week as the Dane County Narcotics Task Force arrested three men for dealing drugs, police said.

Police said the...

Russia is not banking on Donald Trump scrapping economic sanctions any time soon.

First deputy prime minister Igor Shuvalov said the Russian government's plans for 2017 are based on ...

Democratic U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan has good things to say about President-elect Donald Trump as a businessman and negotiator, but he still plans to boycott his inauguration.

Pocan told ...

A 20-year-old University of Wisconsin-Whitewater student died last week, the university said.

UW-Whitewater officials said 20-year-old Abigail Conner died on Jan. 12 from a traumati...

Republican state lawmakers who head committees charged with overseeing education policy in Wisconsin disagree on who should be the next state superintendent.

Assembly Education Commi...

A police chase in Milwaukee has ended with a fatal crash.

It happened at an intersection early Thursday morning when a van being chased by police ran a red light and collided with a ...

A 23-year-old Stoughton man is in critical condition after rolling his Chevy Blazer early Thursday morning, according to a release from the Rock County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies wer...

At least one person has died and many others are feared dead after an avalanche buried a four-story hotel in central Italy following a series of earthquakes.

An estimated 30 peo...

Madison police are searching for a woman they say stabbed a man Wednesday night.

Officers responded to reports of a stabbing on the 2100 block of Pike Drive at 11:46 p.m. Wednesday. ...



More than a fourth of produce is immediately thrown out because it's deemed not "pretty" enough for a grocery store or restaurant to purchase.

That practice results in billions of p...