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A Gold Star family in North Carolina received a $25,000 check from President Trump dated the same day The Washington Post published a report that they were still waiting for it. 

<p>Climate change is costing taxpayers billions of dollars in disaster relief and the tab will only increase as extreme weather events become more common, according to a government study released on Tuesday.</p>

<p>Republican Sen. John McCain and Democratic Sen. Ben Cardin released a joint statement on Monday calling on the Department of Homeland Security to "expedite an immediate review" of the decision to bar the banker-turned-human rights activist Bill Browder from the United States.</p>

HILTON HEAD, S.C. - Authorities in Texas are asking the public to share a sketch of a young child whose 30-pound body was found Friday in a case that police are calling "extremely unusual."&nbsp;

<p>Firearms-related deaths and injuries increased 70 percent in parts of California in the weeks after gun shows in neighboring Nevada, which has fewer regulations on such events, a University of California, Berkeley study released on Monday found.</p>

McCain seemed to hit Trump when he criticized people from "the highest income level" who were able to obtain draft deferments for ailments like a "bone spur."

<p>A suburban Pittsburgh school district says a teacher's Facebook post about "buying a gun" caused parents to keep about 60 students home from school or pick them up early from an elementary school Friday.</p>

The Internet is all about the moment George W. Bush cracked Barack Obama up during Bill Clinton’s speech at a hurricane relief concert attended by all five living former U.S. presidents.&nbsp;

<p>Which of your favorite shows made the cut?</p>

Star Tracks: Monday, October 23, 2017

Kris Jenner's color bears resemblance to Kim Kardashian's.

Christina Milian eats it all, Arnold Schwarzenegger can't take direction and more pics that will make you LOL.

They may live in the spotlight, but these stars have no problem doing every day tasks

17 Best Picture Winners That Don't Really Hold Up

"Horrible what my family went through," former Fox News host tells The New York Times

Dancing With the Stars: Celebrity Weight Loss

<p>To contend for a national championship, you need a few things. One of them is an X-factor.</p>

Miami Dolphins quarterback Jay Cutler has multiple cracked ribs, making it unlikely he'll play Thursday at Baltimore, coach Adam Gase said Monday.

Urban Meyer and the Ohio State Buckeyes are getting set to take on the Penn State Nittany Lions, who have the most dynamic running back in the nation at their disposal, Saquon Barkley.

Peters' right leg was placed in an aircast after Redskins defensive tackle Ziggy Hood fell into Peters early in the third quarter.

Ben McAdoo is sticking with Eli Manning as the New York Giants' quarterback in what has become a frustrating, lost season.

Duke University is primarily known for two things — its academic excellence and successful basketball program.&nbsp;

Why did ESPN partner with controversial sports media company Barstool Sports on a TV show and then pull the plug on the show after only one episode?

Congress is speeding toward a budget plan that, to permit tax cuts, lets the government collect $1.5-trillion less revenue for the next 10 years.

The cypherpunks who created Bitcoin face off against the Silicon Valley CEOs who popularized it. But could the battle doom the original cryptocurrency itself?

With today's historically low interest rates, it may make more sense to keep your 30-year mortgage.

Pensioners, savers and investors have for decades relied on the success of the GE share price and its clockwork payouts of dividends.

The 401(k) may be in Washington's crosshairs.

The dream of home ownership can easily turn into a nightmare.

Local Wisconsin News

Harry Potter fans are cursing the festival in Jefferson this past weekend, saying it failed to meet expectations.

Rachel Rury says she and her son waited in long lines for nearly ev...

Russ Feingold, a former state and U.S. senator, will teach a course in international studies at UW-Madison in fall 2018 as a Distinguished Visiting Lecturer.

The course, titled "Neg...

When you're looking to buy a new car, an all-new or redesigned model may sound like you're getting something new and improved. But Consumer Reports' annual auto reliability survey of more ...

A federal watchdog says climate change is already costing U.S. taxpayers billions of dollars each year, with those costs expected to rise as devastating storms, floods, wildfires and drou...

Longtime Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Shirley Abrahamson was absent from court arguments and closed-door discussions Monday without explanation.

Chief Justice Pat Roggensack annou...

Highway PD and McKee Road will be closed from 10 p.m. Monday night to 5 a.m. Tuesday morning so construction crews can install a new pedestrian and bike bridge.

The pedestrian and b...

The Drug Enforcement Administration and the state Department of Justice are partnering for drug take-back events across Wisconsin next week to collect unwanted prescription drugs.


A fire in the fryers at the Wendy's on Fish Hatchery Road has the Fitchburg police and fire department on the scene, officials say.

The Fitchburg Fire Department dispatched multiple...

An armed robbery occurred Monday at a Cascade Quick Mark in the Town of Caledonia, Columbia County.

Police arrived at the Cascade Quick Mart shortly after 3 p.m. to reports of a rob...

Officials with the Catholic Diocese of Madison say Bishop Robert Morlino stands by a directive sent to priests to consider whether or not to perform funerals for a person in a same-sex rel...

"Screens have changed bu...

The mother of a woman killed in a hit-and-run is reacting to the news that the man behind her daughter's death is involved in a new fatal crash.

Green County authorities said

Roaring onto Netflix, skipping theaters and arriving directly into viewers's homes is "Wheelman," a claustrophobic and highly effective thriller involving a guy driving ar...

Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott is safe for at least one more week after a judge on Monday turned down the NFL's request for an expedited hearing in his case, according to a re...

A man accused of sexually assaulting a resident in a home for disabled people told officials he didn't want to have sex with the woman.

According to a criminal complaint filed in Co...