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Former CIA Director John Brennan on Wednesday blasted President Trump's decision to revoke his security clearance as an "abuse of power" intended to punish him for his vocal criticism of the president. "I do believe that Mr. Trump decided to take this action, as he's done with others, to try to intimidate and suppress any criticism of him or his administration," Brennan said during an interview on MSNBC.Brennan said Trump's decisi...

United Nations human rights experts made global headlines in a session that concluded Monday when they said they believe China is holding 1 million members of a Muslim minority group in secret prison camps.

SAVANNAH, Ga. — A Georgia woman who mailed a secret U.S. report to a news organization faces the "longest sentence" ever behind bars for a federal crime involving leaks to the news media, prosecutors said in a court filing.Former National Security Agency contractor Reality Winner, 26, is scheduled to be sentenced Aug. 23 by U.S. District Court Judge J. Randal Hall in Augusta. She pleaded...

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) said at an event on Wednesday that America "was never that great," drawing an audible response from the crowd. Cuomo made the comments in reference to President Trump's popular "make America great again" slogan. "We're not gonna make America great again," Cuomo said at the event, where he signed anti sex-trafficking bills into law. "It was never that great.""We have not reached greatness," he...

FBI agents in California and Washington, D.C., have investigated a series of cyberattacks over the past year that targeted a Democratic opponent of Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA). Rohrabacher is a 15-term incumbent who is widely seen as the most pro-Russia and pro-Putin member of Congress and is a staunch supporter of President Trump. The hacking attempts and the FBI’s involvement are described in dozens of emails and forensic records...

Corey Lewandowski, the president’s former campaign manager, told stories about a Rolls-Royce and a platinum American Express card in explaining how the president understands regular people.

John Raoux/AP The US Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin a nearly $3 billion contract for new missile early warning satellites. The satellites — intended to be more survivable than their predecessors — support the critical US nuclear deterrence mission and serve as the first line of defense against threats from Russia and China, which are expanding their counterspace capabilities. The US Air Force is ordering three new and survivable missile...

White supremacist rally leader Jason Kessler was interrupted while filming a livestream on Tuesday by his father, who scolded his son for recording in his bedroom. Kessler was filming an interview with Patrick Little, a neo-Nazi who ran an unsuccessful campaign for Senate in California."Hey! You get out of my room!" Kessler's father is heard to shout during the livestream, a clip of which was ...

John Legend, Mindy Kaling, Lupita Nyong'o and Meryl Streep are just a few of the celebs who have made sure they get the best education possible with a higher degree or through a top-notch college.

Stars — They’re Just Like Us!

See all the stars who hit the beach this year!

Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott's shopping trip to a jewelry store fuels engagement rumors, plus more news for Aug. 15, 2018.

Lexi is a beautiful girl.

Angie Harmon is 46 and feeling fit! The actress and self-titled "#shehulk" posted a photo to Instagram Wednesday of herself lying on the beach in a string bikini – and she looks fierce! "Happy Hump Day!" she captioned the photo, which shows off her killer tan and toned body.

Jennifer Garner is a busy Hollywood star who has two dozen films under her belt as a new action flick to plug, Peppermint. But when it comes to the 46-year-old star's personal life she keeps it pretty private.

You can't unsee this pic!



Johnny Manziel has been placed in CFL concussion protocol after absorbing a brutal hit during last Saturday’s game against the Ottawa Redblacks, the Montreal Alouettes announced on Wednesday. 

Daryl Morey acknowledged the Lakers have to be considered a contender in the NBA's Western Conference.

Redshirt freshman quarterback Lowell Narcisse and Justin McMillan announced within 24 hours of each other that they're transferring from LSU.

<p>It was bound to happen. After Tiger Woods thrilled golf fans (and beyond) around the country with his thrilling Sunday charge at the PGA Championship, there were bound to be a few miserable people trying to spoil the fun.</p>

Spoiler alert: At the top, there is not much to see. The top five teams from our last rankings have stayed solidly in the same positions, as have the bottom four. However, while some things have stayed roughly the same, there are changes as well.The Red Sox have pulled away from the rest of the pack in full, opening with a double-digit lead in the AL East over a Yankees team that is 31 games over .500 itself. Meanwhile, the AL West has truly become a wild scene, with the A’s and Mariners turning the heat up on the Astros full blast. All the while, the Nationa...

<p>It should come as no surprise that Portland Trail Blazers guard C.J. McCollum isn’t a big fan of the Golden State Warriors, and particularly the superstars who choose to play for them.</p>



The release of the order would conclude a contentious process that's lasted more than six months in which multiple federal agencies and offices raised concerns about the potential purview of the order, originally proposed by White House trade advisor Peter Navarro.

There’s one area where the traditional pension plan is getting new life -- as a tax dodge for wealthy business owners.

Looking for a side hustle? Or maybe you just left a job and are looking for something more fulfilling — where you get to work for yourself and enjoy all the risks and profit. Many lucrative small businesses can be launched with little money, whether online, with skills that travel, or with tools in your home.

Becoming a senior citizen has its perks, including savings up to 50 percent at the movies, restaurants, hotels, retail outlets, and more.

Tesla whistleblower Martin Tripp is tweeting internal emails, photos and vehicle identification numbers that he says are evidence of deeply flawed manufacturing practices at Tesla's battery factory.

<p>Best Buy Co Inc said on Wednesday it would buy health services provider GreatCall Inc for $800 million in cash, its largest acquisition ever, as it focuses on selling products and services to an aging U.S. population.</p>

Local Wisconsin News

A man has been arrested after a search revealed a drug operation, according to a news release from the Madison Police Department.

Officials said when they searched the a residence o...

Wisconsin-based Klarbrunn Sparkling Water has released a new flavor inspired by the University of Wisconsin-Madison mascot.

Bucky's Cherry Berry was announced this week in collabora...

Nearly $100,000 worth of ramen noodles was stolen from a trailer parked at a Georgia convenience store between July 25 and Aug. 1, Trane union members ratify new deal, end strike in La Crosse
Union members at Trane Co. have approved a new deal that ends a four-day strike against the company in La Crosse.

A union representative said Wednesday that workers from two groups r...

A man is facing charges after he attacked a carpet installer at his former residence in downtown Madison, police said.

Madison police said a contractor who was hired to install new ...

A jury in Iron County has convicted two men in a Lac du Flambeau tribal member's death last year.

The jury found Joseph Lussier and Richard Allen guilty of first-degree homicide and ...

Scientists are investigating an unprecedented algae bloom in Lake Superior and have sent samples for lab testing to determine if it's toxic.

Minnesota Public Radio reports that kayak...

For many trying to view election results in Rock County Tuesday night, a visit to the county's website was met with confusion and frustration.

For hours, the website displaying voti...

A complaint about a lot of activity at a Madison house led to a man's arrest for dealing drugs, police said

Madison police said the department received complaints from residents abo...

A Chicago man was arrested last week on tentative human trafficking charges in at least nine states, including Wisconsin, according to a release.

Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schi...

Two teens were arrested Tuesday afternoon in connection to recent car thefts with the help of the Madison Police Department's Gang Unit, police said.

According to an incident report,...

A man stole money from an office after entering Alchemy Cafe on Atwood Avenue early Wednesday morning through an unlocked door, according to an incident report.

The report said an em...

As the initial court appearance continues to be delayed for the suspect in a Beloit double shooting, Rock County officials have filed additional charges against him.

Deangelo Thomas,...