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North Korea on Friday opened the first full congress of its ruling party since 1980, a major political event intended to showcase the country's stability and unity under young leader Kim Jong Un despite international criticism and tough new sanctions over the North's recent nuclear test and a slew of missile launches.

The speaker of the State House called the Monday deadline “unreasonable” but also seemed to signal that Republicans might eventually agree to alter the law.

<p>The 88,000 residents who fled a wildfire that has ravaged the Canadian oil town of Fort McMurray in Alberta will not be able to return home anytime soon, officials warned on Thursday, even as the inferno edged slowly south.</p>

Connecticut judge ruled on Thursday after family members questioned whether the gun companies’ aggressively macho advertising of rifles was irresponsible

A bystander was injured in what police said was a domestic incident outside High Point High School in Beltsville.

More than 2,000 physicians want a single-payer system similar to Canada’s and say the Affordable Care Act didn’t go far enough

Several hours after a stranger abducted an 11-year-old Navajo girl as she played near her home, few outside the reservation knew she was missing.

A braided head of hair found buried beneath a medieval abbey in England has given up some of its secrets, thanks to a scientist's curiosity about the relic,...

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Welcome to Cuba! Or should we say Kuba! This week, several of the Kardashian children — Kim, Khloe, Kourtney — headed to Cuba to take in the sights, sounds and culture of the Caribbean nation. Khloe, for one, has been letting fans experience their trip via her Instagram page. She's posted several snaps from the country, with a few including her sister and BFF Malika Haqq, who joined the trip, as did Kim's husband Kanye West. Pablo was here! Cuba 🇨🇺 A photo posted by Khloé (@khloekardashian) on May 4, 2016 at 3:42pm PDT However, not everyone is happy abo...

New to the Marvel Cinematic Universe? Here's a quick intro course before you see 'Captain America' this weekend!

The Rolling Stones just joined a long list of musicians demanding that Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump stop playing their songs at his events and rallies.

From Hollywood to New York and everywhere in between, see what your favorite stars are up to!

Local Wisconsin News

A week before a 9-year-old girl was shot as a gunbattle raged outside her home, a Milwaukee police captain jumped rope with her. The girl asked the captain one question — whether or not police could keep her safe.

The “Margaritaville” singer and his Coral Reefer Band will be joined by G. Love & Special Sauce.

Hillary Clinton is staffing up in Wisconsin.

Since frogs are not filling out census forms, listening is the best way the DNR can determine how many frogs are out there and where.

An armed robbery suspect was fatally shot and a Milwaukee police officer was wounded during an exchange of gunfire on Milwaukee’s northwest side, police said.

New releases include music from Jean-Michel Jarre, Gregory Porter, Keith Urban, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Goo Goo Dolls, Cyndi Lauper, Rooney and more.

A toddler was killed Thursday evening in a house fire on Milwaukee’s west side, a Fire Department official said.

Former UW-Milwaukee men’s basketball coach Rob Jeter has been hired as an assistant coach at UNLV, the school announced Thursday.

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced a proposal Thursday to ban arbitration clauses, which would affect the entire financial industry.

An arrest warrant has been issued for a Greenfield man who allegedly set a fire that destroyed the Muskego home of his estranged wife, police said Thursday.

In an effort to tame the “wild, wild west” of the unregulated electronic cigarette market, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced new rules Thursday authorizing the agency’s scrutiny over the manufacturing process and mandating e-cigarette makers disclose all ingredients — including potentially harmful chemicals.

The Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan is up in the air because of court challenges, but Allen Leverett says it’s important to plan ahead because carbon regulations of some form will be enacted.

Chase Anderson was roughed up for the fourth consecutive outing Thursday night, taking the Milwaukee Brewers out of the game early in what became a 9-5 victory by the Cincinnati Reds.

First-quarter profits rose 62% for Fiserv Inc. as revenue increased.

The man running against House Speaker Paul Ryan in the Republican primary has issued an unusual challenge.

A Milwaukee man wanted in the fatal shooting of another man on the city’s north side was charged Thursday with first-degree reckless homicide.

Martin has been involved with the Warhawks program for the past decade and most recently was the head varsity assistant coach. He also is a business teacher at the school.

Seeking to beat back a chronic staffing shortage, the head of the state prison system announced a $10 million-a-year plan Thursday to raise wages by 80 cents an hour for thousands of workers, with some of them temporarily receiving more than that.

A Milwaukee man facing another 14 years in federal prison for a 1997 drug conviction is among the 58 prisoners whose sentences President Barack Obmana commuted Thursday.

A long-term construction project has just begun along one of the Waukesha's major thoroughfares.