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<p>After a brutal election loss in November, Democrats will choose a new leader on Saturday to begin the daunting task of rebuilding the party and heading the political opposition to Republican President Donald Trump.</p>



<p>President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Friday to place "regulatory reform" task forces and officers within federal agencies in what may be the most far reaching effort to pare back U.S. red tape in recent decades.</p>

According to internal military reports reviewed by NBC News, almost every week brings another display of U.S. hardware in the waters off China.

Trump's CPAC speech was littered with some of the president's favorite and frequently-cited falsehoods.

WASHINGTON _ Pentagon strategists are putting final touches on a stepped-up battle plan against Islamic State and are due to offer President Donald Trump options as early as Monday to accelerate the war against the militants in Iraq and Syria, officials...

Republican leaders are trying to satisfy governors who embraced the ACA as well as those who rejected it.

Analysts at the Homeland Security Department's intelligence arm found insufficient evidence that citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries included in President Donald Trump's travel ban pose a terror threat to the United States. A draft document obtained...

Meghan Markle once gave hints about her royal romance, plus more news



"I feel like I am a mother to the world's children."

PrettyFamous acknowledged the most Oscar-nominated women of all time.

The 31-year-old attorney also reveals what she's looking for in a guy.

Though most stars tend to go for Old Hollywood glamour at the biggest awards show of the year, these stars weren’t afraid to use the opportunity to take a major red carpet risk

These famous couples didn't even last a year. Some didn't even last a week. Find out which couples had the shortest marriage in Hollywood.

2017 Oscars: Stars attend pre-Academy Awards parties and events

Nice tattoo.

Two years after the mumps swept through NHL lockers, the Canucks have reported that five players are showing symptoms of the disease.

Former LSU standout Leonard Fournette could be one of the highest draft picks for a running back in recent history. PHOTO

Muhammad Ali Jr., claims airport security held him and questioned him about his name and religion.

This is how you decimate an opposing team. Check out the moves from this soccer player, leaving defenders literally in the dirt.

Rory McIlroy is not a fan of being called a fascist or a bigot.

Cuban first base prospect Luis Robert is widely recognized as the most talented young player from the country in years.

A man is accused of selling bogus tickets on Craigslist to the March 4 UNC-Duke men's basketball game.

GPS device-maker Garmin long has revered diversity in its workforce.

A surprising number of people feel great about their retirement prospects, according to one study, but it’s important to back up that good feeling with lots of money.

<p>In a parking lot on Main Street in this nondescript town of 14,000, Wal-Mart is testing out what it hopes could be its next small thing — a genuine convenience store.</p>

Humanity is increasingly moving into cities, but the Earth isn't getting any bigger. That means our apartments are getting smaller, and our living arrangements denser. Some people get roommates to avoid living in such small spaces.

Jim Cramer explains what to listen for from the Oracle of Omaha next week, and key earnings on his radar.

Chip Somodevilla/Getty ImagesWe finally have a more comprehensive idea of the Republican plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, the law better known as Obamacare. Politico's Paul Demko released a draft...

Local Wisconsin News



An accumulation of ice across southern Wisconsin led to numerous car crashes and slideoffs and knocked out power to more than 1,000 people Friday.

Madison Gas and Electric spokespers...

Two good Samaritans helped stop a carjacker in his tracks earlier this month after the man tried to steal a car after crashing his own on the Interstate.

Kevin Weber and three friend...

A car was damaged Thursday after a used cigarette caught fire, Madison Fire Department officials said.

In a news release, officials said firefighters were called to the parking lot o...

A rural Beloit bar suffered extensive damage in a fire Friday.

In a news release, Town of Turtle Fire Department Deputy Chief Jason Rowland said an employee arriving for work at Boot...

The standards by which police can use deadly force would change under bills being drafted by a Madison lawmaker.

Rep. Chris Taylor (D-Madison) co-authored the 2014 legislation that r...

A Wisconsin man has been sentenced to three-and-a-half years in prison after pleading no contest last year to cutting off a woman's finger as part of a ritual to honor a fellow rap music f...

According to Director of Finance Paige Wickline, three years gives the Co-op time to identify areas to implement operational efficiencies that will pay for the increase.

"There ar...

A new program spearheaded by the city of Madison is encouraging city workers as well as private salt application businesses to reduce salt use and clean up the environment.

It's call...

The Madison police officer who shot and killed an unarmed man on the city's near east side in 2015 will not be returning to street patrol duties this year, police Chief Mike Koval said Fri...

A 16-year-old Dodgeville girl rear-ended her mom in a crash on a Grant County roadway Thursday evening, officials said.

The Grant County Sheriff's Office said deputies responded at ...

The family of the Madison police officer who shot and killed an unarmed man on the city's near east side in 2015 say they're "dismayed" at the civil suit settlement... More on this story: ...

Portions of Highway 30 were closed in both directions at Stoughton Road/Highway 51 Friday afternoon due to a crash, officials tell News 3.

Dispatchers confirmed a call for a crash wi...

Warm weather and rain have resulted in the cancellation of the Birkebeiner race in Hayward this weekend.

The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation, which runs the race every year, anno...

Republican Attorney General Brad Schimel has filed an appeal with the U.S. Supreme Court challenging a ruling striking down GOP-drawn legislative boundaries as unconstitutional.

Schi...