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Timeline of the career of ex-US House Speaker Dennis Hastert

May 29, 2015

CHICAGO (AP) — A federal grand jury has accused former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert of agreeing to pay $3. more »»

Latest on Dennis Hastert: Sen. Kirk 'shocked and confused'

May 29, 2015

11 a.m. (CDT)

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk of Illinois says anyone who knows former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert is "shocked and confused" by news of his indictment. more »»

Observatory at One World Trade Center opens to public

May 29, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — There's a new bird's eye view of New York City.

The One World Trade Center observatory has officially opened to the public on Friday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. more »»

Latest on flooding: Riverfront streets near Houston flooded

May 29, 2015

10:45 a.m. (CDT)

Two forks of the San Jacinto River northeast of Houston have overflowed their banks, but no serious problems have being reported. more »»

Latest on Dennis Hastert: Judge to set initial court date

May 29, 2015

10:30 a.m. (CDT)

The U.S. attorney's office in Chicago says former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert has not been arrested following charges linked to allegations he agreed to $3. more »»

Latest on Dennis Hastert: School district says no misconduct

May 29, 2015

10:25 a.m. (CDT)

Officials with the northern Illinois school district where former U.S. more »»

Latest on flooding: Arkansas highway near Texas flooded

May 29, 2015

9:10 a.m. (CDT)

Arkansas transportation officials have closed a section of southbound U.S. Highway 71 north of the Texas border due to flooding along the Red River. more »»

Latest on flooding: Brazos River rising again in North Texas

May 29, 2015

8:55 a.m. (CDT)

Authorities say the Brazos River in North Texas' Parker County is rising again due to new rain and the opening of two flood gates upstream at Possum Kingdom Lake. more »»

Comer concedes governor's race, Bevin is Republican nominee

May 29, 2015

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — James Comer conceded the governor's race in Kentucky on Friday, ending a tumultuous Republican primary and handing the nomination to Louisville businessman Matt Bevin. more »»

Latest on flooding: Oklahoma troopers rescue, arrest man

May 29, 2015

7:55 a.m. (CDT)

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says troopers rescued a man who was swept off a bridge by floodwaters, then jailed him on a public intoxication complaint. more »»

Latest on flooding: Flash flood watch in Arkansas

May 29, 2015

7:50 a.m. (CDT)

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for much of Arkansas following heavy rainfall across the stat. more »»

Officials eye river levels in Texas, with focus on Houston

May 29, 2015

HOUSTON (AP) — Officials are closely monitoring the levels of rivers in Texas engorged by the deluge of last weeken. more »»

Latest on flooding: 12 rescued in community south of Dallas

May 29, 2015

6:45 a.m. (CDT)

Johnson County officials say they have evacuated 12 people who were caught in floodwaters. more »»

The top 10 highest-paid female CEOs

May 29, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Female CEOs are outpacing their male colleagues in pay, although they remain vastly outnumbered in the top echelons of American companie. more »»

Toughest words aren't tough enough for 2 spelling bee champs

May 29, 2015

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — For the second straight year, the Scripps National Spelling Bee ended with co-champions each holding onto one side of the golden trophy while they were showered with confetti. more »»

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