June 24, 2013 The little guy is safe after spending part of Monday on the lam, zoo officials say. About the size of a house cat and resembling a raccoon, he was spotted in a neighborhood adjacent to the zoo's grounds.
June 24, 2013 The U.S. Supreme Court sent a case involving the use of race in the University of Texas' admissions process back to a lower court for stricter scrutiny on Monday. Over the years, the University of Texas has been in court more than once over how race is factored into its admissions decisions.
June 24, 2013 The city has torn down all of its high rises and says it's close to completing its plans to transform public housing. Chicago leaders want to use public housing funds to build not just homes for poor families, but stores as well. However, some say that breaks a promise to provide affordable housing.
June 23, 2013 It could take months to determine what caused the fiery crash of the high-powered stunt biplane that killed the pilot and a wing walker on Saturday.
June 23, 2013 Advocates say these new state laws show the public safety argument is starting to carry weight. New laws in Vermont, Connecticut and Colorado reflect an about-face in policy after 9/11, when states enacted tighter licensing rules.
June 22, 2013 The plane crashed and burned, but no spectators were injured during a low-altitude wing-walking stunt in Dayton, Ohio.
June 22, 2013 A big-headed, duck-footed, 4-year-old beagle-basset mix captured the title of World's Ugliest Dog, despite stiff competition from a gang of Chinese cresteds.