WASHINGTON | Last year U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Ill., used a harness learning to walk again after a stroke that threatened not just his career but his life.
Our people are losing jobs and homes, the food prices are out of sight, gas is up. Our president goes to Hawaii once or twice, costing $4 million a trip, then he goes golfing with a professional for three days in Florida, costing the taxpayers $350,000.
VALPARAISO | If you hear taps being played at sunset in downtown Valparaiso soon, don't think the city administration expects you to turn out the lights and go to bed.
WASHINGTON | Nineteen turnovers. Sixteen baskets. A season-low 50 points.
WASHINGTON | Yelps of support and echoing applause greeted the voice booming over the loudspeakers Wednesday at the scheduled start of practice for the East Regional's fourth seed: "Coached by Jim Boeheim, please welcome the Syracuse Orange!"
Window washer Nathan Welch wipes a Blackbird Cafe window during a foggy winter afternoon in Valparaiso.
WASHINGTON | President Barack Obama is a big football fan with two daughters, but if he had a son, he says he'd "have to think long and hard" before letting him play because of the physical toll the game takes.
WASHINGTON, D.C. | Mackenzie Chapman didn’t mind that snow started to fall Friday about an hour after she and 45 of her classmates began walking toward the U.S. Capitol.
A group of gun rights advocates gathers Saturday in front of the Porter County Government Complex in Portage to protest proposed gun control regulations and celebrate National Gun Appreciation Day. "We're using our First Amendment rights," said Tony Smith, of South Haven, who stood along Wil…
Jeff Perez, front, and Tony Smith, both of South Haven, stand along Willowcreek Road in Portage on Saturday afternoon to demonstrate against proposed gun control regulations. The group of local gun owners and hunters gathered Saturday in front of the Porter County Government Complex to prote…
MORGAN TOWNSHIP Washington Township's Sammie Higgins, left guards Morgan township's Trina Coleman during the first half of the Porter County Conference Basketball Tournament as Morgan Township plays Washington Township Friday night at MTHSl.
Soon, I will have the opportunity to enjoy a few days in Washington, D.C., with a group from my school. We will be joining with people all across America in the Right to Life March.
Everyone could use a little help keeping those New Year's resolutions to slim down. But if it means the government limiting junk food, the response is an overwhelming, "No."
WASHINGTON | Maybe they should call it the Transition Bowl.
ARLINGTON, Texas | A.J. Pierzynski can joke with Texas manager Ron Washington about last season's All-Star snub now that he's the starting catcher for the Rangers.
Red may be the color of the season — what with Santa's suit and Rudolph's shiny nose — but what if you're dreaming of a white wine Christmas?
The current gridlock in Washington is dangerous economic brinksmanship.
Growing gapes can be a rewarding pursuit. They're appealing to the eye, pleasing to the palate, a profitable sideline, and a reason for parties and neighborhood togetherness. Small wonder so many vineyards are cropping up in people's yards.
From elaborately decorated trees to drive-through lighting displays to boat parades and train shows, a variety of holiday spectacles are being staged through the end of December and into early January around the country. Here are a few of them.
It's the time of year when the men are separated from the boys in the NFL.
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