WGN's Marcus Leshock rides new Mardi Gras Hangover coaster at Six Flags
GURNEE, Ill. - WGN's Marcus Leshock rides the new Mardi Gras Hangover at Six Flags Great America with 13-year-old Special Olympics Illinois Coaster Ambassador Bryce Giron. The...
3 hours ago - WGN TV
Congress to grill Olympic bigwigs about sexual abuse
The heads of the U.S. Olympic Committee and other sports will also testify.
7 hours ago - NBC News
7 THINGS: What we know and love about Warriors' Draymond Green
He's an Olympic gold medalist, has donated millions to his alma mater and has a Twitter-famous mom. Here are 7 things to know and love about Golden State Warriors star Draymond...
15 hours ago - ABC
Michael Phelps says mental health is new passion
The 23-time Olympic gold medalist announced a partnership with Talkspace, which provides online therapy, and said he considers it a higher calling than anything he ever did as...
17 hours ago - WLKY - 2 articles
Adam Rippon wins all-athlete edition of 'Dancing with the Stars'
Olympic figure skating and social media sensation Adam Rippon took home the mirror-ball trophy Monday on ABC's all-athlete edition of "Dancing with the Stars." Rippon, whose...
20 hours ago - The Morning Call
Letter: USA Taekwondo wasn't shy about punishing Lopezes
WASHINGTON - Two-time Olympic champion Steven Lopez complained to the U.S. Olympic Committee that he was subject to an “institutionalized witch hunt” designed to undermine his...
21 hours ago - The Seattle Times - 2 articles
Olympic swimmer files sexual abuse lawsuit, claims USA Swimming ignored matter
Former Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith claims that her coach Sean Hutchison engaged in prolonged, systematic abuse throughout her teens and that the matter was dismissed by...
1 day ago - RT
Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith resolute in her fight against USA Swimming and former coach
Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith said we need to “prevent this from happening to the next person.”
1 day ago - The Seattle Times - 2 articles
Federal Way's Ariana Kukors says in lawsuit that USA Swimming covered up alleged sexual abuse by coach
In the civil suit, Kukors says USA Swimming became aware of sexual-abuse allegation against Hutchison around 2005 or 2006. The suit also accuses USA Swimming of mishandling its...
1 day ago - The Seattle Times - 9 articles
USOC hires FBI executive as its athlete safety director
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Olympic Committee hired an FBI executive as senior director of athlete safety, marking its latest effort to strengthen sex-abuse policies that are being...
1 day ago - The Seattle Times - 2 articles
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Man pleads guilty in deadly airport shooting in exchange for life prison...
The plea deal was struck after prosecutors announced they wouldn't seek the death penalty.
Thousands of Vegas casino workers OK strike that could leave resorts reeling
Thousands of unionized Las Vegas casino workers have voted to authorize a strike at any time starting June 1, a move that could cripple the city's world-famous resorts. Members...
Legend of Loch Ness Monster will be tested with DNA samples
WELLINGTON, New Zealand - The stories seem as tall as the lake is deep. For hundreds of years, visitors to Scotland's Loch Ness have described seeing a monster that some...
Pompeo warns of ‘continued efforts' by Russia to meddle in midterms
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday that the Trump administration won't tolerate Russian meddling in the 2018 congressional midterm elections. Pompeo told the House...
Head Of Southern Baptist Seminary Removed Over Remarks On Rape, Abuse Of Women
Paige Patterson has been under fire for past counsel to women of abuse to simply pray for their husbands. On Tuesday, a new allegation surfaced that he advised a student not to...
Trump rallies abortion opponents to vote for Republicans
President Donald Trump is issuing a rallying call to opponents of abortion, encouraging them to the polls to elect conservative lawmakers.
Comcast says it's in ‘advanced' stages of prepping Fox bid
Comcast on Wednesday confirmed that it is considering and is in advanced stages of preparing an offer for the businesses that Twenty-First Century Fox has agreed to sell to...
Trump: US may need new ‘structure' for China trade deal
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump says the U.S. will probably need a “different structure” when it comes to trade with China. His tweet Wednesday comes after the two...
Parents go to court in attempt to kick 30-year-old son out of home
A judge ordered a 30-year-old man to move out of his parents' house after they went to court to have him ejected.
History made in Georgia as 4 states vote ahead of midterms
Voters also picked nominees in Kentucky, Arkansas and Texas ahead of the November midterms.