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The U.S. and several South American countries sharpened their stance toward Venezuela’s government, with Washington imposing sanctions on the country’s first lady and others as the country’s neighbors ready a push for an international investigation into its alleged crimes against humanity.

The Trump administration has canceled a contract to obtain fetal tissue for research and says it will review all federal studies using fetal tissue, a move long desired by antiabortion groups, who nonetheless said Tuesday it didn’t go far enough.

Hunter Dozier led off the ninth inning with a tie-breaking home run, lifting the Kansas City Royals to a 4-3 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night, Sept. 25.

KU coach Bill Self said the Jayhawk players performed well at basketball Boot Camp, which concluded on Tuesday morning. Self headed to Texas on a recruiting trip to visit R.J. Hampton after a “hard but good last day.”

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Northwest Indiana can expect damaged roofs, siding and trees, The National Weather Service said, along with hazardous driving conditions Tuesday evening.

CROWN POINT — A criminal court judge watched surveillance footage Tuesday showing an 11-year-old boy's fatal shooting during a tussle between several teenagers at an East Chicago park.

Twitter plans to expand its rules to no longer allow content that treats others as subhuman in its latest attempt to replace toxic speech with healthier discourse.

Former NSA employee suspected to be at the heart of the NSA-Kaspersky saga sentenced today.

Virat Kohli and Mirabai Chanu honoured with the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna

Under White House pressure, the Senate Republican leadership is moving to expedite the final stages of Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court after Thursday’s planned hearing featuring the woman who has accused him of sexual assault when they were teenagers.

With 97 percent of the vote, Griffith town officials claimed victory just before 7 p.m. Tuesday in their fight for secession from Calumet Township.

The city is currently updating rules that regulate scooters and bikes. It’s considering fees on companies to pay for parking and to recover lost parking-meter revenue.

Severe weather hit northern Illinois Tuesday afternoon, leaving downed trees and power lines in its wake and triggering severe thunderstorm warnings for much of the Chicago area, which remained under a severe thunderstorm watch until late Tuesday night.

"Even those who may deny climate change are suffering the consequences just like everyone else," the French president said at the U.N. General Assembly.

Actors Mark and Donnie Wahlberg, along with another brother, executive chef Paul Wahlberg, founded the chain. Their largest franchisee, Hy-Vee, now has three locations and plans 26.

Microsoft sets out its list of features that are being removed or deprecated in the next Windows 10 release.

Robert A. Clifford, founder and senior partner at Clifford Law Offices, and his wife Joan will be honored at a luncheon for their work in promoting the arts in Chicago.

REVIEW: "We’re Only Alive for a Short Amount of Time" at the Goodman Theatre (3.5 stars) ... David Cale's autobiographical solo musical tells about how he grew up, and the family tragedy he's carried with him ever since.

Facebook, Snapchat and others make it possible to click a mouse or tap a screen and register to vote. We show how to do it.

Pope Francis has acknowledged that priestly sex abuse scandals are outraging the Catholic faithful and driving them away, and says the church must change its ways if it wants to keep future generations.

The sanctions announced Tuesday came as President Trump castigated Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro before the United Nations.

With the revival of racial and ethnically based nationalism here and abroad, it is not hard to see comparisons with the tragedy Abraham Lincoln saw boiling up in the pre-Civil War times.

Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger’s departure is the latest in a slew of high-level departures at Facebook and at the companies Facebook owns.

The HydraFacial World Tour offers an unconventional treatment to cleanse your skin.

Peter Lusk discusses a call spread trade in SBUX. 09/25/18