Election databases have emerged as attractive targets for hackers as they have already infiltrated systems in Illinois and Arizona
A population surge prompted the introduction of farming in eastern North America about 5,000 years ago, researchers believe
Unbeknownst to him his chosen accomplice behind bars was wearing a wire
The Illinois House passed the bill with a 64-50 vote on Wednesday.
The 9-year-old girl received waves of public support and sold thousands of boxes of cookies after sharing her story
At least 20 have been killed in relation to the inclement weather and floods
Dr Larycia Hawkins has submitted a 'theological statement' requested by officials at her Evangelical Christian college
Medical marijuana dispensaries are open for business in Illinois.
A long-running legal battle in the United States could change the way Sherlock Holmes and other characters are portrayed in future books and films
Police say Michelle Rowling’s ex-boyfriend is a 'person of interest' in case and he has now handed himself in for questioning
With alumni including prime ministers, pop stars and at least one president who never learned to inhale, how will the Rhodes scholars of 2014 compare?
Intense thunderstorms and tornadoes swept across the Midwest, causing extensive damage in several central Illinois communities while sending people to their basements for shelter.
Shahid Khan, owner of the Jacksonville Jaguars, could become the new owner of the London club by the end of this week
The Reverend Andrew Greeley, who was an outspoken Roman Catholic priest, best-selling author and newspaper columnist who criticised the hierarchy of his own church over the child sex-abuse scandal, has died aged 85.
Boyfriend of Alisa Massaro is reported to have helped her fulfil her fantasy
The 'drugs talk' is supposed to be a mainstay of contemporary parenting, but parents who tell children of their own experience with drugs - even if meant as a warning - risk encouraging more drug-taking in the young, according to a new study.