Proposal to build Obama center goes to Chicago City Council
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Proposal to build Obama center goes to Chicago City Council

Chicago City Council expected to sign off on construction of the Obama Presidential Center in a park on the city's South Side

Workers plugging energy wells as lava flows nearby
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Workers plugging energy wells as lava flows nearby

Authorities are racing to close off production wells at a geothermal plant threatened by a lava flow from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano

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Atlanta lawyer to be sentenced in business exec wife's death

A well-connected Atlanta attorney convicted of murder in the fatal shooting of his business executive wife is scheduled to be sentenced

10 Things to Know for Today
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10 Things to Know for Today

Among 10 Things to Know: US, South Korea work to keep North Korea summit on track; A first for Georgia: Democrats nominate black woman for governor; Tens of thousands of Las Vegas casino workers vote to authorize strike

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Couple featured on 'Weed Country' show charged in Tennessee

Federal prosecutors say an Oregon couple featured on the television show "Weed Country" has been indicted on marijuana-related charges in Tennessee

Board will hear Cyntoia Brown's request for clemency
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Board will hear Cyntoia Brown's request for clemency

A woman serving a life sentence for killing a man when she was a 16-year-old prostitute will make her case for clemency at a hearing in a Tennessee prison

In the addiction battle, is forced rehab the solution?
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In the addiction battle, is forced rehab the solution?

State policymakers increasingly force people addicted to drugs into treatment to help address opioid crisis

Takuma Sato back to defend Indy 500 victory with new team
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Takuma Sato back to defend Indy 500 victory with new team

The billboards went up all over Japan when Takuma Sato held off Helio Castroneves in a dramatic Indy 500, becoming the first driver from his nation to win one of motorsport's pinnacle events

Drought on tap to intensify over US Southwest
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Drought on tap to intensify over US Southwest

Rivers are drying up, popular mountain recreation spots are closing and water restrictions are in full swing as a persistent drought is intensifying its grip on pockets of the American Southwest

Wyoming to vote on biggest grizzly hunt in lower 48 states
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Wyoming to vote on biggest grizzly hunt in lower 48 states

Wyoming to decide whether to allow grizzly bear hunting for first time in decades, would be biggest hunt in lower 48 states