Tornadoes kill at least three children as massive storm sweeps U.S. South

(Reuters) – Tornadoes killed at least three children in the U.S. South, authorities said on Sunday, as a massive storm

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Charges against Jussie Smollett dropped, was ‘vilified’ over alleged hoax: lawyer

(Reuters) – Illinois prosecutors on Tuesday dropped charges that accused “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett of staging a phony hate crime

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Actor Jussie Smollett indicted on 16 counts of lying to Chicago police

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Television actor Jussie Smollett, arrested last month on a single charge of perpetrating a hate-crime hoax, has

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Singer R. Kelly due in court Saturday on sexual assault charges

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Grammy-winning R&B singer R. Kelly, who for years has faced allegations that he abused women and underage

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As Smollett faces charges ‘Empire’ TV show cuts his character

(Reuters) – Actor Jussie Smollett’s character is being removed from the final two episodes of Fox’s hip-hop drama “Empire” after

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Actor Jussie Smollett staged attack because he was unhappy with salary: police

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Actor Jussie Smollett claimed to be the victim of a racist and homophobic attack because he was

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Suspects in alleged attack on ‘Empire’ actor released

(Reuters) – Suspects arrested in connection with an alleged racist and homophobic assault on “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett in Chicago

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Assault report ‘100 percent factual’, ‘Empire’ actor Smollett says

(Reuters) – Actor Jussie Smollett defended as completely truthful the account he gave of being accosted on a Chicago street

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Polar vortex makes U.S. Midwest colder than South Pole

CHICAGO (Reuters) – A torrent of polar air brought record-low temperatures to much of the U.S. Midwest on Wednesday, making

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Life-threatening cold grips U.S., could hit minus 50F in Midwest

(Reuters) – A blast of arctic-chilled air from the polar vortex brought dangerous, record-setting cold to a wide swath of

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