Hollywood screenwriters booked for DePaul conference

Screenwriters for three Hollywood movie blockbusters and several television shows will be among the speakers at the DePaul University School of Cinematic Arts' annual Courier 12 Screenwriting Conference. Read more

Campaign 2016 Trump

Despite harsh reviews, Trump resists new debate approach

Unmoved by harsh debate reviews, a defiant Donald Trump renewed his attacks against a former Miss Universe winner on Wednesday, showing no sign of making big changes to his message or debate preparation before his second faceoff with Hillary Clinton. The outspoken Republican nominee instead pressed ahead with an aggressive strategy focused on speaking directly to his white, working-class loyalists across the Midwest. Read more

Cubs OF Coghlan leaves after running into outfield wall

Chicago Cubs left fielder Chris Coghlan has left a game against the Pittsburgh Pirates with a mild ankle sprain after crashing into the outfield wall. Read more

California Police Shooting

The Latest: Police shooting victim was pointing e-cigarette

The Latest on the fatal shooting of a black man by police in a San Diego suburb (all times local): Read more

Idaho to stop enforcing booze restriction law

Businesses licensed to serve alcohol during live performances depicting sexual acts will no longer face consequences from Idaho State Police under a newly reached agreement. Read more

Obit Agnes Nixon

'All My Children' creator Agnes Nixon dies at 93

Agnes Nixon, the creative force behind the edgy and enduring TV soap operas "One Life to Live" and "All My Children," died Wednesday. She was 93. Read more

Fargo concert promoter pleads guilty to sexual assault

A concert promoter in Fargo has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor counts of sexual assault and disorderly conduct. Read more

Obit Gary Glasberg

'NCIS' showrunner Gary Glasberg dies in Los Angeles at 50

The executive producer of TV's "NCIS" and creator of "NCIS: New Orleans" has died. CBS says in a statement that Gary Glasberg died in his sleep Wednesday. He was 50. Read more

Film-American Honey

In 'American Honey,' finding family in a hopeless place

The face filmmaker Andrea Arnold makes at the thought of storyboarding her films is the kind of bitter, disgusted look most people reserve for a bath full of leeches. Read more

NASCAR Around the Track Auto Racing

Jones tries to rebound after crash in Xfinity Chase opener

Erik Jones was the top seed at the start of the inaugural Chase in the Xfinity Series, but a wreck with 10 laps remaining in the opening race has dropped him to ninth in the standings. Read more