Former first lady Michelle Obama officially starts her national and international tour to promote her new book, 'Becoming,' by sitting for a conversation with Oprah Winfrey at the home arena of the Chicago Bulls.
Authorities doing the somber work of identifying the victims of California's deadliest wildfire are drawing on leading-edge DNA technology, but experts say older scientific techniques and deduction could also come into play.
Advocates for Abraham Lincoln's museum are asking Illinois lawmakers to help keep a throng of historic artifacts in his hometown despite questions about whether a stovepipe hat actually belonged to the 16th president.
Gov. Bruce Rauner's office says it supports a "vibrant" Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum but wants more information before committing state money toward $9 million owed on a collection of 1,500 Lincoln artifacts.