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WASHINGTON — Top House Democrats on Sunday raised the prospect of impeachment or almost-certain prison time for President Donald Trump if it’s proved he directed illegal hush-money payments to women, adding to the legal pressure on the president over the Russia investigation and other scandals.

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MADISON — Wisconsin’s Democratic Gov.-elect Tony Evers said Sunday he’s not optimistic that outgoing governor Scott Walker will veto bills approved by the Republican-dominated Legislature that would limit the new governor’s power.

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WASHINGTON — General Motors is fighting to retain a valuable tax credit for electric vehicles as the nation’s largest automaker tries to deal with the political fallout triggered by its plans to shutter several U.S. factories and shed thousands of workers.

MADISON — Republicans pushing to hang on to power in Wisconsin and Michigan aren’t stopping at curbing the authority of incoming Democratic governors. They’re also trying to hamstring Democrats who are about to take over as attorneys general.

WASHINGTON — The nation bid goodbye to George H.W. Bush with high praise, cannon salutes and gentle humor Wednesday, celebrating the life of the Texan who embraced a lifetime of service in Washington and was the last president to fight for the U.S. in wartime. Three former presidents looked …

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MADISON — The incoming Democratic governor of Wisconsin said Wednesday that he plans to make a personal appeal to his defeated rival, Gov. Scott Walker, to veto far-reaching GOP legislation that would restrict the new administration’s powers.

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's former national security adviser provided so much information to the special counsel's Russia investigation that prosecutors say he shouldn't do any prison time, according to a court filing Tuesday that describes Michael Flynn's cooperation as "substantial."

MENOMONIE -- Slippery roads were a factor in a two-car crash that killed one person early Monday morning in Dunn County.

MADISON — Democrats in Wisconsin girded for a fight and encouraged voters to speak out as Republicans prepared to move ahead quickly this week with a highly unusual and sweeping lame-duck session to pass a series of proposals that would weaken both Democratic Gov.-elect Tony Evers and Attorn…

KATOWICE, Poland — Negotiators from around the world began two weeks of talks on curbing climate change Sunday, three years after sealing a landmark deal in Paris that set a goal of keeping global warming well below 2 degrees Celsius.

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s former lawyer, Michael Cohen, confessed in a surprise guilty plea Thursday that he lied to Congress about a Moscow real estate deal he pursued on Trump’s behalf during the heat of the 2016 Republican campaign. He said he lied to be consistent with Trump’…

MADISON — Outgoing House Speaker Paul Ryan on Thursday named immigration and the national debt as his two biggest regrets as he prepares to leave office after 20 years in Congress, saying he has no immediate plans to return to public office.

The youngest children in kindergarten are more likely to be diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in early grades, a study shows, an intriguing finding for parents on the fence about when to start their child in school.

WASHINGTON — Two Iranian hackers charged Wednesday in a federal indictment were accused of attacking the computer networks of hospitals and other targets in 43 states, a broad criminal extortion campaign that walloped a heart hospital in Kansas and disrupted one of the nation’s largest diagn…

MADISON — Wisconsin Democrats scored a huge win when Tony Evers captured the governor’s office last month. But an even bigger fight is looming as Republican lawmakers prepare to redraw legislative boundaries, stirring fears among Democrats that their rivals could take unprecedented steps to …

MADISON — Republicans worked behind closed doors Tuesday on a package of proposals to take up during a lame duck session before Democratic Gov.-elect Tony Evers takes office, even as GOP Senate leader Scott Fitzgerald said a bill that might save 390 jobs at a Kimberly-Clark plant is up to se…

WASHINGTON — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said Tuesday that ballooning student debt has caused a “crisis in higher education” and that the traditional path to college might not be the best choice for all students.

MADISON — Gov. Scott Walker's administration announced a deal Tuesday to end a long-running dispute with the Forest County Potawatomi Tribe, an agreement that cuts the state's liability by half if a casino opens near the tribe's existing facility in Milwaukee.

Hunters in Wisconsin killed 6.9 percent more deer in the recently completed nine-day gun deer hunting season than in 2017, according to preliminary data released Tuesday by the state Department of Natural Resources.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A judge properly convicted a fishing boat captain of helping his charter stuff a weight inside a fish in hopes of winning thousands of dollars in tournament prizes, a state appeals court ruled Tuesday.

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A NASA spacecraft designed to drill down into Mars’ interior landed on the planet Monday after a perilous, supersonic plunge through its red skies, setting off jubilation among scientists who had waited in white-knuckle suspense for confirmation to arrive across 100 mi…

CHIPPEWA FALLS — A Wednesday evening fire displaced tenants of a four-plex apartment building on Dutchman Drive in Chippewa Falls.

Good hunting conditions and a healthy deer herd contributed to an increase in the regional and statewide deer kill on opening weekend of Wisconsin's nine-day gun deer season, according to preliminary numbers reported Tuesday by the state Department of Natural Resources.