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  • Ukraine accuses Russia of sending in tanks, armor

    NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine – Ukraine accused Russia on Thursday of entering its territory with tanks, artillery and troops, and Western powers said Moscow ha ...
    NEW: Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Jihadists kill dozens of captured Syrian soldiers

    BEIRUT – The Islamic State group killed more than 160 Syrian government troops seized in recent fighting, posting pictures Thursday of terrified young ...
    NEW: Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • Attempt to call missing jet may alter search area

    CANBERRA, Australia – Shortly after the missing Malaysian airliner disappeared from radar, airline officials on the ground tried repeatedly to call th ...
    NEW: Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • UN: Ebola disease caseload could reach 20,000

    GENEVA – The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is accelerating and could grow six times larger to infect as many as 20,000 people, the World Health Organi ...
    NEW: Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • Europe seeks role in postwar Gaza

    JERUSALEM – European nations are offering to help enforce the cease-fire in the Gaza Strip, a scenario that could provide key international backing fo ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Study: We travel with our own germs

    WASHINGTON – Sorry, clean freaks. No matter how well you scrub your home, it’s covered in bacteria from your own body. And if you pack up and move, ne ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • Groups will need permit for Grand Canyon trips

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Officials said groups of hikers and runners who want to do grueling excursions across the Grand Canyon will soon need a permit.
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Gun tourism grows in popularity in recent years

    LAS VEGAS – The death of an Arizona firearms instructor by a 9-year-old girl who was firing a fully automatic Uzi displayed a tragic side of what has ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • White House preps legal case for immigration shift

    WASHINGTON – With impeachment threats and potential lawsuits looming, President Barack Obama knows whatever executive actions he takes on immigration ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 3:45 pm
  • Bait dumping offers invaders path to Great lakes

    TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. – Inadequate regulation of the bait fish trade and carelessness on the part of anglers may be allowing invasive species — includi ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 1:00 pm
  • Thanks for great bash

    To the Editor:Just want to say thank you to Crystal Lake Volkswagen, especially General Manager Paul ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Kudos to Bull Valley

    To the Editor:Bull Valley has made our roads safer by enforcing DUI laws.Other localities should use ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Forgot American history

    To the Editor:In response to Clifford Evenson’s letter (“Thank God for America,” Aug. 20).Perhaps Mr ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Resurfacing joy

    To the Editor:Hip, hip, hooray! Bull Valley Road is finally being resurfaced, and what a joy it is t ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Questions on my mind

    To the Editor:When my wife and I emigrated to the U.S., we had an American citizen sponsor us, guara ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Anderson best candidate

    To the Editor:Well, U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren has done it again.He is back home in Illinois on vacati ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Corporate greed

    To the Editor:Recently, a concerned letter writer indicated favor and support of “corporate deserter ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Weakened country

    To the Editor:America has become a leaderless, weak and direction-less country.We very recently were ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Taking responsibility

    To the Editor:After the revelations of Woodstock Police Sgt. Chip Amati’s deplorable, predatory acti ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Clearing the record

    To the Editor:On this page, I’ve been accused of being a deadbeat, a racist and one who crosses stat ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 5:30 am

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