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  • Uganda: Victims back leniency for LRA chief but trial awaits

    BARLONYO, Uganda – This is the horror that Silveria Okweny is willing to forgive:On Feb. 21, 2004, a ...
    March 1, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • Myanmar captures rare white elephant in western jungles

    YANGON, Myanmar – Myanmar's forestry department has captured a rare white elephant in the jungles of the country's western Ayeyarwaddy region, an offi ...
    March 1, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Joint birthday party for NY couple married 82 years

    SPRING VALLEY, N.Y. – A husband and wife thought to be one of the oldest married couples in New York have celebrated their birthdays – and their combi ...
    March 1, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Prince William gets close look at tsunami disaster in Japan

    ISHINOMAKI, Japan – Britain's Prince William stood atop a hill in northeastern Japan on Sunday, and stretched below him was barren land known as the " ...
    March 1, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Crowd kills girl suspected to be suicide bomber in Nigeria

    BAUCHI, Nigeria – A crowd beat to death a teenage girl accused of planning to be a suicide bomber and then set her body ablaze Sunday, according to po ...
    March 1, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Rauner budget could mean fewer Amtrak trains

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner’s proposed state budget would cut 40 percent from Illinois’ funding for Amtrak trains during a time when ridership has ...
    March 1, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Archaeologist details Lincoln-related Bloomington dig

    BLOOMINGTON – An archaeologist has offered details of what excavators found last summer when they were working near the McLean County Museum of Histor ...
    March 1, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Illinois hunters, outdoorsmen hope for ally in Rauner

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois hunters and outdoors enthusiasts see Gov. Bruce Rauner as a potential new ally in Springfield as they eye legislation this sess ...
    March 1, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Supreme Court case threatens voter-approved independent redistricting

    WASHINGTON – In a reversal of the usual worries about political influence on electoral map-making, the Supreme Court is being asked to let raw politic ...
    March 1, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • 16-year-old boy charged with murder in Aurora shooting death

    AURORA – A 16-year-old boy from Aurora has been charged with first-degree murder in connection with a fatal shooting.
    March 1, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Kerry tries to dampen fuss over Israeli PM’s speech

    WASHINGTON – Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday tried to calm tensions with Israel before Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s congressional addre ...
    March 1, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Lady Gaga, Vince Vaughn take charity polar plunge in Chicago

    CHICAGO – Lady Gaga and Vince Vaughn made plunges into the icy waters of Chicago’s Lake Michigan at a fundraiser for the Special Olympics.
    March 1, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Chicago gets first deputy police chief

    CHICAGO – The Chicago Police Department has its first deputy chief.Mayor Rahm Emanuel and police Sup ...
    March 1, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Spacewalking astronauts finish extensive, tricky cable job

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Spacewalking astronauts successfully completed a three-day cable job outside the International Space Station on Sunday, routing ...
    March 1, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • Pipeline may carry crude oil through southern Illinois

    CARBONDALE – A Texas-based company is converting an existing natural gas pipeline that runs through southern Illinois to transport crude oil.
    March 1, 2015 - 11:43 pm
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