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  • China's impact looms large as US debates its own trade deals

    WASHINGTON – If the U.S. doesn't write the rules of international trade, President Barack Obama warns, China will. In fact, China is already helping w ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Iraq struggles with sectarian politics after Ramadi fall

    BAGHDAD – As it moves to try to reverse the stunning loss of Ramadi, the capital of Iraq’s largest Sunni province, the Shiite-led government is hamstr ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Clinton urges State Department to speed release of emails

    CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Hillary Rodham Clinton urged the State Department on Tuesday to speed the release of 55,000 pages of emails from her time as secre ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • Motorcycle gang shootout started with parking dispute

    WACO, Texas – A deadly weekend shootout involving rival motorcycle gangs apparently began with a parking dispute and someone running over a gang membe ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • Lawmakers considering automatic voter registration bill

    SPRINGFIELD – Two Democratic state senators have filed legislation that would automatically register Illinois residents to vote.
    May 19, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Illinois state senator declares bid for 8th District

    SPRINGFIELD – An Illinois state senator says he'll run for Congress to replace Democratic U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth.
    May 19, 2015 - 11:13 pm
  • Illinois mayors, colleges oppose proposed Amtrak cuts

    SPRINGFIELD – Amtrak rail service reductions that would follow proposed cuts in next year's state budget will hurt businesses and impact students, Ill ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Lawsuit: Denver man monopolizing Illinois marijuana industry

    CHICAGO – A colorful Denver businessman and unsuccessful city council candidate schemed to monopolize the new medical marijuana industry in Illinois, ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Sheriff names clinical psychologist to run Chicago jail

    CHICAGO – A clinical psychologist has been picked to lead a Chicago jail that is one of the largest in the country.
    May 19, 2015 - 11:13 pm
  • 'Right to Try' medical measure sent to Illinois governor

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois is one step closer to granting patients with terminal illnesses the ability to access experimental drugs.
    May 19, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • House approves bill allowing students to opt out of exams

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois House has approved a bill that would protect students and their schools from being "negatively impacted" if they choose not ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Gay conversion therapy ban passes Illinois House

    SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois House has approved a ban on therapy supporters say can change the sexual orientation of young gays.
    May 19, 2015 - 5:12 pm
  • Illinois Supreme Court hears $10B Phillip Morris consumer fraud appeal

    CHICAGO — The fate of a $10.1 billion class-action judgment against the nation's largest cigarette maker is in the hands of justices at the Illinois S ...
    May 19, 2015 - 5:10 pm
  • Illinois woman accused of killing cats with hammer to punish grandkids

    GODFREY — A 71-year-old Illinois woman faces a felony animal cruelty charge for allegedly killing a cat and four kittens to punish her grandchildren f ...
    May 19, 2015 - 5:08 pm
  • Lakewood to use helicopters to spray for gypsy moths

    LAKEWOOD – Helicopters will be spraying for gypsy moths in two Lakewood locations, the village said.
    May 19, 2015 - 11:51 pm
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