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  • McHenry County under dense fog advisory

    Dense fog could limit visibility to less than a quarter of a mile in McHenry County through 9 a.m. Monday, according to meteorologists with the Nation ...
    NEW: Aug. 31, 2015 - 6:27 am
  • Doubts about China's economic leadership sap confidence

    WASHINGTON – The fear that gripped financial markets this month is a stark one: That China’s economy might be slipping into a decline that could persi ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:42 am
  • Israel has failed to reform Jewish radicals, critics charge

    SHIR HADASH OUTPOST, West Bank – The Israeli government initiative has a soothing biblical name, the Hebrew Shepherd, and a serious aim: to keep ultra ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:42 am
  • Malaysian PM pours scorn on huge rally demanding he quit

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – Embattled Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak poured scorn Sunday on a huge two-day rally that brought together tens of thou ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:40 am
  • Hurricane Ignacio weakens as it moves closer to Hawaii

    KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii – Greg Colden, a farmer on Hawaii's Big Island, said he is most worried about the damage that more rain and sustained winds could ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:39 am
  • Trump’s mass deportation idea was tried in the 1930s

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s call for mass deportation of millions of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:39 am
  • Charges announced in Robbins crash that killed parents

    ROBBINS – Cook County authorities said two people have been charged for allegedly drag racing in suburban Chicago and causing a crash that killed a co ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:39 am
  • Service pays tribute to slain TV reporter, cameraman

    ROANOKE, Va. – Community religious leaders gathered Sunday to remember 24-year-old reporter Alison Parker and 27-year-old cameraman Adam Ward, the two ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:40 am
  • Northwestern lures star professor from U of Illinois

    CHAMPAIGN – A top professor at the University of Illinois is headed to Northwestern University in Evanston.
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:39 am
  • Hungary detains 5th suspect in truck deaths of 71 in Austria

    BUDAPEST, Hungary – A fifth man suspected of being involved in the deaths of 71 migrants found in a truck in neighboring Austria has been detained, Hu ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:40 am
  • Activists say IS damages ancient temple in Syria’s Palmyra

    BEIRUT – Islamic State militants in Syria severely damaged the Bel Temple, considered one of the greatest sites of the ancient world, in a massive exp ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:38 am
  • Sanders says he would be prepared to use military force

    WASHINGTON – International rivals would be mistaken to assume he wouldn’t be prepared to use military force if that’s what circumstances required, Dem ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:38 am
  • Exelon mulls closure of unprofitable Quad Cities nuke plant

    CHICAGO – The owner of Illinois' 11 nuclear reactors must decide next month whether to close its Quad Cities plant, one of three generating stations E ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:38 am
  • White House renames Mount McKinley as Denali on eve of trip

    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration will change the name of North America's tallest mountain peak from Mount McKinley to Denali, the White House sai ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:39 am
  • 'Compton' tops box office for 3rd week; 'War Room' surprises

    NEW YORK – The Christian drama "War Room" made a surprise bid for the box-office lead, Zac Efron's music drama "We Are Your Friends" fell completely f ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:38 am
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