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  • Deadly insurgent attack in Homs weighs on U.N.-led Syria talks

    GENEVA – A deadly terrorist attack in central Syria on Saturday threatened to thwart efforts to wrest a political solution at peace talks in Geneva, w ...
    Feb. 26, 2017 - 12:06 am
  • Malaysia: Airport safe; autopsy shows nerve agent effect killed N. Korea leader's half brother

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – Malaysia's health minister said Sunday autopsy results suggested a nerve agent caused "very serious paralysis" that killed th ...
    Feb. 26, 2017 - 12:05 am
  • Trump says he won't attend correspondents dinner this spring

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump, who has been criticizing the news media and is famously thin-skinned, says he won't be attending the White House ...
    Feb. 26, 2017 - 12:06 am
  • Neighbor: Kansas bar attack suspect a 'drunken mess,' not political

    OLATHE, Kan. – A Kansas man accused of shooting two Indian immigrants and a third man at a bar, in what some believe was a hate crime, was always a dr ...
    Feb. 26, 2017 - 12:06 am
  • Supreme Court weighs law banning sex offenders from Facebook

    RALEIGH, N.C. – Fresh from a trip to traffic court, Lester Packingham Jr. celebrated his turn of good fortune by announcing to friends on Facebook tha ...
    Feb. 26, 2017 - 12:05 am
  • Harvard Diggins Library seeks donations for prom giveaway

    HARVARD – The Harvard Diggins Library is accepting formalwear donations for its annual Great Prom Giveaway.
    Feb. 26, 2017 - 12:04 am
  • Crystal Lake Park District to replace Sterling Meadows playground with $75,000 grant

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Crystal Lake Park District will replace the playground at Sterling Meadows Park and complete several other projects thanks to a $75 ...
    Feb. 26, 2017 - 12:07 am
  • Marengo to host public hearing on proposed 175-acre quarry

    MARENGO – The city will hold a public hearing Monday for the proposed quarry off Pleasant Grove Road.
    Feb. 26, 2017 - 12:04 am
  • Grafton Township trustee, businessman face off in primary election for supervisor

    The two candidates vying for Grafton Township supervisor both hope to keep the township moving forward from problems in its past.
    Feb. 26, 2017 - 12:05 am
  • Nunda Township primary features 3-way contest for supervisor

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A three-way battle for supervisor is just one of the many contested races leading up to the Nunda Township Republican primary on Tuesda ...
    Feb. 26, 2017 - 12:04 am
  • Woodstock commissioners reject Old Courthouse co-working space feasibility study

    WOODSTOCK – City officials are contemplating the future of the Old Courthouse and Sheriff’s House on the Woodstock Square, but they aren’t sold on a p ...
    Feb. 26, 2017 - 12:25 am
  • Beer, Bacon & Bikes shows off downtown McHenry businesses

    McHENRY – Dave Johnson of Ingleside came to McHenry on Saturday afternoon looking for a beer he’s never tried before. During his journey, he stopped a ...
    Feb. 26, 2017 - 12:05 am
  • Democrats elect former Labor Secretary Tom Perez national chairman

    ATLANTA – Democrats chose former Labor Secretary Tom Perez as their new national chairman Saturday over a liberal Minnesota congressman, capping a div ...
    Feb. 26, 2017 - 12:01 am
  • Democrats invite immigrants to Trump's speech to Congress

    WASHINGTON – Democrats have invited immigrants and foreigners to President Donald Trump’s first address to Congress in an effort to put a face on thos ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 11:55 pm
  • Pre-existing conditions complicate Obamacare replacement

    CHICAGO – As Republicans try to unite around a replacement for the Affordable Care Act, one of the most popular parts of the law will be among the mos ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 11:54 pm
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