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  • Supreme Court weighs case of Mexican boy slain across border

    WASHINGTON – Sixty feet and the U.S-Mexico border separated the unarmed, 15-year-old Mexican boy and the U.S. Border Patrol agent who killed him with ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 11:06 pm
  • Trans-Atlantic relations put to test in Trump's first month

    BRUSSELS – After President Donald Trump’s raucous first month in office, Europeans have reacted with demonstrations, counter-barbs and sheer angst tha ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 11:06 pm
  • Trump tries to move past controversies, toward legislating in 2nd month as president

    WASHINGTON – As President Donald Trump begins his second month in office, his team is trying to move past the crush of controversies that overtook his ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:52 pm
  • Bears lead Chicago sports franchises in backing measure reducing injured players' workers' compensation

    SPRINGFIELD – Should injured pro athletes be allowed to earn workers’ compensation benefits until they are 67 years old, like other workers, even if t ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:50 pm
  • Thousands of demonstrators across U.S. say 'Not My President'

    Thousands of demonstrators turned out Monday across the U.S. to challenge Donald Trump in a Presidents' Day protest dubbed Not My President's Day.
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 3:48 pm
  • President Trump taps military strategist H.R. McMaster as national security adviser

    PALM BEACH, Fla. – President Donald Trump has tapped Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as his new national security adviser, replacing the ousted Michael Fl ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 3:02 pm
  • Conservative group cancels speech by Milo Yiannopoulos

    LOS ANGELES – Right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos has been disinvited to this year's Conservative Political Action Conference after his attempt t ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 2:57 pm
  • Russia's ambassador Vitaly Churkin to United Nations dies in New York City at 64

    NEW YORK – Russia's ambassador to the United Nations, a veteran diplomat known as a potent and personable voice for his country's interests as he spar ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 1:48 pm
  • Vice President Mike Pence tries to reassure anxious Europeans on U.S. support

    BRUSSELS – U.S. Vice President Mike Pence moved Monday to assuage European Union fears about the strength of Washington's support for the union and it ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Pence visits former Nazi concentration camp

    DACHAU, Germany – U.S. Vice President Mike Pence paid a somber visit to the site of the Dachau concentration camp on Sunday, walking along the grounds ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:52 am
  • State Police commander willing to beat the streets

    COLLINSVILLE – Timothy Tyler knew it wasn’t time to sit around the office.When a surprise freezing r ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:51 am
  • Kraft Heinz withdraws $143B bid to buy Unilever

    NEW YORK – Ketchup maker and packaged food giant Kraft Heinz has withdrawn a $143 billion offer to buy Unilever, backing away after the mayonnaise, te ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:50 am
  • Trump's revised travel ban targets same Muslim-majority countries

    WASHINGTON – A draft of President Donald Trump's revised immigration ban targets the same seven countries listed in his original executive order and e ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:50 am
  • Wauconda Business & Community Expo coming up Saturday

    WAUCONDA – The Wauconda Area Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Business & Community Expo on Saturday.
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:46 am
  • Johnsburg District 12 holding kindergarten orientation in Ringwood

    RINGWOOD – Johnsburg School District 12’s pre-kindergarten and kindergarten enrollment process will start with an Orientation Night on March 21.
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:46 am
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