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  • Clinton likens GOP's views on women to those of terrorists

    CLEVELAND – Hillary Rodham Clinton on Thursday drew parallels between terrorist organizations and the field of Republican candidates for president whe ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 1:07 am
  • Standoff over gay marriage licenses wears on, despite ruling

    MOREHEAD, Ky. – A clerk in a rural Kentucky county continued to refuse marriage licenses to same-sex couples Thursday in defiance of a mounting pile o ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 1:08 am
  • Dead migrants found in abandoned truck near Austrian capital

    VIENNA – As regional leaders met Thursday to tackle Europe's refugee crisis, a gruesome discovery unfolded a short drive from the Austrian capital: An ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 1:01 am
  • Planned Parenthood alleges 'smear' in letter to Congress

    LOS ANGELES – Planned Parenthood Federation of America defended its practices Thursday in a lengthy letter to congressional leaders and included a rep ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 1:10 am
  • Lawyer accused of coaching clients to lie awaits fate

    CHICAGO – The question of when lawyers cross the line from zealously defending their clients to fabricating evidence is the focus of a rare trial in C ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 1:00 am
  • Budget expert leaves Illinois without state spending plan

    SPRINGFIELD – The contract of a budget expert tapped by Gov. Bruce Rauner is set to expire without a state budget in place. Donna Arduin will receive ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 12:58 am
  • Study finds peak months for college students' 1st drug use

    CHICAGO – Parents worried that their college-bound children might succumb to the temptations of campus life may want to take note of a new analysis th ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 12:58 am
  • Diocese: Peoria priest removed for prior abuse allegations

    PEORIA – A central Illinois Catholic priest has been forced to step down from public ministry for past allegations of sexual abuse of a minor.
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 1:14 am
  • List limits booze sales for Illinois city's habitual drunks

    AURORA – The police department in Illinois' second largest city is going to compile a "habitual drunkard" list to help fight public intoxication.
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 1:16 am
  • U.S. judge will privately review disputed Schock documents

    SPRINGFIELD – A judge has canceled a Friday hearing on Aaron Schock’s cooperation with a federal investigation after the former congressman turned ove ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 12:57 am
  • Illinois State Fair manager: Past attendance data inflated

    SPRINGFIELD – The new manager of the Illinois State Fair said he believes the decrease in attendance this year was caused by inflated numbers in previ ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 1:17 am
  • Drew Peterson seeks to toss wiretaps in murder-for-hire case

    CHESTER – Drew Peterson wants a southern Illinois judge to exclude wiretap evidence he says was improperly obtained in a murder-for-hire case involvin ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 12:57 am
  • Painted door panels from Chicago 1893 World's Fair found

    CHICAGO – Three Japanese sliding doors that were put on display at the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago have been discovered in a city par ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 12:56 am
  • 4 killed in Dominica as Tropical Storm Erika hits island

    ROSEAU, Dominica – Streets across Dominica turned into fast-flowing rivers that swept up cars as Tropical Storm Erika pummeled the eastern Caribbean i ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 12:59 am
  • Obama to people of New Orleans: You inspire me, and America

    NEW ORLEANS – Visiting residents on tidy porch stoops and sampling the fried chicken at a corner restaurant, President Barack Obama held out the peopl ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 12:54 am
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