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  • Donald Trump says he'd bring back waterboarding

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says the U.S. should engage in much more aggressive interrogation techniques on terror ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 9:53 am
  • When are stores open on Thanksgiving or Black Friday?

    NEW YORK – After the turkey and stuffing comes the kickoff of the holiday shopping season. And even though most retailers are offering the same deals ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 9:10 am
  • 10 Things to Know for Nov. 24; Turkey shoots down Russian warplane

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 6:32 am
  • Mali releases photos of slain gunmen in hotel attack

    BAMAKO, Mali – State media broadcast photos Monday of the two slain attackers of a luxury hotel in Mali's capital, appealing for anyone who knew them ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 12:44 am
  • University of Illinois hikes aid, drops scores for in-state students

    CHAMPAIGN – After years of pursuing higher-paying international students and watching in-state enrollment fall, the University of Illinois’ flagship c ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 12:44 am
  • Emanuel meeting ministers to discuss police shooting video

    CHICAGO – Amid concerns about possible unrest, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel invited ministers and community activists to City Hall on Monday to discuss ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 12:41 am
  • $160B deal to combine Pfizer and Allergan raises outcry

    A $160 billion deal announced Monday to merge Pfizer and Allergan and create the world’s biggest drug company renewed the outcry in Washington over “i ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 12:41 am
  • Democratic state Sen. Biss won't run for comptroller in 2016

    CHICAGO – Illinois state Sen. Daniel Biss said he won’t seek the Democratic nomination for state comptroller in 2016.
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 12:41 am
  • 2 men charged with murder in killing of pastor's wife

    INDIANAPOLIS – Authorities charged two young men with murder on Monday in the fatal shooting of a pastor's pregnant wife during a home invasion that h ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 12:41 am
  • Police hunt suspects in mass shooting in New Orleans park

    NEW ORLEANS – Police on Monday sought to determine what touched off a wild shootout in a crowd of hundreds of people at a New Orleans playground, wher ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 12:40 am
  • McHenry County restoration projects planned for day after Thanksgiving

    WOODSTOCK – Thanksgiving dinners can be worked off restoring three natural areas in McHenry County.M ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 12:40 am
  • Suicide vest found in Paris raises possible link to suspect

    PARIS – A street cleaner on Monday found an explosive vest similar to those used in the Paris attacks near the place where a fugitive suspect’s cellph ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 12:39 am
  • Planned Parenthood sues Texas over blocked Medicaid dollars

    AUSTIN, Texas – Planned Parenthood sued again Monday over efforts by Republican governors to block Medicaid funding to the nation's largest abortion p ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 12:36 am
  • O'Hare is top offender in increased ground delays at U.S. airports

    NEW YORK – On a recent morning, Delta Air Lines Flight 435 pushed back early from the gate at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. Passen ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 12:36 am
  • East Algonquin Starbucks gets liquor license; evening menu rollout continues

    ALGONQUIN — The Village Board approved a Class F liquor license for the Starbucks Coffee at 1532 E. Algonquin Road, continuing the chain's rollout of ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 12:39 am