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  • Papal visit puts Andes presidents' eco-record under scrutiny

    AGUARAGUE NATIONAL PARK, Bolivia – In the vine-entangled forests of the Aguarague National Park, crude that seeped for decades out of abandoned wellhe ...
    July 4, 2015 - 10:53 pm
  • Report: Firm fees from Chicago schools borrowing tops $18M

    CHICAGO – Dozens of legal and financial firms have been paid roughly $18 million in fees from borrowing and debt-refinancing deals with Chicago Public ...
    July 4, 2015 - 10:50 pm
  • Egypt foiled extremist 'state' in Sinai, president says

    CAIRO – President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, wearing battle dress for the first time in over a year, said Saturday that Egypt had foiled an attempt by the ...
    July 4, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • Gov. Walker and Wisconsin GOP retreat on open records limits

    MADISON, Wis. – In a sudden reversal amid a stinging backlash, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and GOP legislative leaders said they agreed Saturday to co ...
    July 4, 2015 - 10:50 pm
  • Tunisia imposes state of emergency after deadly beach attack

    TUNIS, Tunisia – Tunisia's president declared a state of emergency on Saturday in response to a second deadly attack on foreigners in three months, sa ...
    July 4, 2015 - 10:50 pm
  • At least 3 taken to hospital after Fox River boat crash in Cary

    CARY – At least three people were taken to the hospital following the head-on collision of two boats, a fire official said.
    July 6, 2015 - 9:17 am
  • Inmate shot 3 weeks after escape still hospitalized in NY

    ALBANY, N.Y. – A prison inmate shot and captured after three weeks on the run in northern New York remained hospitalized Friday while the body of his ...
    July 3, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • U.S. airline probe would need proof beyond business as usual

    WASHINGTON – As the Justice Department launches an investigation into possible collusion in the airline industry, experts say the government faces the ...
    July 3, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Hispanic leaders want GOP field to condemn Trump’s ‘idiocy’

    WASHINGTON – Hispanic leaders are bristling at the largely tepid response by Republican presidential candidates to Donald Trump’s characterization of ...
    July 3, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Solar-powered plane lands in Hawaii after flight from Japan

    KAPOLEI, Hawaii – A plane powered by the sun's rays landed in Hawaii Friday after a record-breaking five-day journey across the Pacific Ocean from Jap ...
    July 3, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • Baltimore police probe transport van sign

    BALTIMORE – Police in Baltimore are investigating a sign posted inside a police transport van that tells passengers: “Enjoy your ride, cuz we sure wil ...
    July 3, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • Egypt marks 2nd anniversary of Islamist ouster with mourning

    CAIRO – Two years to the day after the army overthrew Egypt's Islamist president, the sounds coming from the mosque at Cairo's Tahrir Square were sadl ...
    July 3, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • Iran to US: Nuke deal could result in joint cooperation

    VIENNA – In a message to Washington, Iran's foreign minister on Friday called for an end to "coercion and pressure" at the nuclear talks, suggesting a ...
    July 3, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Aetna to buy Humana as health insurer landscape shifts

    Aetna aims to spend about $35 billion to buy rival Humana and become the latest health insurer bulking up on government business as the industry adjus ...
    July 3, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • Could insulin pills prevent diabetes? Big study seeks answer

    CHICAGO – For nearly a century, insulin has been a life-saving diabetes treatment. Now scientists are testing a tantalizing question: What if pills co ...
    July 3, 2015 - 11:43 pm
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