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  • Believe it or not, bipartisanship breaks out on Capitol Hill

    WASHINGTON – Suddenly, bipartisanship has broken out on Capitol Hill.On Iran, Medicare, education an ...
    NEW: April 18, 2015 - 11:05 pm
  • Islamic State blamed for Afghan suicide bombing killing 35

    FAIZABAD, Afghanistan – A motorcycle-riding suicide bomber attacked a line of people waiting outside a bank Saturday in eastern Afghanistan, killing a ...
    April 18, 2015 - 9:46 pm
  • Australia arrests 5 for alleged ISIS-inspired terror plot

    SYDNEY – Five Australian teenagers were arrested Saturday on suspicion of plotting an Islamic State group-inspired terrorist attack at a Veterans' Day ...
    April 18, 2015 - 9:43 pm
  • Wearable defibrillator saves Downs man's life

    DOWNS – Mark Humble was about to sit down to dinner last Christmas when he felt as if someone was driving a rod through his chest.
    April 18, 2015 - 9:06 pm
  • Cemetery trees trimmed before Lincoln funeral re-enactment

    SPRINGFIELD – Preparations for next month's re-enactment of Abraham Lincoln's funeral include tree trimming at Springfield's Oak Ridge Cemetery.
    April 18, 2015 - 8:56 pm
  • Funeral for Cardinal George set for Thursday

    CHICAGO – Funeral services for Cardinal Francis George will be held Thursday at Chicago's Holy Name Cathedral.
    April 18, 2015 - 8:56 pm
  • 2 years after bombs, Boston Marathon looks forward, not back

    BOSTON – It's been decades since you could run in the Boston Marathon without qualifying, before limits on the field size made entering – almost as mu ...
    April 18, 2015 - 8:44 pm
  • 5 years on, empty graves, full hearts for Gulf survivors

    JONESVILLE, La. – Courtney Kemp was getting dressed for work when her husband, Wyatt, walked in and sat down. He didn't speak, but she could tell some ...
    April 18, 2015 - 8:22 pm
  • Fire leaves Barrington Hills home uninhabitable (with video)

    BARRINGTON HILLS – There were no civilian injuries Saturday in a five-alarm fire in Barrington Hills that firefighters were still battling hours after ...
    April 18, 2015 - 10:36 pm
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner trying to broker mega-deal in Illinois Legislature

    SPRINGFIELD – Seizing on Illinois' budget crisis as a political opportunity, Republican businessman-turned-governor Bruce Rauner is trying to broker a ...
    April 18, 2015 - 11:56 am
  • Marco Rubio-Jeb Bush alliance sours in GOP primary faceoff

    NASHUA, N.H. – Ties between Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, political allies for more than a decade, are fraying as the Rep ...
    April 18, 2015 - 11:47 am
  • Pope expresses sadness for Cardinal Francis George's death

    VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis has expressed sadness for the death of Cardinal Francis George, the retired Chicago archbishop.
    April 18, 2015 - 8:13 am
  • New Hampshire clash of Republican presidential contenders

    NASHUA, N.H. – The Republican Party's most ambitious have stormed into New Hampshire for an early state showdown that highlighted the diversity, polit ...
    April 18, 2015 - 8:09 am
  • ChatterGirls program in Crystal Lake aims to raise self-esteem among young girls

    She started it for her granddaughter. She started it for her daughter. She started it for herself.Al ...
    April 17, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • Iraqi officials believe Saddam's top deputy killed

    BAGHDAD – He was the last member of Saddam Hussein’s inner circle still on the run, depicted with his distinctive red moustache as the “king of clubs” ...
    April 17, 2015 - 11:12 pm
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