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  • GOP’s tough talk doesn’t square with US-China relationship

    CHARLESTON, S.C. – If there was ever a week for the Republican presidential candidates to talk tough on China, this was it: Spurred by the stock marke ...
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 12:24 am
  • Europe’s migrant crisis brings new death by land and sea

    VIENNA – Death and desperation mounted in Europe’s migrant crisis Friday as Austrian police said 71 people appeared to have suffocated in the back of ...
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 12:23 am
  • Calm on Wall Street: A turbulent week ends on a placid note

    Well, that was exciting. Days after China threw the biggest scare into Wall Street in years, U.S. stocks have come surging back and ended the week Fri ...
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 12:23 am
  • Dominica prime minister says Erika leaves 20 dead

    SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic – A weakening Tropical Storm Erika drenched Haiti and the Dominican Republic on Friday after leaving a trail of dest ...
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • George W. Bush visits disaster zone, 10 years after Katrina

    NEW ORLEANS – Former President George W. Bush enjoyed sympathetic audiences in New Orleans and Mississippi on Friday as he returned to the region wher ...
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • Clerk asks U.S. Supreme Court to intervene in marriage case

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Two months after it legalized gay marriage nationwide, the U.S. Supreme Court is being asked by a Kentucky county clerk for permissio ...
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • Secretary of state charged with theft, money laundering

    SANTA FE, N.M. – New Mexico's Democratic attorney general on Friday charged Republican Secretary of State Dianna Duran with embezzlement, fraud, money ...
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • Authorities ID 2 who died in hazardous materials incident

    DES PLAINES – Authorities have identified two men found dead after a hazardous materials incident at a suburban Chicago town house.
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 12:19 am
  • Lottery winners don’t get largesse, but get left out

    SPRINGFIELD – Big-time Illinois Lottery winners aren’t getting the largesse. They’re getting left out.
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 12:19 am
  • Testing shows high levels of bacteria in Chicago River

    CHICAGO – Testing by the Cook County agency handling sewage and stormwater shows high levels of bacteria from human waste at more than a dozen spots a ...
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 12:19 am
  • Lottery winners don't get largesse, but get left out

    SPRINGFIELD – Big-time Illinois Lottery winners aren't getting the largesse. They're getting left out.
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 12:19 am
  • Doctor fights charges he misled patients about marijuana

    CHICAGO – Supporters of an Illinois doctor who's in trouble for a marijuana recommendation say his case could have a chilling effect on other doctors' ...
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 12:19 am
  • Correction

    • An article on page A4 of Friday’s edition incorrectly spelled the last name of Harvard Police Chief Mark Krause.
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • Cash-strapped Illinois: Can’t do the ‘impossible’ on paying

    CHICAGO – The state of Illinois asked a federal judge Friday not to hold it in contempt for missing a recent court-ordered deadline to pay services pr ...
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • Oakwood Hills Marine veteran remembered as vibrant leader

    OAKWOOD HILLS – Lance Cpl. Jason Dahlmann was a vibrant old soul and a humble Marine veteran, friends and family members mourning his unexpected death ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 11:57 pm
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