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  • East African bloc: Members to allow Somali refugees to work

    NAIROBI, Kenya – East Africa’s regional bloc said Saturday that it gradually will allow the hundreds of thousands of Somali refugees sheltering in its ...
    March 26, 2017 - 12:12 am
  • Trump son-in-law's ties to Israel raise questions of bias

    JERUSALEM – Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, has deep business and personal ties to Israel that could raise ques ...
    March 26, 2017 - 12:12 am
  • U.S. immigration judge grants asylum to Singapore teen blogger

    CHICAGO – A blogger from Singapore who was jailed for his online posts blasting his government was granted asylum to remain in the United States, an i ...
    March 26, 2017 - 12:11 am
  • Failure on health bill also hurts prospects for tax overhaul

    WASHINGTON – House Republicans’ failure to repeal Barack Obama’s health care law deals a serious blow to another big part of President Donald Trump’s ...
    March 26, 2017 - 12:12 am
  • Volunteer for Cosler's Cary mayoral campaign registers name of mayor's business

    CARY – A campaign volunteer for Cary mayoral candidate Jim Cosler said she wanted to hold Mayor Mark Kownick accountable for not registering his busin ...
    March 26, 2017 - 12:10 am
  • Massive fire at Woodstock apartment displaces about 50 people, fire official says

    NORTHWEST HERALDWOODSTOCK – A huge fire that broke out early Saturday in Woodstock sent one person t ...
    March 25, 2017 - 11:55 pm
  • As deaths mount, McHenry County prosecutors target drug dealers

    Christina Fredricksen tried to save her father from heroin addiction.For many years, she did whateve ...
    March 25, 2017 - 11:51 pm
  • Pentagon: An al-Qaida leader killed in Afghanistan airstrike

    WASHINGTON – A U.S. counterterrorism airstrike earlier this month in Afghanistan killed an al-Qaida leader responsible for a deadly hotel attack in Is ...
    March 25, 2017 - 11:47 pm
  • Hong Kong set to get new leader as anointed by Beijing

    HONG KONG – A committee dominated by pro-Beijing elites cast ballots Sunday to choose Hong Kong's next leader in the first such vote since 2014's huge ...
    March 25, 2017 - 10:48 pm
  • Belarus police arrest over 400 protesters; many are beaten

    MINSK, Belarus – Police in Belarus cracked down hard Saturday on opposition protesters who tried to hold a forbidden demonstration in the capital – a ...
    March 25, 2017 - 10:41 pm
  • PHOTOS: Simulation lab with the RN nursing program and EMS held at MCC

    The McHenry County College Departments of Nursing and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) teamed up to hold a combined simulation lab to offer students a ...
    March 25, 2017 - 4:14 pm
  • PHOTOS: Willow Brooke apartment fire in Woodstock

    A huge fire broke out early Saturday morning at a Woodstock apartment building, fire officials said.
    March 25, 2017 - 4:13 pm
  • Crime mugs for March 2017 in McHenry County

    The charges against the individuals listed are not a proof of guilt. A defendant is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial in which it is t ...
    March 25, 2017 - 7:36 am
  • 17 tips to prepare for the 2017 storm season

    In conjunction with our 2017 Storm Preparedness Guide, here are 17 tips to help you and your family get prepared for when bad weather strikes.
    March 25, 2017 - 7:58 am
  • Prince George to attend Thomas's Battersea school in London

    LONDON – Kensington Palace says Prince George will attend the Thomas's Battersea prep school beginning in September.
    March 25, 2017 - 5:30 am
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