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  • Chicago Fire Department hired few blacks in 2014

    CHICAGO – The Chicago Fire Department hired far more whites than African-Americans this year – raising concerns again that the same department that wa ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 9:44 pm
  • Complex investigation follows killing of deputies

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – More than 100 law enforcement officers from across Northern California responded without being asked after hearing that one of th ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 9:42 pm
  • Top Israeli minister: 'Crisis' in U.S. relationship

    JERUSALEM – A top Israeli minister said there is a "crisis" in in the country's relations with the United States that must be fixed.
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 9:41 pm
  • Cream vocalist and bassist Jack Bruce dies at 71

    LONDON – Jack Bruce was part Mississippi Delta and part Carnaby Street. In his glorious heyday as bassist and lead vocalist of 1960s power trio Cream ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 9:40 pm
  • How to pick a college? Data crunchers hope to help

    WASHINGTON – For many high school seniors, fall means deciding where to apply for college and maybe visiting a guidance counselor. Data crunchers hope ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 9:38 pm
  • Number of Rohingya fleeing Myanmar tops 100,000

    YANGON, Myanmar – A growing sense of desperation is fueling a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims from western Myanmar, with the number who have fled by b ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 9:33 pm
  • Extremists launch new attack on Syrian border town

    MURSITPINAR, Turkey – Fighters from the Islamic State group launched Saturday a new offensive on the northern Syrian town of Kobani after shelling the ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 9:34 pm
  • Ukraine pauses before decisive vote

    MARIUPOL, Ukraine – Ukraine braced for decisive parliamentary elections Saturday against the backdrop of unrest in eastern regions roiled by conflict ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 9:33 pm
  • In Pakistan, a coup that wasn’t

    ISLAMABAD – It had all the elements of a classic coup: thousands descending on the capital, clashing with police outside parliament and commandeering ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 9:32 pm
  • Election 2014: McHenry County voters to see some uncontested races Nov. 4

    While McHenry County voters will choose Nov. 4 who will become the next governor and the next county sheriff in two contentious races, they will have ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 10:28 pm
  • Early voting alters campaigns' strategies, costs

    LOS ANGELES – For over 1 million Californians, the Nov. 4 election is over. That's because they've already voted.
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 1:52 pm
  • Colleagues: U.S. doctor with Ebola was very careful

    CONAKRY, Guinea – An American doctor who caught Ebola while treating patients in Guinea was a hard worker who conscientiously followed safety procedur ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 8:59 am
  • Chicago building residents warned about Nik Wallenda's stunt

    CHICAGO – The managers of two Chicago apartment buildings are telling residents to watch their step while tightrope walker Nik Wallenda practices his ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 8:48 am
  • Madigan, Rauner spend big on Illinois House races

    DES PLAINES – State Rep. Marty Moylan tells voters he’s not your typical Democrat as he bikes from house to house on the campaign trail, handing out y ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • Illinois officials address human trafficking

    CHICAGO – Human trafficking is a significant problem in Chicago and its neighboring suburbs, with thousands of women and girls forced into sex slavery ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 12:01 am
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