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  • Obama prods world on climate change, faces pushback at home

    PARIS – Facing pushback at home, President Barack Obama said Sunday that American leadership was helping make gains in the global fight against climat ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 12:58 am
  • Israel defense minister says Russian plane breached airspace

    JERUSALEM – A Russian jet recently penetrated Israeli airspace but was not shot down thanks to an open communication system between the two countries, ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 12:58 am
  • Police officer shot, killed during call; suspect charged

    NEW FLORENCE, Pa. – A man suspected of fatally shooting a police officer who responded to a domestic dispute was charged with homicide Sunday.
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 12:57 am
  • Storm lingering in southern Plains; more flooding possible

    DALLAS – A deadly storm that has caused flooding and coated parts of the southern Plains in ice during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend dumped more ra ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 12:57 am
  • Jeb Bush says Trump 'uninformed,' not a serious candidate

    MIAMI – The Republican front-runner for the presidential nomination, Donald Trump, is not prepared to be the nation’s commander in chief, because he’s ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 12:57 am
  • Iraqi envoy: Paris attacks mark new global war

    PARIS – The wave of suicide bombers and gunmen who terrorized Paris marked a new stage in the war against extremism that will leave no country in the ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 12:57 am
  • EU, Turkey seek better relations at emergency refugee summit

    BRUSSELS – European Union leaders and the Turkish prime minister sealed a joint summit with a commitment to re-energize Turkey’s long-stalled membersh ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 12:57 am
  • Israel suspends contact with some EU groups over labeling

    JERUSALEM – Israel on Sunday suspended contacts with European Union representatives on Mideast peace issues to protest the 28-nation bloc's decision t ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 12:57 am
  • Chicago announces expansion of police body-camera program

    CHICAGO – Chicago said it’s expanding a program to provide police officers with body cameras.The ann ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 12:56 am
  • Rockford-based waste services company sold to Texas firm

    ROCKFORD – A company headquartered in Texas has bought Rockford-based Rock River Environmental Services, the country’s third-largest waste services co ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 12:56 am
  • HIV-positive doctor says his dog saved his life

    CHICAGO – Rob Garofalo was devastated. He’d built his medical and research career on helping young AIDS patients. Then he learned that he, too, was HI ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 12:56 am
  • Report: SAFB considered for new spy agency office since 2005

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE – Proposed plans to relocate a federal spy agency’s new regional headquarters from downtown St. Louis to Illinois’ Scott Air Forc ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 12:55 am
  • No notable delays for holiday travelers at Chicago airports

    CHICAGO – There are no notable delays for Thanksgiving holiday travelers at Chicago's main airports.
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 12:55 am
  • Planned Parenthood: Long a lightning rod in U.S. culture wars

    NEW YORK – As a leading defender of abortion rights and comprehensive sex education, Planned Parenthood deals daily with some of America’s most conten ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 12:55 am
  • Grant supports Alzheimer's research by Peoria professor

    PEORIA – A medical school professor in Peoria will continue his research into Alzheimer’s Disease thanks to a $440,000 grant from the National Institu ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 12:55 am
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