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  • Library of Congress store removes misspelled Trump poster

    WASHINGTON – An inauguration poster of President Donald Trump that included a misspelling in a quote has been removed from the online store of the Lib ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 12:34 pm
  • Official: Flynn not 'certain' on sanctions talk with Russia

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump's national security adviser addressed U.S. sanctions against Russia in his conversations with the country's ambass ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 1:56 pm
  • Protest marks public school visit by new education secretary Betsy DeVos

    WASHINGTON – Angry activists shouted "stand up, fight back" and one protester was arrested, as Betsy DeVos made her first visit to a public school Fri ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 1:51 pm
  • In shift, Trump tells Xi he will honor 'one China' policy

    BEIJING – President Donald Trump reaffirmed Washington's long-standing "one China" policy in a call with Beijing's leader, a move that could ease ange ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 8:47 am
  • 'Go buy Ivanka's stuff:' Kellyanne Conway in ethical hot water after comments on Nordstrom, Ivanka Trump

    NEW YORK – The White House has "counseled" a top aide to President Donald Trump after she promoted Ivanka Trump's fashion line during a national cable ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 2:59 pm
  • Lawmakers aim to make Obama's birthday a holiday in Illinois

    SPRINGFIELD – Democratic lawmakers from Chicago have proposed legislation to make former President Barack Obama's birthday a state holiday.
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 11:56 pm
  • Trump's pick for labor secretary hired undocumented worker

    WASHINGTON – Labor Secretary nominee Andrew Puzder acknowledged Tuesday that he had employed an undocumented worker as a housekeeper, putting him agai ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 11:18 am
  • Sycamore to use collection service to bring in parking meter fines

    SYCAMORE – Those who neglect to pay parking meter fines in Sycamore now will be hearing from a debt collector after ignoring the city’s notices longer ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 11:31 pm
  • DeKalb mayoral candidates discuss economic development at public forum

    DeKALB – Economic development was a primary topic of discussion as all four mayoral candidates outlined their plans for the city during an open forum ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 11:31 am
  • Sandwich to take another shot at sales tax increase

    SANDWICH – City leaders are hoping to educate voters about what they say is a needed sales tax increase before the April election after a nearly ident ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 4:37 pm
  • 2 states say allowing President Trump's travel ban would 'unleash chaos again'

    WASHINGTON – Lawyers for Washington state and Minnesota have told a federal appellate court that restoring President Donald Trump's ban on refugees an ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 8:26 am
  • DeKalb District 428, Superintendent Moeller reach tenative separation deal

    DeKALB – On Tuesday, DeKalb School District 428 board members will consider a separation agreement with Superintendent Doug Moeller that would continu ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 11:19 pm
  • U.S. hits 13 people, dozen companies in new Iran sanctions

    WASHINGTON – The Trump administration on Friday imposed sanctions on 13 people and a dozen companies in response to Iran's recent ballistic missile te ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 10:05 am
  • Fact Check: Kellyanne Conway cites Bowling Green 'massacre' that didn't happen

    A top aide to President Donald Trump has cited a 2011 "massacre" in Kentucky that never happened as a reason why the administration's temporary ban on ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 11:21 pm
  • Congress scraps Obama rules on coal mining, guns

    WASHINGTON – The Republican-controlled Congress on Thursday scrapped Obama-era rules on the environment and guns, counting on a new ally in the White ...
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 4:05 pm
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