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  • Leaders who follow: What presidential candidates' Twitter lists reveal

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Jeb Bush follows Donald Trump on Twitter but that's a one-way street: Trump mainly follows people with a connection to himself. Te ...
    NEW: Oct. 5, 2015 - 1:45 pm
  • Hillary Clinton: Benghazi committee exploiting Americans' deaths

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Rodham Clinton on Monday lashed out at the special House committee investigating the deadly attacks in Benghazi, Libya, calling i ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 12:51 pm
  • Ted Cruz says allowing Syrian refugees into U.S. is 'crazy'

    KALAMAZOO, Mich. – Republican presidential contender Ted Cruz says the Obama administration's plan to accept about 10,000 Syrian refugees is "nothing ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:54 am
  • Hillary Clinton pushing new gun controls after Oregon shooting

    MANCHESTER, N.H. – Days after a deadly shooting in Oregon, Hillary Rodham Clinton unveiled new gun control measures Monday aimed at strengthening back ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 8:13 am
  • Abortion, birth control, race top Supreme Court’s agenda

    WASHINGTON – Abortion, birth control and race are among the most divisive issues the Supreme Court will confront over the next nine months, amid a pre ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 11:25 pm
  • Hillary Clinton pledges to fight NRA on gun rights after shooting

    DAVIE, Fla. – Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton says she will fight for stricter gun controls following this week's deadly mass ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 4:08 pm
  • AP sources: Education Secretary Arne Duncan stepping down

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Arne Duncan, who followed President Barack Obama to Washington to serve as his education secretary, announced Friday he will step do ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 12:19 pm
  • AP Sources: EPA tightening limits on smog-causing ozone

    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration has set a new national ozone standard, tightening limits on the smog-forming pollution linked to asthma and resp ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 12:42 pm
  • Sycamore sober living home could open by year’s end

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb County’s sober living home for men at 491 E. State St., Sycamore, has a few housekeeping items left, but should be fully operational ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 10:18 pm
  • Police training canceled because of Illinois budget crisis

    CHICAGO – Police departments across Illinois say the state budget stalemate has left them struggling to provide necessary training to officers on ever ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 4:17 pm
  • AP fact check: Math in Donald Trump's tax plan doesn't always add up

    WASHINGTON – Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump touts his tax overhaul plan as a boon for middle-income Americans, but it would also be ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 12:03 pm
  • House Republicans advance bill to undo health law

    WASHINGTON – House Republicans advanced legislation Tuesday to dismantle President Barack Obama's health law that could actually reach the president's ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 11:32 am
  • Donald Trump unveils tax plan that would lower taxes for millions

    WASHINGTON – Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is calling for an overhaul of the tax code that would eliminate income taxes for millio ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 10:48 am
  • Sept 28 - Oct. 2 Government Meetings

    TODAYSandwich City Council: 7 p.m. at the City Hall Annex, 128 E. Railroad St, Sandwich. City of Gen ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Sycamore Library considers referendum to become own district

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Library board plans to ask voters next year if the library at 103 E. State St. should separate from the city and become its ow ...
    Sept. 27, 2015 - 11:52 pm
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