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  • Indiana governor Mike Pence wants changes to religious-objections law

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Indiana Gov. Mike Pence said Tuesday that he wants legislation on his desk by the end of the week to clarify that a new religious- ...
    March 31, 2015 - 10:54 am
  • Violence wanes in Chicago, but fear looms over mayor's race

    CHICAGO – A few years ago, violence on Chicago streets thrust a recently elected mayor into the national spotlight as shootouts in some of the city's ...
    March 31, 2015 - 10:31 am
  • U.S. to pledge up to 28 percent emission cut in global treaty

    WASHINGTON – The United States pledged Tuesday to cut its greenhouse gas emissions up to 28 percent as part of a global treaty aimed at preventing the ...
    March 31, 2015 - 9:52 am
  • Indianapolis Star calls for law protecting gays, lesbians

    INDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis Star is urging Indiana lawmakers in a front-page editorial to respond to widespread criticism of a new religious objec ...
    March 31, 2015 - 8:59 am
  • Liberal Democrats, GOP cling to hope Elizabeth Warren runs for president

    WASHINGTON – Republicans and liberal Democrats have found something to agree on: Both want to keep alive the prospect that Massachusetts Sen. Elizabet ...
    March 31, 2015 - 8:21 am
  • U.S. home prices rise modestly, weigh on affordability

    WASHINGTON – U.S. home price increases continued to rise at a steady pace in January, as the housing market deals with affordability problems and few ...
    March 31, 2015 - 8:16 am
  • Local hotel given award

    The Country Inn & Suites By Carlson of Sycamore was presented with a 2014 Country Inns & Suites President’s Award.
    March 30, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Borek: DCEDC promotes DeKalb County at SelectUSA trade show

    Investment by U.S. subsidiaries of foreign-owned firms represents a significant and increasing contribution to the U.S. economy.
    March 30, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Family Health Center celebrates

    The Sycamore Chamber Ambassadors recently held a ribbon-cutting at the Family Health Center, 1170 DeKalb Ave., Suite 111, in Sycamore, to help celebra ...
    March 30, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Co-pilot was treated for suicidal tendencies years ago

    DUESSELDORF, Germany – How could someone once diagnosed with suicidal tendencies get a job as a commercial pilot, entrusted with the lives of hundreds ...
    March 30, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Study finds equality between sexes at moment of conception

    NEW YORK – Every year, slightly more boy babies than girl babies are born worldwide. But back when sperm meets egg, the two sexes are conceived in equ ...
    March 30, 2015 - 11:20 pm
  • Saudi-led forces strike Yemen rebels, blockade ports

    SANAA, Yemen – Saudi-led naval forces imposed a blockade on Yemen’s ports as coalition airstrikes Monday repelled an advance on the southern port city ...
    March 30, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Crash at Fort Meade leaves 1 dead

    FORT MEADE, Md. – Two men dressed as women smashed a stolen car into a police vehicle after they disobeyed commands at the closely guarded gates of th ...
    March 30, 2015 - 11:20 pm
  • Surplus symbols: How many state bugs and beans do we need?

    CONCORD, N.H. – Whoopie pies, the K4s steam locomotive, the Carolina Shag and Harney silt loam share a common bond: Each is a treasured member of the ...
    March 30, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Prosecution rests its in Boston bombing case

    BOSTON – Prosecutors rested their case against Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Monday after jurors in his federal death penalty trial saw ...
    March 30, 2015 - 11:20 pm
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