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  • Co-pilot told flight school of depressive episode

    BERLIN – Lufthansa knew six years ago that the co-pilot of the passenger plane that crashed in the French Alps last week had suffered from a “serious ...
    March 31, 2015 - 10:05 pm
  • Iraqi troops in center of ISIS-held Tikrit

    TIKRIT, Iraq – Iraqi forces battled Islamic State militants holed up in downtown Tikrit, going house to house Tuesday in search of snipers and booby t ...
    March 31, 2015 - 10:05 pm
  • Student loan recipients go on repayment strike

    WASHINGTON – Sarah Dieffenbacher is on a debt strike. She’s refusing to make payments on the more than $100,000 in federal and private loans she said ...
    March 31, 2015 - 10:04 pm
  • Rolling Stones announce North American stadium tour

    LOS ANGELES – The Rolling Stones are zipping across North America again.The rock band announced a 15 ...
    March 31, 2015 - 10:04 pm
  • Defense rests in 1st phase of Boston Marathon bombing trial

    BOSTON – Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev rested their case in his federal death penalty trial Tuesday, a day after they began pre ...
    March 31, 2015 - 10:03 pm
  • Indiana governor wants changes to religious law

    INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana Gov. Mike Pence asked lawmakers Tuesday to send him a clarification of the state’s new religious-freedom law later this week, w ...
    March 31, 2015 - 10:03 pm
  • Duckworth: Clinton needs to meet with Benghazi committee

    SPRINGFIELD – A war hero congresswoman appeared publicly Tuesday for the first time as a U.S. Senate hopeful, taking jabs at the Republican incumbent, ...
    March 31, 2015 - 10:03 pm
  • 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 - 10:03 pm
  • NIU program to discuss binary view of sexuality

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University will host a program called “The Gender Binary and LGBTI People: Religious Myth and Medical Malpractice” at 6 p.m ...
    March 31, 2015 - 10:03 pm
  • Knodle's Appliance Service Co. marks 20th anniversary

    SYCAMORE – Knodle's Appliance Service Co. will mark its 20th anniversary this month.The business at ...
    March 31, 2015 - 10:03 pm
  • NIU students invite community to dine

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University students will serve three-course meals from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.Thursday at Ellington’s, a student-run restaura ...
    March 31, 2015 - 10:03 pm
  • Indonesian prosecutors seek up to 18-year term for U.S. couple

    BALI, Indonesia – Indonesian prosecutors on Tuesday sought jail sentences of 18 years for an American man and 15 years for his girlfriend if they are ...
    March 31, 2015 - 10:00 pm
  • Study projects average MLB salary tops $4M

    NEW YORK – Even before the first pitch of the 2015 season is thrown, an eye-popping baseball record will be set.
    March 31, 2015 - 10:01 pm
  • Dress-wearing man killed by NSA police had a record

    FORT MEADE, Md. – Two cross-dressing men who were fired upon by National Security Agency police when they disobeyed orders at a heavily guarded gate h ...
    March 31, 2015 - 10:01 pm
  • Schock’s staff will face tough prosecutor in investigation

    WASHINGTON – Some of Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock’s current and previous employees will appear before a federal grand jury next month to answer question ...
    March 31, 2015 - 10:00 pm
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