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  • New Navy destroyer's seaworthiness questioned

    BATH, Maine – The largest destroyer built for the U.S. Navy cuts an imposing figure: massive, with an angular shape, hidden weapons and antennas, and ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 1:24 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 - 1:24 am
  • Jeb Bush says Donald Trump 'uninformed,' not a serious 2016 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 - 1:22 am
  • IHSA football title games a success despite rain, wet grounds

    DeKALB – The Illinois High School Association state football championship games are expected to have drawn nearly 30,000 people to DeKalb, although ex ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 12:52 am
  • Old North Grove brings back Christmas spirit; revisits Swedish traditions

    SYCAMORE – The annual Old North Grove School Christmas celebration revived the holiday spirit Saturday with an open house that invited visitors to tak ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 12:47 am
  • DeKalb Salvation Army seeking Toys for Tots donations

    DeKALB – Rachael Swinson didn’t get any presents at her 10th birthday party.Instead, Swinson asked t ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 12:40 am
  • Swing state Colorado mulls universal health care proposal

    DENVER – A new plan for government-run health care that covers everyone is coming from a surprising corner: Colorado, a politically moderate swing sta ...
    Nov. 22, 2015 - 7:31 pm
  • Photos: Flashover Fire Training

    The DeKalb Fire Department had a unique traing for three days last week while they were able to study smoke and fire patterns from inside a live fire.
    Nov. 22, 2015 - 5:38 pm
  • AP fact check: Most GOP candidates flunk climate science

    WASHINGTON – When it comes to climate science, two of the three Democratic presidential candidates are A students, while most of the Republican conten ...
    Nov. 22, 2015 - 1:56 pm
  • Ted Cruz seeks to cast himself as the electable conservative

    SIOUX CITY, Iowa – Ted Cruz is among the most hated men in Washington, reviled by leaders of both parties as an ideological hard-liner loyal only to t ...
    Nov. 22, 2015 - 1:55 pm
  • Paris attacks rooted in Brussels bring question: Why Belgium

    BRUSSELS – The family homes of the suspected mastermind of the Paris attacks and one of the suicide bombers stand only a few blocks apart in the Belgi ...
    Nov. 21, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • When truth is a casualty of terrorist fears

    WASHINGTON – If truth is the first casualty of war, it can also take a beating in a time of terrorism. A week of raging debate over Syrian refugees an ...
    Nov. 21, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • U.S. religious leaders make forceful appeal to admit refugees

    In rare agreement across faith and ideological lines, leaders of major American religious groups have condemned proposed bans on Syrian refugees, cont ...
    Nov. 21, 2015 - 11:48 pm
  • Effectiveness of college threat assessment teams is debated

    IOWA CITY, Iowa – As the fall semester began, communications professor and campus jester Kembrew McLeod organized a parody news conference to poke fun ...
    Nov. 21, 2015 - 11:48 pm
  • American killed in Mali worked to improve global health

    WASHINGTON – As a Peace Corps volunteer, expert in global health and the mother of a 7-year-old boy, Anita Ashok Datar devoted her life to caring for ...
    Nov. 21, 2015 - 11:49 pm
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