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  • Al-Qaida captures major airport, oil terminal in south Yemen

    SANAA, Yemen – Al-Qaida seized control of a major airport, a sea port and an oil terminal in southern Yemen on Thursday, consolidating its hold on the ...
    April 16, 2015 - 12:24 pm
  • Suspect in Woodstock, Crystal Lake bank robberies in custody

    WOODSTOCK – A suspect is in custody in connection to the robberies at two McHenry County Fifth Third Bank branches, police said.
    April 16, 2015 - 12:01 pm
  • Super PAC formed to help Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker in 2016 campaign

    MADISON, Wis. – Scott Walker's expected campaign for the White House got a boost Thursday as his former campaign managers formed a political group abl ...
    April 16, 2015 - 9:55 am
  • U.S. home construction off to weak March start

    WASHINGTON – U.S. homebuilders opened the spring buying season in March at a slower pace than last year, a warning that recent hiring gains have faile ...
    April 16, 2015 - 8:17 am
  • More Americans sought unemployment benefits last week

    WASHINGTON – The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid rose for the second straight week yet remained at a low level that is consistent with mo ...
    April 16, 2015 - 8:16 am
  • DeKalb's Planning and Zoning Commission tables University Village vote

    DeKALB – The city’s Planning and Zoning Commission wants more time to consider a zoning change that is the linchpin of a Seattle company’s plan to buy ...
    April 16, 2015 - 9:41 am
  • ‘Entopreneurs’ feed growing appetite for insects

    SAN FRANCISCO – They hop. They crawl. They squirm. And they could be coming to a dinner plate near you.
    April 15, 2015 - 11:14 pm
  • Seattle CEO to cut his pay so every worker earns $70,000

    SEATTLE – For some companies, Seattle’s new $15 minimum wage law isn’t doing enough to help workers.
    April 15, 2015 - 11:15 pm
  • With Iran deal, Washington shows it can work sometimes

    WASHINGTON – For at least a few days, Washington may have actually worked.Republicans and Democrats ...
    April 15, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • Clinton faces promise, risk of being seen as 3rd Obama term

    NORWALK, Iowa – Hillary Rodham Clinton came to Iowa to give voters an intimate glance of who she’d be as president. What they got instead was a glimps ...
    April 15, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • Fight for $15 protests expand for workers

    NEW YORK – The Fight for $15 campaign to win higher pay and a union for fast-food workers is expanding to represent a variety of low-wage workers and ...
    April 15, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • Donor sues Schock seeking reimbursement

    SPRINGFIELD – Former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock’s legal problems expanded Wednesday as a contributor sued to force the repayment of millions of campaign d ...
    April 15, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • Lincoln’s tomb caretakers face setbacks

    SPRINGFIELD – Caretakers of Abraham Lincoln’s tomb are on the defensive over an unflattering critique in National Geographic magazine and looming budg ...
    April 15, 2015 - 11:15 pm
  • Chicago not releasing video of officer-involved shooting

    CHICAGO – Months after a teenager was shot 16 times by a Chicago police officer, the city is still refusing to release the dash-cam video of the fatal ...
    April 15, 2015 - 11:14 pm
  • Church bells, kind acts mark 2 years since Boston bombings

    BOSTON – With a moment of silence, the tolling of church bells and a call for kindness, Boston marked the second anniversary of the marathon bombings ...
    April 15, 2015 - 11:14 pm
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