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  • Israeli leader accepts invitation from Trump to visit U.S.

    JERUSALEM – Israel's prime minister on Sunday accepted an invitation to visit the White House next month in hopes of forging a "common vision" for the ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 12:59 am
  • 18 dead amid reported tornadoes, other storms in the South

    ADEL, Ga. – A severe storm system that spun off apparent tornadoes and left scattered destruction around the Southeast has claimed at least 18 lives o ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 12:58 am
  • State wire briefs

    State treasurer seeks payout of unclaimed life insurancePEORIA – A measure backed by Illinois’ treas ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 12:39 am
  • Perjury complaint languishes for lack of prosecutor in McCullough case

    SYCAMORE – Allegations of police perjury and other possible wrongdoing in the prosecution of Jack D. McCullough are going uninvestigated because no on ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 1:00 am
  • Suspected U.S. drone strike kills 3 alleged al-Qaida members in Yemen

    SANAA, Yemen – Suspected U.S. drone strikes have killed three alleged al-Qaida operatives in Yemen's southwestern Bayda province, security and tribal ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 12:22 am
  • Illinois Wesleyan University researcher turning science fiction into reality

    BLOOMINGTON – When Gabe Spalding talks about time traveling light waves, holograms and tractor beams, it might sound like the stuff of science fiction ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 12:20 am
  • Amid combative start, Trump pledges to rise to moment

    WASHINGTON – After a combative start to his presidency, Donald Trump delivered a more unifying message Sunday and sought to reassure Americans he was ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 12:21 am
  • Neukirch: The Women’s March and our call to action

    When I arrived at the Women’s March on Washington on Saturday, I was wearing one item I hadn’t brought with me: a white and pink beaded bracelet with ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 12:48 am
  • DeKalb County families celebrate season at Winterfest

    It certainly didn’t feel like January on Saturday, but the unseasonably warm temperatures didn’t stop DeKalb County families and local scout troops fr ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 12:15 am
  • Photos: Women's March highlights from across the country

    Highlights from the nationwide Women's March rallies held on Saturday, Jan. 21. ...
    Jan. 22, 2017 - 7:01 am
  • Budapest mourns as 16 die in fiery bus crash on Italian road

    VERONA, Italy – The Hungarian students had just finished a week of skiing in France when their bus swerved right, then left, then hit a highway barrie ...
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 11:30 pm
  • Bomb blast kill 22, wounds at least 50 in northwest Pakistan

    PESHAWAR, Pakistan – A bomb exploded Saturday in a market in a northwest tribal region bordering Afghanistan, killing 22 people and wounding at least ...
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 11:28 pm
  • Displaced Syrians finally getting official paperwork

    JIBREEN, Syria – Fatima Museitif got married three years ago and soon gave birth to two boys. Her husband died last year but since she was living in a ...
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 11:28 pm
  • European nationalists flaunt strength, buoyed by Trump win

    KOBLENZ, Germany – European nationalist leaders came together Saturday in a show of strength at the start of a year of big election tests, celebrating ...
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 11:27 pm
  • Search intensifies for 23 missing in avalanche in Italy

    FARINDOLA, Italy – The strain showed on Fabio Salzetta's face.The maintenance worker at the luxury H ...
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 11:28 pm
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