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  • Secretary of State Kerry visits Somalia

    MOGADISHU, Somalia – Two decades after dead American soldiers were dragged through the streets of Mogadishu, John Kerry on Tuesday became the first se ...
    May 5, 2015 - 10:11 pm
  • Ex-IRA man linked to 2005 slaying shot dead in Belfast

    DUBLIN – A former Irish Republican Army commander linked to one of the outlawed group’s most notorious killings was shot dead at close range Tuesday m ...
    May 5, 2015 - 10:12 pm
  • Police: Student taints roommates’ food

    COLUMBIA, S.C. – Police say a University of South Carolina student has been arrested after her roommates set up a camera and caught her spitting and p ...
    May 5, 2015 - 10:10 pm
  • High-tech sensors help keep eye on aging parents

    SAN FRANCISCO – Each time 81-year-old Bill Dworsky or his 80-year-old wife Dorothy opens the refrigerator, closes the bathroom door or lifts the lid o ...
    May 5, 2015 - 10:10 pm
  • Doubts raised about Islamic State’s claim in Texas attack

    PHOENIX – The Islamic State group claimed responsibility Tuesday for the assault on a Texas cartoon contest that featured images of the Prophet Muhamm ...
    May 5, 2015 - 10:09 pm
  • Former Arkansas governor opens 2016 bid

    HOPE, Ark. – Mike Huckabee declared his presidential candidacy Tuesday, counting on his brand of conservative populism to make his second White House ...
    May 5, 2015 - 10:10 pm
  • Obama picks Dunford as Joint Chiefs chairman

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama tapped a highly respected combat commander as his next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Tuesday, signaling th ...
    May 5, 2015 - 10:10 pm
  • Miley Cyrus on pink armpits, her new charity

    LOS ANGELES – When Miley Cyrus wears pasties or posts photos of her pink armpits, it’s not to be a provocateur. The 22-year-old said she’s just being ...
    May 5, 2015 - 10:10 pm
  • Marathon bomber’s lawyer points to family dysfunction

    BOSTON – Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s lawyers called a Russian historian and a psychiatrist to the stand Tuesday in a bid to save the Boston Marathon bomber fr ...
    May 5, 2015 - 10:09 pm
  • roup says more taxes could pay for programs

    SPRINGFIELD – A child advocacy group wants Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner and lawmakers to explore tax increases so cuts to services for children are avoi ...
    May 5, 2015 - 10:07 pm
  • Suit: $10 day care fee unconstitutional

    CHICAGO – A new class-action lawsuit alleges that one of the nation’s largest court systems violates the Illinois Constitution by requiring anyone fil ...
    May 5, 2015 - 10:07 pm
  • Oldest copy of Ten Commandments displayed

    JERUSALEM – The world’s oldest complete copy of the Ten Commandments is going on rare display at Israel’s leading museum in an exhibit tracing civiliz ...
    May 5, 2015 - 10:07 pm
  • U.S. gives farmers approval to spray crops from drones

    FRESNO, Calif. – A drone large enough to carry tanks of fertilizers and pesticides has won rare approval from federal authorities to spray crops in th ...
    May 5, 2015 - 10:07 pm
  • UPS driver saves man who jumped into Rock River

    ROCKFORD – Authorities are praising the heroism of a UPS driver who risked his life to rescue a man who jumped into a river in Illinois.
    May 5, 2015 - 10:08 pm
  • Business groups, injured employees weigh in on workers' comp

    SPRINGFIELD – Business groups and injured employees weighed in Tuesday as Illinois lawmakers began debating whether to revamp the state’s workers’ com ...
    May 5, 2015 - 10:06 pm
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