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  • Amid threats of violence Venezuelan opposition tests resolve

    CARACAS, Venezuela – Opponents of President Nicolas Maduro promise to flood the streets of Caracas in a major test of their strength and the governmen ...
    NEW: Sept. 1, 2016 - 12:29 am
  • Britain's May hopes to reassure Chinese over nuclear plant

    BEIJING – On her first visit to China as Britain's prime minister, Theresa May will try to reassure Beijing that she wants to strengthen ties despite ...
    NEW: Sept. 1, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • Clinton pitches her foreign policy to American Legion

    CINCINNATI – Portraying a vote for her as a patriotic act, Hillary Clinton made a vigorous appeal to Republican voters Wednesday, arguing that she wou ...
    NEW: Sept. 1, 2016 - 12:24 am
  • Historic commercial flight from US lands in Cuba

    SANTA CLARA, Cuba – The first commercial flight between the U.S. and Cuba in more than a half century landed in the central city of Santa Clara on Wed ...
    NEW: Sept. 1, 2016 - 12:23 am
  • Kingston man receives probation for trying to frame wife with drugs

    SYCAMORE – A Kingston man who paid others to plant drugs and a handgun in his estranged wife’s SUVin 2014 was sentenced Wednesday to three years of pr ...
    NEW: Sept. 1, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • Bookworms rejoice at opening of Book World in DeKalb

    DeKALB – A customer walked into the grand opening of a local bookstore Wednesday and shouted “hallelujah,” prompting several others to respond by clap ...
    NEW: Sept. 1, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • Maple Park Fun Fest a celebration to cap off summer

    MAPLE PARK – The Maple Park Fun Fest will hit the ground running this year.Romp in the Park kicks of ...
    NEW: Sept. 1, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren reflects on business regulation, support for Trump

    PLANO – U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren visited the Casey’s General Store on Route 34 in Plano on Wednesday morning as part of a campaign organized by a conv ...
    NEW: Sept. 1, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • Donald Trump says he and Mexican leader discussed wall, not payment

    MEXICO CITY – Standing alongside the president of Mexico, a measured Donald Trump on Wednesday defended the right of the United States to build a mass ...
    Aug. 31, 2016 - 4:16 pm
  • Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff ousted from office by Senate

    BRASILIA, Brazil – Brazil's Senate on Wednesday voted to remove President Dilma Rousseff from office, the culmination of a yearlong fight that paralyz ...
    Aug. 31, 2016 - 12:54 pm
  • Mexico wonders why its president is meeting with Donald Trump

    MEXICO CITY – Mexico has awakened to the news that President Enrique Pena Nieto is going to meet with Republican candidate Donald Trump Wednesday, and ...
    Aug. 31, 2016 - 8:26 am
  • At least 9 dead as typhoon hits northern Japan

    TOKYO – At least nine elderly people were killed when their nursing home was flooded in northern Japan after Typhoon Lionrock dumped heavy rains on th ...
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 11:23 pm
  • Trump to make quick trip to Mexico before immigration speech

    EVERETT, Wash. – In a surprise move, Donald Trump will travel to Mexico on Wednesday to meet with President Enrique Pena Nieto, just hours before the ...
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 10:55 pm
  • Agriculture closes offices in 5 states after threats

    WASHINGTON – The Agriculture Department said Tuesday that it had closed offices in five states after receiving anonymous threats it considered serious ...
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 10:50 pm
  • Maine's LePage: Reports of my political demise 'greatly exaggerated'

    AUGUSTA, Maine – Outspoken Republican Gov. Paul LePage, amid political pressure and calls for his resignation, on Tuesday suggested he might be consid ...
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 10:43 pm
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