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  • Boehner defies Obama on Iran sanctions

    WASHINGTON – Defying President Barack Obama, House Speaker John Boehner announced on Wednesday that he’s invited Israel’s prime minister to stand befo ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • Jailed Virginia lawmaker charged

    RICHMOND, Va. – A Virginia lawmaker who was just re-elected despite being jailed for a sex scandal with a teenager has been indicted on four new felon ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • Lab tests imply risk in e-cigarette vapor

    Using certain electronic cigarettes at high temperature settings could potentially release more formaldehyde, a cancer-causing chemical, than smoking ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 12:02 am
  • Microsoft shows off Windows 10 and 3D ‘HoloLens’

    REDMOND, Wash. – Microsoft on Wednesday took the wraps off a new version of Windows – and a new wearable 3D gadget it calls the HoloLens.
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 12:03 am
  • Local amateur radio operators reach out to world

    Mike Heiderscheidt was sitting in the basement of his Waterman home Monday night, but the world was at his fingertips.
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 12:02 am
  • Senators grapple with how much students should be tested

    WASHINGTON – Not another test!The lament of many schoolchildren was echoed across a congressional he ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 2:29 pm
  • DeKalb library beam signers make names part of building

    DeKALB – The DeKalb Public Library has been an integral part of Christine Holloway’s life since she was a child.
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 12:19 am
  • Rahm Emanuel pushes for Chicago parkland for Obama library

    CHICAGO – Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel introduced an ordinance Wednesday aimed at substantially improving the city's chances of hosting the Obama presid ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • John Boehner invites Israeli leader to address Congress on Iran

    WASHINGTON – Rebuffing President Barack Obama on Iran, House Speaker John Boehner said Wednesday he had invited Israel's prime minister to address a j ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 9:28 am
  • Boko Haram leader claims massacre in Baga, threatens more

    MAIDUGURI, Nigeria – Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau has claimed responsibility for the mass killings in the northeast Nigerian town of Baga and thr ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 8:44 am
  • Joliet friends, neighbors and customers remember slain store clerk

    JOLIET – The death of Mohammad Eid shocked and saddened dozens of his friends, neighbors and customers of the Gardner Food Mart in Joliet, where he wo ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 8:43 am
  • FACT CHECK: Obama claims credit for an incomplete recovery

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. may not have "risen from recession" quite as rousingly as President Barack Obama suggested in his State of the Union speech Tues ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 8:35 am
  • U.S. home construction up 4.4 percent in December

    WASHINGTON – Construction of new homes rebounded in December, helping to push activity for the entire year to the highest level since the peak of the ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 8:32 am
  • 10 Things to Know for today: Jan. 21

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 8:30 am
  • Learn to make meals for a healthy heart

    University of Illinois Extension DeKalb County will offer “Meals for a Healthy Heart,” designed for anyone interested in preventing or managing heart ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 5:30 am
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