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  • Groundbreaking kicks off DeKalb Public Library’s expansion

    DeKALB – DeKalb Public Library Director Dee Coover saw Saturday’s groundbreaking for the $24 million library expansion as a remarkable moment in DeKal ...
    July 27, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • Fast food workers vow civil disobedience

    VILLA PARK, Ill. – Comparing their campaign to the civil rights movement, fast food workers from across the country voted Saturday to escalate their e ...
    July 26, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • EU sanctions weaken anti-terrorism efforts

    MOSCOW – Russia lashed out Saturday at the latest round of Ukraine-related sanctions imposed by the European Union, saying they endanger the fight aga ...
    July 26, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • UN finds second black box of Air Algerie jet

    PARIS – French President Francois Hollande said Saturday he wants the remains of all passengers on the Air Algerie plane that fell from the sky and di ...
    July 26, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • Israel says it’s extending Gaza truce for 24 hours

    BEIT HANOUN, Gaza Strip – Hamas resumed rocket fire Saturday on Israel after rejecting Israel’s offer to extend a humanitarian cease-fire, the latest ...
    July 26, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • 15 killed in Afghan attacks as vote count stops

    KABUL, Afghanistan – Attacks across Afghanistan, including hundreds of Taliban fighters swarming police checkpoints across the south, killed at least ...
    July 26, 2014 - 11:00 pm
  • Video shows American bomber in Syria

    BEIRUT – An al-Qaida-linked group fighting in Syria has released video of the first American to carry out a suicide attack in the country’s civil war, ...
    July 26, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • North Korea fires short-range missile into sea

    SEOUL, South Korea – North Korea fired a short-range ballistic missile into waters off its east coast on Saturday, a South Korean defense official sai ...
    July 26, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • U.S. faces intel hurdles in downing of airliner

    ASPEN, Colo. – A series of unanswered questions about the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 shows the limits of U.S. intelligence gathering even ...
    July 26, 2014 - 11:00 pm
  • Promises of easier nuclear construction fall short

    WAYNESBORO, Ga. – The U.S. nuclear industry has started building its first new plants in decades using prefabricated Lego-like blocks meant to save ti ...
    July 26, 2014 - 10:59 pm
  • Gifts-for-favors trial set for ex-governor, wife

    RICHMOND, Va. – Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, his reputation already tarnished and his political future destroyed by a gifts-for-favors scandal, ...
    July 26, 2014 - 11:00 pm
  • Lawmakers complain Obama is too aloof with Congress

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama's request for billions of dollars to deal with migrant children streaming across the border set off Democrats and ...
    July 26, 2014 - 10:44 pm
  • Arizona execution fuels debate over methods

    SAN FRANCISCO – A third execution by lethal injection has gone awry in six months, renewing debate over whether there is a foolproof way for the gover ...
    July 26, 2014 - 10:44 pm
  • At 50, Upward Bound still opens pathway to college

    Nervous but determined, the 15-year-old boy walked into a conference room in Columbus, Ohio, for a fateful interview. If it went well, perhaps he’d ha ...
    July 26, 2014 - 10:43 pm
  • Chicago girl mourned amid new shootings

    FOREST PARK – Mourners said farewell Saturday to an 11-year-old Chicago girl who was killed by a stray bullet during a slumber party, a day after an a ...
    July 26, 2014 - 10:39 pm
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