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  • Stowaway teen is resting at Honolulu hospital

    HONOLULU (AP) — A teenager who stowed away in the wheel well of an airplane for a five-hour flight from California to Hawaii is resting at a Honolulu ...
    April 22, 2014 - 4:38 pm
  • 2014 Illinois State Fair theme 'Making Memories'

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The theme of this summer's Illinois State Fair is "Making Memories."Organiz ...
    April 22, 2014 - 4:20 pm
  • Cries of anguish as S. Korea ferry toll tops 100

    JINDO, South Korea (AP) — For a moment there is silence in the tent where bodies from the ferry disaster are brought for identification. Then the angu ...
    April 22, 2014 - 4:13 pm
  • Stay cancels Oklahoma death row inmate's execution

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma inmate's execution set for Tuesday was canceled following a stay order that the state Supreme Court handed down a day ...
    April 22, 2014 - 3:20 pm
  • McDonald's 1Q profit slips as US sales decline

    NEW YORK — McDonald's is fighting to hold onto customers in the U.S.The world's biggest hamburger ch ...
    April 22, 2014 - 12:41 pm
  • Militants attack balloting center in Iraq, kill 10

    BAGHDAD — Militants wearing military uniforms carried out an overnight attack against a balloting center in a remote area of the country's north and k ...
    April 22, 2014 - 12:36 pm
  • Mayor orders air conditioning for Chicago schools

    CHICAGO — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has ordered that air conditioning be added to every classroom in the Chicago Public Schools during the next five ...
    April 22, 2014 - 12:36 pm
  • Sales of U.S. existing homes slip to a 20-month low

    WASHINGTON – Sales of existing U.S. homes slipped in March to their lowest level since July 2012 as rising prices and a tight supply of available home ...
    April 22, 2014 - 9:43 am
  • Affirmative action ban upheld by Supreme Court

    WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court has upheld Michigan's ban on using race as a factor in college admissions.
    April 22, 2014 - 9:34 am
  • Netflix poised to raise prices after strong 1Q

    SAN FRANCISCO – Netflix is preparing a sequel unlikely to be a hit with its subscribers. The Internet video service is about to raise its prices for t ...
    April 22, 2014 - 9:00 am
  • Biden: Russia must 'stop talking and start acting'

    KIEV, Ukraine – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden warned Russia on Tuesday that "it's time to stop talking and start acting" to reduce tension in Ukraine, ...
    April 22, 2014 - 8:47 am
  • 10 in Chicago area accused of benefits fraud

    CHICAGO – The U.S. attorney's office in Chicago has accused ten area residents of stealing a combined $1.27 million in separate Social Security fraud ...
    April 22, 2014 - 8:43 am
  • Illinois lottery winner wants to help abused women

    OAK PARK – A suburban Chicago lottery winner says she wants to use part of her winnings to help abused women and children.
    April 22, 2014 - 8:42 am
  • Cahokia police probe shooting death

    CAHOKIA – Police in the southwestern Illinois village of Cahokia are looking for two people for questioning in the shooting death of a 21-year-old man ...
    April 22, 2014 - 8:41 am
  • Duffy: Choose your networking

    The DeKalb area has a number of great businesses with new ones joining the mix throughout the year. If you aren’t able to get out to check out these b ...
    April 22, 2014 - 8:08 am
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