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  • Obama again faces tug of U.S. military action in Syria

    WASHINGTON – For three years, President Barack Obama has resisted the pull of potential U.S. military action in Syria.
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 11:02 pm
  • Chicago’s Pullman site could become national park

    CHICAGO – It was a different kind of company town. Chicago’s Pullman neighborhood, built by industrialist George M. Pullman in the 19th century, was a ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 11:00 pm
  • Federal subpoena sought email of ex-Quinn advisers

    CHICAGO – A federal grand jury has subpoenaed the emails of three former top advisers to Gov. Pat Quinn, including a onetime chief of staff, as part o ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 10:59 pm
  • Photos: Fire Training in Waterman

    Images of a fire training that took part in the Deerfield Crossing development in Waterman on Saturday.
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Islamic State backers under scrutiny in US

    NEW YORK – Officially, the FBI agents who swarmed Donald Ray Morgan at Kennedy Airport this month were there to arrest him on a mundane gun charge. Bu ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • Huckabee: ‘Stop the fight’ over Common Core

    WASHINGTON – Conservatives should “stop the fight” over Common Core and instead consider the benefits that the academic standards offer students in st ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Ice bucket challenge may change nonprofit world

    NEW YORK – The ice bucket challenge’s phenomenal success is making other charitable organizations rethink how they connect with a younger generation o ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • Deported Mexicans find new life at call centers

    TIJUANA, Mexico – Henry Monterroso is a foreigner in his own country. Raised in California from the age of 5, he was deported to Mexico in 2011 and fo ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • West condemns Russia over convoy to Ukraine

    LUHANSK, Ukraine – Tensions between Russia and Ukraine escalated sharply on Friday as Moscow sent more than 130 trucks rolling across the border in wh ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • New go-to career for New England’s young: Farming

    CRANSTON, R.I. – Farming is hip in New England.Across the region, young people are choosing crops ov ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • What happens in Ferguson if no charges?

    FERGUSON, Mo. – Conditions calmed this week in Ferguson after nights of sometimes violent unrest stemming from the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-o ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • New Obama birth control fixes for religious groups

    WASHINGTON – Seeking to quell a politically charged controversy, the Obama administration announced new measures Friday to allow religious nonprofits ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • Obama taking less vacation, but too much for some

    CHILMARK, Mass. – President Barack Obama has spent less time away from the White House than his predecessors. But his two-week break on the resort isl ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:25 pm
  • Vegas' storied Sahara casino reborn, transformed

    LAS VEGAS – The Moroccan-themed Sahara casino that once hosted Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and the Beatles seemed a lost cause in 2011, when its owners ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:24 pm
  • Oklahoma officer accused in 6 sexual assaults

    OKLAHOMA CITY – An Oklahoma City police officer is accused of sexually assaulting black women while he should have been patrolling the city — sometime ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:22 pm
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