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  • Top U.S. general in Iraq to assess anti-IS campaign

    BAGHDAD – America’s top military leader arrived in Iraq on Saturday on a previously unannounced visit, his first since a U.S.-led coalition began laun ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • Bill Cosby's guest spot with David Letterman canceled

    NEW YORK – Bill Cosby’s upcoming appearance on CBS’ “Late Show with David Letterman” has been canceled amid a growing uproar over allegations that he ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 10:28 pm
  • Turkey production down, wholesale prices up

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Turkey production is at its lowest level in nearly three decades and wholesale prices are at an all-time high, but Thanksgiving coo ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 10:28 pm
  • GOP senators eyeing 2016 presidency bid face test in new majority

    WASHINGTON – Now that their party has seized the Senate and faces the pressure of governing, an ambitious group of first-term Republicans may try to u ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 10:28 pm
  • U.S. cities brace for protests off Ferguson decision

    BOSTON – From Boston to Los Angeles, police departments are bracing for large demonstrations when a grand jury decides whether to indict a white polic ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 10:23 pm
  • Surgeon with Ebola arrives in U.S. for treatment

    OMAHA, Neb. – A surgeon who contracted Ebola while working in Sierra Leone arrived Saturday in Nebraska for treatment at a biocontainment unit where t ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 10:22 pm
  • Metra board unanimously approve fare increases

    CHICAGO – The board of the Metra commuter rail agency has approved fare increases averaging nearly 11 percent next year, the first of 10 years of plan ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 10:20 pm
  • Illinois National Guard team heads to Afghanistan

    SPRINGFIELD – Another Illinois National Guard team is deploying to Afghanistan to help NATO forces from Poland.
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 10:20 pm
  • Affordable Care Act sees smooth start for sign-ups in Illinois

    CHICAGO – Teams across Illinois worked Saturday to sign up people for insurance under President Barack Obama’s health care law, using a streamlined ap ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 10:20 pm
  • Man charged in Norridge mall shooting

    NORRIDGE – A suspect has been charged in a shooting this week that injured two people in a parking lot outside a suburban Chicago shopping mall.
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 10:20 pm
  • President Obama's anticipated immigration order has precedent

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama’s anticipated order that would shield millions of immigrants now living illegally in the U.S. from deportation is ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 10:20 pm
  • New Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich brings Pope Francis-like message

    CHICAGO – When Blase Cupich was named the next archbishop of Chicago, he insisted that Pope Francis was sending the area a mere pastor, not a message.
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 10:10 pm
  • G-20 leaders finalize details of growth plan

    BRISBANE, Australia – World leaders on Sunday prepared to release details of a plan aimed at injecting life into the world's listless economy, with in ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 9:57 pm
  • Pope denounces euthanasia as 'sin against God'

    VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis denounced the right to die movement Saturday, saying it's a "false sense of compassion" to consider euthanasia as an act o ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 9:56 pm
  • Space agency: Now-silent lander does main tasks

    BERLIN – The pioneering lander Philae completed its primary mission of exploring the comet's surface and returned plenty of data before depleted batte ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 9:54 pm
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