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  • DeKalb School District 428 board slams teachers as negotiations drag on

    DeKALB – The DeKalb School District 428 board took the rare step of publicly criticizing the teachers union Monday after contract negotiations apparen ...
    July 26, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • Bernie Sanders, Michelle Obama, Elizabeth Warren thrill Democratic convention

    PHILADELPHIA – Ending months of animosity, Bernie Sanders robustly embraced his former rival Hillary Clinton Monday night as a champion for the same e ...
    July 26, 2016 - 12:38 am
  • Democratic emails: All about the hack, the leak, the discord

    PHILADELPHIA – First came the hack, then the leak. Now, the Clinton and Trump campaigns are fighting over Russia's role in the release of thousands of ...
    July 25, 2016 - 3:19 pm
  • Die-hard Bernie Sanders' backers divided on backing Hillary Clinton

    PHILADELPHIA – With boos and chants of "Feel the Bern," die-hard backers of Bernie Sanders signaled on Monday that they just aren't ready to coalesce ...
    July 25, 2016 - 2:47 pm
  • EPA moves to regulate climate-warming airliner pollution

    WASHINGTON – The government has found that jet engine exhaust is adding to climate change and endangering human health, and needs to be regulated.
    July 25, 2016 - 11:53 am
  • Shame! Debbie Wasserman Schultz booed during remarks on Day 1 of DNC

    PHILADELPHIA – Angry Democrats heckled outgoing party chief Debbie Wasserman Schultz with boos and cries of "shame!" on Monday as the party tried to m ...
    July 25, 2016 - 9:59 am
  • Top-ranking GOP Illinois state lawmaker Ron Sandack resigns, citing 'cyber security issues'

    SPRINGFIELD – Top-ranking Republican state Rep. Ron Sandack says he's resigning from the Illinois House, citing "cyber security issues."
    July 25, 2016 - 9:56 am
  • 'Pokemon Go' players stumble on hidden history

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Historical markers have long dotted the landscape, often barely noticed by passers-by — until they became treasure-filled stops thi ...
    July 25, 2016 - 8:27 am
  • Donald Trump taunts claims that Russia hacked DNC emails for him

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump on Monday dismissed as a "joke" claims by Hillary Clinton's campaign that Russia is trying to help Trump by leaking thousand ...
    July 25, 2016 - 8:26 am
  • 2 years after Ferguson, recriminations roil governor's race

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – It has been two years since a white police officer fatally shot black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, touching off ...
    July 25, 2016 - 12:07 am
  • Illinois governor working with police on marijuana bill

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner is working with the Illinois State Police on how to handle a proposal to make marijuana possession in small amounts pu ...
    July 25, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • Munich shooter was bullied loner, planned attack for a year

    MUNICH – The teenager behind the deadly shooting rampage in Munich was a withdrawn loner obsessed with playing “killer” video games in his bedroom, a ...
    July 25, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Heat wave, drought showing no signs of slowing down

    PHILADELPHIA – The heat wave gripping parts of the country, including Philadelphia, where tens of thousands are descending upon the city for the Democ ...
    July 25, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Wasserman Schultz goes from favored to on the outs

    WASHINGTON – Five years ago, Debbie Wasserman Schultz was put in charge of the Democratic National Committee to usher in a new era for the party. Now, ...
    July 26, 2016 - 12:35 am
  • Malta man arrested in sex sting sentenced to 6 years in prison

    A Malta man who pleaded no contest to sexual assault and child pornography charges plans to challenge his conviction in a Wisconsin court.
    July 24, 2016 - 11:52 pm
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