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  • Republicans press for Ebola travel ban

    WASHINGTON – House Republicans demanded a travel ban from Ebola-ravaged West Africa Thursday, calling it the only sure way to protect Americans from t ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 4:27 pm
  • The GOP advantage: Geography or gerrymandering?

    WASHINGTON – Republicans helped solidify their hold on the U.S. House when GOP legislators in key states drew new congressional maps after the 2010 Ce ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 3:48 pm
  • Medical examiner: Joan Rivers died of low blood oxygen

    NEW YORK – Joan Rivers died of brain damage from low blood oxygen during a medical procedure to check out voice changes and reflux, the medical examin ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 3:07 pm
  • Spain tests 4 with fever for Ebola, isolates jet

    MADRID – Four people with fever considered at risk for Ebola were being tested Thursday in Spain for the virus, including one who arrived on an Air Fr ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 2:04 pm
  • Polar Vortex sequel? NOAA says no in winter forecast

    WASHINGTON – If you thought last winter was a horror show, with cold blasts from the polar vortex and a lack of California rain, here's some good news ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 12:24 pm
  • Ebola-stricken nurse being flown to Washington

    WASHINGTON – Federal health officials said Thursday they still don't know how two Dallas nurses caught Ebola from a patient, as criticism increased fr ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 12:05 pm
  • Falling oil prices shake up global economies

    NEW YORK – A sudden plunge in the price of oil is sending economic and political shockwaves around the world. Oil exporting countries are bracing for ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 11:20 am
  • Police: DeKalb man accused of attempted murder in stabbing

    DeKALB – Mustafa C. Sahin broke into his ex-girlfriend’s bedroom and stabbed her new boyfriend repeatedly while swearing he was going to kill him, DeK ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • U.S. jobless aid applications fall to 14-year low

    WASHINGTON – The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment aid dropped to the lowest level in 14 years last week, the latest sign of a strengthening ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 8:58 am
  • Ebola screening starts at Chicago's O'Hare Airport

    CHICAGO – Screening for the Ebola virus is to begin at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport.Custom ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 8:57 am
  • Holiday Hills shooting suspect 'safely in custody;' McHenry County deputies recovering

    BREAKING NEWS UPDATE: The McHenry County Sheriff's Office has tweeted that the suspect in the Holiday Hills shooting of two McHenry County Sheriff's ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 5:35 pm
  • Asian stocks sag as US growth jitters mount

    TOKYO – Asian stock markets sank Thursday after a torrid session on Wall Street triggered by jitters the recovery in the world's No. 1 economy is weak ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 12:08 am
  • Hong Kong police hold back from removing barriers

    HONG KONG – Police briefly scuffled with protesters camped out in Hong Kong's streets early Thursday, but held back from dismantling barricades erecte ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • Kurds hold their own against militants in Syria

    MURSITPINAR, Turkey – Intensified U.S.-led airstrikes and a determined Kurdish military force on the ground appear to have had some success in halting ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • Ebola-infected nurse's actions raising alarm

    DALLAS – The Ebola crisis in the U.S. took another alarming turn Wednesday with word that a second Dallas nurse caught the disease from a patient and ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:45 pm
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