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  • 7 Earth-size worlds found orbiting star; could hold life

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – For the first time ever, astronomers have discovered seven Earth-size planets orbiting a nearby star — and these new worlds cou ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 2:29 pm
  • Principals to bar immigration agents from Chicago schools

    CHICAGO – Chicago Public Schools has instructed its principals not to let federal immigration agents inside district buildings without a criminal warr ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 2:21 pm
  • What happens if Trump pulls transgender bathroom guidance?

    WASHINGTON – The Trump administration could revise or withdraw an Obama-era directive requiring public schools to let transgender students use bathroo ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 8:06 am
  • 'It saved my life': Talk of Obamacare repeal worries addicts

    CATLETTSBURG, Ky. – While the Affordable Care Act has brought health coverage to millions of Americans, the effects have been profound, even lifesavin ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 8:05 am
  • Northern Rehab taking applications for G-K-K scholarships

    Northern Rehab Physical Therapy Specialists is accepting scholarship applications for the annual Genoa-Kingston High School Health & Sports Scholarshi ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Somonauk to offer preschool screenings March 10

    Somonauk School District 432 will offer free screenings to children ages 3 to 5 that reside within Somonauk School District.  
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • KC Continuing Education offers Bodies In Motion classes

    The Kishwaukee College Continuing Education department is offering the class “Bodies In Motion” at two locations beginning in March.
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Cornerstone takes first at WYSE Academic Challenge

    Cornerstone Christian Academy in Sycamore won first place in their division at the Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering regional academic challe ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Keswani, Kijowski advance at St. Mary’s spelling bee

    St. Mary Catholic School in Sycamore held its annual Spelling Bee on Feb. 2. After a challenging series of rounds, seventh-graders Magnus Keswani and ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Official: Reforms didn't cut sentence of suspect in killing

    LOS ANGELES – A gang member suspected of shooting two California police officers, killing one of them, was released from prison last year on probation ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 11:29 pm
  • NASA aims to measure vital snow data from satellites

    DENVER – Instrument-laden aircraft are surveying the Colorado high country this month as scientists search for better ways to measure how much water i ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 11:27 pm
  • Hundreds rescued from California floodwaters in San Jose

    SAN JOSE, Calif.– Rescuers chest-deep in water steered boats full of people, some with babies and pets, from a San Jose neighborhood inundated Tuesday ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 11:21 pm
  • Chinese premier appeals to Washington to avoid 'trade war'

    BEIJING – China's No. 2 leader expressed hope that disputes with U.S. President Donald Trump's government can be settled amicably and warned a "trade ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 11:18 pm
  • Pilot radioed in 'Mayday' call before Australian plane crash

    DALLAS – A pilot repeatedly yelled out "Mayday" but did not say what the emergency was before his light plane crashed into the roof of an Australian s ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 11:12 pm
  • Police: Suspects in N. Korean death coated hands with poison

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – The women suspected of fatally poisoning a scion of North Korea's ruling family were trained to coat their hands with toxic c ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 11:08 pm
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