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  • CIA lied about torture, Senate report suggests

    WASHINGTON – When CIA interrogators were torturing accused Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed at a secret prison in Poland in March 2003, a to ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 9:16 pm
  • Flu season revs up for an early start in Illinois

    CHICAGO – Illinois’ flu season started earlier this year, and the most prevalent strain also is the one known for causing the most severe illness.
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 9:18 pm
  • Rauner lawyers meet with Quinn about comptroller

    CHICAGO – The incoming Illinois governor’s attorneys have met with staffers for Gov. Pat Quinn and argued Quinn may make only a short-term appointment ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 9:16 pm
  • Chicago opens lakefront Maggie Daley Park

    CHICAGO – A new park is open along Chicago’s lakefront named for late former first lady Maggie Daley.
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 9:16 pm
  • California cleans up as storm hits Southwest

    CAMARILLO, Calif. – Californians cleaned up Saturday from a major storm that soaked the drought-stricken state before moving east to drop rain on the ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 9:15 pm
  • Man arrested after Portland shooting, 2 sought

    PORTLAND, Ore. – A 22-year-old man arrested in connection with a shooting outside an alternative high school in Portland had ties to a gang, as did tw ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 9:15 pm
  • Illinois residents finding health insurance costs up in many areas

    CHICAGO – Illinois residents returning to HealthCare.gov to buy insurance are finding prices higher in many parts of the state.
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Higher prices, shortages create pressure for IS

    BAGHDAD – Saadi Abdul-Rahman was recently forced to pull his three children out of school in the Iraqi city of Mosul, where Islamic State militants ha ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • Can Amy Pascal’s career survive Sony cyberattack?

    LOS ANGELES – Amy Pascal, one of the most powerful women in the man’s world that is Hollywood and the force behind such critical and commercial hits a ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • Black officers torn between duty and race

    Jorge “Jinho” Ferreira feels the tension between being black and carrying a badge every day as a sheriff’s deputy in Alameda County, California.
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • Like low gas prices? So does station owner

    NEW YORK – So you think you are finally getting one over on the gas stations as you pay well under $3 a gallon for the first time in four years? Guess ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • Dec. 13 police reports

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 11:03 pm
  • Southern California mudflows trigger evacuations

    LOS ANGELES – A soaking storm swept into Southern California, triggering several mudslides, flooding streets and cutting power to tens of thousands Fr ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 10:59 pm
  • Ameren and ComEd get OK to raise rates in Illinois

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Commerce Commission has approved rate increases for the state’s two main electric utilities.
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 10:58 pm
  • Obama urges passing of $1.1T spending bill

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama on Friday urged the Senate to ratify a $1.1 trillion, House-passed spending bill that has roiled his Democratic Pa ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 10:59 pm
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