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  • Ebola response: Enough and in time?

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama declared Tuesday that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa could threaten security around the world, and he ordered 3 ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • Ukraine ratifies landmark deal with Europe

    KIEV, Ukraine – Ukraine moved to resolve months of crisis Tuesday by strengthening ties to Europe and loosening some controls over the country’s rebel ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • 3 foreign troops die in Afghan suicide blast

    KABUL, Afghanistan – A Taliban attacker detonated his car bomb next to an international military convoy on Tuesday, killing three members of the NATO- ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • Social Security resumes mailing benefit statements

    WASHINGTON – The Social Security Administration has resumed mailing statements to workers letting them know the estimated benefits they will get when ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • Top general: U.S. ground troops are possible in Iraq

    WASHINGTON – American ground troops may be needed to battle Islamic State forces in the Middle East if President Barack Obama’s current strategy fails ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • Congress: Safety agency mishandled GM recall

    WASHINGTON – Both houses of Congress scolded the nation's highway safety agency Tuesday over its tardy handling of a deadly problem with General Motor ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • Lumber town takes stock after wind-driven wildfire

    WEED, Calif. – Despite warnings about the dangers of wildfires and drought-parched forests, the inferno that swirled through the California lumber tow ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • 2014 MacArthur 'genius grant' winners unveiled

    CHICAGO – Twenty-one people, many of whom are doing work that touches on race relations, same-sex marriage, climate change and other issues that are d ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:11 pm
  • Gazans rush to enjoy life after ruinous war

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – After a ruinous war, Gaza is rushing back to a veneer of normalcy at astonishing speed. Street cafes and beaches are packed wi ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:18 pm
  • Islamic State group issues new curriculum in Iraq

    BAGHDAD – The extremist-held Iraqi city of Mosul is set to usher in a new school year. But unlike years past, there will be no art or music. Classes a ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • South building strong comeback season

    JOLIET – Two wins and a whole lot of losses.Plainfield South senior Jordan McNeill remembers her jun ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • Perinar, Minooka beat SPC foe Plainfield East

    MINOOKA – Ginger Perinar totaled eight kills, two blocks and two aces to lead Minooka to a 25-17, 25-21 Southwest Prairie volleyball victory over Plai ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • North tops Central in noisy battle

    PLAINFIELD – Noise filled the gym during the second set of Plainfield North’s Southwest Prairie volleyball match Tuesday.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:10 pm
  • JCA rallies for draw vs. Romeoville

    JOLIET – The steady drizzle that fell during the first half of Monday’s soccer game between Joliet Catholic and visiting Romeoville didn’t dampen the ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:53 pm
  • Joliet West finishes strong vs. Minooka

    MINOOKA – Playing for the fifth time in seven days, Joliet West’s soccer team didn’t really perform the way it wanted in the first half of Monday’s no ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 1:40 pm
  • Plainfield South’s Grigg, boys team win Steelmen Invite

    CHANNAHON – Cool temperatures and a light breeze made for ideal running conditions for Joliet Central’s 21st Annual Steelmen Invite Saturday at Channa ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 12:51 am
  • Minooka scores late to edge Romeoville

    ROMEOVILLE – Nathan Gunn and John Carnagio wanted the ball for different reasons during the final half of Minooka's Southwest Prairie Conference opene ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 12:41 am
  • Bolingbrook inflicts hurt on Steelmen

    JOLIET – Hinsdale Central did no favors for the rest of the teams on Bolingbrook’s schedule when the Red Devils upset the Raiders, 23-15, in Week 1.
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 12:16 am
  • Homewood-Flossmoor hands Joliet West first loss

    JOLIET – After watching his team claim victories in their first two games, Joliet West coach Jason Aubry wanted to see how they matched up against one ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 12:11 am
  • Goss: Joliet Central QB a kid beyond his years

    What jumps out from Week 3 of the high school football season is that the Joliet area in general is on the upswing.
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 11:56 pm

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