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  • EU threatens Russia with more sanctions

    BRUSSELS – Despite tough rhetoric decrying Russia’s increasing military involvement in Ukraine, European Union leaders on Sunday stopped short of impo ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Buyer's remorse on Common Core for policymakers?

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – Millions of students will sit down at computers this year to take new tests rooted in the Common Core standards for math and reading, ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • Liberian Ebola survivor praises experimental drug

    MONROVIA, Liberia – A Liberian health worker who recovered from Ebola after receiving an experimental drug urged the manufacturer to speed up its prod ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Saudi king warns of terrorist threat to Europe, U.S.

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – The king of Saudi Arabia has warned that extremists could attack Europe and the U.S. if there is not a strong international res ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • California lawmakers pass first U.S. plastic bag ban

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California lawmakers have approved a measure that would make the state the first to impose a statewide ban on single-use plastic ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • Syrian rebels attack U.N. peacekeepers in Golan Heights

    BEIRUT – Clashes erupted between al-Qaida-linked Syrian rebels and U.N. peacekeepers in the Golan Heights on Saturday after the militants surrounded t ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Asian carp barrier back up on Lake Decatur dam

    DECATUR – A barrier meant to keep invasive Asian carp out of Lake Decatur is again in place after it was damaged during bad weather in February.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Obama's delay on immigration creates uncertainty

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama’s possible delay in taking action on immigration has thrown advocates and lawmakers from both parties a curveball, ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Study: Novel heart failure drug shows big promise

    A new study reports one of the biggest potential advances against heart failure in more than a decade – a first-of-a-kind, experimental drug that lowe ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • U of I facing scrutiny over job-offer decision

    URBANA – The University of Illinois is facing scrutiny as classes resume from some of its faculty, other academics and students over its decision to r ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • Springfield museum to display 1916 military equipment

    SPRINGFIELD – If you’ve ever wondered how Americans waged war 100 years ago, the Illinois State Military Museum will give you a glimpse of the past.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Man charged in hunting knife attack on Chicago bus

    CHICAGO – Police in Chicago have arrested a man accused of slashing another man in the face with a large hunting knife during an argument on a public ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • Medical marijuana applications posted for business

    CHICAGO – The official applications have been posted for aspiring medical marijuana businesses in Illinois.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • GOP sees gains in Illinois voters tuning out

    DECATUR – The candidates for Illinois congressional seats heard all about it during visits with voters in August: Disgust with Washington. Dismay over ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • Woman arrested on charges of inappropriate relationship with a minor

    JOLIET TOWNSHIP – A 37-year-old woman was arrested Wednesday on charges related to what police allege is an inappropriate relationship with a minor.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:39 pm
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