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  • 11 parents of Nigeria's abducted girls die

    LAGOS, Nigeria – Nearly a dozen parents of the more than 200 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls will never see their daughters again.
    July 22, 2014 - 9:25 am
  • Teen's body found in northern Illinois lake

    THIRD LAKE, Ill. (AP) — Police say the body of a northern Illinois teenager has been found in Third Lake in Lake County.
    July 22, 2014 - 8:00 am
  • Fire closes Illinois state building in Springfield

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Secretary of State's office has closed its Howlett Building in Springfield for the day because of a small fire.
    July 22, 2014 - 7:18 am
  • Jakarta governor Widodo wins Indonesian election

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Jakarta governor Joko Widodo, who won the hearts of Indonesians with his common man image, won Indonesia's presidential elec ...
    July 22, 2014 - 7:18 am
  • Report: More Illinois children living in poverty

    CHICAGO (AP) — A new report says the number of Illinois children living in areas of high poverty has increased by about a third since 2000.
    July 22, 2014 - 7:15 am
  • No one injured after Crystal Lake structure fire

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A Crystal Lake home was left uninhabitable after a structure fire early Tuesday morning.
    July 22, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • USDA: Illinois corn, soybean crops faring well

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Illinois' corn crop is maturing faster than normal and faring well.
    July 22, 2014 - 6:27 am
  • Crash victims' remains reach Ukraine-held city

    KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — The remains of the victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash arrived in territory held by the Ukrainian government on Tuesday on ...
    July 22, 2014 - 6:26 am
  • FDA to review marijuana safety

    The federal government is considering easing its position on marijuana, reclassifying it as a less dangerous drug in what marijuana advocates say refl ...
    July 22, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Gay, transgender workers gain U.S. bias protection

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Monday ordered employment protection for gay and transgender employees who work for the federal government ...
    July 21, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • Hopkins pays $190M in pelvis exam pix settlement

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A "rogue" gynecologist who used tiny cameras to secretly record videos and photos of his patients has forced one of the world's top m ...
    July 21, 2014 - 11:43 pm
  • Perry sending National Guard troops to border

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Gov. Rick Perry is deploying up to 1,000 National Guard troops to the Texas-Mexico border over the next month to combat what he s ...
    July 21, 2014 - 11:43 pm
  • Friend convicted of impeding Boston Marathon probe

    BOSTON (AP) — A college friend was convicted Monday of trying to protect Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev by agreeing with another fr ...
    July 21, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • Police probe other attacks after transients killed

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Three teenagers accused of fatally beating two homeless men beyond recognition with cinder blocks, bricks and a metal fence p ...
    July 21, 2014 - 11:43 pm
  • Army intelligence system pulled from key test

    WASHINGTON – Army officials have withdrawn their intelligence network from a major testing exercise this fall because of software glitches, in the lat ...
    July 21, 2014 - 11:42 pm
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