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  • First U.S. Ebola victim remembered for compassion

    SALISBURY, N.C. – Thomas Eric Duncan was remembered Saturday as a big-hearted and compassionate man whose virtues may have led to his infection with E ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 8:43 pm
  • Container ship adrift again off Canadian coast

    PRINCE RUPERT, British Columbia – A disabled Russian container ship carrying hundreds of tons of fuel is adrift again but officials said Saturday ther ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 8:43 pm
  • U.S.-led strike kills 8 in IS-held Syria town

    MURSITPINAR, Turkey – A U.S.-led coalition airstrike on a gas distribution facility in a stronghold of the Islamic State group set off a series of sec ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 8:42 pm
  • Iran says number of foreign tourists surges

    TEHRAN, Iran – The number of foreigners visiting Iran jumped dramatically over the 12-month period ending in March, with 35 percent more tourists comp ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 8:41 pm
  • Iraq lawmakers approve interior, defense ministers

    BAGHDAD – Iraqi lawmakers approved Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi’s remaining Cabinet nominees on Saturday, including for the critical defense and int ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 8:41 pm
  • Crystal Lake teen killed in Routes 47, 176 head-on crash in Lakewood identified

    LAKEWOOD – A 19-year-old Crystal Lake woman is dead and two others were hurt after a head-on, rollover crash Saturday afternoon at Route 47's north in ...
    UPDATED: Oct. 19, 2014 - 10:53 pm
  • Ferguson police officer who fatally shot teen says he feared for life, report says

    WASHINGTON — The police officer who fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old in a St. Louis suburb last summer has told investigators that he was pinned in ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 10:20 am
  • Lebanon pulled into war with Islamic State group

    BEIRUT — With all eyes on the Islamic State group's onslaught in Iraq and Syria, a less conspicuous but potentially just as explosive front line with ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 10:18 am
  • Ebola: Sierra Leone food deliveries to quarantined help fight virus' spread

    FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — The U.N.'s World Food Program on Saturday delivered emergency food rations to 265,000 people, many of them quarantined in Sie ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 10:11 am
  • U.S., China vow to manage rifts to fight terrorism, Ebola before Obama visit

    BOSTON — The U.S. and China pledged Saturday to overcome mistrust, manage their differences and cooperate on key issues like combatting terrorism and ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 10:08 am
  • U.S. Supreme Court justices allow Texas use of new voter ID law

    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court said Saturday that Texas can use its controversial new voter identification law for the November election.
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 10:03 am
  • McHenry County Conservation District land acquisitions

    The McHenry County Conservation District has acquire more than 4,000 acres throughout the county using money from general obligations bonds issued aft ...
    UPDATED: Oct. 19, 2014 - 10:57 pm
  • 5-hour Monmouth police standoff ends with arrest in western Illinois

    MONMOUTH (AP) — A standoff in western Illinois that lasted five and a half hours has ended with the arrest of a 26-year-old man.
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 10:00 am
  • Cause of Ashton police chief's death still undetermined

    ASHTON (AP) — Authorities still don't know what caused the death of the police chief in the northern Illinois village of Ashton.
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 9:57 am
  • Algonquin homeowner escapes house fire; firefighters rescue birds

    ALGONQUIN — No one was injured in an early-morning house fire Saturday on Lexington Drive.According ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 9:17 am
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