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  • Window opens on secret camp within Guantanamo

    GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba – Attorney James Connell has visited his client inside the secret Guantanamo prison complex known as Camp 7 only once, ...
    April 13, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • Abdullah, Ghani lead in partial Afghan vote tally

    KABUL, Afghanistan – Two clear front-runners emerged in Afghanistan’s presidential election as partial results released Sunday showed a tight race tha ...
    April 13, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Sebelius: Health care launch 'terribly flawed'

    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration's timeline for having ready the new health care law's online sign-up system "was just flat out wrong," outgoing ...
    April 13, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Legal minds eye quality control for convictions

    NEW YORK – Hospitals have staff conferences to examine why patients died. Airline pilots have a system for voluntarily submitting information on safet ...
    April 13, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • Chances of getting audited by IRS lowest in years

    WASHINGTON – As millions of Americans race to meet Tuesday’s tax deadline, their chances of getting audited are lower than they have been in years.
    April 13, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Jury to be picked in NY trial of Egyptian preacher

    NEW YORK – Jury selection begins Monday in the trial of a disabled Egyptian Islamic preacher extradited from Great Britain on charges he conspired to ...
    April 13, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • Prison inmates’ art inspires instructor

    URBANA – Jacqueline Archey finds the artwork done by Champaign County jail inmates inspiring.The Par ...
    April 13, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • 2001 memo called death row decision ‘political’

    CHICAGO – City of Chicago attorneys believed that a decision by prosecutors to release one man from death row and charge another with murder in the ca ...
    April 13, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Illinois man recreating Lincoln funeral train car

    ELGIN – To mark the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s assassination next year, an Illinois man is constructing a full-size replica of t ...
    April 13, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Chicago man accused in drunken beating of mother

    CHICAGO – A Chicago man is accused of slamming his mother’s head into a sidewalk after she tried to grab his car keys in an attempt to keep him from d ...
    April 13, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Chicago’s shared bikes will be used in triathlon

    CHICAGO – No bicycle? No problem.Chicago officials said 100 people will complete the cycling portion ...
    April 13, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Quinn promotes autism awareness at Brookfield Zoo

    BROOKFIELD – Gov. Pat Quinn and U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez are promoting autism awareness.The two Illi ...
    April 13, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • White pelicans migrating through Illinois

    UTICA – Bird watchers are having a field day as American white pelicans make their annual migration through Illinois.
    April 13, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Pope poses for ‘selfies’ after Palm Sunday homily

    VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis, marking Palm Sunday in a packed St. Peter’s Square, ignored his prepared homily and spoke entirely off-the-cuff in a rema ...
    April 13, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • Area dealers support car sales ban on Sundays; report says it should go

    WOODSTOCK – Jack Cronan remembers when car dealerships used to be open on Sundays. “I missed the fam ...
    April 14, 2014 - 1:01 pm
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