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  • Forest nursery school in London lets kids explore

    LONDON – In the heart of north London lies the ancient Queens Wood, a green forest hidden away in a metropolis of more than 8 million residents. The s ...
    July 19, 2014 - 10:29 pm
  • Under threat, Iraq's Christians flee city of Mosul

    BAGHDAD – The message played over loudspeakers gave the Christians of Iraq’s second-largest city until midday Saturday to make a choice: convert to Is ...
    July 19, 2014 - 10:29 pm
  • Mideast divisions cloud Gaza cease-fire efforts

    CAIRO – Even as the death toll mounts in the Gaza Strip, attempts to broker a cease-fire between Hamas and Israel have so far run aground – in part be ...
    July 19, 2014 - 10:28 pm
  • Unease in Congress, region over Obama's plan in Afghanistan

    WASHINGTON – Afghanistan's disputed election and Iraq's unraveling are giving members of Congress and U.S. allies in the region reason to think Presid ...
    July 19, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • HIV diagnosis rate fell by third in U.S. over decade

    NEW YORK – The rate of HIV infections diagnosed in the United States each year fell by one-third over the past decade, a government study finds. Exper ...
    July 19, 2014 - 10:25 pm
  • Illinois law a boost to ex-offenders seeking jobs

    CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation requiring private employers in Illinois to first evaluate job applicants' skills then ask about c ...
    July 19, 2014 - 12:04 pm
  • U.S. communities diverge on child migrant response

    DALLAS (AP) — As thousands of unaccompanied immigrant children have poured into South Texas, community leaders from Dallas to Los Angeles to Syracuse, ...
    July 19, 2014 - 12:03 pm
  • HIV diagnosis rate fell by third in US over decade

    NEW YORK (AP) — The rate of HIV infections diagnosed in the United States each year fell by one-third over the past decade, a government study finds. ...
    July 19, 2014 - 10:45 am
  • Three people sent to hospital after Crystal Lake crash

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Three people were sent to the hospital Saturday morning after a crash just west of the Route 176 and Route 14 intersection, the police ...
    July 19, 2014 - 2:44 pm
  • Ukraine says Russia helping destroy crash evidence

    HRABOVE, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine accused Russia on Saturday of helping separatist rebels destroy evidence at the crash site of a Malaysia Airlines plan ...
    July 19, 2014 - 10:18 am
  • Harvard Tri-County Pro Rodeo

    The IPRA-sanctioned Tri-County Pro Rodeo Friday in Harvard. ...
    July 19, 2014 - 10:17 am
  • McHenry County providers treat alcohol use as definitions change

    McHENRY – Falls, car accidents and fights will sometimes land heavy drinkers in the emergency room at Centegra Hospital – McHenry.
    July 18, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • U.S. building case tying separatists to plane crash

    WASHINGTON – The United States began building a case Friday linking pro-Russian separatists to the shocking downing of a passenger jet in Ukraine. A s ...
    July 18, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • Israel pushes in Gaza, expanding ground operation

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – Israeli troops pushed deeper into Gaza on Friday in a ground offensive that officials said could last up to two weeks as the p ...
    July 18, 2014 - 11:43 pm
  • Downed jet claimed victims from 11 countries

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands – The human cost of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 hit home around the world Friday, upending scores of families an ...
    July 18, 2014 - 11:41 pm
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