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plane

March 28, 2014

Search for missing Malaysia jet shifts north

An air and sea search for a missing Malaysian passenger jet continues.

union

March 28, 2014

Long battle looms for college athletes seeking union

A lengthy legal and political battle could reshape the multimillion-dollar sports business built around unpaid student athletes.

oso

March 28, 2014

10 for today: Friday, March 28

A look at the news making headlines today, Friday, March 28.

jordan

March 27, 2014

Newlywed gets 30 years in husband murder case

A Montana bride is sentenced for pushing her new husband off a cliff in Glacier National Park.

healthcare

March 27, 2014

Obamacare enrollment tops 6M; deadline looms

More than 6 million have signed up for Obamacare, reflecting a surge in enrollments days before the March 31 deadline.

christie

March 27, 2014

Internal investigation clears Christie in bridge scandal

An investigation cleared the potential Republican presidential contender of wrongdoing and blamed staff for a massive traffic jam.

rescue

March 27, 2014

Hope fades as 25th victim pulled from Oso mudslide

Rescuers and families face the prospect that some of the 90 still missing might never be found.

jet

March 27, 2014

Weather frustrates hunt for missing Malaysian jet

High winds and icy weather halted the air search for a Malaysian jet presumed to have crashed in the southern Indian Ocean.

mud

March 27, 2014

10 for today: Thursday, March 27

A look at the news making headlines today, Thursday, March 27.

pope

March 27, 2014

Obama meets Pope Francis, stresses fight against inequality

The meeting was expected to focus on the fight against poverty.

ryan

March 27, 2014

Republicans struggle over defense spending, Medicare

U.S. House of Representatives Republicans will unveil a 10-year budget blueprint in the next few weeks.

football

March 27, 2014

College athletes can unionize, federal agency says

In a ruling that could revolutionize college sports, a federal agency says athletes can unionize.

boston

March 27, 2014

Boston Marathon report details ‘missed opportunities’

A report on the Boston Marathon bombings says a "greater sharing of information might have altered the course of events."

oso

March 26, 2014

Death toll rising in Washington state mudslide

More than 100 are still listed as missing in the devastating Oso landslide.

kimjongun

March 26, 2014

North Korea reportedly mandates ‘Kim Jong Un’ haircuts

The fashion police are alive and well in North Korea and the barbershops are probably pretty busy too.

binladen

March 26, 2014

Bin Laden’s son-in-law convicted in NYC on terror charges

One of Osama bin Laden's sons-in-law, was found guilty of conspiring to kill Americans and provide support to terrorists.

plane

March 26, 2014

Planes, ships chase leads in missing Malaysian jet mystery

Planes scouring the frigid seas report seeing potential wreckage as the search enters its 18th day.

obamacare

March 26, 2014

Obamacare enrollment deadline extended for some

The Obama administration will grant an extension those unable to enroll in the new healthcare program by Monday's deadline.

dog

March 26, 2014

10 for today: Wednesday, March 26

A look at the news making headlines today, Wednesday, March 26.

supremecourt

March 26, 2014

Supreme Court signals support for corporate religious claims

The Supreme Court signaled it may allow corporations to mount religious objections to government action such as Obamacare.

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Illinois Democratic Party Holds Organizational Meeting Tuesday

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Six of seven GOP Committee members replaced

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Illinois Governor Grants 43 Clemency Requests

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Illinois Obtains No Child Left Behind Waiver

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Illinois has obtained a waiver from some parts of federal No Child Left Behind education law.