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  • Illinois GOP lawmakers say the fight to fix Obamacare isn't over

    After the stunning collapse Friday of the Republican health care overhaul, members of Illinois' GOP ...
    March 26, 2017 - 10:48 pm
  • Blaming conservatives for repeal and replace failure, Trump signals new openness to Dems

    WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump on Sunday attacked conservative lawmakers for the failure o ...
    March 26, 2017 - 10:46 pm
  • A call to action: Attacks, crashes underscore need for new 911 systems

    WASHINGTON – A recent rash of disruptions in antiquated 911 emergency-response systems points up the ...
    March 26, 2017 - 10:58 pm
  • Sixth-grader gets served by police after going down the wrong path

    WEST HARWICH, Mass. (AP) — Police in Massachusetts served a sixth-grader with no-trespass orders after neighbors grew wary of the girl cutting a path ...
    March 26, 2017 - 11:25 pm
  • Consumers wrestle with deluge of cardboard boxes from delivery services, online shopping

    MINNEAPOLIS – The digital age has unleashed a torrent of cardboard boxes bound for homes as shoppers ...
    March 24, 2017 - 5:03 pm
  • Google's YouTube losing major advertisers upset with videos

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – AT&T, Verizon and several other major advertisers are suspending their marketin ...
    March 24, 2017 - 11:53 am
  • Court bolsters rights of learning-disabled students

    WASHINGTON (AP) – A unanimous Supreme Court on Wednesday bolstered the rights of millions of learnin ...
    March 22, 2017 - 11:51 pm
  • Facebook rape stirs questions about reporting crimes

    CHICAGO (AP) – The case of a 15-year-old Chicago girl who authorities say was raped while about 40 p ...
    March 22, 2017 - 11:49 pm
  • Chuck Barris, creator of ‘The Gong Show’ and ‘The Dating Game,’ dies at 87

    Chuck Barris, “The Gong Show” creator and host who claimed – though never too seriously – that he do ...
    March 23, 2017 - 12:04 am
  • More Polaris ATVs recalled due to fire risk

    MINNEAPOLIS – Polaris Industries recalled another 19,200 all-terrain vehicles, this time, for 2015 a ...
    March 21, 2017 - 11:34 pm
  • School district sued after transgender student undresses in locker room

    PHILADELPHIA – Boyertown Area School District was sued Tuesday by a high school student and his pare ...
    March 21, 2017 - 11:26 pm
  • Military seeks new ways to punish bad online behavior

    WASHINGTON (AP) – The Navy and the Marine Corps are considering new ways to punish inappropriate onl ...
    March 21, 2017 - 11:10 pm
  • Afters years of controversy, Eisenhower memorial could finally break ground

    WASHINGTON – Construction could begin as early as September on a proposed memorial for President Dwi ...
    March 21, 2017 - 11:26 pm
  • Defaulted on your student loan? It could cost you more to pay it off now

    NEW YORK – Americans who default on some of their federal student loans are likely to pay more after ...
    March 21, 2017 - 12:00 am
  • Prescription for trouble: Growing opioid use among young people hits close to home

    The National Poison Data System received nearly 190,000 reports about people under age 20 taking pre ...
    March 20, 2017 - 11:32 pm
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