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Welcome to our 2016 Bank of America Chicago Marathon section. Follow along with our race coverage as thousands prepare to compete for the biggest race of the year, stepping off Oct. 9.
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Actor Gene Wilder, Star of 'Willy Wonka,' Dies at 83

Actor Gene Wilder, Star of 'Willy Wonka,' Dies at 83

Gene Wilder, the frizzy-haired actor who brought his deft comedic touch to such unforgettable roles as the neurotic accountant in "The Producers" and the deranged animator of "Young Frankenstein," has died.

90-Year-Old Blind Woman Attacked at Her Home During Robbery

90-Year-Old Blind Woman Attacked at Her Home During Robbery

A 90-year-old blind woman was dragged from her home, battered and robbed in an attack in northwest Indiana last week.

EU: Apple Must Pay Up to $14.5B in Back Taxes

EU: Apple Must Pay Up to $14.5B in Back Taxes

The European Union says Ireland has given illegal tax benefits worth up to 13 billion euros ($14.5 billion) to Apple Inc. and must now recover the unpaid back taxes from the U.S.

Snow by Halloween? Inside Farmers' Almanac's Winter Forecast

Snow by Halloween? Inside Farmers' Almanac's Winter Forecast

Well, this is one spooky forecast.

Brookfield Zoo's Beloved Cockatoo Cookie Dies at 83

Brookfield Zoo's Beloved Cockatoo Cookie Dies at 83

Brookfield Zoo’s popular bird Cookie, an 83-year-old Major Mitchell’s cockatoo, has died, zoo officials said Monday.

Russians Hacked 2 US Voter Databases: Officials

Russians Hacked 2 US Voter Databases: Officials

Hackers based in Russia were behind two recent attempts to breach state voter registration databases, U.S. intelligence officials tell NBC News. One official said the attacks have been attributed to Russian...