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Off-Duty Cook County Correctional Officer Shot

Off-Duty Cook County Correctional Officer Shot

An off-duty Cook County correctional officer was shot Saturday night in the Englewood neighborhood on Chicago's South Side.

Ohio Woman's Obituary Takes Parting Shot at Trump

Ohio Woman's Obituary Takes Parting Shot at Trump

As her loved ones mourn their loss, one Ohio woman found a source of comfort in her own passing - by taking a shot at President Donald Trump in her obituary.

Man Charged in Shooting That Killed 2, Including Toddler

Man Charged in Shooting That Killed 2, Including Toddler

A suspect has been charged in the shooting that killed two people, including a 2-year-old boy, and wounded a pregnant woman on Chicago's West Side, authorities announced Saturday.

Revived by Rally, Trump Turns Back to Governing

Revived by Rally, Trump Turns Back to Governing

One day after delighting in a massive campaign-style rally, President Donald Trump is turning back to the business of governing. Trump, who is spending the weekend at his private club in Florida, plans to spend Sunday interviewing at least four candidates to be his new national security adviser. The meetings come as he seeks to refocus his struggling administration after weeks of tumult. Speaking to reporters on Air Force One Saturday, Trump said he had "many, many that want the job." He also hinted he had a favorite.

'That's How Dictators Get Started': McCain Defends Press

'That's How Dictators Get Started': McCain Defends Press

Sen. John McCain says a free press is vital "to preserve democracy as we know it." And he cautions about efforts to muzzle a free press, saying "that's how dictators get started." The Arizona senator was asked in an interview for NBC's "Meet the Press" how he felt about President Donald Trump's tweet criticizing "the fake news media" that said "it is the enemy of the American people." McCain tells "Meet the Press," ''The fact is, we need you." He adds: "When you look at history, the first thing dictators do is shut down the press." McCain says he isn't saying Trump is trying to be a dictator but "we need to learn the lessons of history."