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Monday, Jan 16, 2017 at 03:33 PM CST
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By Jonathan Lloyd

Dramatic Photos of California's Drought

Historically dry winters combined with years of below-average rainfall have taken...View gallery

  • California Drought
  • Before and After: Echo Summit Snow Survey
  • Before and After: Oroville Lake
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Interior Nominee Zinke Urges Array of Uses for Federal Lands

Interior Nominee Zinke Urges Array of Uses for Federal Lands

President-elect Donald Trump's choice for interior secretary says the nation's vast federal lands should be used for a variety of purposes, from hiking, hunting, fishing and camping to harvesting timber and...

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Nigeria Mistakenly Bombs Camp, Kills More Than 100: Official

Nigeria Mistakenly Bombs Camp, Kills More Than 100: Official

A Red Cross worker said volunteers for the relief agency are among those who've been killed in a mistaken bombing of a refugee camp in Nigeria. It was carried out by a Nigerian Air Force fighter jet that was on...

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017 at 06:19 AM CST

Woman Killed in Mexico Nightclub Shooting Was From Denver

Woman Killed in Mexico Nightclub Shooting Was From Denver

An 18-year-old Denver woman was among five people killed when a gunman opened fire at a nightclub in a popular Mexican resort, her brother said Monday. Roberto Martinez told NBC News that his sister, Alejandra...

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017 at 12:42 AM CST

After 3 Years, MH370 Search Ends With No Plane

After 3 Years, MH370 Search Ends With No Plane

After nearly three years, the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 ended in futility and frustration Tuesday, as crews completed their deep-sea search of a desolate stretch of the Indian Ocean without finding a...

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Dense Fog, Possible Flooding Threatens Morning Commute

Dense Fog, Possible Flooding Threatens Morning Commute

Dense fog and a chance of flooding throughout the Chicago area could hamper the Tuesday morning commute.

2 hours ago

'Wicked' Coming Back to Chicago in 2017

'Wicked' Coming Back to Chicago in 2017

Chances are, this is going to be popular: Broadway hit “Wicked” is returning to Chicago for a limited time this year.

2 hours ago

Abortions in US at Lowest Level Since Roe v. Wade: Survey

Abortions in US at Lowest Level Since Roe v. Wade: Survey

Even as the election outcome intensifies America's abortion debate, a comprehensive new survey finds the annual number of abortions in the U.S has dropped to well under 1 million, the lowest level since 1974....

2 hours ago

Voices From Inauguration Weekend: Who Is Going to DC and Why

Voices From Inauguration Weekend: Who Is Going to DC and Why

Donald Trump will be sworn in as the country's 45th president on Friday and thousands of his supporters from across the country will attend to witness the historic event. They hope his presidency will be the...

2 hours ago

Café 5 Recipe: Tandoori Skirt Steak From Vermilion’s Chef Rohini Dey

Café 5 Recipe: Tandoori Skirt Steak From Vermilion’s Chef Rohini Dey

Chicago Restaurant Week returns next Friday for two weeks of dining deals across the city.

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