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Justice Dept. Group Honors Transgender Teen in Bathroom Case

Justice Dept. Group Honors Transgender Teen in Bathroom Case

A transgender teen who sued to be able to use the boys' bathroom was honored Wednesday by members of a Justice Department whose leadership undercut his landmark case before it could be heard by the Supreme...

2 hours ago

Arrieta Responds to Montero's Critical Comments

Arrieta Responds to Montero's Critical Comments

After Miguel Montero was designated for assignment by the Chicago Cubs following disparaging comments he made about pitcher Jake Arrieta, the hurler weighed in on the controversy Wednesday.

2 hours ago

Jordan Sends Message to Westbrook After MVP Win

Jordan Sends Message to Westbrook After MVP Win

It's not often that a player gets a special message from one of the greatest players of all time, but that's what Russell Wesbrook got from Michael Jordan after winning the NBA MVP Award.

3 hours ago

Rauner: 'No Choice' But to Keep Lawmakers in Session

Rauner: 'No Choice' But to Keep Lawmakers in Session

If Illinois lawmakers don't reach an agreement to end the budget impasse by the June 30 deadline, Gov. Bruce Rauner said Wednesday he will require legislators to stay in Springfield until a deal is made.

3 hours ago

Blackhawks Re-Sign Pokka, Forsberg

Blackhawks Re-Sign Pokka, Forsberg

The Chicago Blackhawks have agreed to terms with several of their impending restricted free agents, including defenseman Ville Pokka and goaltender Anton Forsberg.

2 hours ago

Trump Urges Passage of Bills Targeting Illegal Immigration

Trump Urges Passage of Bills Targeting Illegal Immigration

President Donald Trump is urging the House to stiffen the punishment for people who re-enter the U.S. illegally and for "sanctuary" cities and states that refuse to cooperate with federal deportation forces....

57 minutes ago

NY Gov. Grants Pardon to 9/11 Worker Facing Deportation

NY Gov. Grants Pardon to 9/11 Worker Facing Deportation

A Ground Zero worker who was pardoned by Gov. Andrew Cuomo after facing deportation to Colombia was released by ICE on Wednesday.

3 hours ago

Montero: 'People Can't Handle the Truth'

Montero: 'People Can't Handle the Truth'

After the Chicago Cubs designated catcher Miguel Montero for assignment on Wednesday, he quickly weighed in with his feelings on the controversy in a series of interviews.

11 minutes ago

Last Day of Powerball Tickets Brings Buyers Out in Droves

Last Day of Powerball Tickets Brings Buyers Out in Droves

The Illinois Lottery announced Tuesday it will enforce a temporary change to its winner payment policy if the General Assembly does not approve funding for Lottery prizes before July 1.

3 hours ago

Northwestern to Battle Notre Dame in 2018

Northwestern to Battle Notre Dame in 2018

For the first time in over 40 years, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish will take the field in Evanston when they battle Norhtwestern during the 2018 football season, the school announced Wednesday.

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