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Russian Patriarch Blesses New Paris Church, a Putin Project

Russian Patriarch Blesses New Paris Church, a Putin Project

The patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church consecrated a prominent new church Sunday near the Eiffel Tower seen as a controversial symbol of President Vladimir Putin's influence in Europe. Patriarch Kirill, a...

3 hours ago

Epic Comeback Buoys Penn State's Final 4 Hopes

Epic Comeback Buoys Penn State's Final 4 Hopes

Five years after a child sex abuse scandal tainted the reputation of the school and its football program along with the legacy of late coach Joe Paterno, quarterback Trace McSorley put the Nittany Lions squarely...

6 hours ago

Trump Attends Lavish 'Villains and Heroes' Costume Party

Trump Attends Lavish 'Villains and Heroes' Costume Party

President-elect Donald Trump, still mulling key Cabinet positions, attended a lavish costume party Saturday night hosted by some of his most influential donors at their palatial Long Island mansion. Trump, who...

Sunday, Dec 4, 2016 at 12:04 AM CST

9 Killed, Dozens More Feared Dead in Oakland Warehouse Fire

9 Killed, Dozens More Feared Dead in Oakland Warehouse Fire

At least nine people were killed and 25 others unaccounted for after a massive blaze ripped through a warehouse party in Oakland late Friday, but officials are preparing for the death toll to rise. In what...

Saturday, Dec 3, 2016 at 03:14 PM CST

Illinois Leaders Differ on Progress in Meeting With Governor

Illinois Leaders Differ on Progress in Meeting With Governor

Illinois legislative leaders differed on the outcome of their latest meeting with Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner.

Saturday, Dec 3, 2016 at 04:05 PM CST

2 Women Charged in Death of Boy Who Was Starved, Burned

2 Women Charged in Death of Boy Who Was Starved, Burned

Two Milwaukee women were charged Saturday with child neglect and other counts in the death of a 7-year-old boy who was starved, burned with cigarettes, beaten and whipped with cords.

Saturday, Dec 3, 2016 at 12:27 PM CST

Thumbs Up! Buzz Aldrin Gets Surprise Visit in Hospital

Thumbs Up! Buzz Aldrin Gets Surprise Visit in Hospital

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin, who was medically evacuated from the South Pole earlier this week, is continuing to recover in a New Zealand hospital — and is in good spirits thanks to a visit from a friend, NBC News...

45 minutes ago

Green Party Says It Will Take Pennsylvania Recount Bid to Federal Court

Green Party Says It Will Take Pennsylvania Recount Bid to Federal Court

A Green Party-backed campaign changed its strategy to force a statewide recount of Pennsylvania's Nov. 8 presidential election, won by Republican Donald Trump, and said late Saturday night that it will seek help...

Saturday, Dec 3, 2016 at 01:56 PM CST

12 Wounded in First 9 Hours of Chicago Weekend Violence

12 Wounded in First 9 Hours of Chicago Weekend Violence

At least 12 people have been wounded in shootings across Chicago since Friday evening.

Friday, Dec 2, 2016 at 10:41 PM CST

Salvation Army Bell-Ringer's Beloved Dog Banned

Salvation Army Bell-Ringer's Beloved Dog Banned

Jeff Jacoby and his four-legged friend have been a holiday bell ringing staple for the Salvation Army for five years—a holiday fixture outside the Jewel Osco in Rolling Meadows.

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