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Saturday, Aug 27, 2016 at 11:05 AM CDT

Clinton Receives 1st Classified Security Briefing as Nominee

Clinton Receives 1st Classified Security Briefing as Nominee

Hillary Clinton received her first national security briefing Saturday as the Democratic presidential nominee, meeting with intelligence officials for an overview of the major threats facing the nation...

Saturday, Aug 27, 2016 at 09:36 AM CDT

Crash Closes Lanes of OB Kennedy Expressway Near Kimball Ave

Crash Closes Lanes of OB Kennedy Expressway Near Kimball Ave

A crash on the Kennedy Expressway blocked 2 outbound lanes Saturday morning near Kimball Ave on Chicago's Northwest Side, according to the Illinois State Police.  No further details on the crash were...

Saturday, Aug 27, 2016 at 09:19 AM CDT

2 Dead, 1 Critically Hurt in Fire on Chicago's South Side

2 Dead, 1 Critically Hurt in Fire on Chicago's South Side

A fire in the Back of the Yards neighborhood early Saturday left two people dead and another in critical condition, according to fire officials. The fire occurred in the 5400 block of South Laflin and was struck...

Saturday, Aug 27, 2016 at 08:47 AM CDT

Obama: Americans at Risk Because of Zika Funding Delay

Obama: Americans at Risk Because of Zika Funding Delay

President Barack Obama urged Congress to make Zika funding its first priority after members return from a seven-week summer break, saying the delay is putting Americans at risk.

Saturday, Aug 27, 2016 at 06:45 AM CDT

Billionaire Richard Branson Survives Bike Crash, Tweets Photos of Injuries

Billionaire Richard Branson Survives Bike Crash, Tweets Photos of Injuries

Billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson said Friday he thought he was going to die after flying head first off his bicycle in the British Virgin Islands. The Virgin Group boss hit a hump in the road on Virgin...

Saturday, Aug 27, 2016 at 03:40 AM CDT

Bangladesh Police Kill 3, Including Suspect in Dhaka Attack

Bangladesh Police Kill 3, Including Suspect in Dhaka Attack

Police in Bangladesh killed three suspected militants Saturday, including an alleged mastermind of a major attack on a cafe last month that left 20 people dead. Police sharpshooters raided a two-story house in...

Saturday, Aug 27, 2016 at 03:01 AM CDT

Boaters Rescued After Writing 'SOS' in Sand

Boaters Rescued After Writing 'SOS' in Sand

A pair of mariners stranded on an uninhabited Pacific island for a week were rescued by a U.S. Navy air crew on Friday after writing "SOS" in the sand, NBC News reported. The boaters were marooned on an island...

Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 08:23 PM CDT

Trump Campaign CEO Under Scrutiny for 1996 Charge

Trump Campaign CEO Under Scrutiny for 1996 Charge

Stephen Bannon's appointment as chief executive of Donald Trump's campaign has drawn scrutiny to his personal history, including a 1996 arrest in a domestic-violence case that was ultimately dismissed, NBC News...

Saturday, Aug 27, 2016 at 07:01 AM CDT

Italian President Visits Quake Town as Death Toll Rises

Italian President Visits Quake Town as Death Toll Rises

Italian President Sergio Mattarella paid a visit on Saturday to Amatrice, a town devastated in the earthquake that hit central Italy this week and the place with the highest death toll. The visit comes as Italy...

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Stunned Family Watches Bear in Pool: 'He Popped Our Float!'

Stunned Family Watches Bear in Pool: 'He Popped Our Float!'

A New Jersey family was stunned to find a 300-pound black bear wading in their backyard pool Friday afternoon. The bear was spotted by the family taking a dip at about 3 p.m.

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