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Friday, Feb 24, 2017 at 04:29 PM CST

DHS Puts Out Notice for Border Wall Design Pitches

DHS Puts Out Notice for Border Wall Design Pitches

The Department of Homeland Security will solicit prototype pitches next month to fulfill President Donald Trump's promise to build a border wall with Mexico. The department announced online Friday that it...

Friday, Feb 24, 2017 at 04:14 PM CST

Majority of Americans Want Trump-Russia Probe: Poll

Majority of Americans Want Trump-Russia Probe: Poll

About half of Americans believe that Congress should investigate whether Donald Trump's presidential campaign had contact with the Russian government in 2016, while only a quarter say that lawmakers should...

Friday, Feb 24, 2017 at 03:25 PM CST

Facebook Users Report Account Outages, Technical Errors

Facebook Users Report Account Outages, Technical Errors

Some Facebook users are getting logged out of their accounts Friday afternoon due to a technical issue, according to reports being sent on Down Detector. The reports started just after 1 p.m. EST. Users are...

Friday, Feb 24, 2017 at 03:18 PM CST

Experts: Warm February Doesn't Guarantee a Sweaty Summer

Experts: Warm February Doesn't Guarantee a Sweaty Summer

This week's weather has been perfect for a picnic across much of the United States. But while you're snacking on a salad in the sun, don't let stressing about whether this unseasonably temperate February will...

Friday, Feb 24, 2017 at 04:26 PM CST

Person in Custody After Bomb Threat at Trump Tower

Person in Custody After Bomb Threat at Trump Tower

One person was in custody after police responded to a bomb threat at Trump Tower in dowtnown Chicago Friday afternoon, authorities confirmed.

3 hours ago

Obama Attends Broadway Play With Daughter Malia

Obama Attends Broadway Play With Daughter Malia

Former President Barack Obama caused a commotion in New York City Friday afternoon when he stopped by a Fifth Avenue office building. There was a strong security presence around the entrance to the building...

Friday, Feb 24, 2017 at 01:42 PM CST

Javier Baez Unveils New Tattoo Ahead of Cubs' Spring Opener

Javier Baez Unveils New Tattoo Ahead of Cubs' Spring Opener

Chicago Cubs star Javier Baez got a tattoo of the Major League Baseball logo on his neck before he made the big leagues, but at least with his new ink he showed some more patience.

Friday, Feb 24, 2017 at 01:05 PM CST

Pedro Strop Agrees to Contract Extension With Cubs

Pedro Strop Agrees to Contract Extension With Cubs

The Chicago Cubs made a significant move to bolster their bullpen for the foreseeable future on Friday, agreeing to a new contract extension with reliever Pedro Strop.

6 hours ago

Chicago Police Arrest 81 in Overnight Raids

Chicago Police Arrest 81 in Overnight Raids

Chicago Police arrested 81 people in overnight raids, the department's spokesman said Friday.

4 hours ago

Attempted Robbers Apologize After Woman Rebuffs Crime

Attempted Robbers Apologize After Woman Rebuffs Crime

A Milwaukee woman held up at gunpoint by two men rebuffed their attempt to rob her and got an apology before they fled.

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