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US Official Mulling Greatly Expanding Airplane Laptop Ban

US Official Mulling Greatly Expanding Airplane Laptop Ban

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said Sunday he's considering banning laptops from the passenger cabins of all international flights to and from the United States. That would dramatically expand a ban...

Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 09:05 PM CDT

Scandal in the WH? Clinton Aides Know What That’s Like

Scandal in the WH? Clinton Aides Know What That’s Like

Life was hell in the White House. The aides and advisers who endured the last major independent investigation at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue say President Donald Trump and his team are not prepared for how...

Sunday, May 28, 2017 at 05:33 AM CDT

North Korea’s Media Says Anti-Aircraft Weapon Tested

North Korea’s Media Says Anti-Aircraft Weapon Tested

North Korean media claimed on Saturday that the country had tested a "a new type of anti-aircraft guided weapon," NBC News reported. The country's state-run KCNA said that Kim Jong Un watched the test and that...

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BA Says Most Flights Running; Angry Passengers Face Delays

BA Says Most Flights Running; Angry Passengers Face Delays

British Airways said "many" of its IT systems were back up and running Sunday, but travelers still faced cancellations and delays after a global computer failure grounded hundreds of flights. BA chief executive...

Sunday, May 28, 2017 at 08:10 AM CDT

Slain Virginia Officer Was a Father of 3, Former Marine

Slain Virginia Officer Was a Father of 3, Former Marine

A Virginia State Police special agent fatally shot by a convicted felon in a Richmond public housing complex was a father of three and former Marine who founded a youth wrestling club and mentored disadvantaged...

Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 09:40 PM CDT

Judge Dismisses Benghazi Families' Lawsuit Against Clinton

Judge Dismisses Benghazi Families' Lawsuit Against Clinton

A federal judge threw out a lawsuit against Hillary Clinton by the parents of two Americans killed in the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, ruling the former secretary of state didn't defame them when...

Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 01:57 PM CDT

DCFS Joliet Office Had Contest to Close Cases: Report

DCFS Joliet Office Had Contest to Close Cases: Report

The Joliet office of the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services offered gift cards to workers closing the most cases just months before a missing 1-year-old girl's body was found under a couch in a...

Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 06:58 PM CDT

Mother of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Killed in Boat Accident

Mother of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Killed in Boat Accident

The mother of the CEO of the ride-hailing company Uber died in a boat accident Friday evening in Fresno County, the company said. Bonnie Kalanick, 71, died after the boat she and her husband, Donald, 78,...

Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 05:40 PM CDT

White Sox Add Cuban Luis Robert in $52M Deal

White Sox Add Cuban Luis Robert in $52M Deal

The White Sox used a mix of their Cuban club tradition and new-school technology to lure prized prospect Luis Robert. The money didn't hurt, either.

Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 11:45 AM CDT

Man Convicted of Slaying Former Pro Basketball Player

Man Convicted of Slaying Former Pro Basketball Player

A man was convicted Friday of murdering a former professional basketball player in an ambush outside his home in northwest suburban Bloomingdale.

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