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DeVos: Schools Might Need Guns Due to ‘Potential Grizzlies’

DeVos: Schools Might Need Guns Due to ‘Potential Grizzlies’

President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for education secretary told lawmakers at her confirmation hearing that guns might have a place in schools due to the threat from grizzly bears, NBC News reported. Democr...

2 hours ago

Commerce Nominee Ross Declares He Is Pro-Trade, Pro-Union

 Commerce Nominee Ross Declares He Is Pro-Trade, Pro-Union

President-elect Donald Trump's pick for commerce secretary said Wednesday that he favors "sensible trade," is pro-union and believes his vast business dealings have given experience fighting other countries'...

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 06:03 AM CST

Caroline Kennedy Boosted US-Japan Ties as US Ambassador

Caroline Kennedy Boosted US-Japan Ties as US Ambassador

Caroline Kennedy stepped down Wednesday after three years as U.S. ambassador to Japan, where she was welcomed like a celebrity and worked to deepen the U.S.-Japan relationship despite regular flare-ups over...

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 06:04 AM CST

Were Opportunities for Clues From MH370 Debris Missed?

Were Opportunities for Clues From MH370 Debris Missed?

Three nations shelled out around $160 million and years' worth of work on the underwater search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. The result: No plane. The only tangible — and arguably most important...

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 06:16 AM CST

Why Obamacare Name May Have Done More Harm Than Good

Why Obamacare Name May Have Done More Harm Than Good

Obamacare was such a catchy nickname for the 2010 healthcare reform law. Even President Barack Obama himself embraced it when his Republican enemies coined the term. But it may have done more harm than good for...

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017 at 11:15 PM CST

Law Meant to Protect Elderly Could Keep Video Out of Court

Law Meant to Protect Elderly Could Keep Video Out of Court

For John Chiurato, grief gives way to anger and regret.

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017 at 10:49 PM CST

Former Chicago Top Cop Subpoenaed in Jackson Divorce Case

Former Chicago Top Cop Subpoenaed in Jackson Divorce Case

Former Chicago police Supt. Garry McCarthy was one of three people subpoenaed late Tuesday in the divorce case between former congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. and former Chicago alderman Sandi Jackson.

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017 at 09:49 PM CST

Patti Blagojevich Responds to Presidential Pardons

Patti Blagojevich Responds to Presidential Pardons

Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich requested a presidential commutation last month, but on Tuesday, his name was not found among President Barack Obama’s 64 pardons.

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017 at 06:08 PM CST

Video: David Ross Accidentally Photobombs Anthony Rizzo

Video: David Ross Accidentally Photobombs Anthony Rizzo

Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo has a penchant for goofing around for cameras and taking selfies, but it was one of his former teammates that got busted for an inadvertent photobomb at the White...

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017 at 06:02 PM CST

Mild Temps Make for Tough Conditions for Winter Businesses

Mild Temps Make for Tough Conditions for Winter Businesses

Unseasonably warm temperatures in the Chicago area may be pleasant for many residents, but for businesses that depend on cold and snowy city winters, things are very different. Trina Orlando reports.

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