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Fed Chair Signals 'Strengthened Case' for Rate Hike

Fed Chair Signals 'Strengthened Case' for Rate Hike

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday that the case for raising short-term interest rates "has strengthened in recent months," NBC News reported. Yellen, speaking at the central bank's summit in Jackson...

Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 09:15 AM CDT

Pet Owners Weigh the Pros and Cons of Their Furry Friends

Pet Owners Weigh the Pros and Cons of Their Furry Friends

Many a pet owner will tell you that taking home a furry friend is one of the best decisions you can make. But becoming a pet parent is a big commitment and it's important to consider the pros and cons.

Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 09:00 AM CDT

53-Year-Old Semi Driver Killed in I-80/94 Rollover

53-Year-Old Semi Driver Killed in  I-80/94 Rollover

A semi driver was killed when the truck he was driving collided with two other vehicles and rolled over early Friday on Interstate 80/94 near Hammond, Indiana.

Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 08:42 AM CDT

Human Rights Lawyer Applauds Burkini Ban Reversal in France

Human Rights Lawyer Applauds Burkini Ban Reversal in France

A human rights lawyer says the decision by France's top administrative court to overturn a ban on burkini swimsuits should set a legal precedent for the whole country.

Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 09:11 AM CDT

Months of Recovery Ahead for Louisiana Flood Victims

Months of Recovery Ahead for Louisiana Flood Victims

Clean-up will take months following deadly and devastating flooding in and around Baton Rouge.

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

Clinton Defends Work of Family Foundation

Clinton Defends Work of Family Foundation

Hillary Clinton is defending the work of her family foundation, saying the organization needs more time to ensure the continuity of their programs. If elected, Clinton said she'll take additional steps to make...

Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 09:48 AM CDT

Home Invasion Survivor Talks Running for Connecticut Office

Home Invasion Survivor Talks Running for Connecticut Office

Dr. William Petit, the sole survivor of the home invasion in Cheshire, Connecticut, opened up during an exclusive interview with NBC's "Today" show about the decision to run for the state House of...

Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 07:52 AM CDT

Starbucks Seeks Dismissal of Iced Drink Lawsuit in Chicago

Starbucks Seeks Dismissal of Iced Drink Lawsuit in Chicago

A week after a California judge threw cold water on a lawsuit claiming Starbucks defrauded customers by adding ice to its cold beverages, the company asked for the dismissal of a similar claim in Chicago.

Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 07:48 AM CDT

Car Hit by Gunfire on I-57 in South Suburban Matteson

Car Hit by Gunfire on I-57 in South Suburban Matteson

A vehicle was hit by gunfire early Friday on Interstate 57 in south suburban Matteson.

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 at 03:52 PM CDT

Judge: Jumping Over White House Fence Not Free Speech

Judge: Jumping Over White House Fence Not Free Speech

Jumping over the White House fence is not free speech, a Washington, D.C., judge has ruled. The ruling came in the case of a Connecticut man who hurtled over the White House fence, draped in an American...

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