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Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017 at 05:52 AM CST

Trump Would 'Rip' Away Care: Democrats Respond to Address

Trump Would 'Rip' Away Care: Democrats Respond to Address

Former Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear took a populist tenor in Democrats' formal response to President Donald Trump's speech to Congress on Tuesday, accusing him of planning to "rip affordable health insurance"...

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Schumer: New 'VOICE' Office Is Anti-Immigrant, Ridiculous

Schumer: New 'VOICE' Office Is Anti-Immigrant, Ridiculous

President Donald Trump, in his first address to Congress on Tuesday, announced he's establishing a new office within the Department of Homeland Security to protect victims of crimes committed by people who...

Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017 at 08:33 PM CST

Video Shows Tornado Forming in Washburn

Video Shows Tornado Forming in Washburn

Video shows a tornado forming in Washburn, Illinois, southwest of Chicago and near Peoria. (Courtesy: Sunna Brown)

Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017 at 08:18 PM CST

Illinois Senate Approves Portions of 'Grand Bargain'

Illinois Senate Approves Portions of 'Grand Bargain'

The Illinois Senate approved portions of its bipartisan “grand compromise” Tuesday, passing a spending bill that would fund the state's beleaguered social service agencies and public colleges and universities...

Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017 at 08:18 PM CST

Sessions Hasn’t Read DOJ Report on CPD: Reports

Sessions Hasn’t Read DOJ Report on CPD: Reports

Attorney General Jeff Sessions conceded Monday that he hadn’t read the recent Department of Justice reports on the police departments in Chicago and Ferguson, MO, but called summaries of the findings “pretty...

Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017 at 08:00 PM CST

Barack and Michelle Obama Have Book Deals

Barack and Michelle Obama Have Book Deals

Barack and Michelle Obama have book deals. The former president and first lady have signed with Penguin Random House, the publisher announced Tuesday. Financial terms were not disclosed, although the deals are...

Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017 at 06:01 AM CST

Cardinal Cupich Tells Priests Not to Allow ICE Agents In

Cardinal Cupich Tells Priests Not to Allow ICE Agents In

Cardinal Blasé Cupich is taking a tough stand against President Donald Trump’s plans to ramp up deportation of undocumented immigrants.

Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017 at 07:24 PM CST

Johnny Oduya Returns to Blackhawks in Trade

Johnny Oduya Returns to Blackhawks in Trade

One of the key defensive pieces for two of the Chicago Blackhawks' Stanley Cup wins is coming back to the Windy City, as Johnny Oduya is on his way back in a trade with the Dallas Stars.

Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017 at 06:33 PM CST

House GOP Rejects Dem Effort for Info on Trump-Russia Probes

House GOP Rejects Dem Effort for Info on Trump-Russia Probes

House Republicans have rejected a Democratic effort to require the Justice Department to provide Congress with information about President Donald Trump's finances and possible campaign ties to Russia. The...

Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017 at 06:29 PM CST

Dancing Flash Mob Surprises Girl Battling Cancer

Dancing Flash Mob Surprises Girl Battling Cancer

Residents in a Detroit suburb put on their dancing shoes Monday for a big surprise. Tessa, a young girl who was diagnosed with Neuroblastoma 3 1/2 years ago, turned 9 years old this week, and her community...

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