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NASA's Maven Probe Goes Into Martian Orbit

NASA's Maven Probe Goes Into Martian Orbit

After traveling 442 million miles, NASA's Maven probe has entered Martian orbit, mission managers reported Sunday.

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70-Pound Turtle Found Wandering Near SoCal Country Club

70-Pound Turtle Found Wandering Near SoCal Country Club

A turtle that weighs a whopping 70 pounds was found wandering the streets near a country club in Southern California, officials said Sunday. Sheriff’s deputies found the common snapping turtle Thursday on...

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Sierra Leone Wraps 3-Day Ebola Lockdown

Sierra Leone Wraps 3-Day Ebola Lockdown

A three-day lockdown in Sierra Leone aimed at controlling the world's worst Ebola epidemic concluded on Sunday, with authorities claiming the controversial operation identified dozens of new infections...

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General Dempsey: Arab Nations Must Help Fight ISIS

General Dempsey: Arab Nations Must Help Fight ISIS

The top American military officer said Sunday that the success of a U.S.-led military campaign to retake Iraqi territory held by ISIS militants depends on the support of Arab nations, The Associated Press...

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3 Afghan Soldiers Go Missing While Visiting Cape Cod

3 Afghan Soldiers Go Missing While Visiting Cape Cod

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Several Dead Dogs Found at Suburban Animal Hospital

Several Dead Dogs Found at Suburban Animal Hospital

The Cook County Sheriff's office is investigating after "multiple dead animals" were found inside the Dolton Animal Hospital.

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NFL Roundup: Week 3

NFL Roundup: Week 3

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Truck Drops off Freeway 50 Feet Into Dave and Buster’s Parking Lot

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Ground Broken on New Chicago Veterans' Home

Ground Broken on New Chicago Veterans' Home

Ground was broken Sunday on a new $70.5 million Illinois Veterans Home — the first such facility to be built in Chicago and the fifth statewide, officials said.

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Forecast: Sunshine, Warming Temps

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Several Dead Dogs Found at Suburban Animal Hospital

Several Dead Dogs Found at Suburban Animal Hospital

The Cook County Sheriff's office is investigating after "multiple dead animals" were found inside the Dolton Animal Hospital.

Racist Messages Spray Painted on Chicago's South Side

Racist Messages Spray Painted on Chicago's South Side

Police are searching for suspects in connection with a series of vandalism incidents involving racially charged messages spray painted on cars and garages in a neighborhood on Chicago’s South Side.

2 Dead, 29 Wounded in Weekend Shootings

2 Dead, 29 Wounded in Weekend Shootings

Two people have been killed and at least 29 others wounded in weekend Chicago shootings on the last weekend of summer.

2 Charged in Alleged Tow Truck Scam

2 Charged in Alleged Tow Truck Scam

A Chicago Department of Streets and Sanitation worker and his relative were charged in an alleged tow truck scam where they towed vehicles and charged car owners to get their cars back.

Man Charged With DUI After Flagging Down Officer to Say "Hello"

Man Charged With DUI After Flagging Down Officer to Say "Hello"

A Chicago man who flagged down a police officer to say “hello” while driving in west suburban Riverside was later charged with DUI.

Cupich Introduced as Next Chicago Archbishop

Cupich Introduced as Next Chicago Archbishop

Pope Francis on Saturday appointed Bishop Blase Cupich of Spokane, Washington, the next Chicago Archbishop.