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Film Academy Invites Leslie Jones, Dwayne Johnson, Riz Ahmed

Film Academy Invites Leslie Jones, Dwayne Johnson, Riz Ahmed

The film academy is inviting 774 new members to join its ranks, including actors Leslie Jones, Dwayne Johnson, Riz Ahmed, Chris Pratt and Anna Faris. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences revealed its...

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Rauner: 'No Choice' But to Keep Lawmakers in Session

Rauner: 'No Choice' But to Keep Lawmakers in Session

If Illinois lawmakers don't reach an agreement to end the budget impasse by the June 30 deadline, Gov. Bruce Rauner said Wednesday he will require legislators to stay in Springfield until a deal is made.

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LeBron James Teaming With Showtime on NBA Documentary

LeBron James Teaming With Showtime on NBA Documentary

LeBron James will help tell a story he's still shaping. The Cavaliers superstar is teaming with Showtime on a documentary that will examine the modern NBA and the league's impact on popular culture.

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Blackhawks Re-Sign Pokka, Forsberg

Blackhawks Re-Sign Pokka, Forsberg

The Chicago Blackhawks have agreed to terms with several of their impending restricted free agents, including defenseman Ville Pokka and goaltender Anton Forsberg.

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Man Destroys Ten Commandments Monument 24 Hours After Unveiling

Man Destroys Ten Commandments Monument 24 Hours After Unveiling

A man yelled “freedom” as he rammed his car into a monument depicting the Ten Commandments outside the Arkansas State Capitol, less than 24 hours after it was unveiled.

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Trump Urges Passage of Bills Targeting Illegal Immigration

Trump Urges Passage of Bills Targeting Illegal Immigration

President Donald Trump is urging the House to stiffen the punishment for people who re-enter the U.S. illegally and for "sanctuary" cities and states that refuse to cooperate with federal deportation forces.

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NY Gov. Grants Pardon to 9/11 Worker Facing Deportation

NY Gov. Grants Pardon to 9/11 Worker Facing Deportation

A Ground Zero worker who was pardoned by Gov. Andrew Cuomo after facing deportation to Colombia was released by ICE on Wednesday.

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Montero: 'People Can't Handle the Truth'

Montero: 'People Can't Handle the Truth'

After the Chicago Cubs designated catcher Miguel Montero for assignment on Wednesday, he quickly weighed in with his feelings on the controversy in a series of interviews.

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Last Day of Powerball Tickets Brings Buyers Out in Droves

Last Day of Powerball Tickets Brings Buyers Out in Droves

The Illinois Lottery announced Tuesday it will enforce a temporary change to its winner payment policy if the General Assembly does not approve funding for Lottery prizes before July 1.

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Surprise! Navy Wife Reveals Pregnancy at Sailor's Homecoming

Surprise! Navy Wife Reveals Pregnancy at Sailor's Homecoming

The wife of a U.S. Navy sailor had a big surprise to share with her husband when his aircraft carrier docked in San Diego: a new member of their family, nearly ready to join their ranks.

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Montero Says Goodbye to Cubs, Fans in Tweets
Montero Says Goodbye to Cubs, Fans in Tweets

After he was designated for assignment by the Chicago Cubs, catcher Miguel Montero thanked fans for their support in a series of tweets.

Rauner: 'No Choice' But to Keep Lawmakers in Session
Rauner: 'No Choice' But to Keep Lawmakers in Session

If Illinois lawmakers don't reach an agreement to end the budget impasse by the June 30 deadline, Gov. Bruce Rauner said Wednesday he will require legislators to stay in Springfield until a deal is made.

Threat for Storms Moves Into Chicago Area Wednesday
Threat for Storms Moves Into Chicago Area Wednesday

After a dry start to the week, the threat for potentially severe storms returns to the Chicago area Wednesday.

The Simple Fix to Your Home's Uneven Concrete
The Simple Fix to Your Home's Uneven Concrete

Prevent flooding, hazards and damage to your home by raising uneven concrete with PolyLevel™

40 Health Bill Demonstrators Arrested Outside Senate Offices
40 Health Bill Demonstrators Arrested Outside Senate Offices

The Republican Party's long-promised repeal of "Obamacare" stands in limbo after Senate GOP leaders, short of support, abruptly shelved a vote on legislation to fulfill the promise. The surprise development...

Montero to be Designated for Assignment: Reports
Montero to be Designated for Assignment: Reports

Less than 24 hours after he blasted Jake Arrieta and allowed seven stolen bases, Chicago Cubs catcher Miguel Montero is reportedly heading out of town.