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Much Colder

Much Colder

Following a hot and humid Monday, temps in the Chicago area will see a big drop Tuesday.

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Defense Secretary Testifies at Senate ISIS Hearing

Defense Secretary Testifies at Senate ISIS Hearing

U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter is appearing on Capitol Hill at a Senate hearing on ISIS.

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Iran Nuclear Talks Deadline 'Flexible': E.U. Official

Iran Nuclear Talks Deadline 'Flexible': E.U. Official

Iran and major powers will continue negotiations on a historic nuclear deal past Tuesday's deadline for a long-term agreement, European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said.

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Man Floats Over Calgary Using Balloons Attached to Lawn Chair

Man Floats Over Calgary Using Balloons Attached to Lawn Chair

A Canadian man used inspiration from the Pixar movie "Up" to draw attention to his company.

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Meghan Trainor Reschedules Chicago Performance

Meghan Trainor Reschedules Chicago Performance

Singer Meghan Trainor on Monday announced that she has been forced to postpone her Chicago performance due to a vocal cord hemorrhage.

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'Can't Buy Me Love' Actress Amanda Peterson Dies at 43

'Can't Buy Me Love' Actress Amanda Peterson Dies at 43

Amanda Peterson, best known for her role in the 1987 romantic comedy "Can't Buy Me Love," has died. She was 43.

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IHOP's 57-Cent Pancake Short Stacks for 57th Birthday

IHOP's 57-Cent Pancake Short Stacks for 57th Birthday

In honor of its 57th birthday, IHOP is selling its buttermilk pancakes for 57 cents a short stack on Tuesday. The special runs from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at participating locations. There's a limit of one short stack

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Breast Milk Banks Face Scrutiny as Demand Rises

Breast Milk Banks Face Scrutiny as Demand Rises

Human breast milk is a hot commodity that is emerging as a growing industry, one that states are now seeking to regulate amid a battle for control between nonprofit and for-profit banks that supply hospital...

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Firms Battle for Control of Human Breast Milk Industry

Firms Battle for Control of Human Breast Milk Industry

It could trade for 400 times more than 7/8 the price of crude oil and 2,000 times more than iron ore. If sold off the shelf, it could cost more than 150 times the price of a gallon of cow's milk and 15...

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Street Closures, Reroutes Begin for Taste of Chicago

Street Closures, Reroutes Begin for Taste of Chicago

On an already challenging traffic weekend in Chicago, several street closures and CTA reroutes will take effect in the Loop as set-up begins for the Taste of Chicago, which begins next week in Grant Park.

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Marco Rubio to Give Major Policy Speech in Chicago

Marco Rubio to Give Major Policy Speech in Chicago

With an eye on the future, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio is laying out his plans for an "innovative economy" and "revolutionized higher education system" in his first major domestic policy speech as a presidential...

McCarthy: Bullet That Hit 7-Year-Old Meant for Father

McCarthy: Bullet That Hit 7-Year-Old Meant for Father

The bullet that struck 7-year-old Amari Brown on the Fourth of July while he was watching fireworks was meant for the boy's father, according to Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy.

Suburban Mayor Criticized for Fourth of July Speech

Suburban Mayor Criticized for Fourth of July Speech

A suburban mayor has defended comments he made during an Independence Day speech where he called the legalization of gay marriage and unmarried couples having children part of a “moral crisis” facing the...

Cooler Temps On Tap Ahead of More Rain

Cooler Temps On Tap Ahead of More Rain

Heat and humidity will envelop the Chicago area before a rainy, stormy system moves through Monday night.

Lawyers: Cosby's Drugs-Sex Admission Could Help Women's Suit

Lawyers: Cosby's Drugs-Sex Admission Could Help Women's Suit

Bill Cosby's admission that he obtained quaaludes to give young women he was pursuing for sex could bolster defamation claims lodged by his accusers, the women's lawyers said after The Associated Press reported...

Bryant, Rizzo, Sale Selected for MLB All-Star Game

Bryant, Rizzo, Sale Selected for MLB All-Star Game

The Chicago Cubs will have two representatives at the MLB All-Star Game next week, as Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo were both selected as reserve players for the game.