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Friday, Jan 19, 2018 at 02:39 PM CST
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Photos: Anti-Abortion Activists 'March for Life' in DC

Thousands of anti-abortion activists gathered in Washington, D.C. on Friday for...View gallery

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Friday, Jan 19, 2018 at 01:59 PM CST

Supreme Court to Take Up Trump Travel Ban in Spring

Supreme Court to Take Up Trump Travel Ban in Spring

The Supreme Court has agreed to decide the legality of the latest version of President Donald Trump's ban on travel to the United States by residents of six majority-Muslim countries. The justices plan to hear...

Friday, Jan 19, 2018 at 12:35 PM CST

Mattis Says US Competitive Warfighting Edge Has Eroded

Mattis Says US Competitive Warfighting Edge Has Eroded

Countering China's rapidly expanding military and an increasingly aggressive Russia are now the U.S. military's top national security priorities, outpacing the threat of terrorism, Defense Secretary Jim...

Friday, Jan 19, 2018 at 12:34 PM CST

Trump Addresses March For Life 2018

Trump Addresses March For Life 2018

President Trump became the first sitting U.S. President to address anti-abortion marchers at the March For Life.

Friday, Jan 19, 2018 at 12:19 PM CST

Canadian P.M. Trudeau to Visit Chicago Next Month

Canadian P.M. Trudeau to Visit Chicago Next Month

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will stop in Chicago as part of his trip to the United States next month, his office announced Friday.

Friday, Jan 19, 2018 at 12:12 PM CST

How to Watch the Democratic Gubernatorial Forum Live

How to Watch the Democratic Gubernatorial Forum Live

The first televised 2018 Illinois Democratic Gubernatorial Forum is almost here - and there are plenty of ways to watch it.

Friday, Jan 19, 2018 at 12:03 PM CST

Budget Director Blames 'Schumer Shutdown' on DACA

Budget Director Blames 'Schumer Shutdown' on DACA

The Office of Management and Budget director is calling it the "Schumer Shutdown" and blaming the deadlock on Democrats insistent on immediate immigration reform as the deadline for Congress to pass a...

Friday, Jan 19, 2018 at 12:00 PM CST

10 Times That Trump has Contradicted Trump

10 Times That Trump has Contradicted Trump

It's a he said-he said thing. Donald Trump once promised to be "very restrained" on Twitter — "if I use it at all." He thought campaign foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos was an "excellent guy" — until...

Friday, Jan 19, 2018 at 11:58 AM CST

Schneider Says He Will Return Salary if Gov't Shuts Down

Schneider Says He Will Return Salary if Gov't Shuts Down

While the Constitution provides for congressmen to receive paychecks during a potential government shutdown, at least one member of Illinois’ congressional delegation will not accept his pay.

Friday, Jan 19, 2018 at 11:16 AM CST

What Happens in a Government Shutdown?

What Happens in a Government Shutdown?

With a possible government shutdown looming, here is a look at how a shutdown would affect the country.

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