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Google Parent Turns on Internet Balloons in Puerto Rico

Google Parent Turns on Internet Balloons in Puerto Rico

Google's parent Alphabet Inc. said Friday that its stratospheric balloons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where cellphone towers were knocked out by Hurricane Maria. Two of...

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Trump Signs Order Allowing Recall of More Retired Pilots

Trump Signs Order Allowing Recall of More Retired Pilots

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Friday that will allow the Air Force to address what the Pentagon says is a serious pilot shortage. The order amending a post-9-11 emergency declaration...

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Designer Launches Wallpaper Inspired by Travel Ban

Designer Launches Wallpaper Inspired by Travel Ban

A Chicago designer has launched a wallpaper collection inspired by the travel ban placed on Muslim countries. She said she simply wants to bring these issues to the forefront to help Muslim communities.

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Illinois Proposes 10 Chicago-Area Sites for Amazon Headquarters

Illinois Proposes 10 Chicago-Area Sites for Amazon Headquarters

Ten sites in the Chicago area, including two in the suburbs, were listed in Illinois' bid, submitted this week, for Amazon's second headquarters. NBC 5's Mary Ann Ahern reports.

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Chicago's New Flagship Apple Store Opens on Mag Mile

Chicago's New Flagship Apple Store Opens on Mag Mile

Apple's highly-anticipated new flagship Chicago storefront opened to the public this week. The brand's leadership says the store's design creates a town square feel, moving beyond the traditional retail

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Illinois Proposes 10 Chicago-Area Sites for Amazon Headquarters

Illinois Proposes 10 Chicago-Area Sites for Amazon Headquarters

Ten sites in the Chicago area, including two in the suburbs, were listed in Illinois' bid, submitted this week, for Amazon's second headquarters.

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Illinois Proposes 10 Chicago-Area Sites for Amazon Headquarters

Illinois Proposes 10 Chicago-Area Sites for Amazon Headquarters

Ten sites in the Chicago area, including two in the suburbs, were listed in Illinois' bid, submitted this week, for Amazon's second headquarters.

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Court Blocks Immediate Abortion for Undocumented Teen

Court Blocks Immediate Abortion for Undocumented Teen

A federal appeals court Friday refused to allow an immediate abortion for a 17-year-old who came to the U.S. illegally and is now in detention. But the court gave her more time to find a way to obtain...

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Hawaii Judge Extends Prohibition on Trump's Travel Ban

Hawaii Judge Extends Prohibition on Trump's Travel Ban

The federal judge in Hawaii who stopped President Donald Trump's travel ban from taking effect this week has extended the order. U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson on Friday converted the temporary restraining...

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New Photos, Details Released in Teen's Hotel Freezer Death

New Photos, Details Released in Teen's Hotel Freezer Death

New video and images were released by Rosemont Police Friday afternoon in the investigation into a 19-year-old woman’s mysterious death after her body was found in a suburban hotel freezer last month.

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Police Close Case in Teen's Hotel Freezer Death
Police Close Case in Teen's Hotel Freezer Death

New video and images were released by Rosemont police Friday afternoon in the investigation into a 19-year-old woman’s death after her body was found in a suburban hotel freezer last month.

New Winter Forecast Predicts Wet Season Ahead for Illinois
New Winter Forecast Predicts Wet Season Ahead for Illinois

The Chicago area can expect a wetter winter this year, but temperature predictions aren't quite as clear, national forecasters said. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Thursday forecast...

25 Chicago Restaurants Receive Coveted Michelin Stars
25 Chicago Restaurants Receive Coveted Michelin Stars

Restaurants across Chicago received coveted stars in the highly-acclaimed 2018 Michelin Guide on Friday.

Maddon Addresses Players Who 'May Not Be Here Next Year'
Maddon Addresses Players Who 'May Not Be Here Next Year'

For some Chicago Cubs players, the end of the 2017 postseason isn’t just a goodbye for the winter break– it’s a goodbye to the Cubs.

Rep. Wilson Says Kelly Lied, Video Undercuts Chief of Staff
Rep. Wilson Says Kelly Lied, Video Undercuts Chief of Staff

Florida Rep. Frederica Wilson said White House chief of staff John Kelly lied when he said she took credit two years ago for securing funding for an FBI field office in south Florida.

1 Hurt, Homes Evacuated After Willowbrook Explosion, Fire
1 Hurt, Homes Evacuated After Willowbrook Explosion, Fire

An explosion and fire was reported in west suburban Willowbrook Friday, injuring at least one person and forcing the evacuation of area residents, authorities said.