DCFS considers major changes amid testimony of pressure to close cases quickly
CHICAGO - The head of DCFS is considering a major change in the way the agency conducts abuse and neglect investigations. At a hearing in Springfield Tuesday, Director George...
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Shane Vereen: The best overtime is college football overtime
A day after the NFL shortened overtime from 15 minutes to 10, Giants running back Shane Vereen said he'd prefer a much more radical change: College overtime. Vereen said on PFT...
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Coaching hire rule change gets tabled
On Tuesday, the NFL took care of several items of business that had fallen in the cracks during the annual league meeting in March when: (1) the owners quickly approved the...
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Ranking All 30 MLB Teams by Their Trade-Asset Power
There are two types of teams who hold significant power at the MLB trade deadline. One is a rebuilding club with coveted veteran assets and the other is a contender with the...
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California Today: California Today: Grabbing Hold of the Life Sciences Industry
Wednesday: The humming life sciences industry, California's leading role on climate change, and how to have Catalina to yourself.
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The ‘Houdini' of death row: Alabama inmate who eluded execution seven times expects to die this week
Alabama Department of CorrectionsDeath row inmate Tommy Arthur, who was convicted in the 1982 murder of Troy Wicker. Arthur, nicknamed the Houdini of death row after having...
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Pope Francis Looking Super Sad With The Trumps Is A Divine New Meme
A picture is worth a thousand words, as the phrase goes. And after this snap of Pope Francis looking miserable while standing beside President Donald Trump at the Vatican began...
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Long: 2018 schedule provides big test for one track; other musings on changes
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Obama Says He's 'Captive to Selfies' Since Leaving Office
Former President Barack Obama gave his first speech abroad since leaving office in Milan, Italy, on Tuesday, and talked about climate change, selfies and the future.
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An Eight-Step Guide To Finding, Selecting And Managing Remote Staff
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Top court paves way for same-sex marriage in Taiwan
Taiwan's Constitutional Court ruled Wednesday that current laws, which say that marriage is between a man and a woman, violate the constitution.
Budget office to gauge health bill effect on coverage, cost
WASHINGTON - Congressional Republicans are about to learn more about whether their drive to dismantle President Barack Obama's health care law has been worth the political pain...
Shareholders likely to question United CEO over dragging incident
CHICAGO - United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz is likely to face questions from shareholders Wednesday about the rough removal of a passenger from a flight, an incident that sparked...
3 more arrests made in UK concert attack
Police in the United Kingdom say they have made three more arrests in the deadly bombing outside an Ariana Grande concert on Monday night.
Sheriff: $500M in poppy plants seized in North Carolina
Authorities: Estimated $500 million in poppy plants used in making opium seized in North Carolina
Playboy model who shot nude of unwitting woman due in court
Dani Mathers is expected to show up to a hearing in Los Angeles County Superior Court on a misdemeanor charge of invasion of privacy
Trump expected to retain private attorney
President Donald Trump is expected to hire attorney Marc Kasowitz to represent him on matters related to the inquiry into his campaign's alleged ties to Russia
Lab tests ongoing in California botulism case tied to nacho-cheese sauce
California health officials are still awaiting lab-test results on some of the nacho-cheese sauce confiscated from a gas station but said Tuesday they believe botulism...
Los Angeles man convicted of 1981 magazine-ad murder
A jury has convicted a Los Angeles man for the 1981 robbery and murder of a 77-year-old widower he met through a gay magazine ad
Investigators hunt for accomplices of Manchester Arena bomber
The attack left at least 22 dead, including an 8-year-old girl, the latest apparent victims of Islamic extremists seeking to rattle life in the West.