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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Medal of Honor Recipient Dakota Meyer on UK Terror Attack, How to Fight ISIS
In the wake of the horrific terror attack in Manchester U.K., Medal of Honor recipient Dakota Meyer says it's time to strike fear into the heart of ISIS.
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Cover Story: Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the Definitive Preview
Star Wars devotees who can't wait for December need look no further. With exclusive access to writer-director Rian Johnson, plus interviews with Mark Hamill, Daisy Ridley, and...
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China blocks online broadcast of computer go match
BEIJING - Internet users outside China watched a computer defeat its national go champion, but few Chinese web surfers could see it. Censors blocked access to Tuesday's online...
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Environmental group to spend $130K in governor's race
TRENTON, N.J. - An environmental group in New Jersey said Wednesday that it will spend $130,000 to help the wealthy Democratic front-runner in the race for governor, who has...
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Senators want hearing aids available over the counter
U.S. Sen. Susan Collins is among a group of senators that is trying to make some types of hearing aids more easily accessible and more affordable
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Qatar says state news website hacked, fake article published
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Qatar says hackers broke into the website of its state-run news agency and published a fake story quoting the country's ruling emir. The hack...
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The touching moment J.R. Smith could take miracle baby home
J.R. Smith and wife Jewel welcomed their daughter into the world in January, yet had to wait until Tuesday to walk her out of the hospital. Smith shared a heartwarming...
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Another massive landslide cuts off Hwy 1 access to Big Sur
With Memorial Day Weekend coming up, the Big Sur area would normally be a popular tourist destination. But another massive landslide hit Highway 1 this past weekend, cutting...
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Michael Flynn and the Trump Administration's Lobbyist Secrets
This week, there have already been reminders of how much the upholding of government ethics relies on access to open information-and of how little Donald Trump's Administration...
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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.