WASHINGTON--The State Department on Friday released the names of more than 50 nations plus the European Union and NATO who are part of the U.S.-led "global effort" to destroy the Islamic State militants, also known as ISIL or ISIS.
Long before Baltimore Raven’s running back Ray Rice cold-cocked his then-finance in an elevator and before Minnesota Viking’s MVP Adrian Peterson whipped his four-year-old son bloody with a wooden switch, there have been so many other so-called “teachable moments” from which the league was unwilling to learn anything.
Chicago hedge fund manager Kenneth Griffin, pictured on the right in this 2010 photo, donated another $1 million to Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner, state campaign records showed Friday. That brings the total that Griffin has given to Rauner to $4.58 million. | Bloomberg/Jonathan Alcorn
SPRINGFIELD-One of Illinois' wealthiest residents has invested another $1 million into the gubernatorial campaign of Republican Bruce Rauner.
Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said Friday Grand Crossing residents want him to reinstate their indicted former district Cmdr. Glenn Evans and he would consider it if Evans is exonerated.
More often than not, when healthcare reform is brought up, the impact and the interests of businesses are lumped together, as if each faces with the same challenges as the next.
Democrats think they’re sitting pretty for the 2016 presidential election. Then again, politics have a funny way of confounding expectations.
SPRINGFIELD-Republican Bruce Rauner’s generosity to his state party continued Friday with the candidate for governor donating another $750,000 into the coffers of the Illinois Republican Party.
The CIA has curbed spying on friendly governments in Western Europe in response to the furor over a German caught selling secrets to the United States and the Edward Snowden revelations of classified information held by the National Security Agency, according to current and former U.S. officials.
SPRINGFIELD-Gov. Pat Quinn and GOP rival Bruce Rauner debuted two new commercials Friday in their intensifying battle of the airwaves with the election about six weeks away.
Ald. Bob Fioretti, shown working the crowd at last weekend's Mexican Independence Day parade, may be a longshot for mayor, but he could force a runoff, some observers say. | Richard A. Chapman/Sun-Times
Ald. Bob Fioretti is facing an uphill battle against Mayor Rahm Emanuel , but don’t count Fioretti out. If Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis joins Fioretti in challenging the unpopular incumbent, it could make it more difficult for Emanuel to get the 50 percent-plus-one votes he needs to avoid a runoff.
Gerry Allen, a resident of North Lawndale on Chicago’s West Side, suffered for years with unmanaged diabetes. But, thanks to an expanded community health initiative launched in April 2012 between a local hospital and an insurance provider, he did something he thought he’d never do.
Jon Daniel was watching cartoons with one of his sons when he created a spoof Twitter account in the name of the Peoria mayor. Out of boredom, he said, he soon began sending profane messages about sex, drugs and alcohol.
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