Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Illinois, said he's sure President Barack Obama "was warned multiple times" about ISIS. | Michael Schmidt/Sun-Times
On Tuesday morning, Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Illinois, was on MSNBC's Morning Joe and called into question President Barack Obama's statements over the weekend where he said the U.S. underestimated threats from ISIS.
The Federal Communications Commission voted unanimously to kill a four-decade old sports blackout rule, despite a major objection from the NFL.
The city has unveiled a plan to boost taxi drivers income, but some say the benefits are unclear, since it includes no actual increase in fares, which have not gone up in nearly a decade. | Sun-Times File Photo
Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s administration has found a way to put more money in the pockets of struggling Chicago cabdrivers. But some drivers are upset that the package of changes does not include an increase in fares, which have not gone up in nearly 10 years.
The latest gubernatorial campaign ad hitting the airwaves on Tuesday praises Gov. Pat Quinn for recovery efforts following a devastating tornado in Washington, Ill. last year.
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.
WASHINGTON — Facing blistering criticism from Congress, Secret Service Director Julia Pierson acknowledged on Tuesday the agency fell short in executing its plan to protect the White House when a man with a knife entered the mansion and ran through half the ground floor before being subdued.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says the signing of a security agreement between the U.S. and Afghanistan marks a "historic day" in the partnership between the two countries.
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D) has a double-digit lead over his challenger, state Sen. Jim Oberweis (R), according to a newly-released poll.
Brandon Coats has been a medical marijuana patient since 2009, but was fired from his job after failing a drug test four years ago. | AP file
Brandon Coats, a quadriplegic medical marijuana patient who was fired by the Dish Network after failing a drug test more than four years ago, says he still can't find steady work because employers are wary of his off-duty smoking. Colorado's Supreme Court on Tuesday will hear arguments in Coats' case, which could have big implications for pot smokers in the first state to legalize recreational sales of the drug.
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., speaks at the 2014 Values Voter Summit in Washington over the weekend. Paul is working to improve the Republican Party’s image among young voters as he visits South Carolina. The first-term Republican senator is to appear at the University of South Carolina and the College of Charleston on Tuesday before addressing the Horry County GOP. | AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta
WASHINGTON — Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul is working to improve the Republican Party's image among young voters as he visits South Carolina, a key state in the presidential primary calendar.
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.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Tuesday is meeting with India Prime Minister Narendra Modi and later in the day, with Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel.
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