An isolation device is displayed at O'Hare, which would protect the first responders from contamination by other people with deadly diseases, including the Ebola virus. | Al Podgorski / Chicago Sun-Times
WASHINGTON — The Homeland Security Department is requiring that anyone coming to the United States from one of three West African countries reporting an Ebola outbreak must enter the country through one of five airports screening passengers for the deadly disease.
WASHINGTON — Unemployment rates fell in 31 U.S. states in September, including many currently embroiled in tough political campaigns. The report is the final data on state unemployment before the midterm elections Nov. 4.
Outgoing city treasurer Stephanie Neely said she was "amused" that GOP gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner had tried to make her departure an issue in his campaign. | Sun-Times File Photo
Retiring City Treasurer Stephanie Neely dissolved into tears Tuesday as she took her eighth and final turn on the hot seat at City Council budget hearings.
Republican Anthony Culler, who is challenging Rep. James Clyburn, D-South Carolina, is standing behind his comments where he described gay couples as "Gremlins."
PEORIA — The Illinois state superintendent of schools says the outcome of the governor's race won't make a difference for the state's education funding problems.
Democratic challenger, former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist, left, and Florida Republican Gov. Rick Scott, answer questions during their second debate on Oct. 15, 2014 in Davie, Fla. | AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee
The Florida governor's race is so hotly-contested, not even an electric fan could help Gov. Rick Scott (R) and Charlie Crist (D) get some separation.
Did you miss last night's televised debate between Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner? Lucky for you, here are the major talking points, condensed into one minute.
Former President Bill Clinton greets audience members after speaking at a campaign event for Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., in Baton Rouge, La., Monday, Oct. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
It's just another day of a steady stream of star-studded pols strutting through town to stump for Gov. Pat Quinn's reelection. And Tuesday means former President Bill Clinton.
Yesterday, while President Barack Obama took some time to cast his ballot while in Chicago, Aia Cooper was lucky enough to be casting her ballot as well, right next to him.
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.
President Barack Obama waves to onlookers during a visit to a call center on Monday, where he met Sen. Dick Durbin and Gov. Pat Quinn. | Brian Jackson/Sun-Times
A lesson from President Barack Obama's brief trip home, straight out of Shakespeare: What's past is prologue.
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