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  China signed a landmark $400 billion deal Wednesday to buy natural gas from Russia, binding Moscow more closely to Beijing at a time when President Vladimir Putin’s relations with the West have deteriorated to the lowest point ever.

China signs 30-year deal for Russian natural gas

Updated: 5/21/2014 05:00 PM

  Passengers love the idea, but airlines hate it. The government wants to require that travelers be told upfront about basic services that aren’t included in the price of a ticket and how much extra they’ll cost. The Transportation...

Gov’t: Airlines should disclose bag, seat fees

Updated: 5/21/2014 04:57 PM

  A quick favor plunges former government agent Cotton Malone into a conspiracy with ties to both his personal life and a pivotal moment in American history in Steve Berry’s “The Lincoln Myth.” Malone, who has retired to his...

Steve Berry is back with ‘Lincoln Myth’

Updated: 5/20/2014 04:05 PM

  Marc Maron is one of the best interviewers you are likely to hear. And along with his twice-weekly interview podcast, “WTF with Marc Maron,” he headlines one of TV’s funniest shows: the scripted comedy “Maron,” whose...

On TV and podcasts, Maron finds laughs and insight

Updated: 5/20/2014 12:27 PM

  Batavia High School held its graduation ceremony on Wednesday, May 21, at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb

Images: Batavia High School graduation

Updated: 5/21/2014 10:28 PM

  A resolution calling for Illinois to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment is advancing in the legislature. Illinois is one of 15 states that haven’t adopted the proposed amendment in the 40 years since it was sent to the states for ratification.

Equal Rights ratification effort advances

Updated: 5/21/2014 09:24 PM

  An Internet video of six young Iranian men and women dancing to Pharrell Williams’ “Happy” has led to their arrests, showing how far Tehran will go to halt what it deems to be decadent Western behavior — despite the views...

’Happy’ video arrests highlight tensions in Iran

Updated: 5/21/2014 08:42 PM

  They measured the new trains, they checked against the latest specs on the book. But engineers at the French railway network forgot to go and measure the actual distance between tracks and platforms — a mistake that will cost $68 million to...

French join the list of costly engineering errors

Updated: 5/21/2014 07:52 PM

  Montana on Wednesday joined 28 other states with legal battles over gay marriage, while same-sex couples in Pennsylvania spent their first full day applying for marriage licenses knowing the governor wouldn’t stand in their way.

Gay marriage battle spreads to Montana, beyond

Updated: 5/21/2014 07:02 PM

  Winning votes isn’t cheap. News: The first round of Republican Senate primary voting in Georgia cost seven campaigns and outside groups at least $29.17 per vote. The two candidates who led in spending — businessman David Perdue and...

Georgia GOP primary cost nearly $30 per vote

Updated: 5/21/2014 06:57 PM

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