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Legislation vetoed by Gov. Bruce Rauner would have given Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza, above, greater control over paying down the $15 billion backlog of state bills.
Editor: Rauner veto of debt law overlooks opportunities
A Daily Herald editorial says that Gov. Rauner's veto of a law that would give a more precise, real-time picture of the state's debt rebuffed opportunities to give more control over bill payments and to rise above partisan politics.
This total solar eclipse took place above Saint Pierre du Port near Normandy, France, in 1999.
Editorial: Solar eclipse, a gift from the cosmos
People flee the scene in Barcelona Thursday where a white van jumped the sidewalk in the historic Las Ramblas district, crashing into a summer crowd of residents and tourists.
Editorial: Awareness, barriers needed in fight against terrorism
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