GOP uses voters to push election reforms in unlikely states
Republicans in at least four states where Democrats control the governor's office, the legislature or both are pursuing statewide ballot initiatives or veto-proof proposals to enact voter ID restrictions and other changes to election law
Facts Matter: FBI was not directed to spy on school parentsThe feds weren't directed to spy on parents at school board meetings, a mask study was misrepresented, and an image of Jeff Bezos with William Shatner was altered by someone who sought to show "space is fake," Bob Oswald says in his Facts Matter column.
Sri Lanka gives booster shots to front-line workers, seniorsSri Lanka has announced plans to offer booster shots to front-line workers followed by the elderly as the island nation gears up to further ease COVID-19 restrictions
Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine more than 90% effective in kidsKid-size doses of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine appear safe and nearly 91% effective at preventing symptomatic infections in 5- to 11-year-olds, according to study details released Friday as the U.S. considers opening vaccinations to that age group.
EXPLAINER: Is it time to get a COVID-19 booster? Which one?Millions more Americans just became eligible for COVID-19 boosters but figuring out who's eligible and when can be confusing -- and adding to the challenge is that this time around, people can get a different type of vaccine for that extra dose.
Giuliani associate convicted of campaign finance crimesA New York jury has convicted a former associate of Rudy Giuliani of charges that he made illegal campaign contributions to influence U.S. politicians and advance his business interests
Black female pilot a trailblazer for SIU aviationCARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) - Vernecelyn Allen may not consider herself a trailblazer, but trying to find a better term to describe the Southern Illinois University Carbondale aviation graduate is futile. Allen, who completed majors in aviation management and aviation flight in May and August, just earned her flight instructor's certification.
Drag racer slams into spectators in Texas; 2 killed, 5 hurtAuthorities say driver lost control during a Texas drag racing event and slammed into a crowd of spectators, killing two and injuring at least five others
Colombia most wanted drug trafficker captured in jungle raidColombian authorities captured the country's most wanted drug trafficker for whom the U.S. government had been offering a $5 million reward
Vanessa Bryant said LA sheriff promised to secure crash siteKobe Bryant's widow said she pleaded with the Los Angeles County sheriff to make sure no one takes photographs from the site of the 2020 helicopter crash that killed the basketball star, and he reassured that the area had been secured
Over 2,000 migrants march out of southern city in MexicoOver 2,000 migrants, mainly Central Americans, have begun walking out of a city in southern Mexico where they have essentially been trapped
Des Plaines police searching for missing manThe Des Plaines Police Department is searching for a 68-year-old man who has a condition that places him in danger.
- 7:19 PMHuman remains found at Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve near Darien
- 6:37 PMFilm crew voiced complaints before fatal on-set shooting
- 6:29 PMConstable: After retiring from school named in her honor, principal took aim at polio
- 6:22 PMInspired by son, Northbrook woman gives 'Wheel of Fortune' a spin, donates winnings to Misericordia
- 5:49 PMWill Libertyville Sports Complex's indoor season lead to Canadian operator's long-term presence?
- 5:46 PMGrammar Moses: Of double letters and double meanings
- 4:56 PMAfter California wildfire, thousands of trees to be removed
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- LibertyvilleWill Libertyville Sports Complex's indoor season lead to Canadian operator's long-term presence?
- Prep FootballHinsdale Central shuts out Glenbard West to win Silver title
- Prep FootballFriday night Northwest suburbs roundup: Maine South holds off New Trier to clinch CSL South outright.
- Prep FootballHeartstopping win for Warren over Lake Forest
- Long Grove'I will always remember her kindness': Peers laud former Long Grove president Maria Rodriguez
- Prep FootballPalatine rolls past Hoffman to share MSL West crown
- Prep FootballRolling Meadows upsets Prospect, becomes playoff eligible
- Prep FootballBarrington tops Fremd for 5th win
- Prep FootballBuffalo Grove nips Hersey to tie for MSL East title
- Prep FootballGeneva holds off Lake Park to become playoff eligible
- Prep FootballDodd announces arrival with big game in Naperville Central win
- Prep FootballCary-Grove completes perfect regular season
- Prep SportsBoys soccer: Mundelein upsets Warren in regional final
- Prep SportsBoys soccer: Crystal Lake South wins 4th straight regional title
- Prep SportsGirls tennis: Hinsdale Central captures 19th state title
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