U.S. carries out the 1st federal execution in nearly 2 decades
The federal government on Tuesday carried out its first execution in almost two decades, killing by lethal injection a man convicted of murdering an Arkansas family in a 1990s plot to build a whites-only nation in the Pacific Northwest.
Masks for kids? Schools confront the politics of reopeningOn one side are parents saying, let kids be kids. They object to masks and social distancing in classrooms this fall -- arguing both could hurt their children's well-being -- and want schools to reopen full time. On the other side are parents and teachers who call for safeguards that would have been unimaginable before the coronavirus pandemic: part-time school, face coverings for all or a fully online curriculum.
Trump team eyes school funds boost in next virus aid billPresident Donald Trump's push to reopen schools is being complicated by a split within his ranks over how to do it, with some advisers advocating for a massive federal expenditure to make campuses safe as Congress compiles the next COVID-19 relief bill.
Pence heads to Louisiana amid renewed surge in virus casesVice President Mike Pence travels Tuesday to Louisiana, which has reemerged as one of the nation's hot spots for the coronavirus only months after seeming to contain its outbreak.
White House virus task force member says 'none of us lie'WASHINGTON -- A top member of the White House coronavirus task force said Tuesday that "none of us lie" to the public, an accusation President Donald Trump had retweeted, and that while kids need to be back in school as Trump insists, "we have to get the virus under control." Adm. Brett Giroir's comment came a day after Trump shared a Twitter post from a former game show host who, without evidence, accused government medical experts at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, among others, of "lying."
China accuses US of sowing discord in South China SeaThe Trump administration's rejection of broad Chinese claims to much of the South China Sea is being seen in Asia as an election-year political move, with some appealing for calm amid fears of greater tensions
Blame game? Cuomo takes heat over NY nursing home studyNew York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is facing blistering criticism over a report that found no strong link between a controversial state directive that sent thousands of recovering coronavirus patients into nursing homes and some of the nation's deadliest nursing home outbreaks
What is contact tracing, and how does it work with COVID-19?What is contact tracing, and how does it work with COVID-19
Pakistan to resume polio campaign as COVID-19 cases declinePakistan says it will resume a nationwide anti-polio campaign next week, months after the drive against this crippling children's disease was halted because the coronavirus overwhelmed the country
UAE's Mars orbiter launch from Japan delayed by weatherThe liftoff of the United Arab Emirates' Mars orbiter has been postponed until Friday due to bad weather at the Japanese launch site
Philadelphia protesters sue city over tear gas, use of forceThree class-action lawsuits filed in Philadelphia on Tuesday accuse the city of using military-level force against peaceful demonstrators protesting racial inequality and police brutality
Batavia's Water Street Studios returns to in-person classes with 'Artful Fridays'In-person classes and workshops are resuming at Water Street Studios in Batavia. New this summer is "Artful Fridays," designed for age 16 and older.
- 11:23 AMWauconda Area Library could reopen to public Wednesday
- 11:21 AMAurora man charged with possessing large 'shank' at Kane County jail
- 11:20 AMTrucker charged with drug use before Indiana crash killed 4
- 11:14 AMConfederate statue being moved at University of Mississippi
- 11:12 AMFired VA staffer facing 7 murder counts in insulin deaths
- 11:02 AMArmenia-Azerbaijan border fighting escalates, 16 killed
- 10:45 AMUS carries out the 1st federal execution in nearly 2 decades
More Suburban News
- MundeleinMundelein police chief chosen as next village administrator
- AuroraAurora man charged with possessing large 'shank' at Kane County jail
- McHenry CountyJudge orders Franks to pay attorney's fees, reduces sanctions tied to contempt finding
- WaucondaWauconda Area Library could reopen to public Wednesday
- BataviaBatavia planning to offer grants for liquor license fees
- EducationPay raises coming for District 118's support workers
- BloomingdaleBloomingdale cancels Septemberfest, fireworks
- RosemontChicago man charged with battery at Rosemont hotel
- RoselleSome Roselle water bills sent in error
- AuroraHelping the Helpers: How pandemic has impacted Association for Individual Development
- NewsPalatine Township collecting backpacks, school supplies
- Carol StreamA Carol Stream father's struggle to survive as COVID-19 sweeps through his family
- NewsGlenbrook South athletic camps suspended due to COVID-19
- Prep SportsHersey names Glenbrook South grad Nabolotny to lead boys lacrosse program
- Downers GroveDowners Grove listening session on policing
Through the Film Magnifier: Bill Veeck, George Hamilton, Bridge Club, Stateville Prison riot and more
Through the Film Magnifier: Doug Buffone, Cloris Leachman, draft registration, aerobics class and more