WASHINGTON â The Obama administration deported fewer immigrants over the past 12 months than at any time since 2006, according to government figures obtained by The Associated Press.
WASHINGTON â The U.S. trade deficit jumped sharply in August as exports fell to the lowest level in nearly three years while imports increased, led by a surge in shipments of cellphones from China.
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HUNTLEY â The Huntley Historical Society is inviting residents at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 19 to listen to longtime resident Ruth Kahlâs memories of growing up in Huntley.
HUNTLEY â Centegra Health System will offer information on knee and hip procedure options and the recovery process in a free session from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 14 at Centegra Health Bridge Fitness Center â Huntley, 10450 Algonquin Road.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. â Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Monday allowing terminally ill people in the nation's most populous state to take their own lives, saying the emotionally charged bill forced him to consider "what I would want in the face of my own death."SACRAMENTO, Calif. â Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Monday allowing terminally ill people in the nation's most populous state to take their own lives, saying the emotionally charged bill forced him to consider "what I would want in the face of my own death."
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. â The captain of the 790-foot El Faro planned to bypass Hurricane Joaquin, but some kind of mechanical failure left the U.S. container ship with 33 people aboard helplessly â and tragically â adrift in the path of the powerful storm, the vessel's owners say.
COLUMBIA, S.C. â People across South Carolina got an object lesson Monday in how you can dodge a hurricane and still get hammered.
SANTA CATARINA PINULA, Guatemala â Emergency workers spent a fourth day digging bodies out of a massive mudslide on Monday, watching the death toll rise to 144 as questions mounted about why people were allowed to build homes at the base of a dangerous hillside next to a small river.
WASHINGTON â Having hammered out an ambitious trade deal with 11 Pacific Rim countries, the Obama administration now faces a potentially tougher task: selling the deal to a skeptical Congress.
WASHINGTON â Afghan forces who reported being under Taliban fire requested the U.S. airstrike that killed 22 people at a medical clinic in northern Afghanistan over the weekend, the top commander of American and coalition forces in Afghanistan said Monday, correcting an initial U.S. statement that the strike had been launched because U.S. forces were threatened.
CHICAGO â The Illinois State Water Survey said last month was the ninth warmest September on record for Illinois.
CLEVELAND â A longtime publishing executive will become president of Northeast Ohio Media Group, which operates Cleveland.com, the Sun News and is responsible for multimedia ad sales and marketing for The Plain Dealer in Cleveland.
CHICAGO â A court-ordered report has found that a 21-year-old suburban Chicago man facing terrorism charges is competent to stand trial despite his talk of shadowy conspiracies.
MOLINE â Farm equipment manufacturer Deere & Co. says United Auto Workers members have approved a new six-year labor agreement that covers facilities in three states.
ELGIN â The head of a suburban Chicago school district that closed three of its schools for three days because Legionella was found said there is a lack of public health guidance about the bacteria for schools.ELGIN â The head of a suburban Chicago school district that closed three of its schools for three days because Legionella was found said there is a lack of public health guidance about the bacteria for schools.