- As Democrats' convention nears, hacked emails are posted online
Chicago Tribune, Saturday - 07/23/2016 - 12:47 PM
As Hillary Clinton prepares to accept her party's nomination for president, the anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks has released nearly 20,000 hacked emails that offer an embarrassing look inside the workings of the Democratic Party as it prepares for its convention in Philadelphia. Some of the emails
- Heightened terrorist checks slow Channel crossings from UK
Daily Oklahoman, Saturday - 07/23/2016 - 08:15 AM
Travelers seeking to cross the England Channel to enter France have faced severe delays because of heightened French security checks. British officials said Saturday that the delays were caused by increased French border checks at the Port of Dover and the Channel Tunnels. France has been under a state of emergency because of repeated attacks on civilians by extremists. Port of Dover officials said delays approaching the port were lasting four hours.
- Marion Christian bookstore moving to new locale
The Southern, Saturday - 07/23/2016 - 04:47 AM
MARION — A black, empty CD shelf rests outside the front door of Handfuls on Purpose Christian Bookstore, where, inside, pink and green signs hang from the ceiling, advertising percents-off the merchandise still left.
- Illinois Supreme Court to consider remap ballot measure
Chicago Tribune, Saturday - 07/23/2016 - 02:47 AM
The Illinois Supreme Court agreed Friday to quickly take up a case challenging the constitutionality of a ballot measure that could alter the way Illinois draws its political maps. Just two days after a Cook County judge ruled the redistricting question was unconstitutional for November's ballot,
- Bid for freedom by woman who killed young daughter has backing of therapist
Chicago Tribune, Friday - 07/22/2016 - 08:47 PM
A woman judged to have been insane when she killed her daughter in Bloomingdale in 2010 is still months away from a full hearing that could possibly release her from a mental health center, but a therapist believes she is ready to rejoin society now. Marci Webber, who appeared Thursday in DuPage
- Alaska parental notification abortion law struck down
Associated Press, Friday - 07/22/2016 - 08:04 PM
The Alaska Supreme Court on Friday struck down a state law requiring parental notification for girls under age 18 seeking abortions, agreeing with pro-abortion rights advocates that the mandate approved by voters in 2010 was unconstitutional.
- Power outage leaves DC museums in the dark
Daily Oklahoman, Friday - 07/22/2016 - 03:24 PM
A power outage along the National Mall left several museums and other buildings in the dark. Power went out in the early afternoon Friday and Pepco spokesman Marcus Beal said they're investigating the cause of the outage. Smithsonian spokeswoman Linda St.
- Men's boutiques and barbershops riding wave of popularity
Indianapolis Star, Friday - 07/22/2016 - 12:47 PM
- Queen Elizabeth's dresses on show to mark 90th birthday
Reuters, Friday - 07/22/2016 - 07:44 AM
LONDON (Reuters) - Queen Elizabeth's wedding dress is on display at Buckingham Palace in a collection of her clothes that will open to the public on Saturday, part of celebrations of the 90th
- Seth Meyers recaps, annotates Donald Trump's 'dystopian' acceptance speech
The Week, Friday - 07/22/2016 - 06:47 AM
Seth Meyers did not want to wait until Friday to weigh in on Donald Trump's big speech at Thursday's Republican National Convention, so he went on live Thursday night. He began his "closer look" with a recap of Wednesday night's convention — "because, let's be honest, we're still putting tonight's jokes on cue cards" — focusing on the non-endorsement of Trump by Ted Cruz, to hearty boos from the convention floor.
- Celine Dion and Jimmy Fallon play an endearingly chaotic game of musical impressions
The Week, Friday - 07/22/2016 - 04:47 AM
Celine Dion did not seem excited to play Jimmy Fallon's "Wheel of Musical Impressions" game on Thursday's Tonight Show, but she grudgingly got so into it that she helped Fallon with his impersonation of Michael Jackson singing "One Dance." Fallon also got in a Johnny Cash number, but Dion was the star of the game, trotting out impersonations of Cher (singing "Frère Jacques" — like that was random), Rihanna, and Sia.
- Thousands to invade White River State Park for 'Pokemon Go' meetup
Indianapolis Star, Thursday - 07/21/2016 - 04:47 PM
If you’re not into "Pokemon Go," consider this to be your warning.