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European force battling extremists withdraws from Mali

10 minutes ago   |   WGN TV

PARIS - A European military task force that helped Mali's government fight Islamic extremists has formally withdrawn from the West African country amid tensions with its ruling...
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Flights disrupted in France as airport workers strike over pay

1 hour ago   |   Al Jazeera   |   2 articles

Workers in Paris and other French airports hold a strike, demanding salary hikes to keep up with inflation.
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What's open and closed on July 4th

What's open and closed on July 4th

1 hour ago   |   NPR

Nonessential government offices and buildings,
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I tried the menu at the rebranded McDonald's in Russia. The first bite of my cheeseburger wasn't as exciting as it used to be - and the fries seemed sadder

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Insider put the menu at the rebranded McDonald's in Russia to the test. Andrea Palasciano/Insider McDonald's in Russia has been rebranded as "Tasty and that's it" after it was...
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After two pandemic years, a summer travel bounce - and chaos

After two pandemic years, a summer travel bounce - and chaos

3 hours ago   |   WGN TV

JERUSALEM - At a tourism conference in Phuket last month, Thailand's prime minister looked out at attendees and posed a question with a predictable answer. “Are you ready?”...
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French airport workers strike for higher pay amid inflation

3 hours ago   |   ABC News   |   2 articles

Flights from Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris and other French airports are facing disruptions as workers hold a strike and protests to demand salary hikes to keep up with...
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Lightweight ‘Apples' a modern fable using amnesia as metaphor

Lightweight ‘Apples' a modern fable using amnesia as metaphor

6 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

MOVIE REVIEW ‘APPLES' Not Rated. In Greek with subtitles. At Landmark Kendall Square. Grade B From Christos Nikou, the assistant director of Yorgos Lanthimos' “Dogtooth,” comes...
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Trump's vulnerabilities for 2024 mount after new testimony

Trump's vulnerabilities for 2024 mount after new testimony

6 hours ago   |   WGN TV

SIOUX CENTER, Iowa - Stunning new revelations about former President Donald Trump's fight to overturn the 2020 election have exposed growing political vulnerabilities just as...
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Wisconsin's conservative high court hands GOP another weapon

Wisconsin's conservative high court hands GOP another weapon

7 hours ago   |   WGN TV

MADISON, Wis. - Wisconsin's conservative-controlled Supreme Court handed Republicans their newest weapon to weaken any Democratic governors in the battleground state, ruling...
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Kentucky Police Get Shot While Serving Warrant; Suspect Captured: Sheriff

7 hours ago   |   Newsweek

Multiple law enforcement agencies swarmed on the scene in a small Kentucky town after the suspect opened fire on multiple officers, police said.
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Trial for US basketball star Brittney Griner begins in Russian court

Trial for US basketball star Brittney Griner begins in Russian court

American basketball star Brittney Griner was arrested in February on cannabis possession charges at an airport while traveling to play for a Russian team. Read more ...

Chicago, Cook County minimum wage increase takes effect

The minimum wage in Chicago and suburban Cook County increased Friday. Read more ...

Meet The Midwestern Retailer Quietly Making A Fortune Selling Used Stuff...

The company behind Plato's Closet has a long history of being profitable and making investors happy. Its online competitors can't say the same. Read more ...

Another supermoon rises this month with July's 'Buck Moon'

Another supermoon rises this month with July's 'Buck Moon'

July's full moon will once again be a supermoon, reaching its perigee or closest point to our planet on July 13. Read more ...

SpaceX's Starlink satellites will help improve space weather forecasts amid...

SpaceX's Starlink satellites will help improve space weather forecasts amid sun's unpredictable activity

SpaceX's Starlink satellites are providing data to NOAA to help improve space weather forecasts as spacecraft operators struggle with unexpected effects of frequent solar... Read more ...

Biden's New Title IX Rules Double Down on Bad Ideas | Opinion

As Title IX became a fact of campus life in the 2010s, commentators across the political spectrum objected to having a secret police govern sexual activity in educational... Read more ...

Winter Park mom in critical condition after home invasion, shooting

Winter Park mom in critical condition after home invasion, shooting

The violence was witnessed by the victim's 15 and 5-year-old sons. Read more ...

The FBI is offering a $100,000 reward for missing Bulgarian 'Cryptoqueen'...

Damian Williams, top federal prosecutor in Manhattan, speaks at a press conference to announce the addition of Ruja Ignatova to the FBI's most-wanted fugitives list... Read more ...

Hot Friday With Few T'Storms; Scattered, Stronger T'Storms Saturday

Hot Friday With Few T'Storms; Scattered, Stronger T'Storms Saturday

WGAL News 8 Storm Team Meteorologist Ethan Huston says Friday could be the hottest day of the year so far with scattered showers and thunderstorms beginning late in the... Read more ...

The Future of Abortion Rights: Stronger Than Roe?

Beyond anger and frustration over abortion, legal analyst Imani Gandy says it's time to get smart about fighting for reproductive freedom. Read more ...