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OBAMA KNOCKS PERDUE, LOEFFLER, OVER STOCK TRADES

Former President Barack Obama urged voters on Friday to rally behind Democrats Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock in the Georgia Senate...

AUTOMAKERS PREP FOR STRONGER MILEAGE STANDARDS UNDER BIDEN

DETROIT - Now that it's clear Joe Biden soon will be president, the fight over automobile pollution and fuel efficiency standards is...

 
 
 

BARACK OBAMA: DONALD TRUMP'S 'STEREOTYPICAL MACHO STYLE' APPEALED TO SOME BLACK VOTERS

Former President Barack Obama is attributing the success President Trump had winning over Black rappers and Black voters in the election...

BARACK OBAMA: 'DEFUND THE POLICE' IS A 'SNAPPY SLOGAN' THAT TURNS OFF A LOT OF PEOPLE

Former President Barack Obama said in a new interview that the "Defund the Police" mantra embraced by many on the left earlier this...

 
 
 

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: GO AWAY ALREADY, OBAMA

One would think a previous U.S. president would have the decency to stay out of the politics of a current presidential race. Bill Clinton,...

BIDEN TO NOMINATE YELLEN, HIGHLIGHT DIVERSITY ON ECON TEAM

WILMINGTON, Del. - President-elect Joe Biden on Monday announced his senior economic team, including his plans to nominate the first...

 
 
 

BIDEN PLANS SWIFT MOVES TO PROTECT AND ADVANCE LGBTQ RIGHTS

As vice president in 2012, Joe Biden endeared himself to many LGBTQ Americans by endorsing same-sex marriage even before his boss,...

OBAMA BLASTS TRUMP FOR PUTTING ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS IN THE 'CAGES' BUILT BY OBAMA

Former President Barack Obama on Wednesday blasted President Trump for detaining illegal immigrants in the so-called "cages" that were...

 
 
 

JAMES MATTIS FAILED TO DISCLOSE HIS ROLE WITH CONSULTANT TIED TO CHINA IN BOMBSHELL COLUMN

A media-celebrated Foreign Affairs column this week by former Defense Secretary James Mattis blasting President Trump's "America First"...

OBAMA FRUSTRATED BY 'SHAMBOLIC NATURE' OF TRUMP'S COVID-19 RESPONSE

Former President Barack Obama said the "shambolic nature" of the Trump administration's response to the coronavirus pandemic "has been...

 
 
 

LINDA THOMAS-GREENFIELD AT U.N. WILL BRING BACK BARACK OBAMA'S APOLOGY TOURS, TIMES TEN

A Joe Biden administration will include Linda Thomas-Greenfield as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, according to various reports....

OBAMA: TRUMP AN 'ELIXIR' FOR AMERICANS 'SPOOKED BY A BLACK MAN IN THE WHITE HOUSE'

Former President Barack Obama, selling his new memoir, sounds like someone who is still unaware that his FBI spied on the Trump campaign...

 
 
 

JOE BIDEN DHS 'LANDING TEAM' STOCKED WITH AMNESTY PROPONENTS, SHORT ON BORDER SECURITY

The transition "landing team" presumptive President-elect Joseph R. Biden is deploying to the Department of Homeland Security is stocked...

DEMOCRATS ALWAYS GUILTY OF WHAT THEY ACCUSE

The former president, Barack Obama, during a "60 Minutes" segment, came out and compared President Donald Trump to a dictator for failing...

 
 
 

DONALD TRUMP TRANSITION 'TRASHED' BY ELECTORAL COLLEGE CHALLENGES, 'RESISTANCE'

Starkly different tales of two presidential transitions have played out in Washington. In 2016, Democrats, Obama administration officials...

SUPREME COURT UNLIKELY TO KILL OBAMACARE

The Supreme Court on Tuesday signaled it is unlikely to kill Obamacare, as Republicans challenged the legality of its individual mandate...

 
 
 

BIDEN SHORES UP FRAGILE 'BLUE WALL' IN INDUSTRIAL NORTH

Joe Biden shored up the Democrats' “blue wall,” - more sturdily in Michigan, more tenuously in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin - to rebuild...

JOE BIDEN: STUMBLES, TRAGEDIES AND, NOW, DELAYED TRIUMPH

Days before he left the White House in 2017, President Barack Obama surprised Joe Biden with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, declaring...

 
 
 

GAMING THE SYSTEM: POOR AND IN ICE DETENTION

MIAMI - Miryam López waited her turn in line. The 55-year-old from Argentina came to the United States in 2002 on a tourist visa, fell...

TRUMP QUITS PARIS CLIMATE PACT IN MIDST OF ELECTION FIGHT

Even as he was fighting for a second term, President Trump on Wednesday fulfilled a first-term promise as the U.S. formally withdrew...

 
 
 



2020: The year in photos

2020: The year in photos

From the coronavirus pandemic, wildfires, a presidential election and protests over police brutality, 2020 has been full of newsworthy events. Read more ...

Illinois health officials report 9,887 new cases of COVID-19 and 208 deaths

Illinois health officials report 9,887 new cases of COVID-19 and 208 deaths

Health officials announced 9,887 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus in Illinois, including 208 additional deaths. The Illinois Department of Public Health reports... Read more ...

COVID-19 robs college basketball fans of No. 1 Gonzaga vs No. 2 Baylor

COVID-19 robs college basketball fans of No. 1 Gonzaga vs No. 2 Baylor

Fans were hoping to watch one of the best college basketball games of the season on Saturday, but positives tests for the coronavirus forced Gonzaga and Baylor to scrap the... Read more ...

Biden officially secures enough electors to become president

Biden officially secures enough electors to become president

California certified its presidential election Friday and appointed 55 electors pledged to vote for Democrat Joe Biden, officially handing him the Electoral College majority... Read more ...

NBA: Teams that break virus protocols may lose games, picks

NBA: Teams that break virus protocols may lose games, picks

NBA teams that do not comply with league rules designed to minimize the spread of the coronavirus this season could face major penalties such as forfeiting games or draft... Read more ...

Bayern stays top of Bundesliga with 3-3 draw against Leipzig

Bayern stays top of Bundesliga with 3-3 draw against Leipzig

BERLIN - Teenager Jamal Musiala starred for Bayern Munich which twice came from behind to draw with Leipzig 3-3 Saturday and stay top of the Bundesliga. Read more ...

Gonzaga vs. Baylor prediction, line: Take Bears in No. 1 vs. No. 2 battle

Gonzaga vs. Baylor prediction, line: Take Bears in No. 1 vs. No. 2 battle

T is not often that college basketball's top two ranked teams hook up. It will happen Saturday for the 43rd time in since the advent of the AP Poll in 1948 when Baylor and... Read more ...

Report Points to Microwave 'Attack' as Likely Source of Mystery Illnesses...

Report Points to Microwave 'Attack' as Likely Source of Mystery Illnesses That Hit Diplomats and Spies

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Biden officially secures enough electors to become president

Biden officially secures enough electors to become president

The Electoral College meets Dec. 14. Read more ...

Woman charged in 2003 death of newborn twins whose bodies were found in...

Woman charged in 2003 death of newborn twins whose bodies were found in trash in Stickney Township alley

COOK COUNTY, Ill. - A woman has been charged in the 2003 death of her newborn twins whose bodies were found in a Stickney Township alley. Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart announced... Read more ...