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US families, friends of missing sailors proud, praying

Families in the United States are awaiting word on missing seamen who were aboard the USS John McCain when it collided with an oil tanker on Monday near Singapore. The military says ...

Bayless wins restaurant, Solomonov best chef at Beard Awards

CHICAGO (AP) — Chef Michael Solomonov of Zahav in Philadelphia took home the outstanding chef award Monday night at the James Beard Awards, and Chicago's Rick Bayless' high-end Mexican eatery Topoloba...

Chicago, United Express lambasted over man dragged off plane

CHICAGO (AP) — Several minutes after a passenger recorded a video watched around the world that showed security officers dragging another passenger off an overbooked United Express flight at Chicago's...

Facebook rape stirs questions about witnessing crimes online

CHICAGO (AP) — The case of a 15-year-old Chicago girl who authorities say was raped while around 40 people watched on Facebook raises questions that have come up before in other attacks: What's the ob...

Facebook rape stirs questions about witnessing crimes online

CHICAGO (AP) — The case of a 15-year-old Chicago girl who authorities say was raped while around 40 people watched on Facebook raises questions that have come up before in other attacks: What's the ob...

Chicago aquarium euthanizes more than 90-year-old lungfish

CHICAGO (AP) — An Australian lungfish that entranced visitors to Chicago's Shedd Aquarium for more than 80 years has been euthanized due to old age, the popular tourist attraction announced Monday. ...

Longtime US residents, aspiring citizens caught up in ban

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A woman traveling to Indiana to care for her cancer-stricken mother, a family physician who has lived in the U.S. for two decades, and a Minneapolis woman about to become a U.S. cit...

Longtime US residents, aspiring citizens caught up in ban

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A woman traveling to Indiana to care for her cancer-stricken mother, a family physician who has lived in the U.S. for two decades, and a Minneapolis woman about to become a U.S. cit...

Tears and detention for US visitors as Trump travel ban hits

NEW YORK (AP) — Family reunions were blocked, refugees from war-torn countries were turned away and border agents detained scores of unsuspecting travelers at airports as the U.S. began a chaotic impl...

Hate-crime charges filed in attack on mentally disabled man

CHICAGO (AP) — Four black people were charged with hate crimes Thursday in connection with a video broadcast live on Facebook that showed a mentally disabled white man being beaten and taunted, threat...

Illinois law enlists hairstylists to prevent domestic abuse

CHICAGO (AP) — An Illinois law that takes effect Sunday aims to take advantage of the trusted relationship between hairstylists and their clients to prevent domestic violence. Stylis...

Charging decision expected in Wayne State officer's death

DETROIT (AP) — Charges could be announced Friday against a suspect being held in the fatal shooting this week of a Wayne State University police officer in Detroit. Maria Miller, spo...

Charges expected in killing of Wayne State police officer

DETROIT (AP) — Charges could be announced Friday against a suspect being held in the fatal shooting this week of a Wayne State University police officer in Detroit. Maria Miller, spo...

Get in the holiday mood with Garth Brooks, R. Kelly and more

Just after you throw away your Halloween costume and start marinating your signature dishes for Thanksgiving, you'll usually do one more thing: pull out that dusty Christmas CD or cue up a playlist on...

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TOP STORIES: TEN--PARIS MASTERS PARIS — Five months after his first French Open title and completing a career Grand Slam in Paris, Novak Djokovic's reign over men's...