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Durbin, Oberweis clash on immigration, health care in debate

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin and challenger Jim Oberweis sparred Wednesday night in their first meeting on a formal debate stage, with the rivals arguing over whether the incumbent's experience is an asset or a liability.<p>Republican state Sen. Oberweis, 68, cast Durbin as a “smooth talker” and a “career …

Sun-Times reporter Dave McKinney quits, cites possible retaliation over Rauner article

Longtime Chicago Sun-Times political reporter Dave McKinney resigned from the newspaper Wednesday, saying he was pulled from his beat by "bosses" of the paper's editor and publisher Jim Kirk and was placed under what he described as "house arrest" as possible retaliation for co-authoring an …

Blackhawks believe heavier workload a benefit

After a meandering start to the season, the Blackhawks have entered a difficult stretch that includes nine games in 15 nights.<p>While the time spent practicing and sleeping in their own beds has been nice so far, the Hawks are eager to get into the flow of the season.<p>"We're looking at it as a …

Man jumps White House fence; 'dogs got him,' says Secret Service

A man jumped the White House fence on Wednesday evening and was attacked by Secret Service dogs before being arrested, a Secret Service spokesman said.<p>"Dogs got him," spokesman Edwin Donovan said, referring to the intruder.<p>He identified the intruder as Dominic Adesanya, 23, of Bel Air, Maryland, …

Renée Zellweger to the Haters: 'I'm Glad Folks Think I Look Different'

Renée Zellweger is glad no one can recognize her.<p>Following an appearance at the Elle Women in Hollywood Awards in Beverly Hills, California, on …

Alleged Drug Dealer Busted For Selling ‘Ebola’

Allegedly dealing Ebola-branded heroin from a motel room has landed a New Jersey man in jail.<p>Executing a search warrant based on information from a …

Chicago Sun-Times reporter resigns, slams paper

A veteran Chicago Sun-Times reporter resigned on Wednesday, alleging in a public resignation letter that the paper is no longer an organization readers can trust.<p>“I’m faced with a difficult decision due to the disturbing developments I’ve experienced in the last two weeks that cannot be reconciled …