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President Barack Obama speaks in Edgartown, Mass., Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, about the killing of American journalist James Foley by militants with the Islamic State extremist group.  The president said the US will continue to confront Islamic State extremists despite the brutal murder of journalist James Foley. Obama said the entire world is "appalled" by Foley's killing. The president says he spoke Wednesday with Foley's family and offered condolences. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
US won't let borders hamper fight vs. extremistsExtremists' gains, brutality have US reassessing resistance to military action in Syria
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Marathon bombing suspect's lawyers seek dismissalLawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect question jury selection process, seek dismissal
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Philadelphia's  Mo'ne Davis, top center, shakes hands with the players from the Chicago team after Philadelphia lost 6-5  in an elimination baseball game at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
AP PHOTOS: A look back at Mo'ne Davis' tournamentAP PHOTOS: A look back at 13-year-old pitcher Mo'ne Davis at the Little League World Series
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Dea Millerberg, 41, arrives at 2nd District Court, Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, in Ogden, Utah. Millerberg, accused of helping her husband dump their teenage baby sitter's body in the woods after a night of sex and drugs, is scheduled to be sentenced Thursday. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
Correction: Baby Sitter Killed storyCorrection: Baby Sitter Killed story
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Chicago Cubs' Javier Baez, left, celebrates with teammates Chris Coghlan, center, and Ryan Sweeney after they defeated the Baltimore Orioles 4-1 in an interleague baseball game in Chicago, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
Arrieta leads Cubs past Orioles 4-1Arrieta shuts down his former team and helps Cubs beat streaking Orioles, 4-1
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FILE - This June 30, 2014, file photo shows a demonstrator holding up a sign outside the Supreme Court in Washington. Seeking to quell a politically charged controversy, the Obama administration announced new measures Friday to allow religious nonprofits and some companies to opt out of paying for birth control for female employees while still ensuring those employees have access to contraception.  (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
New Obama birth control fixes for religious groupsObama offers new birth control fixes to religious nonprofits, some for-profits companies
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FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2014 file photo Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill, left, and Rev. Spencer Lamar Booker leave a meeting of clergy and community members in Florissant, Mo., held to discuss law enforcement's response to demonstrations over the killing of Michael Brown Jr.  McCaskill told The Associated Press Friday, Aug. 22, 2014  she's pushing for federal and local investigations to be completed around the same time so that all evidence can be made public. It's a step many consider important should prosecutors decide not to charge the officer. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
New fear: What happens in Ferguson if no charges?As calm settles in, new fears over what happens in Ferguson if officer isn't charged
The Associated Press38 minutes ago
FILE - In this Friday, Aug. 15, 2014 file photo Philadelphia pitcher Mo'ne Davis, center, heads back to the dugout before playing Nashville during a baseball game in U.S. pool play at the Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pa. Even though she’ll return to the routine of school, home and other interests now that her Little League career is done, her impact has been immense _ and the possibilities ahead seem unending for the girl with the big braids who captured the imagination of so many.  (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
Davis' accomplishments still inspire despite lossMo'ne Davis steps out of the spotlight after capturing the world's attention for past 2 weeks
The Associated Press38 minutes ago
Cameron Tringale hits a shot on the third fairway during second round play at The Barclays golf tournament Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, in Paramus, N.J. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
Scott, Tringale tied for the lead at BarclaysAdam Scott, with the majors over, goes after consolation prize; McIlroy rallies at Barclays
The Associated Press39 minutes ago
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  • Sending A Message About Drug Use With A Fake Graveyard

    Faux tombstones line a lawn in Medinah, Ill. It's a campaign to heighten awareness about an epidemic of heroin and pain pill overdoses - a prelude to International Overdose Awareness Day on Aug. 31. In the suburbs of Chicago, a stark reminder of the toll of heroin and prescription-pill addiction is making the rounds as a lawn exhibit. New Hampshire Public Radio -, Fri, Aug 22 2014 @ 06:17 PM
  • Ex-Hickory Hills man charged in fatal '04 crash

    A former Hickory Hills man has been arrested in Poland after a decade as a fugitive and returned to face reckless homicide charges for an October 2004 crash on Chicago's Southwest Side that left two people dead, Chicago police said. The Southtown Star, Fri, Aug 22 2014 @ 07:22 PM
  • Chicago gets chilling Islamic State terror tweet from Michigan Ave.: 'We are in your streets'

    Sunni radicals with the Islamic State terrorist group have posted a number of tweets aimed at the citizens of Chicago , including a picture of an unidentified man on Michigan Avenue holding a paper with a handwritten Arabic message: "We are in your streets." Washington Times, Fri, Aug 22 2014 @ 04:52 PM
  • Is a key government witness telling the truth this time about a double murder?

    Police officer Robert Soto was killed along with social worker Kathryn Romberg in 2008. Chicago Reader, Fri, Aug 22 2014 @ 09:47 AM
  • NC Zoo gets polar bear from Chicago temporarily

    Anana is a 15-year-old polar bear who will move from Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago to the North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro. Rocky Mount Telegram, Fri, Aug 22 2014 @ 03:20 AM
  • Racist graffiti appears on Chicago night club building

    'Nouveau Tavern' is in River North, which is a mostly white neighborhood. The bar itself attracts mostly a black crowd and on Thursday, the bar was hit by racist graffiti. My FOX Chicago, Fri, Aug 22 2014 @ 01:56 AM
  • Neneh Cherry becomes a fan of Death

    I count myself very lucky not only to have seen Neneh Cherry perform live last month at the Pitchfork Music Festival, but also to have spent some time with her while she shopped for music with 20 bucks supplied by the Reader . Chicago Reader, Thu, Aug 21 2014 @ 05:06 PM
  • De La Salle Celebrates 125th Anniversary

    A South Side Catholic high school which has served as alma mater for five Chicago mayors celebrated its 125th anniversary on Friday. CBS Local, Fri, Aug 22 2014 @ 06:37 PM
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