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  • Case reinstated against Occupy Chicago protesters arrested in Grant Park

    Case reinstated against Occupy Chicago protesters arrested in Grant Park
    A state appeals court on Tuesday ruled the Chicago Park District’s curfew ordinance was constitutional, reversing a Cook County judge’s decision and representing a setback for nearly 100 Occupy protesters challenging their 2011 arrests....
  • U.S. drops South Sudan, Gambia from trade benefits program

    The United States will drop South Sudan and Gambia from a duty-free trade program as of Jan. 1, according to a presidential proclamation on Tuesday that said the countries failed to meet the conditions, without specifying them. But President Barack Obama...
  • Obama applauds Sony decision to show 'The Interview' -White House

    President Barack Obama ispleased Sony has decided to release "The Interview" in sometheaters, after earlier bowing to pressure from a cyberattackblamed on North Korea, the White House said on Tuesday. "The president applauds Sony's decision to...
  • Sony's DIY options for releasing 'The Interview' online

    As Rahm Emanuel famously said as President-elect Barack Obama prepared to take office, "You never want a serious crisis to go to waste. And what I mean by that is an opportunity to do things you think you could not do before." The hacking attack on Sony...
  • Sony Pictures puts 'The Interview' back in theaters

    Sony Pictures said on Tuesday it will release "The Interview" to a limited number of theaters on Dec. 25, less than a week after it canceled the comedy's release following a devastating cyberattack blamed on North Korea. Sony's about-face came after it...
  • Merry Illinois Christmas!

    Merry Illinois Christmas!
    It was quite a year here in Illinois and Chicago. George Lucas wants a slice of our lake front to build a monument Museum to himself. Jat Cutler proved over and over again he's a great NFL quarterback...for the other teams. The Chicago Sky made the WNBA...
  • U.S. State Department's Guantanamo envoy resigns

    The State Department envoy responsible for negotiating prisoner transfers from the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, is resigning, officials said on Monday, even as President Barack Obama is promising a stepped-up push to close the facility....
  • Fifteen years after Orioles' visit to Cuba, baseball diplomacy still hits home

    Fifteen years after Orioles' visit to Cuba, baseball diplomacy still hits home
    It's one thing to view Cuba in geopolitical terms, which has become a very popular pastime since President Barack Obama announced Wednesday that he had begun the process of normalizing relations with the tiny island nation that once played such a large...
  • North Korea back online: Was it the target of a cyberattack?

    North Korea experienced a major Internet outage on Tuesday, according to companies that monitor global networks, raising suspicion that the country may have been the target of a cyberattack. The loss of service came just days after President Obama...
  • Cuban dissidents shaken by U.S. rapprochement, seek new tactics

    President Barack Obama's decision to end five decades of enmity with Cuba has shaken the island's political dissidents, dividing their ranks and forcing them to rethink tactics. Throughout the Cold War and beyond, the United States relied on the small...
  • Seniors on the Go: Cuba: Big Cuba: Big destination for 2015? Where else?

    Seniors on the Go: Cuba: Big Cuba: Big destination for 2015? Where else?
    President Obama's opening to Cuba last week will soon make visiting easier for many more U.S. visitors. But it's far from wide-open tourism. You still have to go through some official red tape. Before the Castro revolution, Cuba was one of the most...