| Nov 15, 2014
| 2:38 PM
President Barack Obama's plan to extend private health coverage to the uninsured entered a new uncertain phase on Saturday as U.S. government-backed online insurance marketplaces opened their 2015 plans to millions of potential enrollees.
| Sep 15, 2014
| 4:38 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — Constitutional law professors Jonathan Turley and John Yoo on Monday offered sharply different opinions on the appropriate use of presidential war power at a forum on the campus of Christopher Newport University.
The pair debated in...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 9:00 PM
With Congress deadlocked over changes to U.S. immigration policy, President Obama has vowed to fix a "broken system" on his own through an executive order. The president's order is expected to defer deportation for millions of adults illegally in the...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 9:30 AM
Several Downers Grove business owners have tried to keep from building new signs for their establishments in the wake of newly enforced village policies.
Retailers including Fry's Electronics, Kohl's and two Best Buy locations have petitioned to keep...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 10:35 AM
Plans for Grayslake to annex 35 acres for the construction of a 50,000-square-foot trucking facility could be discussed at the next Village Board Committee of the Whole meeting, said Mike Ellis, village manager.
The facility, which would be located at...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 8:15 AM
I read with disbelief a letter writer's premise that President Barack Obama has kept the country moving forward ("Obama has kept the country moving forward," Oct. 13). Apparently, she has not noted the international messes that we have created with...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 11:13 PM
To the editor: Messiah or mess? Nonsense. I agree that in previous administrations we've had some messes, but never a messiah. As for Barack Obama, he has done what I would want and expect from a competent president. ("Obama: messiah or mess?," Op-Ed,...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 3:23 PM
Even Sen. John McCain has surrendered. A steadfast supporter of immigration reform with a pathway to citizenship, the Arizona Republican has essentially acknowledged that his party's anti-immigration forces have demolished any hope of soon legalizing...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 2:14 PM
Some of the temporary foreign workers who are brought to Florida to harvest crops are being exploited by human traffickers and abusive employers who treat them as sex slaves or thrust them into other degrading roles, U.S. Reps. Lois Frankel and Ted...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 3:31 PM
Eight Democratic members of Maryland's congressional delegation wrote President Obama Monday urging him to reconsider his administration's plan to allow seismic testing for oil and gas off the mid-Atlantic coast.
In a jointly signed letter, the eight...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 6:30 AM
The media office of Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, this month sent an unusual text message: For the first time since having prostate surgery in September, Khamenei had resumed his weekly hikes in the hills of Tehran.
Attached was a photo...