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  • Blotter: Utility boxes painted in Huntley

    Blotter: Utility boxes painted in Huntley
    The following items were taken from Huntley police reports: Several utility boxes were found spray painted with graffiti in the Talamore subdivision on Nov. 26. A vehicle's windshield was smashed in the 10900 block of Greywall Lane on Nov. 26. A 29-...
  • Fight against Islamic State akin to third world war: Jordan's King Abdullah

    Fight against Islamic State akin to third world war: Jordan's King Abdullah
    President Barack Obama said on Friday that the United States and its allies are making slow but steady progress in the fight against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria, and he pledged new aid to Jordan to grapple with Syrian refugees. Obama and...
  • Attacks in Indian Kashmir appear aimed at disrupting elections

    Attacks in Indian Kashmir appear aimed at disrupting elections
    Four coordinated attacks by heavily armed militants left 21 people dead in the India-controlled portion of Kashmir on Friday, just three days before a campaign stop planned by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Indian news media reported. The deadly assaults...
  • Theater review: Act 1's 'Little Women' is warm and welcoming

    Theater review: Act 1's 'Little Women' is warm and welcoming
    Act 1 has staged a heartwarming musical version of Louisa May Alcott's classic book "Little Women" that makes Jo March and her family seem like familiar friends as they contend with life in Massachusetts in the 1860s. The show is adeptly directed by...
  • Western-backed Syrian rebels are in danger of collapse before help arrives

    Western-backed Syrian rebels are in danger of collapse before help arrives
    The main al-Qaida affiliate in Syria is extending its control over a swath of territory that was until recently held by the collapsing moderate opposition, jeopardizing U.S. plans to form a new rebel force to fight extremists. Since routing two of the...
  • Hagel: Withdrawal of 1,000 troops from Afghanistan to be delayed

    Hagel: Withdrawal of 1,000 troops from Afghanistan to be delayed
    The U.S. military is delaying the withdrawal of up to 1,000 troops through the first few months of 2015, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Saturday. The decision means that up to 10,800 troops, rather than 9,800, could remain in Afghanistan as the U.S....
  • Politics as Usual

    Really fat wallets were opened in governor's race Democratic Gov.-elect Tom Wolf and the Republican incumbent he defeated, Gov. Tom Corbett, spent a record $60.5 million in the 2014 election campaign, the latest campaign finance reports show. The...
  • Defense nominee Ashton Carter known for eclectic interests

    Even as a young man, Ashton Carter had eclectic interests, earning degrees in physics and medieval history at Yale, and a doctorate in theoretical physics from Oxford University, where he was a Rhodes Scholar. "There was no relationship between them...
  • Colonial troubador values authenticity

    It's hard to imagine this country without a celebration of Christmas. But in Colonial-era New England celebrations of the holiday were not only taboo, but actually against the law in some Puritan-influenced communities. "In fact, you could land in...
  • Nation watches as the war between (blue) states rages

    Old habits die hard. The media are so enamored of the continuing (and largely contrived) story about the great Republican civil war that they fail to appreciate that the real internecine fight is being waged on the other side of the aisle. I grant...
  • Sports Roundup: Gonzalez, Rebels improve to 3-1

    GIRLS’ SOCCER Flintridge Prep 3, Temple City 1: Julia Gonzalez continued her terrific start to the season with a pair of goals as the Rebels won their third straight to improve to 3-1 with Saturday’s victory in the Duarte Tournament. Jillian...