| Nov 21, 2014
| 9:40 PM
President Barack Obama has signed a secret order authorizing a broader military mission in Afghanistan in 2015 than originally planned, the New York Times reported on Saturday.
The decision ensures a direct role for American troops in fighting in...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 3:06 PM
Nurse Nina Pham wore a gown, mask, gloves and other protective gear when she cared for a Liberian patient who died from Ebola in a Dallas hospital. But she still caught the virus. How? Dr. Thomas Frieden of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Hussein Shehab knew things were going badly when he spotted the Iraqi police pickup trucks. They were flying the black flag of Islamic State fighters, who were driving the vehicles straight toward him and his fellow Iraqi security force soldiers.
| Oct 28, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Only three floors remain in the blackened skeleton of the seven-story, glass-walled airport terminal, opened with a burst of national pride two years ago for the Euro 2012 soccer championship.
Ukrainian commandos control two of them: the ground and...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 3:00 AM
At the hair salon on her wedding day, a fellow bride turned to Tuqaa Afash and asked who her fiance was.
"Abdulkareem Laila," Afash said, expecting that in the tight-knit village on the outskirts of Aleppo, the woman would recognize his name.
| Nov 7, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The seller's fingers dance across the stacks of discs crowding his table, his words racing as he foists one DVD after another on a customer.
"You should see this one, and definitely take this one," he says. "Oh, and I just got this one today. Brand new....
| Nov 14, 2014
| 2:08 PM
A federal judge on Friday sentenced two Georgia militia group members to 10 years each in prison for conspiring to produce ricin, with prosecutors saying they plotted to release it from an airplane over Washington.
Samuel Crump, 71, and Ray Adams, 58,...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 6:15 AM
Germany's BND foreign intelligence agency has concluded that pro-Russian rebels are to blame for the downing of Malaysia Airline MH17 in Ukraine in July, Der Spiegel weekly reported Sunday, the first European agency to say so.
The crash over pro-Russian...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 9:06 PM
“Jim was formed by the word of God. Words were his stock in trade, and they resonated with God’s word.”
The Rev. Kevin Feeney spoke these words of James Foley during a Northwestern University memorial service for the slain journalist,...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 4:29 AM
Here's a look at upcoming events in and around the west suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit http://triblocal.com/eventshttp://triblocal.com/events.
| Dec 10, 2014
| 12:22 PM
Last summer, a major project was launched in this city, when a jet plane was transported from Texas to Orlando. Although it landed at the Orlando Executive Airport, it got here by truck, not in the air.
This Sunday, the project will take on an...