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  • Maryland trooper suspended after accused of being naked in bar

    A Maryland State Police trooper has been suspended without pay after sheriff's deputies responded to a call reporting a naked man drinking at a bar in a barbecue restaurant, authorities said on Wednesday. The incident is the most recent in a spate...
  • Obama unlikely to deepen Iraq military involvement, say U.S. officials

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Despite outrage at home and abroad over the grisly beheading of an American journalist, President Barack Obama is unlikely to deepen military involvement in Iraq or Syria and will instead stay the course with U.S. air strikes, U.S....
  • SeaWorld won't appeal ruling that keeps trainers away from orcas

    SeaWorld won't appeal ruling that keeps trainers away from orcas
    SeaWorld has decided it will not seek to overturn a court ruling that has kept its trainers from getting into the water with the parks' killer whales. The company's decision not to appeal the orca ruling to the U.S. Supreme Court was found in a filing...
  • Former Blackhawk Troy Brouwer sells Roscoe Village home

    Former Blackhawk Troy Brouwer sells Roscoe Village home
    Former Chicago Blackhawks right wing Troy Brouwer has a contract pending to sell his three-bedroom, 2,900-square-foot duplex penthouse condominium unit in Roscoe Village, which is on the market for $750,000. The Vancouver-born Brouwer, 29, was with...
  • Americans dislike common core, doubt standardized testing helps schools, new poll finds

    Americans dislike common core, doubt standardized testing helps schools, new poll finds
    Most Americans oppose Common Core academic standards -- which Florida and many other states have adopted for their public schools, according to a new poll released this morning. Americans also doubt standardized testing helps teachers do their jobs...
  • Lobbyists work to kill California bill that would outlaw flimsy plastic grocery bags

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. Lobbyists have launched a frenzied eleventh-hour effort to kill a bill that would make California the first state to outlaw flimsy plastic grocery bags, delaying a key vote and setting up one of the fiercest legislative battles of the...
  • Airstrikes continue as Obama vows justice for killers; Pentagon weighs more troops

    WASHINGTON U.S. aircraft kept up a steady stream of strikes against Islamic State targets in northern Iraq on Wednesday as President Barack Obama condemned the beheading of U.S. journalist James Foley and indicated that the United States would run his...
  • Fairfield County Makes Top 15 As Hot Spot For Young Professionals

    Fairfield County is the 12th best urban area for young professionals, according to a new ranking from Forbes Magazine — a better spot to live than Boston, New York or Washington, D.C. The magazine, which last ranked cities for young professionals...
  • Prosecutor in Rick Perry cased called ethical, fair

    AUSTIN, Texas By all accounts, Michael McCrum is a man of contradictions. He's been a prosecutor and a defense attorney. He's backed both Republicans and Democrats for office. He's a criminal defense attorney who had to defend himself earlier this year....
  • McDonnell trial: Former Gov. McDonnell testifies about his life, not yet about his marriage

    McDonnell trial: Former Gov. McDonnell testifies about his life, not yet about his marriage
    RICHMOND – Former Gov. Bob McDonnell took the stand in his own defense Wednesday afternoon, speaking directly to jurors for the first time in the 18-day-old federal trial against him and his wife. McDonnell eased into his testimony, laying out a...
  • Biden to raise money for Quinn, Democrats in Chicago

    Biden to raise money for Quinn, Democrats in Chicago
    WASHINGTON — Vice President Joe Biden will visit Chicago on Monday to raise campaign money for Gov. Pat Quinn and Democrats running for Congress, a White House aide said.   The Democratic governor is in a tough re-election fight against...