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PHOTOS: Belgium deals ‘knockout’ blow

Time just wasn't on America's side, as the U.S. lost 2-1 to be eliminated from the World Cup.

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Oberweis to Durbin: I Want Seven Debates

Oberweis wants some outside Chicago area

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Bishop Weighs-In on Hobby Lobby Decision

This time of year gives us a chance to consider our freedoms, and the leader of the 28-county Catholic Diocese…

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Majority of Washington residents back Redskins name

Most Washington-area residents said the team should keep its name, but also said they believe the team will likely have to change it.

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What a howler! World Cup teaches U.S. fans new lingo

Fixtures have nothing to do with plumbing, kit means uniform, and clean sheet is a shutout. The World Cup is teaching Americans a whole new vocabulary.

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Russia launches ‘swear bot’ to squash foul mouths

Software known as the "swear-bot" will be used to police cursing on the Internet.

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Robin Williams back in rehab

Williams' rep says the actor/comedian is working on maintaining his sobriety.

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Central Illinois FoodBank a Winner in a Local Company’s Contest

Average of 137 pounds per employee donated

Ann L. Schneider, left, Illinois Department Of Transportation Secretary, and chairman of the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning's policy committee, listens to committee member Elliott Hartstein speak against adding the Illiana Tollway to the agency's long-term development plan Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, in Chicago. The Chicago-area planning agency criticized the $1.3 billion project in the past, but on Thursday members voted in favor of a 47-mile expressway between Indiana and Illinois that has the support of both of the states' governors.

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GOP Criticizes Quinn over Schneider Ouster; Quinn Says She Resigned

Republicans are criticizing Gov. Pat Quinn over hiring troubles at his Transportation Department, where he replaced director Ann Schneider.

FILE - In this April 30, 2014 file photo Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn speaks to students and educators at the state Capitol in Springfield Ill. Gov. Quinn largely approved the 2015 budget lawmakers sent him but used his veto powers to cut about $250 million from the $35.7 billion spending plan Monday June 30, 2014. The Chicago Democrat said he cut money for renovations to the state Capitol, which drew criticism last year over the hefty price tag. He also said he has directed state agencies to made additional reductions, including selling nearly half of the state's aircraft.

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Quinn Signs Voting Bills

The new law only applies to the November election.

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Judge overturns conviction of ‘cannibal cop’

A former NYPD officer found guilty of plotting to kidnap, cook and eat women has had his conviction overturned.

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Adam Levine starred in ‘Begin Again’ for free

The Maroon 5 frontman and "The Voice" judge is making his big screen debut.

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WATCH: Metallica poke fun at critics with bear hunt video

The band poked fun at the critics who wanted them banned from Glastonbury by donning bear suits.

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Food makers feel their way toward online future

Grocery manufacturers are struggling to adapt to the online world.

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Eddie Vedder drinks wine from fan’s shoe

WATCH: The Pearl Jam frontman made fans cringe when he drank from a stranger's shoe on stage.

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Corn and Soybeans Are Doing Well

Planting volume exceeds projections

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GM’s ignition-switch crisis deepens

General Motors' safety crisis over deadly ignition switches deepened on Monday with the recall of 8.2 million more cars.

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Sterling’s mental fitness won’t feature at Clippers trial

The trial, set to start Monday, will decide whether Shelly Sterling can become the sole controlling trustee of the family trust that owns the team.

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Kidd goes to Bucks after Drew fired

The Brooklyn Nets have allowed coach Jason Kidd to pursue an opportunity with Milwaukee after the Bucks fired head coach Larry Drew.

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‘The Book of Life’ takes No. 1 spot on bestsellers list

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The final novel of the time-traveling trilogy written by Deborah Harkness, shot straight to the top of the bestsellers list.

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Steven Tyler launches eyeglasses collection

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The Aerosmith rocker is designing his own line of glasses.

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Former KISS star gets songwriting help from fiancée

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Ace Frehley is hoping to give his fiancée a big musical boost after collaborating with her on his new album "Space Invader."