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The White House seen from outside the north lawn fence in Washington

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Man arrested after jumping White House fence

For a second time in recent weeks, a man jumped the White House fence on Wednesday evening and was attacked by Secret Service dogs.

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Refrigerator dispenses candy

Who needs ice when you can have candy?

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Oberweis Comes Out for Same-Sex Marriage

GOP challenger to Durbin insists this is not a change

This image released by The Weinstein Company shows Bill Murray, left, and Jaeden Lieberher in a scene from the film, "St. Vincent."

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REVIEW: ‘St. Vincent’ shouldn’t work, but it does

St. Vincent should be forgettable, yet it’s one of the more memorable and moving dramedies you’ll see this year.

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Today in entertainment history: Oct. 23

A look at the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

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Springfield Based Reporter Resigns Following Rauner Complaint

Dave McKinney was the Chicago Sun-Times' Springfield bureau chief.

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Natural Gas Prices to Hold Steady This Winter

No wide price swings expected this winter

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Elkhart Mine Expansion Vote Delayed

Vote to extend waste site expected in November

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Famous album covers come alive

No, your eyes aren't tricking you. The album covers in Roy Kafri's new music video ARE singing along.

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NFL: Legal process will play role in punishments

Punishment for players implicated in domestic violence will not be imposed upon arrest but at some point "farther down the process."

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Ebola czar starts work, drugmakers launch vaccine drive

The Obama administration is ramping up its response to the potential spread of the virus.

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Canadian parliament attacked, soldier fatally shot

A gunman shot a soldier and then entered the country's parliament buildings, with at least 30 shots fired in dramatic scenes in the heart of the Canadian capital.

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City Gives Attorney Additional $25k to Defend Police Officer

The Springfield City Council will allow a police officer facing a lawsuit to be represented by an attorney of his choice -- but not everyone is on board with it.

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Hiring Monitor Ordered at Illinois Dept. of Transportation

A federal judge has ordered a court-appointed monitor to investigate hiring at Gov. Pat Quinn's Department of Transportation.

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U.S. farmers battling bugs

With record harvests depressing prices, farmers are using chemicals that protect stored grain from critters.

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Durbin, Oberweis Prepare for Wednesday Night Debate

The candidates for U.S. Senate will face off in their first broadcast debate Wednesday.

FILE - This Sept. 20, 2009 file photo shows host Neil Patrick Harris during the 61st Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. Harris will host the Emmys again. CBS will air the Emmycast live from Los Angeles on Sept. 22. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, file)

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Oprah, Neil Patrick Harris among year’s most ‘fascinating’

Barbara Walters is back with her annual TV special.

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Jeffrey Fowle, freed from N. Korea, back on American soil

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry welcomed the release of one of three Americans held in North Korea.

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Apple’s iCloud looks a little overcast

The company has posted a security warning for its online storage service.

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Quincy Jones receives lifetime achievement award

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The music icon was celebrated for his philanthropic efforts and his six-decade career in music.

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Civil suit settled in ‘Midnight Rider’ death

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The parents of the camera assistant who was killed while filming the Allman Brothers biopic have settled their lawsuit.

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Mike Love planning Beach Boys tell-all

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The "Surfin' U.S.A." singer is planning to reveal behind-the-scenes details about the group in a new autobiography.