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Madigan Fights Domestic Abuse

Midwest conference going on in Illinois.


in Music

Carlos Santana isn’t dead

The "Black Magic Woman" star, 68, became the latest victim of an Internet death hoax.


in Music

Brian May ‘owes’ his sound to Rory Gallagher

In a new DVD, which chronicles the rise and fall of Gallagher's blues trio Taste - and their show-stopping performance at the Isle of Wight Festival in 1970, the Queen star reveals he begged the Irishman for his guitar secrets backstage after a gig in London, and then went out and bought the equipment he used.


in Local

Final Four for Auditor General

Two are state lawmakers


in Sports

MLB: Commissioner wants as faster games

Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred envisions more experiments to find ways to speed up the game.


in National

Oregon becomes third state to allow recreational marijuana sales

The sale of marijuana for recreational use began in Oregon on Thursday as it joined Washington state and Colorado in allowing the sale of a drug that remains illegal under U.S. federal law.


in National, World

Normal ties between Iran and U.S. unlikely despite nuclear deal

Iran is unlikely to normalize relations with the United States despite a landmark nuclear deal reached with America and other major powers and the first handshake between a U.S. president and a high-ranking Iranian official in more than 30 years.


in National

Congress averts government shutdown, Obama signs funding measure

Ending weeks of infighting, the U.S. Congress on Wednesday voted to avert a government shutdown just hours before a midnight deadline, passing a stop-gap measure to extend funding for federal agencies until Dec. 11.


in Sports

Serena ends season early to focus on health

World number one Serena Williams has opted against defending the WTA Finals title and decided to end her season early following a roller coaster campaign littered with pains and prizes, the American said on Thursday.


in Sports

Offcourt NBA referees to decide certain replay outcomes

Decisions on whether a shot is a two or three-point attempt will be made by offcourt National Basketball Association referees, the league said Wednesday among several modifications to the instant-replay process.


in Weird

Crash our wedding … please

Hey, the more the merrier!


in Entertainment

Bill Cosby accused of three more sexual assaults as deposition looms

Three more women came forward on Wednesday to accuse veteran comedian Bill Cosby of sexually assaulting them decades ago, charges that come a week before Cosby is scheduled to give a sworn deposition in a separate sexual assault lawsuit.


in Weird

That time a cougar climbed a power pole

To put it simply, it just wasn't a good day for this mountain lion in the California desert.


in Sports

NFL: Fantasy football week 4

Here's a look at some of this week's sleepers. Don't forget to make your picks!


in Sports

Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, Oct. 1.


in Entertainment, Lifestyle

HAPPY BIRTHDAY: 26 freebies to help you celebrate this October

On your birthday you can have your (free) cake and eat it too!


in Viral Videos

Matt Damon’s entire film career in 8 minutes

Everything from "The Departed" to "We Bought a Zoo."


in National

10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, Oct. 1

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.


in Local

Durbin: 21 to Smoke

A bad decision to start, he says

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in Entertainment

REVIEW: Veteran cast can’t save ‘The Martian’


It has all the earmarks of a blockbuster, but still can't shake the feeling of missed opportunity.

in Entertainment

WHAT’S ON: New on Netflix, Amazon & Hulu in October


Get your remotes ready for a binge-worthy weekend of new movies and TV shows.

in Music

Rolling Stones get their own Cuervo bottle


The tequila maker is paying tribute to the rockers and their 1972 North American tour.