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Troops from U.S.-led mission fight Taliban near Afghan city

Special forces from the U.S.-led military coalition in Afghanistan battled insurgents near the northern city of Kunduz that was captured by the Taliban this week.


in Music

The Who picking up tour in early 2016

The rockers postponed their North American tour earlier this month after lead singer Roger Daltrey became ill with viral meningitis.


in Music

Sober Steven Adler wants in on a Guns N’ Roses reunion

The former GNR rocker fears he'll be on the outside looking in if the group's classic line-up ever reforms, because his bandmates refuse to believe he's clean and sober.


in Music

Toto bassist David Hungate quits

The band will promote its new album "Toto XIV" on the road but Hungate won't be along for the ride this time.


in Entertainment

Spoiler Alert: ‘Downton Abbey’ producers give away wedding details

Producers of the hit drama have accidentally revealed which characters are set to marry in season six.


in Sports

Confident, FIFA’s Blatter doesn’t rule out staying beyond February

Sepp Blatter has not ruled out trying to stay on as FIFA’s president beyond February’s scheduled election, despite facing a criminal investigation and a possible internal ethics probe.


in National, World

New U.S. sanctions illustrate sprawling Islamic State network

The U.S. government is imposing sanctions against 25 people and five groups around the world connected to the Islamic State.


in Sports

‘Deflategate’ appeal slated for February

Tuesday's decision from the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York all but ensures that Brady will not be barred from any games this season, including the playoffs.


in Weird

This resort has gone to pot

The Santee Sioux is opening the nation’s first marijuana resort on its reservation in South Dakota.


in Local

Cash for Crime Victims?

"Marsy's Law" people say the idea will use up resources


in Lifestyle

Target to match online retailers in latest price war

Target will match its online prices with more than two dozen online competitors including Amazon and Walmart.


in National

Pentagon: U.S. needs to beef up ability to deter cyber attacks

The U.S. military needs to improve its ability to deter attacks on its computer networks, top intelligence officials say.


in Sports

49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks pleads not guilty to sexual battery

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to a misdemeanor charge of molesting the same woman his former teammate, Ray McDonald, is accused of raping while she was unconscious.


in National

10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, Sept. 30

Here's a look at some of the big stories making news today, Wednesday, Sept. 30.


in Sports

Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the sports stories making news today, Wednesday, September 30.


in Viral Videos

The ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ honest trailer

Experience the movie equivalent of emptying out your entire toy box and smashing all your action figures into each other.

FILE - In this May 8, 2009 file photo, former Bolingbrook, Ill., police sergeant Drew Peterson arrives at the Will County Courthouse in Joliet, Ill., for his arraignment on charges of first-degree murder in the 2004 death of his third wife Kathleen Savio. On Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, Will County Judge Edward Burmila sentenced Peterson to 38 years in prison for Savio's murder.  (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)

in Local

Drew Peterson’s Trial Is Delayed

Feb. 29 is new date for murder-for-hire case


in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Sept. 30

A look back at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

9-29-15 Springfield City Council

in Local

City Council Debates CWLP Rate Changes

The Springfield City Council is mixed on the matter of restructuring electric rates in the hopes of keeping the utility in favor with bond holders and bond rating agencies.


in Local

Holland Reflects on Pending Retirement

Retiring Illinois Auditor General William Holland makes a habit of not issuing news releases or even talking to the media. But, some habits get broken.

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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.