Two astronauts --- one of them a University of Illinois graduate --- ended their spacewalk outside the International Space Station a bit early on Saturday, because they managed to finish their work sooner than expected.
Target Corp. acknowledged early Thursday that there was a massive security breach of its customers' credit and debit card accounts starting the day before Thanksgiving and extending at least to Dec. 15 - the heart of the holiday shopping season.
Decatur-based Archer Daniels Midland has confirmed that it's moving its global headquarters to Chicago.
Illinois State Police will only accept online applications from people who want new concealed carry permits.
Illinois State Police say they have launched a new website that publicizes the application process for Illinoisans who want to carry concealed weapons.
There's a new report Wednesday on the scale of surveillance by the National Security Agency: The Washington Post reports that the agency is gathering nearly 5 billion records a day on the whereabouts of cellphones around the world.
White House officials say the government's health insurance website, which has been plagued with problems ever since it launched in October, is now working smoothly for most users.
The race is on to get the federal insurance website HealthCare.gov working smoothly by the end of November.
Gov. Pat Quinn's administration has announced Illinois will allow the one-year extension of existing health insurance plans proposed by President Barack Obama.
The National Weather Service says Illinois has never seen anything quite like Sunday’s powerful storms.