Another 940,000 people signed up for health insurance in February under the Affordable Care Act, bringing the total to 4.2 million since the troubled HealthCare.gov website was launched, the Department of Health and Human Services reports.
The next evolution of science is not happening in a lab, but in a basement in a rural Florida county. Thanks to online crowdsourcing, thousands of non-scientists can visit a site called Notes From Nature and lend a hand to university researchers cataloging their collections, from bark to bugs.
The Obama administration's push to put income inequality atop the domestic political agenda has another battlefront.
The Republican contenders for governor are facing questions about their roles in a five-year-old admissions scandal at the University of Illinois.
When it comes to finances, the State of Illinois has a poor reputation. New research shows how the state's negative perception is costing taxpayers.
Virtually any time a major event ripples across Washington, the Justice Department is positioned near the center of it.
The head of the Illinois State Board of Education says proposed cuts in education funding could be "devastating'' to school districts.
In May of last year, Ann Callis abruptly stepped down as Madison County’s chief circuit judge in May of last year, after serving 18 years on the bench. The Democrat is among the candidates running in Illinois' 13th Congressional District.
University of Illinois graduate Mike Hopkins was a member of the crew that landed safely after spending nearly six months on the International Space Station.
There's still no sign of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 — the Boeing 777 with 239 people aboard that disappeared early Saturday while on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.