Search and rescue operations are underway for an AirAsia plane that lost contact with air traffic control after takeoff from Indonesia on a flight to Singapore, the Singapore Civil Aviation Authority reports. As many as 162 were on board.
Thousands of police officers and community members are expected to attend the funeral of a New York City policeman killed with his partner in an ambush shooting.
A few big plays thwarted Illinois’ hopes for an upset victory in a postseason bowl game.
A vigil and a march in Berkeley, Mo., were largely peaceful overnight after confrontations between police and protesters Tuesday in the wake of the fatal shooting of an 18-year-old black man by a white police officer.
The Illini will need a little more late-season magic to close out 2014 with a victory. Illinois won the last two games of the regular season to secure Friday's bowl apperance in Dallas.
Ebola has cast a shadow over Liberia, but it can't stop Christmas. Despite the trauma of the past year, Liberians are trying to have a happy holiday season.
A panel of University of Illinois faculty members is recommending that the school reconsider its decision to rescind a job once offered to a Native American studies professor.
Champaign’s Art Theater Co-Op and Savoy 16 are among the theaters now planning to screen the controversial comedy at the center of a hacking controversy.
The CEO of Sony Pictures has been saying that the cyberattack against his company is "the worst cyberattack in U.S. history." And you can see where he's coming from.
Many know the Frank Capra film ‘It’s A Wonderful Life’ as a beloved holiday classic, but few are familiar with the book from which it came.