(M. Spencer Green/AP)
February 15, 2013

Jackson Jr., Wife Charged in Campaign Funds Probe

Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. was charged Friday with scheming to spend $750,000 in campaign funds on personal expenses. His wife was charged with filing false income tax forms.


Noor Kelze
(Courtesy of Noor Kelze)
February 15, 2013

Conflict Transforms Syrian English Teacher Into War Photographer

Syria's war has thrown ordinary citizens into situations they never could have imagined and changed them in ways they never would have dreamed. It's turned carpenters, engineers and doctors into armed rebels. And in Aleppo, it has turned a young woman teacher into a war photographer.


February 15, 2013

Durbin Revives Bill to Bring Sales Tax to Internet

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) says a compromise with House lawmakers ensures broad-based support for his bill to help brick-and-mortar retailers compete against out-of-state Internet sellers.


President Obama during State of the Union speech
(Charles Dharapak/AP)
February 15, 2013

Obama Wraps State Of Union Speech Tour In Chicago

President Barack Obama is portraying his State of the Union proposals as elements of a concerted effort to build "ladders of opportunity" into the middle class.


February 15, 2013

Illinois Provides Disaster-Planning Money

The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity is sending $62 million to 55 communities around the state for use on disaster plans.


Christopher Dorner
(Los Angeles Police Department)
February 14, 2013

Body Identified as Christopher Dorner

The charred body found in a mountain cabin after a police gun fight has been identified as a former policeman accused of murder, officials say.


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