Demonstrators in New York Sunday.
(Jason DeCrow/AP)
September 22, 2014

All Eyes On Obama, World Leaders At Climate Change Summit

The forecast calls for picture-perfect weather Tuesday in New York City as world leaders gather to discuss the challenge of a changing climate.  More than 120 leaders, including President Obama, are expected to attend the one-day climate summit, sponsored by the United Nations.


September 22, 2014

More Campuses “Ready To Respond”

College students are back on campus and classes are underway.  Parents at some Illinois schools have extra assurance their kids will be safe when they're at school.


Illustration by Keith Negley for NPR
(Keith Negley for NPR)
September 22, 2014

Best To Not Sweat The Small Stuff, Because It Could Kill You

Chronic stress is hazardous to health and can lead to early death from heart disease, cancer and of other health problems. But it turns out it doesn't matter whether the stress comes from major events in life or minor problems. Both can be deadly.


September 21, 2014

Runoff Forces Closure Of Kickapoo Park Fishing Pond

A fishing pond at Kickapoo State Park in Vermilion County is closed until further notice as the Illinois Attorney General’s office investigates runoff from waste produced at the nearby Bungee Milling Plant.


Illinois quarterback Wes Lunt (12) prepares to throw the ball during the fourth quarter versus Texas State Saturday.
(AP Photo/Bradley Leeb)
September 21, 2014

Illinois Survives Lighting Delay, Texas State Scare 42-35

Illinois combined two touchdowns and 190 yards rushing from Jason Ferguson with the kind of second-half comeback the Illini have relied on all season to escape Texas State on Saturday, 42-35.


September 21, 2014

Afghan Rivals Have Signed Power-Sharing Agreement

Afghanistan's disputed presidential election is finally coming to a close, as the two rivals for the presidency have reached a power-sharing deal that they formally signed on Sunday.


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