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Nation & World Briefs: Feb. 12, 2018

Nation & World Briefs: Feb. 12, 2018

Associated Press

February 12, 2018


Filed under Nation & World

U.S. government's second shutdown solved overnight President Donald Trump on Friday signed a $400 billion budget deal that sharply boosts spending and swells the federal deficit, ending a brief federal government shutdown that happened while most Americans were sleeping and most government offices ...

Nation & World Briefs: Feb. 5, 2018

Nation & World Briefs: Feb. 5, 2018

Associated Press

February 5, 2018


Filed under Nation & World

Five killed after two French military helicopters crashed mid-air Two French military helicopters on a training flight crashed Friday in the woods of Provence from an apparent mid-air collision, killing the five people aboard, officials said. The crash occurred between the small towns of Cabasse and Carces in the...

DePaul women’s basketball ranked No. 18 in preseason AP poll

DePaul women’s basketball ranked No. 18 in preseason AP poll

Matthew Paras

October 31, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Following a successful 2013-14 campaign where they made the Sweet 16 in the NCAA tournament, DePaul women’s basketball continued to get recognized as one of the best teams in the country Thursday. Read More »...

AP: Illinois among highest campaign spending

The Associated Press and Sarah Burnett

September 28, 2014


Filed under Election 2014, News

CHICAGO (AP) — If it seems as though the number of political ads on television has ramped up markedly this election, now there’s concrete proof. Fueled by a neck-and-neck contest for governor including a wealthy Republican candidate with money to burn, Illinois has seen a roughly 30 percent incre...

AP: Mayor Emanuel calls for Illinois to reform drug laws

AP: Mayor Emanuel calls for Illinois to reform drug laws

The Associated Press

September 23, 2014


Filed under Nation & World

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel asked state legislators Tuesday to make possession of less than 1 gram of any controlled substance a misdemeanor and possession of less than 15 grams of marijuana a ticketable offense. He said the city has shown it is possible to reduce penalties for small...

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