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CHICAGO | Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn's administration wants to double down on long-acting birth control methods for the poor in an effort to save taxpayer money on unplanned pregnancies, a strategy that is raising concern among Catholic health care systems.
Miley Cyrus arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, in Inglewood, Calif. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
Indiana needs more complete data on school bullying
Marijuana is casting an ever-thickening haze across NFL locker rooms, and it's not simply because more players are using it.
The NFL is reaching a critical point in navigating marijuana's tenuous relationship with what is being recognized, more and more, as the analgesic of choice for many of its players. "It's not, 'Let's go smoke a joint,''' retired NFL defensive lineman Marvin Washington, left, said. "It's, wha…
State slinks further into ethics morass
In this undated file photo provided by the Arizona Department of Corrections, an unidentified Arizona Corrections Officer adjusts the straps on the gurney used for lethal injections at the Arizona State Prison at Florence, Ariz. The prolonged execution this week of an Arizona death row inmat…
PITTSBURGH | James Conner ran for two short touchdowns, including the go-ahead score with 9:36 remaining as Pittsburgh upset No. 24 Notre Dame 28-21 Saturday night.
Notre Dame tight end Troy Niklas is an intimidating figure to opponents at 6-foot-6, 270 pounds and has a physique so impressive former teammate Manti Te’o gave him the nickname “Hercules.”
SOUTH BEND | Notre Dame tight end Troy Niklas is an intimidating figure at 6-foot-6 and 270 pounds and a physique so impressive former teammate Manti Te'o nicknamed him "Hercules."
CHICAGO | A housing complex geared toward helping veterans at risk of becoming homeless will be built on Chicago's South Side next year, officials announced Thursday.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana left Washington in a dour mood.
Indiana guards Victor Oladipo (4) and guard Jordan Hulls (1) walk off the court after Indiana's 61-50 loss to Syracuse in an East Regional semifinal Thursday in Washington.
Attorney General Linda Kelly announces new criminal charges related to an ongoing child sex crimes investigation against former Penn State President Graham Spanier and added charges against two former underlings, Timothy Curley and Gary Schultz during a news conference Thursday at the state …
HARRISBURG, Pa. | The "conspiracy of silence" that protected Jerry Sandusky extended all the way to the top at Penn State, prosecutors said Thursday as they charged former university President Graham Spanier with hushing up child sexual abuse allegations against the former assistant football coach.
JUSTICE, Ill. | Diners heading into Chino's Pizzeria in this Chicago suburb will get more than a chance to try the specialty sausage and mushroom calzones — they'll soon be among the first in Illinois to try their hand at video poker.
This Jan. 26, 2012 file photo shows, from left, Prince Jackson, Blanket Jackson and Paris Jackson after a hand and footprint ceremony honoring their father musician Michael Jackson in front of Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles. The three children are expected to attend a celebration o…
WASHINGTON | America's historic health care overhaul, certain now to touch virtually every citizen's life, narrowly survived an election-year battle at the Supreme Court on Thursday with the improbable help of conservative Chief Justice John Roberts.
CHICAGO | A judge on Thursday denied a motion that could have delayed Gov. Pat Quinn's planned closure of a mental hospital in Tinley Park.
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