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Health care site flagged in Heartbleed review out of an abundance of caution

Health care site flagged in Heartbleed review out of an abundance of caution

The HealthCare.gov website page features information about the SHOP Marketplace. People who have accounts on the enrollment website for President Barack Obama’s signature health care law are being told to change their passwords following an administration-wide review of the government’s vuln…

April 20, 2014 12:00 am
Kiev protest violence kills scores

Kiev protest violence kills scores

Anti-government protesters clash with riot police in Kiev's Independence Square, the epicenter of the country's current unrest, in Ukraine, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014. Ukraine's protest leaders and the president they aim to oust called a truce Wednesday, just hours after the military raised fea…

February 20, 2014 5:16 pm
Iran, US, Europe start implementing nuclear deal

Iran, US, Europe start implementing nuclear deal

This Saturday, Aug. 26, 2006 file photo, shows an aerial view of a heavy-water production plant in the central Iranian town of Arak. Iranian state TV on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014 announced the country has started implementing a landmark deal struck between six world powers and Tehran to ease Wes…

January 20, 2014 11:36 am
Obama proposes new limits on NSA phone collections

Obama proposes new limits on NSA phone collections

From left, National Security Agency Director General Keith Alexander, Deputy Attorney General James Cole, Attorney General Eric Holder, and Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., sit together before President Barack Obama spoke about National Security Agency (NSA) sur…

January 17, 2014 1:35 pm

Builders of Obama's health website saw red flags

WASHINGTON | Crammed into conference rooms with pizza for dinner, some programmers building the Obama administration's showcase health insurance website were growing increasingly stressed. Some worked past 10 p.m., energy drinks in hand. Others rewrote computer code over and over to meet wha…

October 22, 2013 10:39 am
Bombing suspect charged, could face death penalty

Bombing suspect charged, could face death penalty

A moment of silence in honor of the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing is observed on Boylston Street near the race finish line, exactly one week after the tragedy, Monday.

April 22, 2013 4:22 pm
Indy safety chief: more security likely at events

Indy safety chief: more security likely at events

INDIANAPOLIS | Officials said Tuesday that police and other security workers at upcoming events like the Indianapolis 500 may have a heightened state of awareness following the explosions at the Boston Marathon, but odds are spectators won't notice any difference.

April 16, 2013 6:30 pm Photos

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Indy safety chief: more security likely at events

Indy safety chief: more security likely at events

Public Safety Director Troy Riggs talks about security for the upcoming Mini Marathon and Indianapolis 500. The Mini Marathon is the nation’s largest half-marathon, with 35,000 participants, and is run on May 4 this year.

April 16, 2013 4:11 pm
Fewer 9/11 families on hand for 11th anniversary

Fewer 9/11 families on hand for 11th anniversary

Alicia Watkins remembers a friend Tuesday who died at the Pentagon during a ceremony marking the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks at the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site in New York.

September 11, 2012 11:47 am
Gunman in Sikh temple attack was white supremacist

Gunman in Sikh temple attack was white supremacist

OAK CREEK, Wis. | Before he strode into a Sikh temple with a 9mm handgun and multiple magazines of ammunition, Wade Michael Page played in white supremacist heavy metal bands with names such as Definite Hate and End Apathy.

August 06, 2012 5:00 pm Photos

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The Muppets are heading to the White House

WASHINGTON | The Muppets are heading to the White House.

November 21, 2011 12:00 am
Rose wants to do away with NBA salary cap

Rose wants to do away with NBA salary cap

HONOLULU | Bulls star Derrick Rose has established himself among the elite NBA players in just three seasons. His salary, however, doesn't come anywhere near the top in the league, let alone his own team.

October 26, 2011 6:20 pm
First Lady teams with MLB to support troops

First Lady teams with MLB to support troops

ST. LOUIS | Michelle Obama and Jill Biden put their baseball allegiances aside Wednesday and teamed up with Major League Baseball to support the military before Game 1 of the World Series.

October 19, 2011 7:30 pm
Iowa to honor slain Navy SEAL -- and dog might help

Iowa to honor slain Navy SEAL -- and dog might help

IOWA CITY, Iowa | The dog who touched hearts all over the world by lying next to the casket of a slain Navy SEAL earlier this month might lead the Iowa Hawkeyes onto the field during a game this season.

August 30, 2011 6:00 pm

Congress should give up its benefits before taking from taxpayers

According to reports, the Senate deficit-cutting plan proposed by the so-called "Gang of Six" requires a reduction in retiree COLA and demands that the armed services committees make $80 billion in cuts to military compensation and benefits over the next decade.

August 02, 2011 12:00 am
SEAL-mania grips nation in wake of bin Laden raid

SEAL-mania grips nation in wake of bin Laden raid

Joe Stumpf snaps the 115-pound barbell up to his chest and swiftly lifts it over his head, holding it with gritting teeth and locked arms as sweat streams down from his gray hair line.

May 16, 2011 2:45 pm

Rebels in besieged Libyan city claim victory

TRIPOLI, Libya | Rebels in Misrata battled pockets of withdrawing government troops on the outskirts of the western city on Saturday, claiming victory after a decision in Tripoli to pull back forces loyal to Moammar Gadhafi following nearly two months of siege.

April 23, 2011 8:30 am

Female GIs struggle with higher rate of divorce

Two failed marriages were the cost of war for Sgt. Jennifer Schobey.

March 09, 2011 12:00 am

GUEST EDITORIALS: End pensions for Illinois legislators

Legislators in Illinois are well compensated. In fact, at a little under $70,000 a year for part-time positions, they're among the most highly paid state lawmakers in the nation.

February 05, 2011 12:00 am

Visclosky: One of nation's safest Dems?

CROWN POINT | As a long-serving member of Congress in what's shaping up to be a very bad year for incumbents and his Democratic Party, Rep. Pete Visclosky should probably be planning for life after politics. But he's not.

October 19, 2010 1:01 pm
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