ALBANY, N.Y. â A prison inmate shot and captured after three weeks on the run in northern New York remained hospitalized Friday while the body of his fellow escapee was handled in accordance with the wishes of his son.
WASHINGTON â As the Justice Department launches an investigation into possible collusion in the airline industry, experts say the government faces the burden of proving carriers were deliberately signaling business decisions to each other.
WASHINGTON â Hispanic leaders are bristling at the largely tepid response by Republican presidential candidates to Donald Trumpâs characterization of Mexican immigrants as rapists and drug dealers.
KAPOLEI, Hawaii â A plane powered by the sun's rays landed in Hawaii Friday after a record-breaking five-day journey across the Pacific Ocean from Japan.
BALTIMORE â Police in Baltimore are investigating a sign posted inside a police transport van that tells passengers: âEnjoy your ride, cuz we sure will!â
CAIRO â Two years to the day after the army overthrew Egypt's Islamist president, the sounds coming from the mosque at Cairo's Tahrir Square were sadly telling. At the focal point of Egypt's upheavals, where authorities had hoped to stage celebrations, there was instead a prayer for the week's dead, including soldiers cut down by militants in Sinai and the country's chief prosecutor, assassinated by car bomb in the capital.
VIENNA â In a message to Washington, Iran's foreign minister on Friday called for an end to "coercion and pressure" at the nuclear talks, suggesting a deal acceptable to his country will open the door to cooperation on fighting the upsurge of Middle East extremism threatening both nations' interests.
Aetna aims to spend about $35 billion to buy rival Humana and become the latest health insurer bulking up on government business as the industry adjusts to the federal health care overhaul.
CHICAGO â For nearly a century, insulin has been a life-saving diabetes treatment. Now scientists are testing a tantalizing question: What if pills containing the same medicine patients inject every day could also prevent the disease?
CHARLESTON â An eastern Illinois man is being recognized for donating blood â lots of it. Around 25 human bodies' worth to be exact.
CHICAGO â Three Chicago police officers have filed a federal lawsuit challenging a department rule requiring them to cover their tattoos while on duty.
CHICAGO â The former head of a Chicago investment firm has been sentenced to six years in prison for stealing more than $9 million from clients in a Ponzi scheme that lasted eight years.
QUINCY â Illinois would become the fourth state in the U.S. to allow video and audio monitoring devices in nursing homes if Gov. Bruce Rauner signs legislation approved by the General Assembly.
CHICAGO â A suburban Chicago nurse has been sentenced to five years in prison for purchasing and shipping more than 30 weapons to the Philippines.
LAKE IN THE HILLS â As the Brian Krueger Memorial Tournament nears its 10th year, Ken Krueger looks forward to feeling his sonâs spirit amid the games.
WOODSTOCK â A final change to board rules to accommodate for a popularly elected chairman and a discussion of next yearâs budget will be tackled next Tuesday by the McHenry County Board.