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  • January 2, 2014   BY newsdesk 

    Good morning. Here are some of the top stories we’re watching today: Creative Commons photo of snowy Des Plaines River in suburban Chicago via flickr user yooperann Winter storm Hercules is expected to impact more than 100 million residents in … Continue reading

  • December 26, 2013   BY newsdesk 

    Good morning. These are some of the stories we’re watching today as the post-holiday tryptophan wears off. HELLFIRE TO IRAQ The U.S. is “quietly” sending dozens of Hellfire missiles and surveillance drones to Iraq, in hopes the government can quell … Continue reading

  • December 20, 2013   BY newsdesk 

    Good morning. Here are some of the stories we’re keeping an eye on today while not finishing holiday shopping online: In a move on the ACA front that the insurance industry warns will lead to further confusion and disruption, the … Continue reading

  • November 12, 2013   BY newsdesk 

    Lance Cpl. Alan Randall and a Philippine Air Force airman assist an injured Filipino woman off a KC-130J Super Hercules at Vilamore Air Base in Manila. The U.S. Marines are assisting the Philippine government with humanitarian aid and disaster relief … Continue reading

  • October 31, 2013   BY newsdesk 

    China and spying China and other southeast Asian nations demand explanations of reports that U.S. and Australian embassies are being used as NSA hubs. Syria chemical weapons The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons says it has verified that … Continue reading