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BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has extended it sanctions over the deteriorating situation in Congo, imposing travel bans and asset freezes on nine more senior security officials. The EU announced Monday that the new sanctions brought the total of Congo officials facing such...
BRUSSELS (AP) — The head of the European Central Bank says while the economy of the 19-nation eurozone is improving, it still needs substantial stimulus. At a parliamentary hearing Monday in Brussels, Mario Draghi said "the economic upswing is becoming increasingly solid and...
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — The Dominican Republic minister of industry and commerce and seven other top-level officials have been detained in an international bribery scandal involving the Brazilian company Odebrecht. Prosecutors say those detained on Monday also...
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A film festival on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation aims to bolster the anti-pipeline movement that blossomed there last year. Another goal of the inaugural Standing Rock Nation Film and Music Festival Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the tribal casino...
CHICAGO (AP) — The number of medical school graduates who stay in Illinois after graduating from the state's public universities is plummeting. Crain's Chicago Business ( http://bit.ly/2qoCP4i ) reports school officials offer different reasons why, but some point to Illinois'...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Springfield police say two rival groups are to blame for much of the increase in shootings this year. The (Springfield) State Journal-Register reports ( http://bit.ly/2qq5bPU ) police have registered 88 shootings so far this year. They left 18 people...
COAL VALLEY, Ill. (AP) — Several new bird species have joined a western Illinois zoo in time for the 2017 season. The (Moline) Dispatch reports ( http://bit.ly/2rQ6CDE ) parakeets, lorikeets and a laughing kookaburra are now among the birds on display at Niabi Zoo's Australian...
CHICAGO (AP) — One of Illinois' oldest conservation groups is marking 120 years since its founding. The Illinois Audubon Society says it'll gather next month at Chicago's Field Museum to celebrate the anniversary. The nonprofit organization was established in 1897, dedicated to...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — On the rowdy streets of the Koreatown district a few miles from downtown Los Angeles, it doesn't take long to recognize the favorite candidate for an open U.S. House seat: Blue-and-gold campaign posters for Robert Lee Ahn greet diners at bustling dumpling...
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has extended it sanctions over the deteriorating situation in Congo, imposing...
BRUSSELS (AP) — The head of the European Central Bank says while the economy of the 19-nation eurozone is...
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — The Dominican Republic minister of industry and commerce and seven other...
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A film festival on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation aims to bolster the anti-pipeline...
CHICAGO (AP) — The number of medical school graduates who stay in Illinois after graduating from the state's...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Springfield police say two rival groups are to blame for much of the increase in...