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'Star Wars - Rise of Skywalker' sees return of emperor Palpatine

14 Apr 2019

CHICAGO The ninth film in the original "Star Wars" saga will be called "The Rise of Skywalker," and will feature the return of the evil emperor Palpatine to threaten the young heroine Rey and the Resistance, Walt Disney Co revealed on Friday. | Video

Chicago police call for state's attorney to resign in Smollett controversy

02 Apr 2019

CHICAGO Protesting Chicago police officers on Monday called for Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx to resign after her office dropped felony charges against actor Jussie Smollett last week related to allegations that he staged a phony hate crime.

Comey's tell-all book piques readers' interest, stoked by Trump's fury

18 Apr 2018

CHICAGO Diane Kacprowski showed up at 57th Street Books in Chicago early on Tuesday on a mission to be one of the first to snap up a copy of James Comey's scalding memoir about his time at the helm of the FBI and his abrupt firing by President Donald Trump. | Video

Fed's Powell says new rules for bank directors don't lower the bar

30 Aug 2017

CHICAGO Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell on Wednesday delivered a robust defense of new regulations for bank directors, saying they would streamline the role directors play in the day-to-day oversight of their institutions, but don't weaken their hand.

Illinois man charged with Chinese scholar kidnapping pleads not guilty

20 Jul 2017

URBANA, Ill. An Illinois man charged with kidnapping a female Chinese scholar who has been missing for more than a month pleaded not guilty during an appearance in a U.S. court on Thursday.

'Fight for 15' targets McDonald's shareholder meeting

24 May 2017

OAK BROOK, Ill. Hundreds of fast-food workers demanding wage increases marched on Wednesday outside of the McDonald's Corp headquarters in a Chicago suburb during the company's annual shareholder meeting.

Hundreds protest over minimum wage at McDonald's stockholder meeting

24 May 2017

OAK BROOK, Ill. Hundreds of fast-food workers demanded wage increases as they marched outside McDonald's Corp headquarters during the company's annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday.

'Fight for 15' targets McDonald's shareholder meeting

24 May 2017

OAK BROOK, Ill., May 24 Hundreds of fast-food workers demanding wage increases marched on Wednesday outside of the McDonald's Corp headquarters in a Chicago suburb during the company's annual shareholder meeting.

Medical students, faculty rally to try to save Obamacare

30 Jan 2017

CHICAGO Hundreds of medical students and faculty members gathered at Northwestern University's school of medicine in Chicago on Monday to voice their opposition to the dismantling of Obamacare.

U.S. medical students, faculty rally to try to save Obamacare

30 Jan 2017

CHICAGO Hundreds of medical students and faculty members gathered at Northwestern University's school of medicine in Chicago on Monday to voice their opposition to the dismantling of Obamacare.

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