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Trent Frazier is returning to Illinois for another season, and the Illini land transfer Alfonso Plummer - who averaged 13.6 points for Utah in 2020-21

16 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Illinois guard Trent Frazier on Saturday announced he is returning for his final season of eligibility, and Utah guard Alfonso Plummer is joining the Illini as a transfer. The...
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Global coronavirus deaths just topped 3 million, led by surges in India and Brazil

Global coronavirus deaths just topped 3 million, led by surges in India and Brazil

18 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Global coronavirus deaths surpassed 3 million on Saturday, according to the latest data from Johns Hopkins University. That means more people have died...
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Illinois health officials report 3,194 new cases of COVID-19, 23 deaths

Illinois health officials report 3,194 new cases of COVID-19, 23 deaths

21 hours ago   |   WGN TV   |   2 articles

CHICAGO - The Illinois Department of Public Health on Saturday reported 3,194 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease in the state, including 23 additional...
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Can officers stop drivers for air fresheners? Why are they illegal? EXPLAINER

1 day ago   |   ABC

At least five other states - including Illinois - have such laws, but the total number is unclear.
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The 10 GOP lawmakers who voted to impeach Trump have already received $6.4 million in donations this year - far more than their 2022 midterm opponents

The 10 GOP lawmakers who voted to impeach Trump have already received $6.4 million in donations this year - far more than their 2022 midterm opponents

1 day ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Summary List Placement Republican lawmakers who voted to impeach former President Donald Trump have received more than $6 million in political donations between them since...
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Illinois law aimed at preventing people with HIV from transmitting the virus has been criticized as unfair and unscientific. Activists are pushing for a full repeal

1 day ago   |   Chicago Tribune

The law makes it a felony for an HIV-positive person to have unprotected sex without first disclosing his or her HIV status.
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Republican lawmakers condemned pro-Trump caucus emphasizing 'Anglo-Saxon political traditions,' said GOP is not about 'nativism'

Republican lawmakers condemned pro-Trump caucus emphasizing 'Anglo-Saxon political traditions,' said GOP is not about 'nativism'

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Multiple Republican lawmakers have come out against an "America First Caucus" created by their colleagues that emphasizes "Anglo-Saxon political...
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After outcry, WH says Biden will lift refugee cap in May

1 day ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Facing swift blowback from allies and aid groups, the White House said President Joe Biden plans to lift his predecessor's historically low cap on refugees by next...
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The Spin: Madigan's legal bills skyrocket | Illinois lawmakers considering legislation that could hike ComEd bills after scandal | Politicians on Adam Toledo police shooting video

1 day ago   |   Chicago Tribune   |   8 articles

Welcome to The Spin, the Chicago Tribune's politics newsletter.
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Illinois lawmakers considering legislation that could hike ComEd bills less than a year after utility admitted multimillion-dollar bribery scheme

1 day ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Nine months after Commonwealth Edison admitted to a bribery scheme that padded its profits and helped topple former Speaker Michael Madigan, there's a push for legislation that...
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At least 8 passengers killed, some 100 injured as train derails in Egypt

At least 8 passengers killed, some 100 injured as train derails in Egypt

A packed passenger train has derailed in Egypt, with social media footage showing rail tracks damaged and several carriages overturned. There are reports of dozens of... Read more ...

As Trump considers 2024 run, other GOP White House hopefuls move forward

As Trump considers 2024 run, other GOP White House hopefuls move forward

Former President Donald Trump left the White House only three months ago, but a field of potential Republican candidates for 2024 is already developing. Read more ...

'I doubt very seriously if they just cancel' paused J&J vaccine, Fauci says

'I doubt very seriously if they just cancel' paused J&J vaccine, Fauci says

Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease expert, predicted Sunday that the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine will continue to be used "in some form," though it... Read more ...

Republicans' New ‘America First Caucus' Carries On Trump's White Supremacist...

Republicans' New ‘America First Caucus' Carries On Trump's White Supremacist Politics

A group of Congressional Republicans is carrying on the “Trump tradition” in a new caucus. First reported by Punchbowl News, Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene and Paul Gosar... Read more ...

Prince Charles to take estranged son Harry to see Philip tributes: report

Prince Charles to take estranged son Harry to see Philip tributes: report

Prince Charles plans to spend private time Sunday with Prince Harry before his estranged son races back to California, according to a report. Charles, Britain's 72-year-old... Read more ...

Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Into the Beat' On Netflix, A German Film Where A...

Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Into the Beat' On Netflix, A German Film Where A Promising Ballet Dancer Falls in Love With Hip Hop

The flick feels like the lovechild of Save the Last Dance and Step Up. Read more ...

Bellator 257 winner Veta Arteaga felt she had unfinished business with...

Bellator 257 winner Veta Arteaga felt she had unfinished business with Desiree Yanez

UNCASVILLE, Conn. - Veta Arteaga can rest easy knowing she's back in the win column. This past Friday, Arteaga saw a two-fight losing streak come to an end when she outpointed... Read more ...

Maryland reports 1,169 coronavirus cases, 17 more deaths

Maryland health officials reported 1,169 newly confirmed cases of the coronavirus Sunday and 17 more deaths. Read more ...

Lauri Markkanen bounces back from a quiet stretch - 16 points, 6 rebounds...

Lauri Markkanen's 16-point, 6-rebound performance was still not up to the standard expected before the start of the season, but it was crucial to helping the Chicago Bulls snap... Read more ...

Dodgers vs. Padres: Controversial call, tempers flare, dueling pitchers and...

Catcher's interference? Kershaw angry? And wait until you see how it ended! Read more ...