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  • Pentagon defends use of Russian engines to launch satellites story has photos
    Updated: Jan-27-16 4:22 pm

    WASHINGTON - Senior Pentagon officials on Wednesday sought to defend the use of Russian-made rocket engines to send U.S. military satellites into space, telling exasperated lawmakers they are moving quickly to end the practice and rely on American-made rockets for the launches.

  • States deal with a variety of issues after historic blizzard story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jan-25-16 3:17 pm

    From getting the most snow to treacherous Monday morning commutes, here's a look at how states along the East Coast are digging out from the weekend blizzard.

  • 22 Senate Dems seek deportation raid halt, break with Obama 
    Updated: Jan-22-16 7:12 pm

    WASHINGTON - Twenty-two Democratic senators asked President Barack Obama on Friday to halt the recent round of federal deportation raids, highlighting anew the schism within the party over the administration's handling of Central American immigrants.

  • Rauner aide blasts university 'cronyism' amid funding debate 
    Updated: Jan-13-16 10:59 pm

    SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Gov. Bruce Rauner took a shot at "waste" and "cronyism" in public universities Wednesday, telling lawmakers through a surrogate that schools should be more accountable for their spending before the state finds money for tuition grants that Democrats are pushing.