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Hastert Resigns from Wheaton College Board

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FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2007, file photo, Rep. J. Dennis Hastert, front, R-Ill., announces that he will not seek reelection for a 12th term as he stands on the steps of the old Kendall County courthouse with, from left, his son Josh; wife Jean; and daughter-in-law Heidi, grandson Jack, in Yorkville, Ill. A newly unveiled indictment against Hastert released Thursday, May 28, 2015, accuses the Republican of agreeing to pay $3.5 million in hush money to keep a person from the town where he was a longtime schoolteacher silent about "prior misconduct."

The resignation was the latest fallout from a federal indictment accusing Hastert of violating banking laws.

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Rauner: No Special Session if No Agreement Reached by Sunday

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Gov. Bruce Rauner says he will not call lawmakers back into session if there's no agreement on a budget by Sunday.

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Bill Separating ALPLM from IHPA Passes House

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The measure now moves to the Senate.

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Hastert’s Former School District Doesn’t Know of Misconduct

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District officials say they'll cooperate in any investigation if asked by the U.S. Attorney's office.

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Legislative Leaders: Turnaround Not Off the Table, But Agreement Unlikely by Sunday

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It looks like the governor's Turnaround Agenda is not off the table, but it also doesn't look like there will be solid agreement on that by the Sunday adjournment deadline.

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Google wants the world’s photos

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The online photo service is the latest example of Google's desire to wrap its tentacles around virtually every part of people's lives.

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Amazon launching free, same-day delivery

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The online retailer wants to make your impulse buys even more impulsive.

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Is rent out of reach? Study shows how 11 US cities stack up

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A new study finds renters are on the rise in America's biggest cities, but many tenants are scrambling to keep up with growing rent bills and shrinking vacancies.

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PHOTOS: Last Chance Corral lets orphaned foals thrive

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The 2.75-acre horse rescue farm says it has saved thousands of foals and full-grown horses over the past three decades.

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Sure it’s Swiss, but where are the holes?

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The mystery of Swiss cheese and its disappearing holes has been solved.

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Missing: Hundreds of SATs

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High school students in one community might have to take the biggest test of their life - again.

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Fight for your right … to get the last rib

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Police say an Indiana woman got a fork in the eye in a dispute over BBQ.

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Steven Tyler isn’t playing a farmer’s market

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The Aerosmith frontman didn't book a gig at a small pick-your-own strawberry farm.

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Got the munchies? ‘Weedman’ to the rescue

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Marijuana activist Ed Forchion is opening a restaurant in Trenton, New Jersey's capital city.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: 10 years of YouTube in 2 minutes

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The viral video site that is now a part of everyday life launched 10 years ago and forever changed the Internet.

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Colbie Caillat engaged

Colbie Caillat performing as part of the Star 94 Jingle Jam 2013 at The Arena at Gwinnett Center on Monday, Dec. 16, 2013, in Atlanta.

Colbie Caillat celebrated her 30th birthday with an engaged to her musician boyfriend.

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Netflix: What’s coming and going in June

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Find out what you should watch this weekend and get a sneak peak at what's being added next month.

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REVIEW: The Earth quakes, cleavage shakes in ‘San Andreas’

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"San Andreas" is so over the top, Michael Bay might find it excessive.

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Paralyzed student walks across stage at college graduation

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Injured playing football in 2010, Christopher Norton walked across the stage with help from his new fiancée.

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Stars salute Pete Townshend

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The Who star was honored with a special concert for his longtime work with the MusiCares charity.

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