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in National

Obama to appoint Ebola czar to coordinate U.S. response

The administration is facing sharp criticism over its efforts to contain the disease at home.

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in Lifestyle

Facebook launches ‘Safety Check’

The world's largest online community will let users update family and friends about their status after bad situations.

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in Lifestyle, Weird

Michigan funeral home offers ‘drive-thru’ option

Mourners can pay their last respects on the go.

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in National, World

Islamic State reportedly training pilots to fly jets

Iraqi pilots who have joined ISIS in Syria are training members to fly in three captured fighter jets.

tornado

in National

Study: Tornadoes coming in swarms

Severe storms are increasingly coming in swarms rather than as isolated twisters, according to a study by government meteorologists.

video gambling

in Local

Commission Says ‘Sweepstakes’ Machines Are a Racket

Old-time Outfit move, says Chicago Crime Commission

baseball

in Sports

Friday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at today's big sports stories.

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in Music

‘Friends and heroes’ join Foo Fighters for Letterman gigs

The rockers wrap up their week-long residency tonight and oh what a week it has been!

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in Sports

Klinsmann welcomes ‘debate’ over MLS

U.S. coach Juergen Klinsmann says he welcomes a growing culture of impassioned debate over soccer issues in America.

pats

in Sports

Patriots stave off Jets to record third straight win

The New England Patriots blocked a 58-yard field goal attempt as time expired to hold on for a 27-25 victory.

legend

in Music

John Legend and Chrissy Teigen need a bigger house

The couple is "ready to expand a little bit" and has put their L.A. mansion on the market.

il hunger coalition

in Local

Higher Wages Would Mean Less Hunger, Activists Say

1 in 7 Illinois families regularly get help from food banks

bono

in Music

Why does Bono always wear glasses?

The U2 frontman has finally come clean on why he never removes his sunglasses in public.

immigration

in Election 2014, Local

Rauner: I’d Work with Congress on Immigration

Current system doesn't work, he says

giants

in Sports

Ishikawa blast sends Giants to World Series

The Giants belted three home runs to top the Cardinals and head to the World Series.

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in Viral Videos

Breakdance conversation

Jimmy Fallon and Brad Pitt have an entire conversation - without words - in the basement of 30 Rock in NYC.

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in National

WATCH: Nurse stricken with Ebola speaks from isolation

Doctors treating Nina Pham recorded a conversation before she departed for the National Institute of Health’s Clinical Center.

upham

in Entertainment

Body of missing ‘August: Osage County’ actress believed found

A body believed to be that of missing actress Misty Upham has been found in the Seattle area.

biden

in National

Biden’s son discharged from Navy reserve after drug test

The son of Vice President Joe Biden was discharged earlier this year after testing positive for cocaine.

Recent Headlines

in Music

McCartney debuts Wings song featuring Led Zep drummer

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Fans can download a previously unreleased version of Wings' "Beware My Love" featuring late drummer John Bonham.

in Music

George Harrison’s childhood home sells for $249K

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A Beatles fan from London is now the owner of the guitarist's former home, where he rehearsed with his bandmates before they found fame.

in Music

Ariana Grande, Meghan Trainor to appear at CMAs

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The singers are bringing a little pop to the 48th annual Country Music Awards, performing with Little Big Town and Miranda Lambert.

in Entertainment

Fashion icon Oscar de la Renta dead at 82

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He dressed American first ladies and Hollywood stars, to become one of the most sought-after designers of the last half-century.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: College mascots ‘Shake It Off’ parody

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Big Ten mascots show off their dance moves to Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off."