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Break out your stretchy pants: Al's Italian Beef is celebrating its 80th anniversary by giving away 80-cent sandwiches.

A new and permanent attraction at Union Station called Museum of Illusions opens Friday, Oct. 19, to mess with visitors’ minds through visual and sensory perceptions. Many of the illusions use mirrors.

The former president of USA Gymnastics was arrested on evidence-tampering charges stemming from a Texas investigation into sexual-abuse allegations and other misconduct at the women’s gymnastics team’s training camp.

Proving herself once again a master of atmosphere, Sarah Perry wastes no time in delivering on the promises of the Gothic genre in her latest book, “Melmoth.”

A $635 million energy-from-waste plant proposed for Kwinana Industrial Area south of Perth is set for construction, with backing from both ARENA and the CEFC.

Alinta gets approval for new transmission line in Pilbara, paving way for new solar farm and battery storage to help power some of the biggest mines in the country.

The Trump administration opened a new front in Washington’s economic conflict with China, starting a process to withdraw from a 144-year-old international postal body whose discounts allow Chinese merchants to ship small packages to U.S. customers at steeply discounted rates.

Mike Cannon-Brookes – he of the original Tesla big battery Tweet – calls “total BS” on Scott Morrison’s Sky News comments about wind and solar. Twitter does its thing.

Unyielding loyalty to the president and scorn for ‘losers’ are among the top rules.

Shots were fired in a Merriam, Kansas, apartment community at King’s Cove and West 74th Street Oct. 17, and police said they were investigating.

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The U.S. Treasury again passed up a formal opportunity to designate China a “currency manipulator,” but singled out the nation’s currency practices as a source of “particular concern.”

CHILLICOTHE — Wednesday's sectional soccer semifinal wasn't the first time this year's Earlville-Leland-Paw Paw Red Raiders have had the spark of an opposing team's goal fire them to a come-from-behind victory.

NORMAL — Following its own Challenge Cup a month ago, the Streator soccer team was at the .500 mark and going through an up-and-down season.

They elected a Democratic Supreme Court, which redrew district maps to the disadvantage of the GOP.

Research from the University of Chicago finds immigrant populations within the United States assimilate in different ways, with demographics and geography playing critical roles, according to a study by Angela S. García, a sociologist and assistant professor at the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration
The research, published in The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, finds that many immigrants…

The 'last piece' from missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was published late Wednesday by The Washington Post, his editor announced in a note.
Khashoggi has not been seen since visiting the Saudi consulate...

Police in Independence, Missouri, were asking for the public’s help Oct. 17 after someone allegedly threw a lit firework out of a car and hit a girl on East Truman Road.

Bicyclists NBC 5 talked to say they’ve never seen anything quite like it: a car Wednesday driving between the curb and a bus stop in a protected bike lane.

The 'Infamous' cheat on Grand Theft Auto V has led to two premises in Melbourne being searched under a Federal Court order.

The University System of Maryland said Wednesday that within one week of an Oct. 23 meeting it intends to make the commission findings public and “to announce any initial decisions and/or recommendations from the board.”

First designed as a conscious reaction to the micro-minis of the 1960s, a longer skirt is now a quietly seductive standard for brands like Gabriela Hearst and the Row.