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CAPITOL RECAP: Second wave appears to be leveling, but holidays get-togethers could change that
By Capitol News Illinois SPRINGFIELD – The recent surge in COVID-19 cases in Illinois has shown signs of leveling off in recent days, but there has also been a large spike in new unemployment claims ...
Trump vents about election as agencies aid Biden transition
President Donald Trump insisted Tuesday that he is not giving up his fight to overturn the election results, but across the federal government, preparations were beginning in earnest to support ...
IHSA pauses winter sports
The high school basketball community has been on a COVID-19 rollercoaster in recent weeks waiting for definitive news about the start of the hoops season.
Chicago nursing home workers launch strike against poverty wages, lack of protection from COVID-19
Nearly 700 certified nursing assistants and other workers walked out Monday morning for higher pay, more staffing and protections against COVID-19.
Michigan officials certify election, sealing Biden victory
Michigan election officials on Monday voted President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the battleground state, taking hours of public comment against the backdrop of President Donald Trump’s unprecedented ...
Co-founder of viral ALS Ice Bucket Challenge dies at 37
YONKERS, N.Y. (AP) — The ALS Association says a co-founder of the viral ice bucket challenge has died at the age of 37. The organization announced that Pat Quinn died Sunday. He helped inspire ...
More than 1 million people traveled by plane in the US in one day
More than 1 million people traveled by plane in the US on Friday despite the CDC issuing new guidelines last week as Dr Anthony Fauci urged Americans to do a 'risk-benefit assessment' before ...
The Latest: SKorea's virus surge could bring more measures
South Korea has reported 386 new cases of the coronavirus, its fourth straight day of over 300, a viral resurgence that could force authorities to reimpose stronger social distancing restrictions ...
Trump, allies take desperate steps to overturn Biden’s victory
President Donald Trump and his allies are taking increasingly frantic steps to subvert the results of the 2020 election, including summoning state legislators to the White House as part of a ...
Illinois COVID-19 Update: IL reports 14,612 new coronavirus cases, 168 deaths; more than 6K hospitalized
Illinois public health officials reported 14,612 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 along with 168 deaths Thursday.
Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Here’s what happened Nov. 17 with COVID-19 in the Chicago area
Seven other COVID-positive detainees have died in custody, but all of those were in the spring, as the jail was dealing with a coronavirus spike it has since taken measures to con ...
National Ban on School Use of Seclusion and Restraint of Students Introduced in Congress
Congressional Democrats introduced legislation to ban schools from using physical restraints that can restrict students’ breathing, and from using isolated timeout. ProPublica and the Chicago Tribune ...