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President Barack Obama greets Marines and their families before a speech, Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013, in Camp Pendleton, Calif. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Obama says he’d save money by refinancing mortgage

LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Barack Obama said Wednesday he’d save money by refinancing the mortgage on his Chicago home, but he hasn’t jumped on current low interest rates because “when you’re president you have […]


Severed human leg washes up on Chicago beach

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago authorities are investigating after a human leg was discovered on a Lake Michigan beach on the city’s South Side. Authorities tell the Chicago Sun-Times that the leg had been severed from […]


First Lady Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama to attend Chicago girl’s funeral

WASHINGTON (AP) — A White House official says Michelle Obama will attend Saturday’s funeral for the 15-year-old Chicago girl who was killed after returning home from performing during inauguration festivities for President Barack Obama.


Chicago woman loses 4th child to gun violence

CHICAGO (AP) — At least five people were gunned down Saturday in Chicago, including a 34-year-old man whose mother had already lost her three other children to shootings.


Obama votes early in Chicago hometown

CHICAGO (AP) – President Barack Obama has cast his ballot early, returning to his hometown of Chicago to drum up support for early voting. The president says, “all across the country we’re seeing a lot […]



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