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U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (CBS File Photo)

Kirk: Islamic Fundamentalists May Take Over In Egypt

Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) says the U.S. may have gained an ally in Libya, but may also have paved the way for an Islamic Fundamentalist government in Egypt following popular uprisings the U.S. supported in the Arab spring.

WBBM Newsradio–10/27/2011

Fantasy Costumes

Crowds Flock To Fantasy Costume Before Halloween

If you want to know what’s hot this Halloween, just look at the most prominent world headlines over the past several months.

CBS Chicago–10/27/2011

Libyans living in Bridgeview, Ill., gathered on Thursday to celebrate the start of a new era in their homeland after the killing of dictator Muammar Qaddafi. (Credit: CBS)

Libyans In Chicago Area Celebrate New Start After Qaddafi’s Death

For Libyan-Americans in the Chicago area, the killing of Muammar Qaddafi was cause for celebration on Thursday. But it was also a time for reflection on decades of iron-fisted rule by a dictator who tortured and murdered so many family members.

CBS Chicago–10/20/2011

Khalid And Suma Smeda

Libyans In Chicago Area Relieved, Hopeful About Revolt

The dramatic events in Libya are giving hope to Libyans living in Chicago and around the United States, in hopes that they can one day return to a free and Democratic nation.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2011

Libyan rebels fire Katusha rockets at government troops on the frontline on March 9, 2011 near Ras Lanuf, Libya. The rebels pushed back government troops loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi westward towards Ben Jawat.  (Credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Durbin: Libyan Rebels Need Command Structure

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk says he believes the Libyan rebels should be given weapons to help them overthrow the Gadhafi regime, but Sen. Dick Durbin says that he believes the rebels need an effective command structure far more.

CBS Chicago–04/02/2011

Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan

Farrakhan Defends Qaddafi, Rips U.S. Involvement In Libya

Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan on Thursday again condemned U.S. involvement in the conflict between rebels in Libya and dictator Muammar Qaddafi.

CBS Chicago–03/31/2011

Stratotanker Refuels Stealth Bomber

Illinois Air National Guardsmen Deployed To Libya

Members of an Illinois Air National Guard unit have been deployed to Libya to refuel aircraft enforcing no-fly zone as part of the international military effort against dictator Muammar Qaddafi.

CBS Chicago–03/23/2011

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.)

Durbin Supports Action Taken In Libya

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) is voicing support for the actions being taken in Libya.

WBBM Newsradio–03/23/2011

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk

Kirk, Biggert Back Military Strikes In Libya

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk has applauded the idea of U.S. support for enforcement of the no-fly zone in Libya, which he believes will tilt momentum back to the rebellion against Libyan dictator Muammar Qaddafi.

CBS Chicago–03/19/2011

Mark Kirk and Rosemarie Andolino discuss O'Hare expansion. (Credit: Craig Dellimore/Newsradio 780)

Kirk: U.S. Troops Will Support Efforts In Libya

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) says U.S. forces will support, though not lead, efforts to rein in Muammar Qaddafi in Libya.

CBS Chicago–03/18/2011

Gas Prices

Could Instability In Libya Mean Higher Gas Prices?

The instability in Libya is roiling the energy market this morning.

CBS Chicago–02/22/2011