Rauner Wants More Info From White House On Syrian RefugeesSpeaking publicly for the first time about his announcement Illinois would temporarily stop accepting Syrian refugees in the wake of the Paris terrorist attacks, Gov. Bruce Rauner on Tuesday declined to elaborate on how the state would block Syrian migrants from resettling here.
White House Aide Has 'Goosebumps' About Pope's VisitNo one is immune from being overwhelmed at the prospect of meeting Pope Francis when he comes to Washington, D.C.
China From Antioch Company Picked For White House State DinnersTableware from Pickard China in Antioch made its debut as the official White House china at a state dinner Tuesday.
Biden To Speak On Sexual Assault Prevention At University Of IllinoisAccording to the White House, Thursday's talk is expected to highlight the "It's on Us" campaign President Obama kicked off last year. The president's initiative began as sexual assaults on college campuses became a frequent topic of news coverage.
Rahm Laughs Off Latest Rumors About Going Back To White House“This is the best job I ever had,” he said. “I have no interest in another job. Zero, zilch, none, nothing, okay?”
Two Chicago Area Students Honored At White House Science FairTwo Chicago area students were honored at the annual White House Science Fair Monday.
Suspicious Letter Sent To White House Linked To Homeless Chicago ManIt contained a milky white substance that tested negative at first for cyanide, and then positive during a second test. It’s being tested a third time.
Chicago Cop Slain In 2011 Gets Medal Of ValorThe mother and fiancée of Officer Clifton Lewis accepted his posthumous Medal of Valor, awarded by Vice President Joe Biden and Attorney General Eric Holder.
Drone Crash At White House Raises Wider Security ConcernsLow-flying drones have become increasingly sophisticated and affordable instruments that authorities worry could also become tools for terrorists or others meaning to do harm.
Chicago, 6 Other U.S. School Districts To Teach Computer ScienceThe seven largest school districts in the U.S. are joining more than 50 others to start offering introductory computer science to all their students, the White House said Monday.
Chicago's Little League Champs Visit The White House Chicago's Jackie Robinson West Little League baseball team has made the obligatory champions' visit to the White House.
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