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in Weird

Belgian chocolate maker ISIS changing its name

The chocolate maker is changing its name because consumers associate with the terrorist organization.

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in Lifestyle

Google’s new email aims to organize your ‘Inbox’

The email service "Inbox" will better organize emails and display information in a more user-friendly way.

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in Sports

Royals even World Series with rout of Giants

Kansas City Royals rediscovered their post-season magic and won a battle of the bullpens in a 7-2 victory.

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in National, World

Canada vows crackdown after capital shocked by fatal attacks

Canada vowed to redouble the country's fight against "terrorist organizations" after a convert to Islam rampaged through parliament.

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in National

Man arrested after jumping White House fence

For a second time in recent weeks, a man jumped the White House fence on Wednesday evening and was attacked by Secret Service dogs.

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in Viral Videos

Refrigerator dispenses candy

Who needs ice when you can have candy?

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in Election 2014, Local

Oberweis Comes Out for Same-Sex Marriage

GOP challenger to Durbin insists this is not a change

This image released by The Weinstein Company shows Bill Murray, left, and Jaeden Lieberher in a scene from the film, "St. Vincent."

in Entertainment

REVIEW: ‘St. Vincent’ shouldn’t work, but it does

St. Vincent should be forgettable, yet it’s one of the more memorable and moving dramedies you’ll see this year.

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Oct. 23

A look at the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

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in Local

Springfield Based Reporter Resigns Following Rauner Complaint

Dave McKinney was the Chicago Sun-Times' Springfield bureau chief.

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in Local

Natural Gas Prices to Hold Steady This Winter

No wide price swings expected this winter

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in Local

Elkhart Mine Expansion Vote Delayed

Vote to extend waste site expected in November

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in Viral Videos

Famous album covers come alive

No, your eyes aren't tricking you. The album covers in Roy Kafri's new music video ARE singing along.

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in Music

Judge refuses to dismiss ‘Blurred Lines’ lawsuit

Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams have failed to convince a judge to dismiss a copyright lawsuit.

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in Sports

NFL: Legal process will play role in punishments

Punishment for players implicated in domestic violence will not be imposed upon arrest but at some point "farther down the process."

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in National

Ebola czar starts work, drugmakers launch vaccine drive

The Obama administration is ramping up its response to the potential spread of the virus.

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in National, World

Canadian parliament attacked, soldier fatally shot

A gunman shot a soldier and then entered the country's parliament buildings, with at least 30 shots fired in dramatic scenes in the heart of the Canadian capital.

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in Local

City Gives Attorney Additional $25k to Defend Police Officer

The Springfield City Council will allow a police officer facing a lawsuit to be represented by an attorney of his choice -- but not everyone is on board with it.

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in Election 2014, Local

Hiring Monitor Ordered at Illinois Dept. of Transportation

A federal judge has ordered a court-appointed monitor to investigate hiring at Gov. Pat Quinn's Department of Transportation.

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in Music

This week’s top R&B tracks

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LISTEN: This week's top R&B tracks, according to the latest Billboard chart.

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This week’s top pop songs

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LISTEN: This week's top pop songs, according to the latest Billboard chart.

in Music

Taylor Swift ‘Shakes Off’ country image

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The "Shake It Off" singer fought with her record label to ditch her country girl image and become a pop star.

in Entertainment

TLC cancels ‘Honey Boo Boo’

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The hit reality TV show is off the air after allegations family matriarch Mama June is dating a convicted sex offender.

in Entertainment

Christian Bale to play Steve Jobs in new biopic

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The "Dark Knight" star will portray the late Apple Computer co-founder.