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The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
Updated at 11:23 PM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " The latest on the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro (all times local): 9:10 p.m. The lively music during the closing ceremony of the Rio Games is keeping spectators and athletes are their feet at Maracana Stadium. Olympic athletes danced, smiled and took selifes as they entered the stadium Sunday night and walked around the arena's floor during the flag procession. DJs played lively music and some spectators got out of out their seats to dance " and do...

Updated at 11:23 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " President Barack Obama returned from vacation Sunday, ready for a busy fall season and more battles with Congress over Zika funding, the federal budget and $400 million the administration paid Iran this year for the...

Updated at 10:45 PM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " Brazil and the world bid farewell Sunday to the first Olympic Games in South America, a 16-day spectacle that combined numerous highlight reel moments with ugly and even bizarre episodes that sometimes overshadowed the...

Updated at 10:37 PM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " The trip wasn't always easy, though they arrived at their expected destination. The players on the U.S. Olympic men's basketball team never doubted they would be standing on the gold-medal platform, even after some...

Updated at 10:33 PM

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) " A suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle at the gates of a local government headquarters in Somalia while another bomber targeted a nearby marketplace, killing at least 17 people and wounding more than 30...

Updated at 9:30 PM

Paramount's Ben-Hur came in a disappointing fifth place on its opening weekend. According to

Updated at 9:18 PM

CHICAGO (AP) " Left out of federal labor law written decades ago, nannies, housekeepers and private caregivers are gaining legal protections in a growing number of states, with Illinois becoming the latest to establish a domestic workers' "bill...

Updated at 9:12 PM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " International Boxing Association President Ching-Kuo Wu attended all 16 days of the Olympic boxing tournament, and he believes Rio de Janeiro saw the best competition ever staged at the games. In a wide-ranging...

Updated at 9:11 PM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " The Brazilians closed out the Rio Games in style Sunday. So did the U.S. men's basketball team. Kevin Durant scored 30 points and helped the Americans rout Serbia 96-66 for their third straight gold medal. That capped...

Updated at 9:05 PM

ATLANTA (AP) " The suspect in the killing of five people at a home in Alabama attacked them while they slept and then abducted his estranged girlfriend and an infant " both of whom were found alive, authorities said Sunday. It could take...

Updated at 8:58 PM

ATLANTA (AP) " Republican Sen. Johnny Isakson insists he won't be a "volunteer apologist" for Donald Trump or anyone else who utters something stupid, but that defiant independence is being sorely tested by the GOP presidential nominee's sinking...

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