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The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
Updated at 8:11 PM

LEXINGTON, Miss. (AP) " In the poverty-stricken Mississippi county where two nuns were slain, forgiveness for their killer is hard to find, even if forgiveness is what the victims would have wanted. Sisters Margaret Held and Paula Merrill were nurse practitioners who dedicated their lives to providing health care to people in the poorest county in the state. And as authorities search for the killer, many residents wonder how they will fill the hole the women's deaths have...

Updated at 8:06 PM

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) " A Kurdish suicide bomber rammed an explosives-laden truck into a checkpoint near a police station Friday in southeast Turkey, killing at least 11 police officers and wounding 78 other people, the prime minister...

Updated at 7:50 PM

GENEVA (AP) " U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says he and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov "have achieved clarity" on a path to restore a truce in Syria but details remain to be worked out. After meeting off-and-on with Lavrov for...

Updated at 7:47 PM

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) " Jordan Spieth was no match for the National Spelling Bee co-champion " with spelling and, ultimately, with putting. Jairam Hathwar revealed after sharing the Spelling Bee title in May that he loved golf and that...

Updated at 7:38 PM

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) " Maine's bombastic Republican governor has built a reputation on his unfiltered comments, but his obscene tirade unleashed on a liberal lawmaker prompted Democratic lawmakers Friday to warn that the governor was coming...

Updated at 7:30 PM

Canada's Christine Sinclair, who plays for the Portland Thorns, has been named the National Women's Soccer League Player of the Olympics. Sinclair scored the game-winning goal in a 2-1 victory over host Brazil to earn Canada its second...

Updated at 7:25 PM

Following the insanity of a possible Ryan Lochte appearance on this season...

Updated at 7:23 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " Serena Williams is "starting to feel a little better." Novak Djokovic is "getting there." The U.S. Open's top seeds in both singles brackets are coming off injuries, and neither has played since an early loss at the...

Updated at 6:54 PM

Marcia Clark isn't letting this

Updated at 6:46 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " The Latest on the U.S. Open, which starts Monday (all times local): 3:35 p.m. Wimbledon champ Andy Murray says he's taking it easy in practice after a grueling stretch between the Olympics and the Masters event in...

Updated at 6:40 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The government told all U.S. blood banks Friday to start screening for Zika, a major expansion intended to protect the nation's blood supply from the mosquito-borne virus. Previously, blood testing was mostly limited to...

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