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The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
Updated at 5:50 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) " The next Congress will begin work immediately next year toward repealing President Barack Obama's health care law but delay the changes as Republicans try to come up with an alternative, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Saturday. The Kentucky Republican insisted that some 20 million Americans who have health care through the six-year-old law will not lose coverage, though the likely upheaval in the insurance industry suggests many could. Asked...

Updated at 5:42 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) " Universities and colleges in several states are considering labeling themselves "sanctuary campuses" amid fears from immigrant students. College administrators in New Mexico are looking into proposals that would...

Updated at 5:39 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " As a prominent advocate for human rights, the poet Rose Styron knew well the abuses in Fidel Castro's Cuba and the censorship of artists and publications with dissenting views. But when she and her husband, author William Styron,...

Updated at 5:36 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) " A graduate student arrested on suspicion of stabbing to death the professor who oversaw his work at the University of Southern California was being held on $1 million bail Saturday as their shocked colleagues began processing...

Updated at 5:28 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) " Police investigating a notorious gang in a city on California's central coast issued a fake press release that the chief credited with saving two men by deceiving gang members who wanted to kill them, but the ruse was...

Updated at 5:21 PM

RABAT, Morocco (AP) " Moroccan police have arrested a "dangerous element" who allegedly served as a liaison between the Islamic State group and members of a French cell dismantled last month while allegedly planning an attack, the state-run MAP...

Updated at 5:15 PM

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) " At least nine people died in a blaze that broke out during a party in a converted warehouse late Friday night in the San Francisco Bay Area, according to fire officials. Oakland Fire Chief Teresa Deloche-Reed said at...

Updated at 5:07 PM

CHAPECO, Brazil (AP) " On a rainy Saturday that only accentuated the grief, 20,000 people filled a tiny stadium under umbrellas and plastic ponchos to say goodbye to members of the Chapecoense soccer club who died in a plane crash. The...

Updated at 4:31 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the former prisoner of war who's accused of endangering comrades by walking off his post in Afghanistan, is asking President Barack Obama to pardon him before leaving office. White House and...

Updated at 4:23 PM

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) " A Florida man is being accused of being a Christmas Grinch after authorities say he broke into a post office and tried to steal packages. Francis Keller, 56, was arrested by the Boynton Beach Police Department and...

Updated at 4:18 PM

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) " A Gettysburg wax museum that features the likeness of every U.S. president and first lady has closed and the figures are up for auction. The Hall of Presidents and First Ladies Museum in Gettysburg had been in...

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