21-year-old man critically injured in Uptown shooting

CHICAGO — A 21-year-old man is in critical condition after being shot in the city’s Uptown neighborhood Saturday morning, according to police.

Police said the man was inside a vehicle in the 900 block of West Montrose Avenue just after …

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Street closures part of weekend safety plans for downtown Chicago

CHICAGO — Chicago police announced safety plans Friday in an effort to prevent a repeat of Thursday night’s chaotic scenes downtown. 

The Office of Emergency Management and Communication is coordinating a series of closures to keep traffic under control downtown. …

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Pentagon reverses itself, calls deadly Kabul strike an error

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon retreated from its defense of a drone strike that killed multiple civilians in Afghanistan last month, announcing Friday that a review revealed that only civilians were killed in the attack, not an Islamic State extremist …

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Taliban replace ministry for women with one restricting them

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan’s new Taliban rulers set up a ministry for the “propagation of virtue and the prevention of vice” in the building that once housed the Women’s Affairs Ministry, escorting out World Bank staffers on Saturday as …

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Afghan survivors of US drone strike: Sorry ‘is not enough’

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Sorry is not enough for the Afghan survivors of an errant U.S. drone strike that killed 10 members of their family, including seven children.

Emal Ahmadi, whose 3-year-old daughter Malika was killed on Aug. 29, when …

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Chicago father, daughter share the life of a Division I athlete

Jim and Olivia Karas join WGN Weekend Morning News to share the process of being a competitive athlete in their new book ‘Confession of a Division I Athlete: A Dad and Daughter’s Guide to Survival.”

Olivia was a four-time All-American …

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