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With his body draped in the Puerto Rican flag, his emotions struggling to get through the song named “Hurricane” and his presence celebrated all across San Juan, “Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda returned to the role of Alexander Hamilton Friday night on the island of his beloved...

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NBC News announced its professional divorce agreement with Megyn Kelly late Friday, ending an association with the former Fox News Channel star whose attempt to become a network morning television star as part of the "Today" show floundered. Terms were not disclosed. Kelly was in the second of...

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Law enforcement officials became so concerned by President Donald Trump's behavior in the days after he fired FBI Director James Comey that they began investigating whether he had been working for Russia against U.S. interests, The New York Times reported Friday. The report cites unnamed former...

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The game was over before some fans got to their seats at Oracle Arena. Seventy seconds in, Klay Thompson had three 3-pointers … and the Bulls had two points. The game was really over, though, after one quarter. The Warriors built a 26-point lead on the backs of eight players. Backup forward...

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Dear Amy: I’m a gay male who has been in a relationship with the same man for 25 years. Both of our families have been supportive of our relationship over the years. During the Christmas holidays, we usually receive cards from my partner’s side of the family with annual letters inside. These...

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The show began more than 90 minutes before opening tip. Fans filled the seats in the first several rows of Oracle Arena, their phones pointed to the court. With hip-hop playing over the sound system, Stephen Curry took the court wearing a gray hoodie. His pregame shooting routine started with...

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Getting assigned to cover Stephen Curry means you might get embarrassed — and you’ll definitely get a workout. Bulls guard Kris Dunn knows this. “He’s one of the best-conditioned players in the league. He’s constantly moving, so I have to move with him,” Dunn said of the two-time NBA MVP...

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A Liberty Township woman allegedly left a trail of stolen women’s underwear thrown out her car window as she led police on a Wednesday night high-speed chase from a Portage merchant to Chesterton, reaching almost 100 mph, according to a police report. Holly Sansone, 32, of the 100 block of West...

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Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx’s office has been flooded with calls since she personally pleaded for any victims or witnesses to come forward with information about alleged sexual misconduct by R&B superstar R. Kelly. What follows could be a long road for both accusers and prosecutors...

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Vince Tobin, the man the Bears picked to replace Buddy Ryan, the franchise’s most beloved assistant coach ever, walked into his first meeting in 1986 as the team’s new defensive coordinator and immediately made an adjustment. Linebacker Otis Wilson had his feet propped up on the lectern where...

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R. Kelly won’t be celebrating spring break in Springfield. The organizers of the Spring Break Jam concert, set to take place in April at the Illinois State Fairgrounds with the embattled R&B singer as “host,” had their application denied Thursday because of security concerns, according to...

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Dozens of first responders were involved in a search Friday afternoon outside St James Hospital in Olympia Fields after a report of two people possibly being in a retention pond, according to a hospital spokeswoman. Two people had been seen near the pond on the south side of the hospital at about...

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Kris Bryant and Javier Baez were among seven arbitration-eligible players who agreed to one-year deals with the Cubs on Friday. Jose Abreu was one of four White Sox who did the same as both teams avoided arbitration hearings. Bryant received $12.9 million, a $2 million raise from his 2018 salary...

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Gov. Ron DeSantis removed Broward Sheriff Scott Israel from office Friday, replacing him after 10 months of turmoil spawned by the slaughter of 17 staff and students in Parkland. The new governor replaced Israel with former Coral Springs Police Sgt. Gregory Tony, 40, who has a background in...

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A 30-year-old Gurnee man trying to sell some items through an online exchange site met two buyers in Waukegan on Thursday, and when they tried to rob him, he pulled out a concealed handgun and shot one of them in the leg, according to Waukegan police. While the Gurnee man did not want to be...

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Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and the inspector general are at odds over whether she should reimburse the county for security costs associated with her political travel. In his office’s most recent quarterly report, Cook County Inspector General Patrick Blanchard wrote that the...

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Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, a Democrat from Hawaii, announced on a CNN show set to air Saturday that she will seek the 2020 Democratic nomination for president. "I have decided to run and will be making a formal announcement within the next week," CNN quoted Gabbard as saying in a pretaped interview for...

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A sorority facing a lawsuit filed by the mother of a Northwestern University student who alleges her daughter faced hazing that led to her suicide issued a statement on Friday saying the group does not condone hazing and that universities should do more to help new students deal with mental...

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Temple athletic director Patrick Kraft let out a little laugh Friday when he introduced Northern Illinois’ Rod Carey as the Owls’ new football coach. “I feel like Bill Murray in ‘Groundhog Day,’ ” Kraft said. Just 29 days earlier, Kraft and the university had welcomed Miami defensive...

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Warren Township High School District 121 is “thoroughly investigating” the circumstances around an incident where railroad crossing gates came down on a bus carrying the swim team to another high school, the superintendent said. The situation is “very unsettling,” and the district has...

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