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    Build your own eclipse-viewing box

  • Coming up Monday is the solar eclipse and believe it or not, some places are already seeing traffic. But highway patrols are expecting to see a lot more of this all across the U.S including downstate Illinois. Carbondale Mayor Mike Henry discusses.

    Carbondale mayor expecting big crowds for solar eclipse

  • A deadly terrorist attack in Spain sent shock waves around the world Thursday. As many as 14 people were killed and 100 others hurt after a van veered onto a busy promenade and mowed down pedestrians. University of Chicago’s Walker Gunning discusse

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  • Work to remove confederate memorials continued Thursday from Tampa, Florida to a cemetery in Wisconsin.

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  • New details have emerged about Wednesday’s shooting of a 16-year-old boy on a South Side basketball court.

    Before fatal shooting, gunman asked two boys 'which one should I shoot?'

  • A van veered onto a promenade Thursday and barreled down the busy walkway in central Barcelona, swerving back and forth as it mowed pedestrians down and turned a picturesque tourist destination into a bloody killing zone. Thirteen people were killed

    Barcelona van attack kills 13 in agonizing repeat for Europe

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