Gunman slain after deputy shot in Georgia

CUMMING, Ga. (AP) Court records show the man accused of shooting a deputy at a Georgia courthouse filed a civil rights complaint against the sheriff's department in 2013.

Transcript of Obama's remarks at 9/11 Museum dedication

Transcript, provided by the White House, of remarks by President Barack Obama at the dedication of the National September 11 Memorial Museum in New York on May 15, 2014.


THE PRESIDENT:  Mayor Bloomberg, Governor Cuomo, honored guests, families of the fallen.


Attorney sounds off on Supreme Court prayer case

An attorney who was involved with the recent U.S. Supreme Court case on prayer at public meetings says the ruling encourages but doesn't outright permit other public religious displays.

Quake rocks L.A.

Astronaut: 'It's amazing how it feels to be under 1G again'

NASA videos:

Hear Hopkins and his crewmates discuss their experience in space.

Watch the search and recovery team unload the crew from the Soyuz capsule.


Hopkins finishes six months in space


Mike Hopkins has got to be tired.

By the time he returned to Earth on Monday night, the NASA flight engineer and former Illini football captain had logged more than 70.4 million miles, orbiting the planet 2,656 times.

Family of new citizens

Alan Hansen, his wife Jan and their children Ricky and Amy were part of a group of 50 people from 24 countries who became citizens in the morning ceremony with United States Magistrate Judge David G. Berhthal during a Naturalization ceremony at the Federal Courthouse in Urbana Friday February 28, 2014.

UI Labs wins $70 million grant for manufacturing institute

CHICAGO — UI Labs, a nonprofit research and development organization led by the University of Illinois, has landed a major federal grant that promises to spur innovation and rebuild manufacturing in the Midwest.

Lawmakers have varying opinions on State of the Union speech

A local Republican Congressman said there's a lot to agree with the President on in his State of the Union speech on Tuesday night, but he added that the address was more about politics than anything else.

Former UI colleagues show support for Fu

The University of Illinois scientist walked into Paul Magelli's business consulting office and handed him a piece of paper with an algebraic equation.

As he tells it, Magelli looked at the equation and said, "I know math, but I don't know this level math. What does it do?"

The scientist, computer expert Ping Fu, told him, "It makes things perfect."