Seniors power Maroons’ seventh-inning comeback

Three Belleville West seniors went into the seventh inning at O’Fallon down by a pair of runs, but with plenty to play for — namely, the shot at the class 4A regional championship four years of high school softball had yet to provide them.

G7 leaders pressure tech firms on removing terror propaganda

Leaders of the Group of Seven democracies are putting pressure on internet companies and social media sites to do more to stop the spread of "hateful ideology," appealing to their sense of social responsibility to more swiftly remove terror propaganda.

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Mercury's transit of the sun in highest resolution ever

Astronomers across the globe took to their telescopes Monday to observe a rare planetary event known as the Transit of Mercury, in which the planet – seen as a tiny, dark disk – crept steadily across the Sun over the course of seven-and-a-half hours. For those who missed it, NJIT has compiled a time-lapse video composed of extremely high-resolution images of the transit taken from the university’s New Solar Telescope (NST) at Big Bear Solar Observatory (BBSO) and from NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) in space. It was while observing the sun that the element helium was discovered.
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Mercury's transit of the sun in highest resolution ever 0:47

Mercury's transit of the sun in highest resolution ever

JV's Bar & Grill has served Waterloo for 32 years 1:58

JV's Bar & Grill has served Waterloo for 32 years

Back to Jelly Belly's roots for sugar suit reaction 2:25

Back to Jelly Belly's roots for sugar suit reaction

World War II vet Dick Kloss on action from Piccadilly to the Ardennes 1:03

World War II vet Dick Kloss on action from Piccadilly to the Ardennes