| Oct 25, 2014
| 2:33 PM
After injuries to two key players, a contract extension agreement with their starting center and eight preseason exhibitions, the Orlando Magic can turn their full attention to the regular season.
The Magic will open their 82-game schedule...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 10:34 AM
The University of Illinois at Chicago plans to submit a lofty proposal to create an Obama presidential library corridor, using public transportation to link its Near West Side academic campus to a desolate site in North Lawndale that has been devoid of...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 10:15 AM
According to his memoir, George Clinton once laundered close to a million dollars in counterfeit bills, was tripping on acid when he learned Martin Luther King Jr. had been shot, and lighted a hotel room on fire while smoking crack – naked. Clinton&...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 4:46 PM
President Barack Obama left Chicago on Monday evening after casting an early ballot, attending a political fundraiser and calling on Democrats to get mobilized as the Nov. 4 mid-term election approaches.
The president voted Monday morning — the...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The 1960s brought memorable and lasting change to the nation, to Hartford and to The Courant.
The decade began with Hartford's being named an All-American City for its construction of Constitution Plaza and surrounding highway projects. But such...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 7:53 AM
A list of personnel moves and recognition in South Florida
Peter Hahn, treasurer of the Seminole Tribes of Florida Hollywood Indian Reservation, was honored for his outstanding leadership during the National Center for American Indian...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 7:52 AM
In the early '90s, Lowell Thompson started calling himself RaceMan. Though the term, denoting an African-American dedicated to racial uplift, was common in the early 20th century, it confused Thompson's young colleagues in the advertising industry. "They'...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 5:51 AM
The National Park Service will offer free admission to Everglades National Park and other U.S. National Parks on nine days in 2015, according to a release.
This year's last remaining fee-free day this year is on Veteran's Day, celebrated Nov. 11....
| Oct 6, 2014
| 8:00 AM
The latest disclosures of Secret Service breakdowns in the agency's prime mission, the physical protection of the president, are grim reminders of a most disturbing and particularly American malady — the assassination of the nation's political...
| Sep 26, 2014
The League of Women Voters will host an evening of debate from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday, Oct. 13, at Congregation Kneseth Israel Synagogue, 1125 Spa Road in Annapolis. The debate features county executive candidates, Democrat George...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 7:40 PM
They never actually broke bread together, but President Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi took a small step toward warmer relations Tuesday when they agreed to work together on climate change, one of the most contentious issues facing the...