| May 15, 2014
| 10:01 AM
Lollapalooza announced its hour-by-hour schedule Thursday, and now it’s up to festivalgoers to sort out their priorities for the festival Aug. 1-3 in Grant Park.
The headliner faceoffs (Arctic Monkeys vs. Eminem on Aug. 1, Calvin Harris and...
| May 16, 2014
| 11:44 AM
This year's FYF Fest lineup looks like it could be a Coachella bill.
The annual punk-ish festival has grown by leaps and bounds since its 2011 partnership with Goldenvoice, and the headliners for the Aug. 23 and 24 event reflect that. Onetime...
| May 10, 2014
| 6:23 PM
Hundreds of Chicago-area activists and parents, some with personal ties to Nigeria, rallied Saturday in the Loop to offer support and a voice for more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped last month in the African country.
Shouting "Bring back our girls!" and...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 4:04 PM
A Broward County woman is facing federal prison time after pleading guilty to international parental kidnapping, admitting she abducted her 10-year-old daughter and took her to the Dominican Republic, where they hid out for more than a year.
| Mar 26, 2013
| 9:33 PM
An appellate court has reduced the prison sentence of a man who raped two women and sexually assaulted a third as she slept in a limousine parked in Costa Mesa.
Justices shaved five years from Ali Achekzai's 61-years-to-life sentence. The 4th...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 9:00 AM
AUSTIN, Texas — Simon Klose would like you to steal his movie. Stream it, download it, share it with someone in Croatia or Brazil and remix it with videos of kittens playing patty-cake, if that's your kind of thing.
Klose, 37, is the director of...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 4:12 PM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Pakistan on Saturday released a top Afghan Taliban official who Afghan officials believe could nudge Islamist militants to the bargaining table and help hammer out a political solution after more than a decade of war....
| Sep 26, 2013
| 10:20 AM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- At the request of Kenyan authorities, the international police agency Interpol on Thursday issued a "red notice" for the arrest of Samantha Lewthwaite, a British national who has been dubbed the "White Widow."
| Sep 26, 2013
| 3:30 PM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Kenyan police investigating an alleged terror cell in the city of Mombasa in 2011 walked into a house associated with one of its suspects and confronted a British woman with small children.
She told them she was a tourist...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 2:34 PM
NAIROBI, Kenya -- As Kenyans grieved Thursday for the scores killed in an assault on a Nairobi shopping mall, reports of two more attacks in the north of the country underscored continuing security problems.
Kenyan authorities blamed the latest...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's debut on the world stage this week got mixed reviews on both sides of the Atlantic but succeeded in bringing U.S. and Iranian officials together on the issue that most bitterly divides them: Tehran's nuclear ambitions....