| Jan 9, 2012
Ilene Gordon certainly wasn't the first young girl in the 1960s to balk when told she had to take home economics instead of shop class. It's what she did about it that foreshadowed her path to the latest list of Fortune magazine's 50 most powerful women...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 2:02 PM
Investigators are looking into whether a switching error led to a low-speed collision between a Metra train and an Amtrak train at Union Station that injured at least 12 people, none of them seriously, officials said.
One railroad source said both trains...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 4:03 PM
One design feature we've added to the enhanced Chicago Tribune that debuted this week is a woodcut image tucked into our Page 1 nameplate. A series of Chicago-themed illustrations evoking a sense of the history of the city and the newspaper will rotate in...
| Jan 19, 2012
The task of raising tens of millions of dollars in donations for the NATO and G-8 summits means fundraisers will need to move as aggressively as the Art Institute did in its campaign to build the Modern Wing.
Boding well for the effort is that former...
| Jan 22, 2012
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has built a who's who roster of Chicago business leaders to help him raise millions in President Barack Obama's backyard.
Romney's Illinois finance committee, which has 22 members, is led by Goldman Sachs...
| Dec 9, 2009
| 9:32 PM
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is marking the 10-year anniversary of its Energy Star building program, with 8,400 structures across the country since 1999 that meet the energy efficiency standards. In 2008, Los Angeles ranked first among all U....
| Jun 3, 2009
| 4:30 PM
Aon replaces AIG as ManU's big jersey sponsor.......
| Nov 5, 2008
| 4:24 PM
by John McCormick President-elect Barack Obama is hanging out in downtown Chicago this afternoon, where he is expected to spend about five hours making calls of thanks to staff members and supporters. Obama is spending the afternoon at the offices......
| Dec 5, 2008
| 4:24 PM
by Christi Parsons and John McCormick A prominent Chicago lawyer who was one of Barack Obama's top fundraisers will be appointed to run the Office of Public Liaison for the White House, the Tribune has learned. The formal appointment of......
| Apr 30, 2009
| 9:37 AM
MONDAY, MARCH 2ND
THE NANNY STATE
Do you think there are too many laws? Perhaps you think the government intrudes into our life too often to tell us what to do. If you’re nodding your head in agreement, then you’ll probably agree with our...
| Nov 6, 2008
Barack Obama's win was only hours old on Wednesday when he began construction of his administration, by day's end putting in place a transition team of friends and Washington veterans and courting Illinois Congressman Rahm Emanuel to serve as chief of...