| Sep 22, 2014
| 12:57 PM
September 2013: The United States and Russia reach a deal to rid Syria of its arsenal of chemical weapons, promoting Jewish groups to suspend their efforts lobbying for U.S. strikes against Damascus.
Rabbi Philip Berg, founder of the Kabbalah Centre...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 10:28 AM
Seventeen Illinoisans have made the latest Forbes 400 list of the nation's richest people. The list, released Monday, includes four Illinois women and five members of Chicago's Pritzker family.
Hedge fund billionaire Ken Griffin retained his title as...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 3:48 PM
Billionaires can be fascinating, and not just because of the fortunes they amass. They buy islands and media organizations, experiment with space travel, and have larger-than-life personalities. They also become proxies in national political debates about...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 5:22 PM
Martha Stewart did it. So did Justin Timberlake, Jimmy Fallon, Roger Goodell, Carson Daly, the New England Patriots, Ethel Kennedy, Mark Zuckerberg, Knightro the UCF mascot and probably someone you know.
They accepted the Ice Bucket Challenge, a...
| Sep 8, 2014
Plantation High School has new program offerings this year for students interested in technology and those attracted to working on automobiles.
The programs are designed to take the school to the next level in educating students and a part of a push by...
| May 27, 2014
| 10:46 AM
Un tribunal iraní abrió un caso contra los servicios de mensajería instantánea WhatsApp e Instagram y citó al presidente ejecutivo de Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, por denuncias de violación a la privacidad, informó el martes la agencia estatal de noticias...
| May 28, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Legend has it that during the first manned balloon flight in 1783, someone remarked, "What good is it?" Benjamin Franklin, standing nearby, offered the famous riposte: "What good is a newborn baby?"
Newborns are about unrealized potential; so are new...
| May 29, 2014
| 4:42 PM
Genre-busting Kelly Reichardt takes on psychological thrillers in her provocative new drama "Night Moves" starring Jesse Eisenberg, Dakota Fanning, Peter Sarsgaard and the breathtaking beauty of rural Oregon.
The story, which the director wrote with...
| May 29, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The evisceration of Jill Abramson as executive editor of the New York Times earlier this month has sparked spirited debate across the media landscape. Does a sexist double standard still exist in the world of top management? Do some male executives pursue...
| May 30, 2014
| 10:38 AM
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife have pledged to donate $120 million to struggling Bay Area public schools.
The couple announced the large donation Thursday in an Op-Ed piece to the San Jose Mercury News as what they said was their...
| May 27, 2014
| 8:00 AM
It was about time Mark Zuckerberg realized that Facebook could afford only so much arrogance toward its users before they would seek out other online social media venues. On Thursday, Facebook announced that it would set the default for new users to...