| Nov 14, 2011
| 3:00 AM
If ever there was a time when "see, I told you so" was warranted, it is now as the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) reported last week that Iran is close to developing a nuclear weapon.
That so many in the State Department over several...
| Nov 23, 2011
The team Mayor Rahm Emanuel assembled to host the G-8 and NATO summits here in May knows there are important unsettled questions about costs, security and other logistics, but decisions on such key issues have been held up by a gathering 4,000 miles...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 2:33 PM
A delegation from the Laguna Beach Sister Cities Assn. recently returned from a visit to San Jose del Cabo with glowing reports about Laguna's newest sister city.
Members of the delegation reported on their trip at the Dec. 4 City Council meeting....
| Sep 6, 2012
| 3:52 PM
The City Council on Tuesday gave its blessings to the adoption of a new sibling by the Laguna Beach Sister Cities Assn. and the friending of another.
Sister Cities is not a city-sponsored organization, but Mayor Jane Egly and Councilman Kelly Boyd...
| May 30, 2012
| 12:35 PM
Passengers were removed from an American Eagle commuter jet after its tail was clipped by the right wing of a Boeing 747 cargo plane at O'Hare International Airport this afternoon, officials said.
The 18 passengers and three crew members aboard the...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 11:17 AM
China’s foreign trade situation will face “continuing severity” this year, according to Commerce Minister Chen Deming in a statement Monday.
But, “if lucky,” imports and exports could still grow about 10%, according to a...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 10:30 AM
Chancellor Angela Merkel says her country is a lot of things, including “the economic engine and … the anchor of stability in Europe.” But what Germany is not, she said, is Superman, sweeping in with euro zone deposit guarantees and...
| Jun 15, 2012
President Barack Obama and his wife and daughters arrive Friday in Chicago for a weekend at their home in the Kenwood neighborhood, most likely celebrating a wedding and certainly markingFather's Day, if only briefly.
The trip is their first to the...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 7:03 PM
President Barack Obama and his family started their weekend in Chicago by walking from their Kenwood home to spend time with some neighbors.
On Saturday they are expected to attend the wedding of the daughter of their friend and adviser Valerie Jarrett....
| Jun 16, 2012
| 10:25 PM
The first family walked over to a wedding in their hometown neighborhood tonight.President Barack Obama, his wife Michelle and daughters Malia, 13, and Sasha, 11, are here for their first trip to the city as a foursome in two years.
While the White...
| Jun 17, 2012
| 5:19 PM
President Barack Obama left his house in the city's Kenwood neighborhood at about 6 p.m and headed to O'Hare International Airport. As his motorcade left, neighbors and others lined parts of the street, waving goodbye and snapping photos.