| Jan 16, 2014
| 9:04 AM
Lena Dunham of "Girls" is known for a certain scruffy edge, but she's got style cred now, appearing for the first time on the cover of February's Vogue, which deems her "the new queen of comedy." (Oh, and she also wore a white lace frock from Erdem's pre-...
| Jan 19, 2014
Los Angeles City Councilman Gil Cedillo wants to punish JPMorgan Chase for its various financial misdeeds, possibly by cutting off business with the banking giant. But as city leaders learned a few years ago when
Occupy L.A. pushed for a similar...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 1:58 PM
The “Firework” singer and better half of John Mayer is out promoting her new album, “Prism,” and this summer will kick off a 46-date North American tour blitz that will stop July 2 at Sunrise’s BB&T Center and July 3 at...
| Jan 21, 2014
Fifty years ago this month, U.S. Surgeon General Luther Terry announced the bombshell conclusions of a new report to a crowded room of journalists: Cigarette smoking causes lung cancer, is associated with other deadly illnesses and warrants remedial...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 3:28 PM
California will report on Friday how the labor market performed in December. Economists are keeping an especially close eye following a lackluster national jobs report for the last month of 2013.
The government said this month that U.S. employers...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 8:12 AM
The event: The Global Gourmet Games, a gala fundraiser for FasterCures, staged as a high-spirited competition that pits guests against one another to answer questions about food, wine and related trivia, such as which country consumes the most chicken per...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 2:30 PM
AOL has unveiled its full slate of 2014 original web series, focusing on "inspiring stories" and comedy, tapping celebs and personalities like James Franco with big digital followings.
All told, AOL has greenlit 16 new and returning original series for...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The men had their pick of eight banks at the busy intersection of Diamond Bar Boulevard and Grand Avenue. They chose the Citibank branch that used to be a Blockbuster store.
For more than a month, the five of them became regular customers. But unlike...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 6:36 PM
A man suspected in six bank robberies was arrested in the Near North Side this afternoon not long after robbing a bank in the Loop, authorities said.
The man, believed to be the Benchwarmer Bandit, was arrested near Chicago and Wabash Avenues, not...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 8:11 AM
Socked by mortgage-related legal expenses, Bank of America Corp. lost $276 million during the first quarter, sending its stock down sharply.
The quarterly loss, its first in 2½ years, came despite lower loan losses and better than expected results in...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 1:07 PM
A man suspected in six bank robberies has been charged in a Loop bank robbery after he was tracked via GPS and arrested on the Near North Side Tuesday, authorities said.
Jamal Genson, 28, of Chicago, is only charged in the 3 p.m. Tuesday robbery of a...