| Feb 9, 2007
| 7:44 PM
It's the diaper that boldly goes where no incontinence product has gone before.
The sordid saga of a love-struck, diaper-clad astronaut has transformed a somewhat obscure NASA undergarment into a cultural phenomenon.
Comedians and bloggers can't get...
| May 4, 2007
Walter M. "Wally" Schirra Jr., who followed his barnstorming parents into the sky as a Navy combat pilot and was the only astronaut to fly in the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo space programs, has died. He was 84.
Schirra, who had been battling cancer,...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 3:30 AM
Reports: Chicago Fed National Activity Index for March, March leading indicators
Local earnings: None
Other earnings: Haliburton Co., Hasbro Inc., Kimberly-Clark Corp., Netflix Inc. and others
| Sep 25, 2013
| 3:43 PM
They claim to go right down the drain ... but more cities across the country urge people not to flush "flushable wipes."
Some people say they have no problem with the wipes. Others say they've led to calling the plumber.
We followed up today with the...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 3:56 AM
Get 20 free 5X7 collage prints from Snapfish and Scott.
Log in or join the Scott Shared Values program (it takes one minute) to get the promo code redeemable on Snapfish.com and score the free photos printed on archival-quality photo paper, suitable for...
| Aug 25, 2008
Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park
One-tank road trip? In these $4-for-a-gallon-of-gas times, you can do better. How about a quarter-tank road trip? About 50 miles north of downtown Los Angeles in Agua Dulce, Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park lets you...
| Jul 28, 2009
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recognized the city of San Diego for generating and using so-called "green power'' at its facilities, it was announced today.
The city was ranked third on the EPA's list of the top 20 on-site generator/consumers...
| Jan 4, 2011
| 3:05 AM
It's hard to find coupons for childcare -- believe me, I've tried. So I was excited today to see that daily deal site Mamapedia is offering half price at Kidz Drop-In childcare centerin Elmhurst. For $30, you get "roughly" six hours of sitting for one...
| Apr 15, 2012
| 10:33 PM
TheKimberly-Clarkpulp mill in Everett first opened in 1931 as the Puget Sound Pulp and Timber Company. On Sunday, it shut its doors for the final time
After a failed attempt to sell the mill,Kimberly-Clarkannounced in December that it would close the...
| Nov 7, 2011
During four decades as a quintessential Chicago ad man, Ron Bess has steered campaigns for clients from McDonald's to Gatorade while climbing the ranks at some of the city's most prominent agencies.
Bess, a natural pitchman, well-schooled leader and...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 4:37 PM
Warning: This story might make your skin crawl.
A new study has found that the gas pump is the germiest, filthiest thing we touch in everyday life. That's according to Dr. Charles Gerba of the University of Arizona -- and he should know. A...