| Nov 16, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Starting this weekend, anyone interested in changing an existing health insurance policy or buying a new one can do so during the second open enrollment period under Obamacare.
Those interested in having a plan in place by Jan. 1 must make their...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 3:38 PM
There were few topics Bernard "Bo" Connors O'Neill Jr. couldn't talk about with gusto, whether it was politics, his beloved Notre Dame Fighting Irish football or spinning a yarn for his grandchildren filled with characters with names such as "Filet...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 2:26 PM
If you're thinking about having a baby anytime soon, now is when you want to lose those extra pounds — or gain a few if you're underweight.
"Many women don't understand that keeping their weight within normal range helps them ovulate regularly,"...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 2:08 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown announced Monday that he would nominate Leondra R. Kruger, a federal government lawyer, to the California Supreme Court.
Kruger, 38, who grew up in Pasadena, was admitted to the State Bar of California in 2002 but has not practiced...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 3:29 PM
Only 4.5 percent of women under the age of 20 use long-acting reversible contraception, despite growing evidence of its safety and effectiveness.
"Many providers have not been counseling adolescents about the use of an IUD (intrauterine device) for...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 3:07 PM
Democrat Ken Ulman, dressed in Lucky jeans and a polo shirt, strode to the entrance of Robinson Nature Center, excited to give a tour of one of his favorite accomplishments as Howard County executive.
"This is really what I get giddy about," said Ulman,...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 2:35 PM
For his World War II service as an intelligence officer in Nazi-occupied France, Charles Hostler received a Legion of Merit award from the U.S. and a French Legion of Honor.
He also got something else: a scar on his forehead from the butt of a meat ax...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 10:10 PM
Gov. Pat Quinn marched down Cermak Road where Cicero meets Berwyn, a white sash designating him grand marshal of a mushroom festival parade perched across his shoulder, but it was his celebrity sidekick who captured the crowd's attention.
"I love you,...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 8:56 AM
Political party: Democrat
Current job: U.S. senator since 1997, now assistant majority leader
Born in: East St. Louis
Lives in: Springfield and Chicago
Personal: Married to Loretta with children Paul, Jennifer and Christine...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 8:32 PM
A prominent Jewish rabbi and Towson University professor arrested Tuesday on voyeurism charges in D.C. hid a camera in a clock-radio to record as many as six women changing and showering at a ritual bathhouse, according to charging documents released...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 9:48 AM
Kevin Diatezua wasn't sure what he wanted to study when he transferred to the University of Central Florida.
"I wanted to take a little taste of everything before I made a definite decision," said Diatezua, 24. "I was under the impression that college...