| Mar 9, 2014
Edna Pardo worked tirelessly to improve her community, focusing much of her effort on the inequities of Illinois school finance in her longtime role as a leader of the League of Women Voters of Chicago.
"Edna was a very optimistic lady, and she really...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Going back to school to earn your MBA is often a means to achieving something greater: a job you'll enjoy, and hopefully one that will reap a decent salary, too.
That's why MBA hopefuls will be glad to hear that more than 75 percent...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 3:21 PM
The brains of adults who have elderly parents diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease betray troubling hallmarks of the same disease even in middle age, when the memory and mental skills of these grown children are still perfectly normal, a new study finds....
| Feb 6, 2014
| 5:16 PM
Clint Eastwood had a "make my day" attitude about Hollywood agents, including his own representative, Leonard Hirshan.
"If he didn't return a call, he would have been history!" the screen tough guy said this week. But then Eastwood laughed and said,...
| Feb 7, 2014
When a sea captain named Amasa Delano boarded a distressed schooner called the Tryal in the South Pacific off the coast of Chile in 1805, he thought he was entering a scene of deep misery that was, in those boom years of the slave trade, all too common....
| Apr 11, 2014
| 6:47 PM
If you're like most middle-class parents, you've probably gotten annoyed with your daughter for constantly checking her Instagram feed or with your son for his two-thumbed texting at the dinner table. But before you rage against technology and start...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 6:08 PM
Major sponsors of the Los Angeles Clippers are fleeing in droves as they rush to distance themselves from racist comments attributed to team owner Donald Sterling.
CarMax, Virgin America, Kia, State Farm, Red Bull and a growing list of other sponsors...
| Mar 23, 2014
On the surface, the battle between the Senate Intelligence Committee and the CIA looks to be a classic he said/she said story. Did the CIA improperly monitor computers used by committee staffers as they investigated the agency's earlier torture program,...
| Mar 27, 2014
A few years ago, I found myself sitting on an airplane next to a gentleman from Egypt. Talk quickly turned to the upheaval in his country, where the so-called Arab Spring was in full bloom.
"We want a real democracy," he told me, "not like yours."...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 4:20 PM
The Clippers could have a new owner within a few months if Donald Sterling accepts the lifetime ban from the NBA and $2.5-million fine issued against him by the league Tuesday morning, analysts said.
But if the real estate mogul and trained lawyer...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 6:03 PM
The ax has finally fallen.
In the wake of the NFL's independent investigation into the Miami Dolphins' locker room culture the team has fired offensive line coach Jim Turner, and long-time trainer Kevin O'Neill for apparently overlooking behavior that...