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  • Dick Cheney on 'Meet the Press'; John McCain on 'Face the Nation'

    Dick Cheney on 'Meet the Press'; John McCain on 'Face the Nation'
    UPDATED: Former Vice President Dick Cheney will be a guest this weekend on NBC's "Meet the Press." Cheney will be in the studio with Chuck Todd for an exclusive interview, NBC News said. "Meet the Press" airs at 9 a.m. Sunday on WESH-Channel 2....
  • Scientists take major step toward understanding proteins

    MILWAUKEE Scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee have demonstrated a new, high-speed method of mapping the changing atomic structures of proteins as they go about their crucial work, a development that paves the way for inquiries into some of...
  • 1 dead, 2 injured in South Side high-rise fire

    1 dead, 2 injured in South Side high-rise fire
    Three people were injured, one fatally in a high-rise fire on the South Side Thursday evening, fire officials said. The fire was reported at 7:40 p.m. on the 700 block of East 69th Street in the Park Manor neighborhood, according to Chicago Fire...
  • Architecture stories that towered above all in 2014

    Architecture stories that towered above all in 2014
    In 2014 architecture put the recession in the rearview mirror. A wave of residential towers washed over American downtowns while, in Chicago, controversies flared over George Lucas' plan for a massive museum along the lakefront and Donald Trump's...
  • Chicago sees potential gold in hosting China trade summit

    Chicago sees potential gold in hosting China trade summit
    Chicago's continuing push for a bigger slice of trade with China will kick into high gear Tuesday when top negotiators from Washington and Beijing fly in for bilateral talks aimed at easing the flow of cross-border commerce. While the main show at the U....
  • Repairing the world, one kidney at a time

    Repairing the world, one kidney at a time
    No one hearing the news today can doubt that our country is suffering from great division on racial issues. How can we as a nation heal from these divisions and work toward greater justice and peace? One way forward is to value the life of another as...
  • Gertrude Keeys, longtime educator, dies at 89

    Gertrude Keeys' belief that education was the key to success was instilled in her as she grew up in Louisiana in a family of educators that included her grandfather, one of that state's first African-American college professors. For more than three...
  • Saucon Valley ready to chase third consecutive Colonial League wrestling title

    Saucon Valley ready to chase third consecutive Colonial League wrestling title
    The Colonial League's most dominant wrestling team since 2012 returns six district medalists and three wrestlers who won at least 30 bouts. But that means little to Saucon Valley coach Chad Shirk. "The league is going to be very good this year, and we...
  • U of C professor: Release police shooting video

    U of C professor: Release police shooting video
    A University of Chicago law professor is calling on the city to release video, if it exists, tied to a Chicago police officer fatally shooting a teenage boy on the Southwest Side. “When there are such fractured relationships between police and...
  • Life is a highway with a hairpin happiness curve

    We all want to be happy, don't we? Well, if you're dissatisfied, frustrated or downright miserable, cheer up. There's apparently a cure for you. Even better, it will materialize automatically. Just sit and wait; the very anticipation of its arrival...
  • U. of C. sees tough competition from New York for Obama library

    U. of C. sees tough competition from New York for Obama library
    The official heading up the University of Chicago bid to host the Barack Obama presidential library said Wednesday that the biggest threat to bringing the facility to Chicago's South Side comes from New York. While there is serious competition from...