| Apr 13, 2015
| 2:04 AM
John Regan may have slowed down a bit, but at 104, he's still got it.
The Decatur man, whose birthday was Feb. 15, spends weekday mornings at the Decatur Public Library, where he makes paper copies of newspaper articles from microfilm, collecting them in...
| Apr 6, 2015
| 5:20 AM
College acceptance letters landed in mailboxes across the country these last few weeks. Proud families now need to figure out the finances of higher education while managing household teenage exuberance.
Americans entering the Class of 2019 will be...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 2:00 PM
At a time when Roosevelt University faces financial uncertainty, it has named an accomplished fundraiser as its new president.
Ali Malekzadeh will take over as the Chicago school's sixth president July 1, Roosevelt announced Thursday. Malekzadeh was...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 8:12 AM
The University of Denver Sturm College of Law is offering the nation's first class on representing marijuana clients, according to the Denver Post.
The first of its kind class, titled "Representing the Marijuana Client," is designed to train future...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 2:19 PM
Approaching the 150th anniversary of one of the worst massacres against Native Americans in U.S. history, officials at Northwestern University are considering how to atone for its co-founder's role while also improving its relationship with Native...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 8:41 PM
Editor's note: This is the second in a series on high school sports legends with roots in Chicago and the surrounding area.
Johnny Lattner doesn't have a reason to leave.
The boys usually show up around 11 a.m., or whenever the doors of Doc Ryan's...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 11:29 AM
Colorado's Sen. Mark Udall and Rep. Cory Gardner took starkly contrasting approaches in their campaign appearances Tuesday in the waning hours of one of the most competitive U.S. Senate contests this year.
Udall, a Democrat seeking a second term,...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Whether on stage in crammed hotel ballrooms or crisscrossing tree-lined college campuses, a consistent presence on the campaign trail for U.S. Sen. Mark Udall has been his colleague Sen. Michael Bennet -- the man also in charge of Democrats' chances of...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 5:19 PM
Whoa, that’s heavy, doc.
A California couple is trying to make the hoverboard, a floating skateboard made popular in the “Back to the Future” films, a reality. Science might not necessarily be on their side, though.
| Sep 26, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The excitement had been building all day. On election day 2008, every TV in the prison was tuned to the news.
By the time the first presidential returns began to crawl across the screens at the medium-security federal prison in Yazoo City, Miss., the...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 9:05 AM
When a group of Deerfield High School students registered for a beginning art class, little did they know they would be paid professionals by the time they finished the course.
Thanks to one Wells Fargo vice president’s creative solution to a...