| Feb 24, 2015
| 4:02 AM
Restoration America initially wanted the city of Elgin to turn over more than 19 acres for free for development of something described as a "holistic treatment center" and a "private, individual and family center for wellness."
According to the proposal...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 5:52 AM
LOS ANGELES - La categoría reina de los Óscar, la de mejor película, cuenta este año por primera vez con ocho largometrajes nominados desde que en 2011 se amplió el número de candidatos de un mínimo de cinco a un máximo de diez.
En las tres últimas...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 1:37 PM
Scott Mandell, whose Enjoy Life Foods company was acquired by Mondelez in a deal announced Monday, credits Oprah Winfrey with inspiring him to become an entrepreneur.
No, not because of anything the former Chicagoan said during any of her broadcasts....
| Feb 2, 2015
| 6:55 PM
When Neil Patrick Harris rose to a podium at the Beverly Hilton on Monday afternoon, the Oscar host promised the assembled group of Academy Award nominees, including Clint Eastwood, Oprah Winfrey, Bradley Cooper, Emma Stone and Common, that at this year's...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 12:00 PM
Damien Chazelle braced himself for disaster.
It was opening night at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, and Chazelle's movie "Whiplash" was about to have its premiere in front of a packed house in Park City, Utah. Just six years out of college, Chazelle...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 4:15 AM
The day after the Oscars last year, the show's producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron received a call from John Travolta apologizing for fumbling the name of singer Idina Menzel. Travolta's mispronunciation — Adele Dazeem — had become a trending...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 4:40 AM
Not long after Lance Armstrong's unprecedented seven Tour de France titles were stripped in 2012, the cyclist tweeted a defiant photo.
Armstrong reclined on a couch in a dimly lighted room, appearing unworried about the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency's...
| Apr 2, 2015
| 9:59 AM
Longtime Baltimore newscaster Richard Sher has a new gig. Starting April 8, Sher will host a weekly trivia contest at Horseshoe Casino Baltimore.
The game show-style contest will be called People Are Winning, a nod to "People Are Talking," the long-...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 5:40 PM
In the past, fiction disguised as fact has infuriated readers. Oprah Winfrey took James Frey to task for the exaggerations in his not-entirely-true memoir "A Million Little Pieces." Author Misha Defonseca was ordered by a court to return $22.5 million for...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 10:39 AM
Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong has pleaded guilty to reckless driving for hitting two parked cars in Aspen, Colo., in December.
Armstrong, who reached a plea agreement with prosecutors, submitted his plea via mail on Friday, according to the...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 11:04 AM
Oprah Winfrey plans to sell antique furniture, paintings and other items from her condominium in Water Tower Place at a public auction April 25.
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers on Monday announced the sale, which will be conducted at its Chicago salesroom....