| Feb 1, 2015
| 1:19 PM
It's almost show time.
When the Super Bowl kicks off on Sunday, 40-plus advertisers will be hoping to win over the more than 110 million viewers tuning in. After paying $4.5 million for a 30-second spot, advertisers are hoping to have the ad everyone...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 3:26 PM
NEW YORK — It's almost show time. When the Super Bowl kicks off on Sunday, 40-plus advertisers will be hoping to win over the more than 110 million viewers tuning in. At $4.5 million for a 30-second spot, they're all hoping to have the ad that...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 11:40 AM
The short stretch of peril named Clay Street, between Lake Station and Gary, is one of the worst roads in Northwest Indiana. The street – if you can call it that -- is littered with trash, debris, furniture remnants, car parts, deep cracks and...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 4:00 AM
Long before the Oscar-nominated "Selma" was championed as the first major motion picture about the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., another film chronicled the civil rights leader's march from Selma, Ala., to Montgomery.
"Selma, Lord, Selma" was a made-for-...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 5:20 AM
Building systems come in a huge variety of styles, shapes, materials, and levels of difficulty. This week we take a look at several of them one traditional, one non-traditional, and two that offer a new twist on the classics.
Take Along Zoo & Aquarium...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 9:04 AM
When Lucy Biggers of Fairfield graduated from Tulane University two years ago, she looked for the kind of job that would give her a lot of experience.
WAGB, the ABC affiliate in Greenville, Miss., certainly gave her that.
Though it was the 190th...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 8:53 AM
To provide context to the ongoing outbreak of measles linked to visits to Disneyland and the influence of the anti-vaccination movement, science writer Seth Mnookin revisits the saga of one of the most celebrated anti-vaxxers, starlet Jenny McCarthy. ...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 10:43 AM
Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong, who admitted to using performance-enhancing drugs extensively during his career, said he would use them again if he was competing in the doping-abundant culture that existed in professional cycling during the 1990s.
| Jan 21, 2015
| 10:00 PM
If you think human trafficking is a problem only in third-world countries and not here in the U.S., think again.
The average age for girls to enter the commercial sex trade is just 12-14 years, while for boys, it is from 11-13. Runaways are prime targets...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 10:28 AM
This column was orginially published on July 24, 2005.
Two steps into the swanky Ritz-Carlton hotel in this Pacific Ocean postcard of a town off the western edge of Los Angeles, Ernie Banks asked the hostess he'd just met about her husband. She blushed....
| Jan 25, 2015
| 4:32 AM
With a familiar glint in his eye and trademark grin on his face, Ernie Banks once revealed a recurring dream of him standing on a stage in Stockholm accepting the Nobel Peace Prize.
A friend to presidents who once discussed poverty with Nelson Mandela...