| May 9, 2014
It's hard to convey China's transformations to two kinds of people: people who have never been there and people who have just been there for the first time. Experiencing China in 2014 for the first time, many Americans are struck by the modernity of...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 9:43 AM
Terry R. Hendrickson has been elected president of the Union League Boys & Girls Clubs, which serves at-risk youth through seven locations and a camp in Wisconsin. Hendrickson was also elected to serve as the Union League Club's second vice president....
| Aug 29, 2014
We know nearly everything there is to know about the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., or so we think. But in his new book, "Death of a King: The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Final Year," the PBS and public radio host Tavis Smiley turns his...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 7:02 PM
The unsuccessful Republican team of Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan reunited in President Barack Obama's hometown Thursday night, critiquing the Democrat while providing their view of what might have been different if they had they won the White House almost...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Three-star Navy admiral to speak in Chicago on anniversary of 9/11
Thirteen years have passed since the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, but as the president’s address Wednesday night made clear, the United States remains a country at war.
| Jun 11, 2013
| 11:58 AM
As the list of candidates wanting to be the next governor of Illinois grows, Attorney General Lisa Madigan says she is still making up her mind about whether to enter the race.
The decision is one that will have a ripple effect on the next election...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 4:35 PM
When Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan publicly pulled the plug on a run for governor, she announced that she "never planned to run" for the state's top office as long as her father remained House speaker, given the inherent conflict.
| Oct 1, 2013
There's more to come from the New Orleans-based 11th season of "Top Chef" than host Padma Lakshmi tossing the cheftestants Mardi Gras beads instead of making them draw knives. This year's cast features a rockabilly chick, a proud recipient of the title of...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 7:53 PM
The first Army officer who fought since the Vietnam War to receive the nation's highest military award visited Chicago this week and said he hoped his Medal of Honor reflects positively on the thousands of Americans who have served and sometimes died in...
| Jan 14, 2014
When it comes to finding your calling in life, author and television personality Jane Pauley prefers the word "reimagine" to "reinvention."
"So many people have that yearning for something and they don't know what 'it' is," Pauley said during a recent...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 10:17 AM
Three Republican governor candidates took veiled shots at rival Bruce Rauner’s bravado in pledging to take on House Speaker Michael Madigan, each noting they have to work with the powerful Democrat to move the state forward.
The comments from...