| Sep 7, 2010
| 6:25 PM
Chicago's business community, which repeatedly stood and delivered for Mayor Richard Daley as he reshaped a once-sagging industrial city, was shaken to learn Tuesday that he is stepping aside as the city once again faces dire financial challenges.
| May 28, 2012
| 7:55 AM
5:45 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Chicago Council on Global Affairs
Palmer House Hilton Hotel
17 East Monroe Street
To purchase a copy of the book:
Zero-Sum Future: American Power in an Age of Anxiety
The financial and...
| Jan 9, 2012
Ilene Gordon certainly wasn't the first young girl in the 1960s to balk when told she had to take home economics instead of shop class. It's what she did about it that foreshadowed her path to the latest list of Fortune magazine's 50 most powerful women...
| Feb 1, 2012
White House representatives traveled to Chicago on Tuesday to tout the May summits of world leaders as an opportunity not only for hashing out global issues, but also for Chicago to boost its profile as a business and tourism center — echoing themes...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 3:18 PM
All morning the sad news spread through the Gold Coast high-rise: Charlie, the boy who had a smile for everyone, had died in a horrible accident, plummeting 46 floors down a trash chute.
"We're all shocked," said a woman who has worked for another family...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 7:35 PM
With 80 days and counting until Chicago plays host to the planet at NATO-G8, a big pitch for the event was made Thursday night from no less than America's ambassador to NATO.
In a lengthy speech at the Union League Club, Ivo Daalder told the Chicago...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 4:10 PM
One of the pages we’re adding to the expanded Chicago Tribune is an additional Perspective page each Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
We’ve used it to add guest commentary from the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, the fashion choices of...
| Jul 29, 2008
| 4:30 PM
Obama, in an effort to make his opposition to the surge seem slightly less wrongheaded than it seems to be right now, has claimed that "during the debate" he said "there's no doubt that additional U.S. troops could temporarily......
| Jun 28, 2009
| 7:45 AM
Illinois is getting some attention from a member of President Barack Obama's Cabinet.
(WGN-AM)-Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will be in Chicago today and Monday.
His visit includes taking part in the Obama administration's public service...
| Mar 8, 2008
Caught in the Middle: America's Heartland in the Age of Globalization
By Richard C. Longworth
Bloomsbury, 320 pages, $25.95
Reading Richard C. Longworth's riveting new book, "Caught in the Middle: America's Heartland in the Age of Globalization,"...
| Mar 10, 2008
All right, I admit it. I sold out. Last Wednesday night, I went on “The Colbert Report,” and I can't quite shake the feeling that I made a pact with the devil.
But did I?
I published a book four months ago, and everyone knows a sit-down with...