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  • Faith, hopes and charity

    Faith, hopes and charity
    Seven Sundays ago, we launched this quest for a new Plan of Chicago with a sense of urgency and a question mark as tall as Tribune Tower: Would readers and organizations concur that intertwined challenges confront Chicago with the fourth great crisis of...
  • Survey paints picture of war-weary America

    Survey paints picture of war-weary America
    The addition of foreign policy questions to the mix in Tuesday's presidential debate gives Mitt Romney a chance to convince voters that his views of world affairs align with their own, but a recent authoritative survey of public attitudes illustrates what...
  • February 10: Author - Gideon Rachman Talks About His Book, Zero-Sum Future: American Power in an Age of Anxiety

    February 10: Author - Gideon Rachman Talks About His Book, Zero-Sum Future: American Power in an Age of Anxiety
    Gideon Rachman Event: Tonight 5:45 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Chicago Council on Global Affairs Palmer House Hilton Hotel 17 East Monroe Street Chicago To purchase a copy of the book: Zero-Sum Future: American Power in an Age of Anxiety The financial and...
  • Farrakhan defends Libya's Gadhafi as 'brother'

    Warning that destruction could be on America's doorstep because it oppresses “God's chosen people,” Minister Louis Farrakhan, the controversial Nation of Islam leader, defended Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi today, calling the U.S. action in...
  • Corn Products' CEO double stocks price with acquisition, strategy and sunny disposition

    Corn Products' CEO double stocks price with acquisition, strategy and sunny disposition
    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...
  • Global summits can boost Chicago's profile, White House officials say

     Global summits can boost Chicago's profile, White House officials say
    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...
  • Teen falls to death in Gold Coast: 'We're all shocked'

    Teen falls to death in Gold Coast: 'We're all shocked'
    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...
  • NATO ambassador praises Chicago

    NATO ambassador praises Chicago
    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...
  • There's more to say ...

    There's more to say ...
    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...
  • Grant Thornton CEO spreading word about firm's Chicago roots

    Grant Thornton CEO spreading word about firm's Chicago roots
    He was born in England, spent a significant part of his career in Asia and cut his American corporate teeth in Dallas. But Stephen Chipman, now into his third year as chief executive of Grant Thornton LLP, is thinking a lot about Chicago.   ...
  • Head of Clean Energy Trust working to change world

    Head of Clean Energy Trust working to change world
    Amy Francetic was at a child's birthday party in 2004 when she decided it was time to leave Silicon Valley.    "I was sitting there listening to 6-year-olds talk about IPOs and whose house was bigger and how much a wedding dress cost," she said.    By...