| Jun 10, 2011
| 7:22 AM
This story by William Mullen orginally ran in the Aug. 17, 1986, Tribune Sunday Magazine.
At 9:30 a.m. on Friday, June 13, three men left the entrance to Navy Pier and began moving west along Grand Avenue. The three were old soldiers, the point men...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 10:43 PM
Chicago will play host to world leaders next spring during NATO and G-8 summits, giving Mayor Rahm Emanuel an opportunity to shine in the international spotlight but also a chance to stumble if the inevitable protests aren’t handled well.
| Sep 26, 2011
| 7:51 AM
LA JOLLA, Calif. -- President Barack Obama will bring his re-election effort to Southern California today, hoping to tap into some deep pockets to pad his campaign war chest.
The president, who was in Seattle Sunday, is scheduled to arrive at MCAS...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 8:12 AM
LA JOLLA, Calif. - President Barack Obama came to San Diego Monday for the first time since taking office two years ago in hopes of tapping into some deep pockets to fill his campaign war chest.
The president, who was in Seattle on Sunday, arrived at...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 2:17 PM
A. G. Bobby Fouche, 84, of Hagerstown, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011, with his loving wife Jackie by his side.
Born into a large union family of 14 children, on Aug. 11, 1927, in Hagerstown, he was the 13th child and seventh son...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 3:44 PM
In today's Friday files, we're talking about everything from delusional politicians to philanthropic G-strings.
But first, I want to give House Speaker Dean Cannon a mild coronary by saying: Dean, you are right.
Not for your continued efforts to use...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 11:55 AM
With unemployment high, consumer confidence battered and the general outlook as grim as a Cormac McCarthy novel, Barack Obama may have virtually no chance of victory in 2012. Or so I thought until his Homeland Security chief, Janet Napolitano, offered a...
| Sep 7, 2011
100 Years Ago
"C" Cup for Cash
In the Times' notes from all over:
"Mrs. A.A. McCormick, of Chicago, was robbed of a hand bag containing $2,200. There is only one safe place for a woman to carry her money when travelling but modesty prevents our...
| Sep 1, 2011
— First lady Michelle Obama was once a reluctant campaigner, but there are plenty of reasons she's primed to play a major role in her husband's re-election bid.
She's more popular than the president. She's seasoned now. And she's so careful in...
| Nov 6, 2011
Occupy Chicago protesters are writing another chapter in a long history of dissent in this city. Here are 10 demonstrated facts:
1 Chicago has never landed an Olympics, but in 1932 it hosted a "counter-Olympics." The event was organized by American...
| Jul 24, 2011
In a rehearsal room in North Hollywood are some of the battle scars Rage Against the Machine has accumulated during many years of conflict and noise. In one corner are the scorched, graffiti-covered amplifiers that bassist Tim Commerford has plugged...