| Sep 6, 2013
| 11:51 AM
Ever since in 1894 Grover Cleveland signed Labor Day into federal law, we in America have paused to celebrate our hard working, middle class workers on the first day of September. While most scholars agree that the proclamation was issued to placate...
| May 1, 2013
President Grover Cleveland pressed an electric switch, powering the pumps for massive fountains. The jets of water in turn cued the unfurling of flags. What was described as "profound silence" gave way to a cacophony, and the World's Columbian...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 3:36 PM
In the age of Twitter, Facebook and other social media tools, Los Angeles police officials say they relied on students at a Reseda high school and their social media skills to help catch a trio of murder suspects Thursday.
About 12:15 a.m., just eight...
| May 4, 2013
| 4:05 PM
Arden Hayes is 5. He loves Legos and running so fast across the living room to flip onto the couch that his feet end up pointing at the ceiling.
He also loves the presidents — especially 11 and 33.
Arden knows all 44 U.S. presidents. In order....
| Mar 28, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Mutter Museum may leave you shocked and horrified or amazed and fascinated. Either way, its collections of bones, bodies, body parts, plus tumors and other terrors, are unforgettable.
The nation's finest and oldest medical museum — celebrating...
| May 2, 2012
| 4:32 PM
John Peter Altgeld Reader Russell T writes: I grew up in Chicago and have been living in Aachen, Germany, for the past two and a half years. Yesterday, we had the day off for May Day, for which we have......
| May 26, 2012
| 4:34 AM
An exhibit chronicling the history of candy in Chicagoland doesn’t sugarcoat the ups and downs of the industry’s history. “It wasn’t ‘Willy Wonka.’ It wasn’t …...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 4:33 AM
Florida's Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater is out with a tribute to Labor Day befitting the state's Republican dominated political landscape. In his message, Atwater says over the last 18 months, he's had the chance to “meet with many small...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 3:10 PM
When it comes to sex scandals, South Florida author Robert Watson said Tuesday, Bill Clinton wasn't the first or the worst among presidents who've had dalliances before and during their time in the White House.
"There's a long history of these...
| May 28, 2012
| 7:57 AM
Centuries & Sleuths Bookstore
7419 West Madison Street
On July 1, 1893, President Grover Cleveland vanished. He boarded a friend's yacht, sailed into Long Island Sound,...
| Oct 8, 2012
Art hardly ever comes up as a campaign issue in presidential elections.
But once voters decide, the artistic tastes of the first family become well known from the pieces they choose to adorn the White House.
Barack Obama has long taken pride in his...