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  • Derek Lam brings a bit of Rio to Kohl's

    Derek Lam brings a bit of Rio to Kohl's
    Designer Derek Lam, whose work has been worn by first lady Michelle Obama, will launch a limited-edition collection for women at Kohl's stores and Kohls.com in April. Part of Kohl's DesigNation concept, Lam's capsule features misses' dresses, skirts,...
  • Durbin praises Obama's speech as 'beautiful'

    — Monday was a momentous day for President Barack Obama — and not a bad one as well for the president's friend, longtime ally and fellow Illinois Democrat, Sen. Dick Durbin. The Senate's No. 2 leader joined Obama at an early morning church...
  • More fashion collaborations unveiled

    More fashion collaborations unveiled
    A party in New York to toast the Maison Martin Margiela with H&M collaboration attracted A-listers such as Sarah Jessica Parker and Kanye West — and foreshadowed long lines Nov. 15 when the collection for men and women hits 230 H&M stores worldwide....
  • Hadiya's parents talk of ordeal

    Hadiya's parents talk of ordeal
    Cleopatra Cowley-Pendleton was never particularly interested in politics. She viewed the workings of Congress from afar, giving barely a passing thought to the policies being debated in Washington. Then her 15-year-old daughter, Hadiya Pendleton, was...
  • Chicago-bound TV pilots to feature a few famous faces

    Chicago-bound TV pilots to feature a few famous faces
    What do Steve Zahn, the actor who played Elliott in 1982's "E.T.," the telepathic police officer from NBC's "Heroes" and Lieutenant Eli Roosevelt from FX's "Sons of Anarchy" all have in common? They're all scheduled to film TV pilots for ABC in the...
  • Chicago at center of gun debate

    Chicago at center of gun debate
    The shooting death of Hadiya Pendleton has propelled Chicago to a central position in the national gun debate and prompted President Barack Obama to turn to his hometown for help in selling his anti-violence initiatives to the public. With the spotlight...
  • Growing clamor for Obama to visit Chicago, address city's violence

     Growing clamor for Obama to visit Chicago, address city's violence
    When times are tough, the distraught have long sought comfort in an old church hymn. "In times like these," the song goes, "you need a savior." In Chicago communities overwhelmed by violence, some people are now singing a different tune. In times like...
  • Obama intensifies focus on gun violence

     Obama intensifies focus on gun violence
    President Barack Obama returned to Chicago for a few hours Friday to address the high-profile gun violence that continues to plague his hometown and suggested the solution is not only more gun laws, but community intervention and economic opportunity in...
  • Obama coming back to Chicago to vote early

     Obama coming back to Chicago to vote early
    — President Barack Obama says he's coming back to Chicago next week to vote early, but first lady Michelle Obama already has beaten him to the ballot, mailing in her absentee vote Monday. After @MichelleObama tweeted her news, @BarackObama...
  • Simeon All Access | Jabari Parker: A name, a brand

    Simeon All Access | Jabari Parker: A name, a brand
    In the back corner of Simeon's cafeteria, at a table usually reserved for boys basketball players, Jabari Parker is talking about a couple of dark weeks he experienced over the summer, when he went from being on top of the high school basketball world...
  • First lady to attend slain girl's funeral

    First lady to attend slain girl's funeral
    The first lady, governor and mayor will attend Hadiya Pendleton's funeral Saturday, but the family of the slain teenager is determined to hold a service that looks past politics and celebrates the life of a 15-year-old girl lost to Chicago street...