| Jan 20, 2014
| 1:14 PM
Students Patrick Shalton and Adam Schwartz smiled as the crowd cheered while watching the wooden Boomilever they constructed hold a large jug of sand.
The pair medaled in several events at the Science Olympiad Invite at their school, South Middle School...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 12:07 PM
Listening to the Tibetan Singing Bowls transports Ed Susralski to a peaceful place, far from the terminal cancer that might otherwise cloud his thoughts.
As Jayne Hayes played the rims of 17 different Tibetan Singing Bowls with a mallet during a...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 7:32 AM
Living next to a McCook quarry for nearly four decades, La Grange resident Linda Lauterbach has grown accustomed to the periodic blasts. Now she's getting used to the occasional earthquake.
Lehigh Hanson, the company that owns the quarry, announced it...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 4:37 AM
The Lyons Township High School District 204 school board recently approved about $22.6 million in projects at both campuses, including the renovation of the Reber fine arts center and cafeteria at the north campus in La Grange and the science labs at...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Fine lines, wrinkles and folds in the skin develop with age but are not necessarily a welcome badge of honor we're readily willing to display. As our skin loses collagen and elasticity, the lines and folds develop and our...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 6:45 PM
The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved U.S. marketing of the drug dapagliflozin, the second of a new class of medications that aim to improve glycemic control in patients with Type 2 diabetes. The drug will be marketed under the name...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 6:00 PM
A class of oral diabetes medications that has drawn controversy in recent years reduces the risk of cancer in women taking it by almost a third, says a large new study conducted by researchers at the Cleveland Clinic.
In preventing cancer, the...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 2:14 PM
This 10-day trip was the most enlightening I've ever taken. And all I did, basically, was sit. This meditation retreat was as challenging as a mountain trek and as reviving as a staycation. The benefits were personal, as varied as the spoils of exercise:...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 9:52 AM
A little over a month stands in the way of Seth Meyers making his debut as host of "Late Night," and he's trying to work in as much preparation as possible ahead of his unveiling.
"Maybe I should ask the questions?" he said. "I need the practice."
| Mar 2, 2014
| 12:00 PM
You should have your Oscar pool by now. Twenty-four categories. One hundred and twenty-one choices. And, no, "The Lego Movie" is not among them. (Next year. Next year.)
We've been here for you for the last six months, starting back in September when "12...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 3:10 PM
Chandra Wilson, who stars as Dr. Miranda Bailey on the ABC series "Grey's Anatomy," knows what it's like on the other side of the prescription pad. And she knows what it's like to advocate for an ill child. Her 20-year-old daughter has long struggled with...