| Jan 31, 2014
| 1:54 PM
Joyce Skoog, the village of Hinsdale's first and only female village president, is remembered for her commitment to community, for providing leadership during a time of transition and for putting family first.
Before serving as village president from...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 1:21 PM
WASHINGTON — Mayor Rahm Emanuel today joined the chair of JPMorgan Chase as the firm announced a five-year, $250 million effort to close the “skills gap” to curb unemployment in urban areas in the U.S. and Europe.
Chicago is among...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 3:46 PM
ASPEN, Colo. — The National Security Agency is taking steps to address glaring weaknesses that allowed former contractor Edward Snowden to access and remove large volumes of top-secret information, a senior Pentagon official said Thursday.
| Aug 25, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Family: Married to former U.S. Ambassador Nicole Avant; two children, Tony and Sarah, from his first marriage
Home: $5.4-million Beverly Hills property purchased from fashion designer Max Azria
Professional Affiliations: Film Advisory...
| Feb 20, 2014
In February 2001, a bipartisan federal commission on which we served warned that terrorists would acquire weapons of mass destruction and mass disruption. "Attacks against American citizens on American soil, possibly causing heavy casualties, are likely...
| Jan 29, 2014
The month that a TV game show called "Wheel of Fortune" made its debut, a 29-year-old Californian named George Miller was taking his new seat in Congress. Both the show and the congressman are still around, but Miller has decided that he's taken his final...
| Dec 19, 2013
Many Americans would like to know more about what they eat, including whether the food they purchase contains genetically modified organisms, or GMOs. That desire has sparked ballot initiatives and bitter fights in states across the country. But what a...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 1:09 PM
The group behind the effort to unionize Northwestern athletes isn’t interested in advocating for salaries for them.
In a forum at the Aspen Institute in Washington on Thursday, College Athletes Players Assn. President Ramogi Huma refuted the notion...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The big television networks have faced all number of challenges in recent years. But they could be done in by something called Aereo.
Most people probably haven't heard of Aereo, which has been rolling out its video service for just over a year and...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 5:33 PM
RAMALLAH, West Bank -- U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry's plan to jump-start the Palestinian economy to boost his political efforts kicked off this weekend in the Czech Republic's capital, Prague.
A conference in Prague brought together some 100...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 7:15 AM
A little more than two years ago, the curtain lifted on the Chicago Symphony Orchestra-led Citizen Musician initiative, and CSO Association President Deborah Rutter told an overflow crowd at the Chicago Cultural Center: “All of you are citizen...