| Apr 16, 2014
| 12:30 PM
When the Supreme Court hears oral arguments in the battle over television streaming service Aereo on April 22, it will be against a backdrop of two competing narratives.
Broadcasters warn of the end of free TV as we know it if the start-up company is...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The Golden Globes are behind us and the Academy Awards lie ahead, which brings me to this question: Which websites would you like to see walk away winners in the About.com Job Search Readers' Choice Awards 2013? Alison Doyle, About.com's job searching...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Hello from 8,000 feet. I'm in Aspen, where the conversation, thankfully, is much thicker than the air. I'm here for the inaugural 21st Century National Service Summit, sponsored by the Franklin Project, a new venture of the Aspen Institute. For two days,...
| 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...
| 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.
| Mar 19, 2013
| 12:43 PM
Santa Barbara City College on Tuesday was awarded the Aspen Prize — a prestigious award recognizing high achievement among community colleges....