| Sep 26, 2014
| 3:48 PM
Billionaires can be fascinating, and not just because of the fortunes they amass. They buy islands and media organizations, experiment with space travel, and have larger-than-life personalities. They also become proxies in national political debates about...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 2:23 PM
UPDATED: The guest lineup for Sunday morning:
Grover Norquist, president of Americans for Tax Reform, and Thomas Frank, author of "What's the Matter With Kansas?," will be guests on NBC's "Meet the Press" at 9 a.m on WESH-Channel 2. A panel on ISIS...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 3:00 AM
In the flurry of new books on the Nixon tapes, another allegation worse than Watergate against the late president has been revisited by a researcher at the Miller Center of the University of Virginia, reviving charges of a possible treasonous act by ...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 6:28 PM
President Obama pledged Wednesday that the U.S. would go to war if necessary to protect former Soviet territories in the Baltic region from Russia and signaled new steps to strengthen Ukraine's ability to defend itself, sharply raising the stakes in the...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 5:00 AM
For years, Christina Marshall was convinced she would start her own company.
She studied entrepreneurship at USC's business school with the hope of launching a clothing company for full-figured women. But after graduating two years ago, the 31-year-...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 6:44 PM
The Islamic State militant group released a video on Tuesday purporting to show the beheading of a second American hostage, journalist Steven Sotloff, raising the stakes in its confrontation with Washington over U.S. air strikes on its insurgents in Iraq....
| Sep 2, 2014
| 10:23 AM
The Islamic State militant group released a video today purporting to show the beheading of U.S. hostage Steven J. Sotloff.
A masked figure in the video also issued a threat against a British hostage, a man the group named as David Haines, and warned...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 2:21 PM
Metro Chicago saw a 10.7 percent rise in the value of goods exported last year, to $44.9 billion, inching up one slot to place No. 6 nationwide, according to a U.S. Department of Commerce report released Tuesday.
The top five metros areas: Houston, New...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 1:08 PM
After at least 11 failed attempts at achieving a lasting cease-fire between the Hamas terrorist group and Israel, negotiators in Cairo on Tuesday announced that they reached an indefinite cease-fire deal. But will the agreement, whose parameters are not...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 4:50 PM
South Korean automaker Kia Motors Corp. will open a $1-billion auto plant in northern Mexico, President Enrique Peña Nieto announced Wednesday.
Kia will join other automakers rushing to build cars in Mexico, where low labor costs and extensive free...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 9:06 PM
While the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has more international students than any other public campus in the country, the majority of them leave the area after graduation, a new report has found.
About 17 percent of foreign student graduates...