| May 26, 2011
| 2:55 PM
Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney swung throughChicago on Thursday to raise money and put together a state campaign team for another run at the White House.
Romney named state Treasurer Dan Rutherford as hisIllinois chairman. Rutherford did the...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 5:59 AM
Mitt Romney has earned the endorsement of a leading Republican who himself was thought to be presidential timber, South Dakota Sen. John Thune.
Thune's support could boost Romney's campaign in the leadoff caucus state in Iowa, where the former...
| Nov 15, 2010
Wes Santee, a track star whose career ended when he was declared ineligible by the Amateur Athletic Union, died Sunday of cancer. He was 78.
Santee died at his home in Eureka, Calif., said his daughter, Susie.
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| Jan 21, 2012
Edward Derwinski, who represented Chicago's south side and adjoining suburbs in Congress for nearly a quarter-century before becoming the nation's first secretary of Veterans Affairs, died Sunday of cancer at a nursing home in Oak Brook, Ill., his...
| May 2, 2011
Jon Huntsman Jr. arrived here from Beijing on Friday to mull a White House bid against the man who made him ambassador to China, a matchup that would offer no shortage of personal drama.
But before taking on President Obama, Huntsman would face another...
| Jun 14, 2010
Robert J. Wussler, a CNN co-founder and a longtime CBS executive, has died after a long illness. He was 73.
Wussler died June 5 at his home in Westport, Conn., spokesman Arthur Sando said.
Robert Joseph Wussler was born Sept. 8, 1936, in Newark, N.J.,...
| Dec 26, 2010
| 7:37 AM
Bud Greenspan, award-winning filmmaker, writer, character and, arguably, the world's No. 1 fan of the Olympics, has died. He was 84.
Greenspan died Christmas Day at his home in New York City, his companion Nancy Beffa said. He had Parkinson's disease....
| Aug 30, 2010
Anton Geesink, who helped make judo a universally popular sport by winning a gold medal at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics, has died. He was 76.
Geesink died Friday, according to the Dutch state broadcaster NOS. He had spent several weeks in a hospital in his...
| Sep 16, 2010
Norman Barker Jr., a top executive with First Interstate Bank of California and, before that, United California Bank, from the 1960s until the mid-1980s, died of natural causes Saturday at his Los Angeles home, said family spokeswoman Elizabeth Douglass....
| Aug 12, 2010
David L. Wolper, the award-winning television documentary producer best known for the blockbuster TV miniseries "Roots" and for the spectacular opening and closing ceremonies he created for the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, has died. He was 82....
| Feb 10, 2012
Norma Merrick Sklarek, the first African American woman in the country to become a licensed architect, who helped produce Terminal 1 at Los Angeles International Airport and the American Embassy in Tokyo, died Monday at her home in Pacific Palisades....