| Nov 12, 2010
Dino De Laurentiis, the flamboyant Italian movie producer who helped resurrect his nation's film industry after World War II and for more than six decades produced films as diverse as the 1954 Federico Fellini classic "La Strada" and the 1976 remake of...
| May 31, 2011
| 8:58 AM
UPDATE as of May 31st: Crowds gathered at the Battlefield Monday in hopes of seeing Sarah Palin but were disappointed when she never showed. The next morning reporters and supporters patiently waited by her tour bus to catch a glimpse of her. Turns out...
| Mar 17, 2011
Small amounts of radioactive isotopes from the crippled Japanese nuclear power plant are being blown toward North America high in the atmosphere over the Pacific Ocean and will reach California as soon as Friday, according to experts.
A network of...
| Jun 11, 2011
| 12:45 PM
In the days after her son Trig was born, Sarah Palin received an outpouring of support and well wishes, many from other parents of children with Down syndrome.
Most notable among these was Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.), whose son Cole was born...
| Apr 8, 2011
| 4:50 PM
| Apr 9, 2011
A few years ago, the U.S. Forest Service was getting ready to open up several large stands of old-growth trees here on Kupreanof Island in an attempt to sustain southeast Alaska's beleaguered timber industry.
The target was up to 70 million board feet of...
| Mar 12, 2011
The long arm of a ferocious tsunami crashed into California and the Pacific Northwest on Friday, with 6- to 8-foot surges flooding beaches and harbors, splintering docks, crushing scores of boats in marinas and triggering evacuations of shoreline...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 11:41 AM
As the spotlight burned bright on Sarah Palin in fall 2008, her administration was swamped with media requests – many of which disgusted both Palin and her aides.
On Sept. 15, 2008, Palin's communications director, Bill McAllister, updated her on...
| Sep 2, 2010
| 6:52 PM
Democrat Alexi Giannoulias and Republican Mark Kirk are wounded rivals running neck and neck for the U.S. Senate seat once held by President Barack Obama, a new Tribune/WGN-TV poll shows.
After a bruising summer of controversies, both major party...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 6:02 AM
In the world of New Hampshire politics, the Union Leader newspaper still packs a punch. And on Friday there's no better way of judging just how Sarah Palin's visit obscured the Mitt Romney campaign launch than by looking at its front page.
| May 8, 2011
| 9:53 AM
With guest host Tina Fey back playing her famous doppelganger, this weekend’s "Saturday Night Live" portrayed the debate that wasn’t this week – featuring not just Sarah Palin but also would-be White House hopeful Donald Trump.