| May 26, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Alice Ripley is officially taking her Tony-winning performance as a mentally disturbed housewife in "Next to Normal" to theaters around the country. The actress will star in the national tour of "Next to Normal," which kicks off at the Ahmanson......
| Jun 1, 2010
| 9:32 PM
Thirty five states and the District of Columbia applied for a second-round Race to the Top grant, the U.S. Department of Education announced this evening. The 36 that filed applications by today's deadline are competing for a slice of a $3.4 billion pie...
| Jan 3, 2010
| 9:59 PM
SAN'A, Yemen - Western embassies in Yemen locked up Sunday after fresh threats from al-Qaida, and the White House expressed alarm at the terror group's expanded reach in the poor Arab nation where an offshoot apparently ordered the Christmas Day plot...
| Jan 14, 2010
| 4:29 PM
Three days after announcing his plan to take on Connecticut's senior senator, Rob Simmons breezed past a bunch of kids sitting in the gym of the Regional Multicultural Magnet School in New London.
It wasn't a political appearance: Simmons was here to...
| Jan 20, 2010
The Democratic Party's defeat in Massachusetts on Tuesday -- the loss of a single, crucial Senate seat -- will force President Obama and his congressional allies to downscale their legislative ambitions and rethink their political strategy.
| Jan 27, 2010
| 8:49 AM
Thursday, February 18
830 N. Michigan, 3rd Floor
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Sherwood Recital Hall
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Piano Forte Salon Series with Scott Thomas, broadcast live on WFMT.
| Jan 29, 2010
A new study might make some lawmakers rethink proposed laws about driving while using cell phones.
The surprising study shows that the number of traffic crashes did not drop after drivers were banned from using handheld cell phones.
At the state and...
| Jan 29, 2010
When the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) released the results of a national survey about the prevalence of heart disease, the residents of some regions breathed a sign of relief while other just held their breaths. Released in 2007, the Behavioral...
| Jan 31, 2010
Now that other states have grabbed most of the federal stimulus money for high-speed rail systems, does Connecticut still have a chance of building a New Haven-to-Springfield line?
Connecticut congressional leaders and policy planners say the vision of...
| Feb 9, 2010
Good Eating salutes those people in the Chicago-area food and beverage world who are making a difference through their passion, vision and commitment to quality. This year's awards go to a range of experts, including entrepreneurs, auctioneers,...
| Feb 15, 2010
| 11:25 AM
INDIANAPOLIS Democratic Sen. Evan Bayh says he will not run for a third term in Congress.
Bayh said at a news conference in Indianapolis on Monday that he believed he would have been re-elected despite "the current challenging environment" in Congress....
| Jun 12, 2010
The lawyers in the landmark federal trial over the constitutionality of California's gay marriage ban may have to check their dazzling oratory at the courtroom door during next week's closing arguments.
The presiding judge wants them to answer 39...