| Apr 16, 2012
| 11:31 AM
What's it like to live in a far-off place most of us see only on a vacation? Foreign Correspondence is an interview with someone who lives in a spot you may want to visit.
Suzanne Nam, 38, moved to Bangkok, Thailand, about six years ago to be a...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 11:30 AM
KYOTO, Japan — The videos fill up space on YouTube, the photos running for page after page on Google Images. Japan as a place of death and destruction, massive brown-blue waves, shaking high-rises, collapsed cities.
The earthquake in March 2011 has...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 11:16 AM
LOGAN, Ohio — There is one Ohio state park everyone should visit.
That's Hocking Hills, with its out-of-Ohio vibe that is very appealing. It is Ohio's best park for natural wonders and its most scenic state park.
The picturesque 2,348-acre park in...
| Sep 8, 2010
| 9:57 AM
Richard M. Daley's 21-year run as mayor will end next spring with the city broadly reshaped by his vision and unprecedented grip on power, but with his image as Chicago's sure-handed leader increasingly challenged.
He stepped off the political stage in...
| Nov 3, 2011
The father of an unarmed man shot and killed by a Chicago police officer over the summer called Wednesday for Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez to bring criminal charges against the officer.
Speaking with a microphone at Daley Plaza while...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 8:09 PM
Lawyers in a Chicago police torture case want a federal judge to force former MayorRichard M. Daleyto sit for questioning about his knowledge of suspects interrogated by detectives commanded by Jon Burge.
A motion filed Tuesday by lawyers for Michael...
| Nov 8, 2011
Citing an ongoing Tribune investigation, Illinois Democratic U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin on Monday urged U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to fix breakdowns in America's criminal justice system that allow growing numbers of criminal suspects to flee the country...
| Nov 8, 2011
Mayor Rahm Emanuel has made it easier for the public to see who pays City Hall lobbyists, how much every city worker earns and where crime waves have rippled through Chicago neighborhoods.
It's Emanuel's way of keeping his promise to create "the most...
| Mar 17, 2011
John Wayne Gacy is one of America's most notorious serial killers. He is responsible for killing 33 young men and boys. But many investigators say they believe there are more victims out there. A former Chicago Police detective says he thinks he knows...
| May 12, 2011
| 2:09 PM
The Obama administration is ordering an ambitious cleanup of the Chicago River, a dramatic step toward improving an urban waterway treated for more than a century as little more than an industrialized sewage canal.
In a letter obtained Wednesday by the...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Jennifer Hudson's career was soaring in the fall of 2008, but the Oscar-winning actress and singer still found time to check in with her mother back in Chicago every day between 9 and 11 a.m.
So when Hudson hadn't heard from her mom by late in the...