| Oct 3, 2012
| 12:29 PM
Lupe Fiasco can come across as a teacher, preacher, cutup, conflicted citizen, jazz head, skilled rhyme machine and political radical.
His new album, “Food and Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album Part 1” (1st and 15th/Atlantic), touches...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 8:23 AM
On a big week for election news, Trib Nation invited a diverse group of connectors to have lunch with us and share their view of the 2012 election.
What do they see as the campaign's narrative? More importantly, what is motivating them and the people...
| Mar 10, 2013
| 5:18 PM
A woman died and three other people were displaced following a house fire in the Oakland neighborhood this morning, according to the Chicago Fire Department.
Vershonda Marshall, 41, of the 8700 block of South Burley Avenue, was pronounced dead on the...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 9:05 AM
Listen up, ladies! R. Kelly, a giant of modern bedroom R&B, wants to share his lascivious charms with the female population of Hampton Roads.
Promoters announced Wednesday that the Grammy-winning singer will perform Dec. 9 at Chrysler Hall in Norfolk....
| Aug 21, 2012
| 11:57 AM
SOUTH BEND — A dollar certainly doesn’t go as far as it used to.
But Mayor Pete Buttigieg is hoping a single dollar will go a long way in naming the next police chief. The mayor announced at a news conference Tuesday that Robert Wasserman,...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 2:28 AM
Few would envy Robert Wasserman his current task.
Wasserman, chairman of Strategic Policy Partnership, has been chosen by South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg to conduct the search for the city's next police chief.
Under the best of circumstances, Wasserman'...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 5:43 AM
The Orioles’ early afternoon start time Thursday was supposed to get the team in the air and to the West Coast at a decent hour.
But after their 14-inning win over the Rays -- a five-hour, 14-minute marathon that ended with a 3-2 victory -- the...
| Sep 19, 2010
The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration
Random House: 622 pp, $30
It was an all-too-familiar dispatch from a particular time and place.
The Clarks, a young black family of four, were trying to improve...
| May 26, 2012
| 8:56 PM
Mario Ramos stirs a pot of beans with a bent spatula as the men crowd into the kitchen, the ragged line stretching out the splintered doorway.
Years ago, Ramos, 45, grilled up pricey seafood in a tiki-themed restaurant on Pacific Coast Highway in Laguna...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 4:35 PM
A regrouped Van Halen has announced an extensive 2012 American tour that will carry the four-piece rock band across the country over five months, including a Staples Center concert on June 1, and a Honda Center gig in Anaheim on......
| Apr 4, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Pat Metheny, Bill Frisell and a wide variety of veteran and up-and-coming jazz talent lead the 55th annual Monterey Jazz Festival happening this fall....