| Mar 6, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Chicago's star turn on the world stage was cut in half Monday after President Barack Obama made a surprise shift of the May G-8 international summit from his hometown to Camp David.
The full complement of downtown security concerns remains however....
| Nov 5, 2011
CHESTER, Ill. — After serving nearly two decades in prison for a murder they did not commit, brothers James Harden and Jonathan Barr shared their final hours behind bars together Friday.
A day after a Cook County judge vacated the convictions of...
| Feb 10, 2012
In Wisconsin, a group of environmentalists plans to bicycle to Chicago's G-8 and NATO summits to protest an economy that relies too heavily on fossil fuel.
In California, a nurses union has a permit for a Chicago march the day before the summits to...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 3:31 PM
After the initial surprise over word from the White House today that the May G-8 summit has been moved to Camp David, Chicago officials and protest organizers quickly turned to speculation of how that would affect the NATO meeting that is still planned...
| Jul 13, 2012
Launching a new college would "clearly be a great adventure but so is jumping off a bridge," physicist Joseph B. Platt wrote decades after accepting the challenge in 1956 to become the founding president of Harvey Mudd College in Claremont.
Humor was a...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 3:42 PM
President Obama is moving one of two major world summits from Chicago to the presidential retreat near Washington, with an aide saying the president has decided he wants a more "intimate" setting than his hometown for the May gathering.
The Group of...
| Nov 20, 2011
Shopping centers have always been about more than shopping. Before the rise of Internet-based social interaction, malls were a workplace, gathering place and pop culture petri dish for the better part of two generations. That made them the perfect...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Now that bowl season has picked up considerably, we'll try to post the stats to our bowl confidence pool more often so you can track who is winning. And who is not. And for those new to our pool, here's a quick summation. We all picked winners for each of...
| Dec 31, 2011
| 4:35 AM
We all picked winners for each of the 35 bowl games and then assigned them a confidence point. The points ranged from 35 (most confident) to 1 (least confident). If you get your pick correct, you get the points. The person with the most points after...
| Jan 29, 2011
| 4:32 AM
Bank of America has announced the 14th season of its national “Museums on Us” program, which now includes 150 of the nationâs finest arts, cultural and educational institutions. Designed to increase access to the arts across the nation, the....
| May 9, 2011
| 4:36 PM
The first Rivals 100 list for the class of 2012 was released on Monday, and Florida had one commitment on the list. Boynton Beach OL Jessamen Dunker came in at 49th. That shouldn't cause too much concern for Gators fans in May. Will Muschamp and his staff...