| Feb 28, 2014
| 6:29 PM
WASHINGTON — President Obama issued a blunt warning to Moscow on Friday that "there will be costs" if Russia sends its troops into Ukraine, saying he is deeply concerned about reports of Russian military movements in the region.
Obama told a...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 3:24 PM
WASHINGTON -- Secretary of State John F. Kerry announced on Tuesday a ban against issuing U.S. visas to foreigners implicated in wartime sexual violence.
“No one at the highest level of military or governance who has presided over, or engaged in,...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Q: I saw on your blog (http://www.chicagnow.com/stevedale) that you've taken a stand, calling for people to boycott watching the Olympics. Do you think blogs like yours have helped the world see what's really going on in Russia, as they continue to kill...
| Dec 1, 2013
By most accounts, the Divvy bike-sharing program has had a strong start, but it's likely to face a major test as it goes through its first Chicago winter. The Italian pro cycling team Lampre-Merida has its own share of troubles after more than 100 bikes...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 7:23 PM
A Glendale High School teacher and student will travel to Normandy, France, this summer for an institute marking the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion by Allied forces on the territory’s beaches.
Beginning in late June, Glendale High history...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 11:08 AM
MOSCOW -- Mikhail Khodorkovsky, the former oil tycoon once considered President Vladimir Putin's most potent political foe, said Sunday that he had no plans to resume his business or political activities or to support Russia's embattled opposition forces....
| Oct 21, 2013
| 5:00 AM
WASHINGTON — Dominik Neubauer stared into the camera, the steel barrel of an assault rifle pointed at his head.
A Yemeni "tribe" had taken him hostage, the 26-year-old Austrian student said in English, a tear rolling down his left cheek. If they...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 1:58 PM
WASHINGTON- -The White House said Friday that it will take weeks to deliver weapons and ammunition to Syrian rebels despite the rising death toll in the civil war and pleas for speedy assistance from anti-government forces.
The United States has created...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 4:50 PM
How much does it cost?
No, there won't be an Impala SS, but there will be a Chevrolet SS.
Chevy isn't just playing name games here. The Impala, redesigned for 2014, is a front-wheel-drive sedan available with a 182-horsepower four-cylinder or a 305-hp...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 7:36 AM
WASHINGTON – President Obama has canceled plans to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the wake of the country’s decision to offer temporary asylum to Edward Snowden, the former U.S. spy agency contractor who leaked secret...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 4:50 PM
Jaguar's 2013 XF sedan still looks good and handles well, but the addition of a turbocharged four-cylinder base engine and poorly tuned eight-speed automatic has taken the roar out of this cat.
There's a trend afoot in luxury cars: Keep all the style...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
There's a new scarlet letter in town. Actually, it's the same letter -- "A" -- but it stands for a different word that's increasingly regarded as shameful: Austerity. The darling idea of 2010 and 2011 has become the pariah concept of 2012. Once a...