| Sep 5, 2013
| 7:30 AM
When Shane Salerno turned 40 last year, he decided it was finally time to let his obsession go.
The screenwriter, best known for his collaborations with Michael Bay ("Armageddon") and Oliver Stone ("Savages"), had toiled for close to a decade trying...
| Jul 29, 2013
For the last couple of weeks, Chicago artist Garland Martin Taylor has been at Yale University making presentations to curators whose museums have artifacts predating the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation.
His lectures have been on ways to...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 4:36 PM
Too much good news in medicine may be bad news for science, according to a new study that suggests animal research is riddled with bias that allows too many treatments to advance to human trials.
Researchers examined data from thousands of experiments...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Yo! It seems like Attorney General Kathleen Kane does not go a day lately without making news. She’s been front and center since announcing July 11 that her office would not defend the state in a federal lawsuit challenging the......
| Sep 10, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Well, the USA Today annual ranking of American colleges and universities is out and University of Connecticut advocates are all whipped up that their school has risen to No. 19! It is the highest point UConn has reached in this annual Fall rite of...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 8:29 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Subtle hints may help nudge people toward making healthier food choices at the grocery store, new findings suggest.
Obese people heading into a store who were given a recipe flyer with a few health-related words spent less...
| Sep 1, 2013
Fifty years ago, I never thought the March on Washington would attract an estimated 250,000 people or be a watershed moment in advancing civil rights. Fifty years later, I can't believe that, as a nation, we have already lost so much of the ground...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 1:58 PM
Stagg students, faculty and staff took Friday off to celebrate the school's 50th anniversary and homecoming with a parade starting in Hickory Hills and ending at the football field in Palos Hills.
Over 900 participants marched down Roberts Road behind...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 2:07 PM
The man who expanded the Mariners' Museum and oversaw construction of its acclaimed Monitor Center has died.
John B Hightower, 80, died at about 9:15 a.m. on Saturday, surrounded by family and close friends. He had been diagnosed with Alzheimer's...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 11:31 PM
Industrialist honored for
saving Jews during WWII
Berthold Beitz, 99, who was honored for saving hundreds of Jews in occupied Poland during World War II and became one of postwar West Germany's leading industrialists, died Tuesday....
| Aug 28, 2013
| 9:20 AM
The University of Connecticut earlier this month banned all sex between professors and undergraduate students. Yale University did the same in 2010. (Well, at least both schools have tried to ban it.)
The idea is to protect both students and the...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 11:44 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Many young women use the "pull-out method" for birth control, and they tend to have more unintended pregnancies than other women, a new study suggests.
Researchers compiling surveys from more than 2,000 women ages 15 to 24...