| Aug 10, 2014
On a summer day, thousands flock to Chicago's beaches, cast a fishing line into its harbors and play softball in Grant Park, oblivious to their indebtedness to A. Montgomery Ward, who fought to keep developers' hands off the city's lakefront.
| Jul 2, 2014
| 10:20 AM
At first glance, there aren't many differences between the 2013 schedule and the recently released 2014 schedule for the Glendale Community College football team.
The Vaqueros face eight of the 10 squads they took on last year, with the two new...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 10:30 AM
ROME - After a long period of silence, during which it suffered a date change and a budget cut, the Rome Film Festival has announced it will have a slimmer lineup during its upcoming October 16-25 ninth edition, and no international juries for most of its...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 6:30 AM
ROME - Alejandro G. Inarritu's "Birdman or the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance," toplining Michael Keaton, will open the Venice Film Festival.
The black comedy, about a washed-up actor (Keaton) who once played an iconic superhero and must overcome his ego...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 12:30 PM
ROME - Rome's long-in-the-works $300 million CinecittÃ World theme park, designed by multiple-Oscar-winning production designer designer Dante Ferretti and based on films shot at the famed studios, including "Ben Hur," several by Federico Fellini, and...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 11:59 AM
Andon Jurukov died in the early morning hours of July 19 at Foothill Retirement in Tujunga, California at the age of 89 after a short, yet valiant battle against pancreatic cancer and its many complications. He is survived by his daughter Carla Walker...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 9:29 PM
The Sports Xchange
MLB Team Report - Chicago Cubs CHICAGO -- Emilio Bonifacio entered the Wrigley Field clubhouse on Thursday with bags packed but no clue if he was going on a Chicago Cubs road trip or to a new destination via trade.
| Jul 13, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Italian authorities gave the thumbs-up to the company restoring Rome's Colosseum - once the site of gladiator fights and re-enactments of Roman battles - to carry on their work after a dispute with a rival for the contract.
The task is one of several...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 1:59 PM
Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that came across our desk recently:
You could spend Thanksgiving or Christmas in Italy for just $1,339 per person double occupancy with a Rome and Florence package from...
| Jul 22, 2014
Few business journalists make their way into pop culture. Then there's Maria Bartiromo, who was dubbed as the "Money Honey." Joey Ramone of the Ramones was clearly smitten with her, too. He sang her praises in his song, "Maria Bartiromo."
| Aug 3, 2014
| 5:39 AM
ROME (Reuters) - An Italian court is investigating the 2004 death of Marco Pantani after his mother presented evidence and analysis to the tribunal that she says shows he was murdered.
The 34-year-old Pantani, who won the Tour de France in 1998, was...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 12:26 PM
Kanye West and Iggy Azalea have been added to the West Coast lineup of the Budweiser Made in America festival slated to take place Aug. 30-31 at Grand Park in downtown Los Angeles, Live Nation unveiled on Wednesday.
West will topline the final night...