| Apr 16, 2013
| 10:10 AM
Martyl Langsdorf, the artist who created the widely known Doomsday Clock for the first cover of the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, died March 26 at a rehabilitation facility near her home in suburban Chicago of complications from a lung infection. She was...
| May 4, 2013
| 4:05 PM
Arden Hayes is 5. He loves Legos and running so fast across the living room to flip onto the couch that his feet end up pointing at the ceiling.
He also loves the presidents — especially 11 and 33.
Arden knows all 44 U.S. presidents. In order....
| May 7, 2013
| 2:24 PM
Five-year-old Arden Hayes loves Legos. And presidents. He's been reading up on history and can name the chief executives in order and tell you a little — OK, a lot — about them. When he found out that he shared a birthday with FDR, he...
| Nov 25, 2012
Gen. David H. Petraeus, long the most famous overachiever in the U.S. Army, is already on his way to a new career distinction: breaking the land speed record for rehabilitation from a scandal.
It was only two weeks ago that Petraeus resigned from his...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 10:34 AM
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| Sep 19, 2012
It's one of Mitt Romney's favorite lines: America needs a businessman in the White House. It's "a basic qualification" for the job, he said in his speech at the Republican convention last month, "one that's essential to [the] task."
But what does history...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 12:49 AM
ASHEVILLE, NC -- Evangelist Billy Graham was released from an Asheville hospital Tuesday.
Graham was being treated for bronchial infection and has returned to his home in Montreat.
"Upon admission, he was alert and in good spirits," said the statement,...
| May 22, 2013
| 7:28 PM
WASHINGTON — Acting U.S. Secretary of Commerce Rebecca Blank today announced that the Economic Development Administration (EDA) will award a $20 million grant to Joplin, Missouri, to assist with the city’s economic recovery following a...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 3:21 PM
Postponing the combat deployment of a Norfolk-based aircraft carrier will not compromise the safety of troops in the Middle East, a top U.S. general told Congress Tuesday.
Marine Gen. James Mattis, commander of U.S. Central Command, said defense...
| May 16, 2013
| 8:21 AM
El estado del Sol ofrece las mejores playas para pescar, caminar, aprender sobre el pasado y descansar.
Se acerca el verano y nada más obvio en Florida que ir a la playa. Sin embargo, las costas de la península albergan mucho más que arena y mar: sus 1,...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 6:01 PM
A man was killed, his brother was seriously injured and another man was hurt in a two-vehicle crash early this morning in the city's Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side.
The crash happened about 5:35 a.m. on the 3500 block of West Division...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 12:21 PM
It's no secret that the CTA is strapped for cash, but it appears the agency's employees are too.
About 1,300 CTA employees, who account for 13 percent of the CTA's workforce, owe money to the city, according to data released last month by the city. The...