| Mar 27, 2012
| 12:10 PM
When most people look at really tiny cars they figure they must get really good fuel economy.
And when compared to trucks or family sedans, they do.
But subcompact and mini-cars -- the likes of the Fiat 500 and Chevrolet Sonic -- usually don't get much,...
| May 22, 2011
A History of the Papacy
John Julius Norwich
Random House: $30
The respected historian of the Byzantine Empire and Venice now turns to one of the oldest institutions on Earth and those who have worn the mitred hat during its 2,000-...
| Nov 19, 2009
| 5:30 AM
A Federal Aviation Administrative computer in Atlanta fails this morning and causes flight delays across the country.
The failed computer allows pilots to file their flight plans with the FAA.
Flight plans are being processed through the Salt Lake...
| Feb 15, 2009
CAR: No. 07 Chevrolet.
TEAM: Richard Childress Racing.
BORN: March 12, 1978.
HOMETOWN: Bakersfield, Calif.
CREW CHIEF: Gil Martin.
NOTES: Moving from Hendrick Motorsports to become RCR's fourth Cup driver, Mears takes over the car driven...
| Jun 4, 2008
| 6:37 PM
The Tribune's White Sox reporter answers reader questions throughout the season. This week, whether Orlando Cabrera will be on the Sox in 2009, getting Toby Hall more at-bats and Thome and Konerko's hitting.
Seeing as how Juan Uribe is almost ready to...
| Nov 11, 2008
| 4:30 PM
I wasn't the only one to give Santana the top spot in the Cy Young voting. THE CY YOUNG BREAKDOWN Here are the first-place votes among the 32 writers who voted for the National League Cy Young Award: TIM LINCECUM......
| Nov 23, 2009
| 4:33 PM
A white supremacist gang member in Orange County was sentenced to death today for his involvement in the murder of a fellow gang member who had divulged gang secrets on television, authorities said. Billy Joe Johnson, 46, was convicted last......
| Nov 23, 2009
| 7:19 PM
SANTA ANA -- A convicted double-murderer and self-proclaimed white supremacist who asked to be sentenced to death has been granted his wish.
An Orange County judge sentenced 46 year old Billy Joe Johnson on Monday for murdering his childhood friend in...
| Sep 25, 2009
Success early never means the same later on, even if it is about 22 minutes.
On their offense's opening play, Roncalli quarterback Tommy Young aired it out deep to Brandon Banta, who pulled it in to for the 77 yard score to tie the game up at seven....
| Oct 18, 2009
Jimmie Johnson raced to his third victory in the Chase for the Sprint Cup to take control of the championship standings.
Johnson held off teammate Jeff Gordon on a handful of late restarts Saturday night for his sixth career victory at Lowe's Motor...