| Jan 8, 2014
| 9:21 AM
Former state Sen. Ellyn Bogdanoff isn’t ready to say whether she’ll be a candidate this year to return to the state Senate.
After seven years in the Florida House, she was elected to a Broward-Palm Beach County Senate district in 2010...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 2:30 PM
If four creatures created by the legendary Jim Henson Company are holding forth on the TV screen, interviewing guests and chatting about interesting stories and gossip, then you must be watching - a cable-news network?
While it's difficult to imagine a...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 11:39 AM
Well, that's awkward: A white supremacist who made headlines worldwide for plotting to take over a town in North Dakota received the results of a DNA test -- and the results say he's 14% black.
And this all happened while cameras were rolling.
| Nov 13, 2013
I routinely get emails from Tribune readers telling me about an old person they know — a father, a grandmother, an aunt, a neighbor — who deserves to be written about.
I've received two such emails in the past few days alone.
One email was...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 10:57 AM
Relief efforts are underway in Glendale for the victims of Typhoon Haiyan as local Filipino organizations collect food and donations to send to the Philippines.
With more than 11 million people affected by the Nov. 8 typhoon — which killed more...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 4:25 PM
When the stylish New Genesis Apartments opened last year on skid row, residents and advocates were pleased that the project would provide housing for dozens of homeless people, as well as support services aimed at tackling addiction and mental illness....
| Nov 15, 2013
| 5:16 PM
BEIJING — China announced Friday that it would ease its deeply unpopular one-child policy, a high-profile move by new leaders to limit a program that has prevented millions of births but helped create an aging population that could constrict...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 4:41 PM
Nearing completion after five years of construction in the hills of Bel-Air, Chateau des Fleurs looms like some super-sized Hollywood notion of dynastic France.
From the street, the two-story mansion on three acres — where Stone Canyon and...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 6:00 PM
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. — Not long ago, the Republican National Committee did something out of the ordinary: The party issued a formal statement marking Diwali, an important Hindu holiday.
"Diwali and the lighting of the Diya celebrate the...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 10:14 AM
WASHINGTON -- North Dakota’s population boom, driven by the state’s thriving oil and gas industry, continued in 2013, expanding at nearly twice the rate of the next-fastest-growing state, according to new census estimates released Monday....
| Dec 11, 2013
A group of Highland Park residents claim a proposed senior housing facility would diminish the residential feel of their neighborhood, but developers argue the area needs more assisted living options.
The question for Highland Park's plan commission, to...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 9:14 PM
WASHINGTON — Population growth in Southern and Western states, led by Texas, California and Florida, accounted for more than 80% of new residents nationwide over the last three years, surpassing the Northeast and Midwest in the demographic contest...