| Jul 4, 2014
| 11:03 AM
"East Los High" (Hulu). A welcome second season for this Web-based Latino teen drama, set in East Los Angeles, begins this week, following some gap-bridging prequels. Originally created with an educational ulterior motive, specifically to address and...
| Oct 7, 2013
Conquer adversity. Rise to the top. Maintain excellence.
Chalk talk for a football team's locker room? Perhaps, but for world-class wheelchair athlete Tatyana McFadden, those words represent more than a mere rah-rah cry.
The 2013 Boston Marathon...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 10:17 PM
County supervisors hope to bring the 2024 Olympics to Los Angeles County, unanimously voting Tuesday to urge the United States’ Olympic Committee to hold the summer games here and directing county officials to cooperate with a Southern California...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
LONDON -- "UK population's happiness is on the up," trumpeted a headline in the Guardian. What the headline was referring to are the results of a survey conducted by the Office for National Statistics meant to measure Britain's national well-being....
| Nov 12, 2012
| 6:36 AM
LONDON - The Regent's Canal towpath is a tough trail.
It is narrow, crowded, bumpy with cobblestones in places, and bicyclists often end up in the canal. There are narrow passageways under bridges, wide enough for one person, who must duck.
| Sep 1, 2012
| 2:34 PM
Greta Neimanas of Chicago and Megan Fisher of Hinsdale finished 5th and 9th, respectively, in Saturday’s 500-meter time trial at the 2012 Paralympics in London.
Sarah Storey of Great Britain, the top women’s para-cyclist in the world, won the...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 9:26 AM
Tatyana McFadden, a junior at the University of Illinois and two-time Chicago Marathon wheelchair winner, has added a first Paralympic gold medal to an already impressive career resume.
McFadden romped to victory in the 400 meters Monday at London’...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 7:09 AM
Greta Neimanas was bummed about coming home from the Paralympics that ended Sunday in London without a medal.
It was even more disappointing for the road and track cyclist from Chicago that she came so close – fourth in the road time trial,...
| Dec 21, 2012
Army veteran Melissa Stockwell has one strong, healthy leg. The other is a scarred, 6-inch stump that she has proudly nicknamed "Little Leg."
The Bucktown woman throws birthday parties for this shortened limb, always dresses it in her favorite colors...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 9:54 AM
In Thursday's Pictures in the News: Actress Kate Hudson shares a light moment on the red carpet at the 69th Venice International Film Festival at Palazzo del Cinema in Venice, Italy. A runner is gored in the bullring after the third bull run of San...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 12:04 PM
The London 2012 Paralympic Games kicked off Wednesday with the opening ceremony. Competition began Thursday and will continue until Sept. 9....
| Sep 6, 2012
| 10:52 AM
In Thursday's Pictures in the News: A fire at a fireworks factory in India kills 40 workers and injured 60 others, former President Bill Clinton is joined by President Barack Obama on stage at the Democratic National Convention 2012, Day 8 of the London...