| Apr 14, 2011
| 10:56 AM
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety does not test all cars. Like the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, IIHS concentrates its crash tests on the highest-volume vehicles.
This table represents the vehicles IIHS selected as Top Safety...
| Jan 14, 2011
| 7:13 PM
When Cathie Black started the NYC Schools Chancellor job two weeks ago, she probably didn't realize her every word would be dissected and played back on YouTube.
At a meeting in lower Manhattan with Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver's school overcrowding...
| May 22, 2012
| 8:25 AM
The rapper Curren$y tends to focus on a fairly specific set of lyrical topics -- planes, fast cars, hanging out at home, and a certain natural supplement that, when smoked, makes those planes fly a little higher, those cars drive a little slower, and that...
| May 25, 2012
| 8:07 AM
Big Idea, a popular local rock band from back in the 1990s, is about to climb back on stage for one night only.
The band -- original members Chris Leveille, Gregg Brooks, Raye Smith and Marc Pagan -- are reuniting for a show 9 p.m. Friday, June 1 at...
| Dec 8, 2011
The G-8 and NATO summits being held in May in Chicago are expected to draw thousands of protesters, and Christie Hefner had heard that some local CEOs were being told by their senior staff to "get out of town" that week to avoid them.
The warnings were...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 5:57 AM
The problem with restaurants with a view is that their customers don't want them to change. We want to freeze them in time so we can always remember the big anniversaries, the bigger birthdays, the graduations and holidays exactly as they were celebrated....
| Jan 17, 2012
| 4:45 PM
Novelist Karl Taro Greenfeld is putting his Pacific Palisades home up for lease at $6,500 a month.
The Cape Cod-inspired single-story house, built in 1948, contains three bedrooms, two bathrooms and 2,000 square feet of living space. The gated writer's...
| Feb 2, 2012
Thousands of people in Illinois are considered long term unemployed, meaning out of work for six months or longer. Lourdes Duarte looks at a Chicago jobs program that offers new hope.
34 year old Del Phillips of Chicago has a masters degree, a decade...
| Feb 6, 2012
Wish your kids came with instructions? Well, that's why we've created "The Parent Handbook!" It's our week-long initiative to help parents raise smarter, healthier, all-around better children.
And we begin, before the birth -- with books and blogs,...
| Jan 9, 2012
Triple-threat writer/director/actor Ed Burns stopped by the studio to talk about his latest movie "Newlyweds," which is available in stores now.
Buzzy (Edward Burns) and Katie (Caitlin FitzGerald) are a newly married couple living a seemingly conflict-...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 7:20 AM
“What makes you so special?” sneers the archvillain, a noseless Nazi. “Nothing,” replies Steve Rogers, aka Captain America. “I'm just a kid from Brooklyn.” It's classic Marvel, the “relatable” superhero: you...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 7:50 AM
Anna Gristina, the alleged Upper East Side Madam is due back in court Thursday. The soccer mom of four is accused of running a multi-million dollar prostitution business catering to a list of clients earning big bucks.
She has been jailed at Rikers since...