North Korea, already arguably the most politically isolated nation on the planet, continues to rattle its saber through a series of weapons tests and other threatening actions and statements. Meanwhile, the majority of its people continue to live in conditions of hardship.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel's highly visible evening found him talking big city politics with three other mayors and then appearing in living rooms across the country as the face of a new CNN documentary about Chicago. […]
Prosecutors rested their case Thursday against Orland Park businessman Allan Kustok in the 2010 murder of his wife, while his daughter and character witness, Sarah Kustok, was at the courthouse but did not enter the courtroom. […]
President should pick Chicago location, university official saysThe University of Chicago has been working behind the scenes to get competing factions to collaborate on a unified bid to build the Obama presidential library in Chicago, but the Obamas will still select the library's neighborhood. […]