Editorial cartoonist Jack Higgins weighs in on the "Chicago Forward" super PAC and the $350,000 it raised in just one day.
SAN FRANCISCO — An influential federal appeals court judge said Thursday that the nation's third lethal injection execution to go awry in six months underscores his call to bring back firing squads.
For all the talk on the conservative right about a push to impeach President Obama, there doesn't seem to be a lot of will for it on Main Street.
WASHINGTON--President Barack Obama meets with the presidents of three Central American counties in the wake of the border children crisis. They are President Otto Perez Molina of Guatemala, President Juan Orlando Hernandez of Honduras, and President Salvador Sanchez Ceren of El Salvador.
More often than not, when healthcare reform is brought up, the impact and the interests of businesses are lumped together, as if each faces with the same challenges as the next.
Ronnie "Woo Woo" Wickers is a big supporter of President Barack Obama — even though Obama is a White Sox fan. | Sun-Times file photo
With all the wooing going on from one guy, it king of sounded like it.
Sneed is told that billionaire CEO Ken Griffin stunned his estranged second wife, Anne Dias Griffin, by filing for divorce Wednesday just before the courts closed while she and their three children were en route out of the country. News of the powerhouse couple’s divorce proceedings sent shockwaves throughout the philanthropic community, which is indebted to the couple’s generosity. It also saddened close friends.
A controversial plan to privatize North Riverside’s fire department was put on hold Thursday while the village continues to negotiate with the firefighter’s union. A vote on the issue had been expected at a special meeting Thursday night, according to Trustee H. Bob Demopoulos. But Mayor Hubert Hermanek Jr. said a vote on privatization was not planned for the meeting. “Whoever told you [there was a vote] was wrong. We’re in negotiations,” he said.
President Barack Obama addresses a crowd at Los Angeles Trade-Technical College in Los Angeles on Thursday. | Ed Crisostomo/Orange County Register/Pool photo
President Barack Obama called companies that re-incorporate overseas to avoid taxes “corporate deserters” on Thursday, stepping up a drive to close a tax loophole that could affect deals already in the works for Walgreens and AbbVie, two giant firms headquartered in Chicago’s suburbs.
Natasha Korecki is joined by Kate Grossman, Mark Brown and Tim Novak to discuss Mayor Daley not having to testify in the Park Grill case and recent efforts in the city's homeless "outreach."
Gerry Allen, a resident of North Lawndale on Chicago’s West Side, suffered for years with unmanaged diabetes. But, thanks to an expanded community health initiative launched in April 2012 between a local hospital and an insurance provider, he did something he thought he’d never do.
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Richard Branson is taking a bath. Or was, 23 minutes ago. I know this as a fact because he tweeted a photo of himself, in the tub, discreetly shielded by bubbles, thank God. “Right now I’m delighted to be alive and to have had a nice long bath,” he wrote. Oh wait, “had” — the bath might be over by now. In fact, by the time you read this, the bath is certainly over. Let’s start again. Richard Branson took a bath.
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