As it turns out, a majority of states have no age restrictions.
Gov. Pat Quinn talks to Darold Butler, coach of the Jackie Robinson West All-Stars, during Wednesday's rally at Jackie Robinson Park. | Ashlee Rezin/for Sun-Times Media
Thousands cheered on Jackie Robinson West during their downtown rally on Wednesday, and a handful of politicians were on hand as well.
The head of a not-for-profit organization that awards grants to Chicago public school teachers is the first contributor to Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis’ potential mayoral campaign.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel joins Fans of Jackie Robinson West at a Little League World Series watch party in Jackie Robinson Park last week. | Chandler West/For Sun-Times Media
What do ballet and baseball have in common? Plenty, according to former ballet dancer-turned-Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
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.
Activist Tom Tresser has set out to do what the city won't: tell us how much of our tax money is sitting in tax increment financing accounts. | Sun-Times file photo
"I don't think it should be too burdensome to tell us how they're spending 1.7 billion of our property tax dollars," activist Tom Tresser said.
Ebola: It's the hot new weapon in the 2014 election cycle, and Arkansas Sen. Mark Pryor (D) is using it against his GOP opponent, Tom Cotton.
Nearly two-thirds of likely U.S. voters have an unfavorable view of House Speaker John Boehner.
WASHINGTON — The Congressional Budget Office on Wednesday forecast that the U.S. economy will grow by just 1.5 percent in 2014, undermined by a poor performance during the first three months of the year.
BATON ROUGE, La. — Gov. Bobby Jindal planned to file a lawsuit Wednesday against the Obama administration, accusing it of illegally manipulating federal grant money and regulations to force states to adopt the Common Core education standards.
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.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Wednesday meets with his economic team at the White House.
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