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.
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.
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.
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.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Wednesday meets with his economic team at the White House.
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is considering launching a humanitarian relief operation for Shiite Turkmen in northern Iraq who have been under siege for weeks by Islamic State militants, U.S. defense officials said Wednesday.
MIDLAND, Texas — Indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Tuesday that he believes taxpayers should have picked up his legal tab but opted to use campaign funds "to keep from having folks grouse about it."
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.
Canada's iconic coffee chain, Tim Hortons, and Miami-based Burger King say they will join forces, but will operate as independent brands to form the world's third-largest quick service restaurant company. | AP Photo
WASHINGTON — Burger King plans to become the latest U.S. company to shift its legal address out of the country by merging with a foreign company. Burger King has announced plans to buy Tim Hortons, the Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain. Here are 10 facts about corporate inversions, and why you should care.
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