Nanci Koschman has appealed a ruling that dimissed her civil rights lawsuit less than a month ago. | Peter Holderness / Sun-Times
Nanci Koschman isn't giving up her fight to find out why Chicago police and Cook County prosecutors twice failed to charge a nephew of Mayor Richard M. Daley in the death of her only child.
Hillary Clinton and daughter Chelsea Clinton are viewed in the audience as President Barack Obama speaks at the Clinton Global Initiative Tuesday in New York City. | Spencer Platt/Getty Images
NEW YORK — Hillary Rodham Clinton's 2008 presidential campaign emphasized her experience, competence and preparation to become president. Her 2016 pitch could be simpler: She'd be the first female president.
One week after Bruce Rauner said he wouldn't have signed a bill supporting medical marijuana in Illinois, the Republican gubernatorial candidate on Tuesday said he was "open to the discussion" of decriminalizing small amounts of the substance statewide.
NEW YORK — President Barack Obama says ordinary citizens will often have a more lasting impact on their community than their presidents and prime ministers.
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.
Education Secretary Arne Duncan has one message for Ray Rice and the NFL. And it's that they're both sending a "terrible message" to America's youth.
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback wants his state to be ready for any disaster — including zombies.
NEW YORK — A conservative scholar behind a high-grossing film condemning President Barack Obama has been sentenced to five years of probation in his campaign finance case.
Richard M. Daley was mayor when Chicago first agreed to turn over Grant Park for a summer weekend every year to three guys who all are named Charlie. Within a year of Daley’s last day in the mayor's office, the three Charlies would no longer enjoy the break they had been getting from paying local amusement taxes for their Lollapalooza music festival. Yet the relationship between their company, C3 Presents LLC, and the Daley family has endured and grown.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner, center, speaks at an event where he was endorsed by a group of black ministers on Monday. | AP Photo/M. Spencer Green
A group of black ministers has endorsed Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner, saying they were drawn by the wealthy businessman's vision for the state, not his money.
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.
NEW YORK — A handful of big companies pursuing overseas mergers to lower their tax bills came under pressure Tuesday after the U.S. unveiled rules to discourage them.
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