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While digging through a box that belonged to his father, Robert Ondrovic uncovered a collection of vintage photos that brought him back to the 1964 World's Fair.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 7:35 pm
Dr. Jerry Umanos, a Chicago pediatrician who "felt called" to treat children and train physicians in Afghanistan, was among three Americans killed by an Afghan guard Thursday.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 7:26 pm
The passenger steamer City of Chester sank more than 125 years ago in a collision near where the Golden Gate Bridge now stands.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 7:22 pm
A least 40 U.S. veterans died waiting for appointments at a Veterans Affairs hospital in Phoenix -- and many were on a secret waiting list designed to hide a backlog of cases that stretched for months, CNN has learned.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 7:08 pm
Heidi Schlumpf says if the Pope did tell an Argentinian woman married to a divorced man that she could take Communion, it may signify a softening of church rules on the divorced and sacraments
Posted: April 24, 2014, 6:44 pm
A push for some social media love by the New York Police Department backfired badly, with Twitter users taking advantage of the invitation to mock the NYPD and other departments nationwide.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 5:21 pm
Good people, not to mention good tippers, do exist. Christina Summitt knows that for sure now after what happened Saturday night.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 5:17 pm
Mike Downey says the golf purists can take a hike; the game needs radical changes to win back fans and players.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 5:13 pm
Newt Gingrich says the stakes are high, and the U.S. needs to develop an approach that checks Russian expansion but doesn't blunder into war
Posted: April 24, 2014, 5:13 pm
An iReporter catches Al Gore on camera at his daughter Sarah's wedding outside a California coffee shop.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 5:01 pm
Carisa Ruscak tipped the scales at 14.5 pounds when she was born in Massachusetts.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 5:01 pm
A mother in Texas bit off a pit bull's ear to stop it from attacking her daughter. KHOU reports.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 3:57 pm
If you heard about dozens of shootings in Chicago on Easter weekend, you might be surprised to hear the city's homicide rate is trending downward, the city's police chief says.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 2:02 pm
Actress Lupita Nyong'o is named People Magazine's "Most Beautiful person for 2014."
Posted: April 24, 2014, 1:53 pm
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signed a wide-ranging gun bill into law Wednesday that has critics howling and proponents applauding.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 1:49 pm
The National Corvette Museum is giving visitors a chance to get close to the sinkhole that swallowed eight Corvettes.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 1:48 pm
A former commander of the elite Blue Angels is being investigated by the Navy for allegations that he tolerated a work environment that violated military policies against sexual harassment, the Navy said in a news release Wednesday.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 1:46 pm
No matter what the ballots say, Friday will be historic for college sports.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 1:46 pm
While digging through a box that belonged to his father, Robert Ondrovic uncovered a collection of vintage photos that brought him back to the 1964 World's Fair.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 1:15 pm
Good people, not to mention good tippers, do exist. Christina Summitt knows that for sure now after what happened Saturday night.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 1:07 pm
Nicholas Tampio says teachers should not be pressured to teach to the Common Core tests and drain school budgets.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 10:33 am
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Posted: April 23, 2014, 11:28 pm
The U.S. Chemical Safety Board blames a fertilizer company and regulators for the 2013 explosion that killed 15 people and ravaged a small Texas town.
Posted: April 23, 2014, 6:27 pm
Alexander Motyl says as Russian President Putin snarled at Ukraine, his foreign minister was signing a conciliatory accord with the West. Whatever the game, the accord is a major stand down by Russia
Posted: April 23, 2014, 6:18 pm
Robert Hickey says most new housing development is high-end, catering to high earners.
Posted: April 23, 2014, 2:56 pm
Living around Wrigley Field has always felt magical to diehard Chicago Cubs fan Deb Gordils, who was born and raised in Wrigleyville, just blocks away from the famed ballpark.
Posted: April 23, 2014, 2:25 pm
Spanish art dealer Jose Carlos Bergantiños Diaz helped persuade wealthy buyers to shell out millions of dollars for works he claimed famous masters of modern art had painted.
Posted: April 22, 2014, 11:32 pm
April 23, 2014
Posted: April 22, 2014, 11:15 pm
Les Abend says at every turn, the stowaway teen defied the odds of discovery and survival. What pilot would have thought to look for a person in the wheel well?
Posted: April 22, 2014, 10:46 pm
A massive iceberg with an area almost twice the size of Atlanta is moving into the ocean off Antarctica and could threaten shipping during the Antarctic winter, scientists say.
Posted: April 22, 2014, 8:13 pm
When some questioned if Boston Marathon winner Meb Keflezighi's "American" identity, it reminded writer Haimy Assefa of her journey as an Ethiopian-American who became 'black' in America.
Posted: April 22, 2014, 8:07 pm
Is it possible to eat meat in modern-day America, consider yourself an environmentalist and sleep soundly without being a hypocrite?
Posted: April 22, 2014, 2:32 pm
Smashing Pumpkins' Billy Corgan brings his wrestlers to a Chicago high school. Chicagoland finale airs April 24 at 10pE.
Posted: April 22, 2014, 12:57 pm
Denis Hayes and Scott Denman say on this Earth Day, we celebrate the true dawn of the Solar Age and decline of the Atomic Age of nuclear power
Posted: April 22, 2014, 11:46 am
Posted: April 22, 2014, 10:31 am
April 22, 2014
Posted: April 21, 2014, 11:31 pm
Cynthia Lummis and Peter Welch say 16 agencies carry out national intelligence, and their budgets are top secret. We need to know how they are spending our money.
Posted: April 21, 2014, 3:24 pm
It's like finding a needle in a universe-wide haystack. Researchers have located a planet roughly the size of Earth that could be habitable.
Posted: April 21, 2014, 2:49 pm
Mastodons -- elephant-like beasts that lumbered across North America more than 10,000 years ago -- are long extinct, but apparently it wasn't tooth decay that did them in.
Posted: April 21, 2014, 2:47 pm
Julian Zelizer says President Obama knows more than anyone that he has much at stake in the midterm elections.
Posted: April 21, 2014, 1:40 pm
Bruce Barcott looks at the dramatic differences in marijuana laws in Colorado and Louisiana
Posted: April 21, 2014, 1:40 pm
Posted: April 18, 2014, 10:38 am