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Two-thirds of our most hated celebrities are women, and females count for seven of the top 10 slots. What makes Gwyneth Paltrow 20 times more hateable than Chris Brown?
Recent extreme weather events seem to reach into unlikely corners of the U.S., but the massive tornado that devastated Moore, Okla., on Monday tore right...
DUNWOODY, Ga. -- Police in suburban Atlanta say rapper Chief Keef, whose name is Keith Cozart, has been arrested and charged with disorderly conduct. Dunwoody...
-- A list of the 10 deadliest tornadoes in the United States since 1900: _ 695 deaths. March 18, 1925, in Missouri, Illinois and...
In news that will come as no surprise to Chicago-area allergy sufferers, Chicago's allergen measurer said Monday that the city is in the midst of...
WASHINGTON — Wind, humidity and rainfall combined precisely to create the massive killer tornado in Moore, Okla. And when they did, the awesome amount of...
The Social Security Administration recently released 2012’s most popular baby names by state, and NickMom’s map of the list may explain why there are so...
Another baby boom is about to hit Brookfield Zoo. On Monday, the Chicago-area zoo revealed three of its bottlenose dolphins are pregnant. According to a...
Among Jayson Brooks' many talents, hiding out is not one of them. "As a final acceptance of my height, I've grown my hair super, super...
Nonprofits are rightly concerned that the partisan coverage of this issue will confuse the public and leave the wrong impression that charitable organizations are engaging in political activity. We can't allow these impressions to stand.
Valerie S. Lies
A baseball fan got a little more than he bargained for on Sunday when he leapt to protect his wife from a home run ball...
In May of 2002, the Rev. Donald O'Connor was relieved from his parish after the Catholic Diocese of Joliet in Illinois substantiated allegations of sexual...
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Former President Bill Clinton on Tuesday threw his support behind legislation that could soon legalize same-sex marriage in Illinois. Clinton urged the Illinois House to...
She was maybe as young as 17, with straight brown hair and an olive complexion. She wore a hoop earring in her right ear. Officials...
On a range of issues, our state faces tough problems that can only be solved by stakeholders and elected officials working together. The new pension reform legislation, Senate Bill 2404, shows the way.
Michael T. Carrigan
Colleges should devote more time to teaching economics and elementary finance to their students. Armed with some basics, these well-meaning students would be able to make a much bigger impact on our world.
M. Todd Henderson
By Alice Mannette Ian Simpson MOORE, Okla., May 21 (Reuters) - Pre-dawn emergency workers searched feverishly for survivors in the rubble of homes, primary schools...
If you've ever had the feeling that your lifestyle changes amount to tiny drops in a very large proverbial bucket, I invite you to consider taking one of these 'Top 5 actions' to fight climate change.
More details emerged Monday suggesting that the Treasury Department was involved in the IRS mulling over a public admission of its activities targeting conservative groups....
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DETROIT — The young Detroit Red Wings have made the mighty Chicago Blackhawks look vulnerable, beating them two straight times to gain an advantage in...