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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.
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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...
MOORE, Okla., May 20 (Reuters) - A 2-mile-wide (3-km-wide) tornado tore through the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore on Monday, killing at least 51 people...
By Nate Raymond May 20 (Reuters) - A California-based Tea Party group sued the U.S. Internal Revenue Service on Monday in what marked the first...
Truth be told, slurs are common around the water cooler, reflecting a dehumanizing view of criminal defendants that comes from years of locking them up, one person of color at a time.
"Cheers" fan or not, who doesn't want to go where everybody knows your name? The bar that poured thousands of beers (and charged its loyal...
New to the Chicagoland real estate market is an opulent Colonial rivaling that of the stunning homes that serve as a backdrop of Baz Luhrmann's...
We've never seen anything quite like this. An ash tree on the campus of Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa, was apparently stripped of its bark...
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WASHINGTON--Mayor Rahm Emanuel tapped Desiree Rogers--former White House Social Secretary, now CEO of Johnson Publishing--to chair the board of the city's non-profit tourism marketing organization,...
Story by Kate Sosin, courtesy Windy City Times: With the end of the Illinois' spring legislation session just days away, LGBT leaders say that equal...
With the fate of a bill that would bring legal medical marijuana to Illinois in his hands, Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn would only go so...
The Chicago Teachers Union will wrap its three-day march in protests of Chicago Public School closings with a Monday afternoon rally in Daley Plaza. The...
WASHINGTON -- The controversy surrounding the IRS' targeting of conservative groups applying for tax-exempt status is, if nothing else, an easy target. Virtually no one...
CHICAGO — An 87-year-old woman who alleges Donald Trump cheated her in a bait-and-switch scheme has told jurors she had qualms about suing the developer-turned-TV...
Chicago authorities are investigating the death of a person whose charred body was discovered in a Northwest Side trash bin late Sunday evening. Fire crews...
Need a good excuse to skip the gym? The great outdoors beckons louder than ever at this time of year with fresh air, sunshine and...
NEW YORK — Rival online takeout services Seamless North America and GrubHub on Monday announced plans to combine and create a new company covering more...