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It was arguably the biggest political upset in American history. Political journalist Jonathan Allen joins us with his insight and to discuss the book he co-authored, “Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton’s Doomed Campaign.”

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Takashi Murakami (Maria Ponce Berre, © MCA Chicago)

The MCA celebrates its 50th anniversary with a new exhibition by a colorful contemporary artist.

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A popular web series based in Chicago that highlights the “complex and flawed” lives of “regular people” has secured a development deal with HBO. 

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A class-action “use of force” lawsuit seeks a federal crackdown on the Chicago Police Department.

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An Illinois man from Belleville is identified as the lone gunman who opened fire Wednesday morning at a park in Alexandria, Virginia.

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The 225,000-square-foot Sears and Roebuck printing facility was once described as its own city within the city of Chicago, but it’s been closed for decades—until now.

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On a horse farm north of Chicago, a European tradition combines artistry and athletic prowess. We meet some of the star athletes–and the ponies that will someday take their place.

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Former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry addresses the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, during a U.S.-ASEAN Summit held in Brunei on Oct. 9, 2013. (U.S. Department of State)

An alliance of Southeast Asian countries turns 50. What the Western World can learn from it.

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(Chicago Pride Fest / Facebook)

Street festivals, vintage sales, funny femmes and plenty of tacos usher in Father’s Day weekend. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago. 

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Was the design of White Castle restaurants based on a Chicago landmark? Geoffrey Baer has the answers you crave.

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What does it take to adapt a classic Disney musical for a live audience? We sit down with the award-winning composer to talk about remaking “Aladdin,” and the “keys” to his success.

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(Courtesy of Brookfield Zoo)

Customized activity monitoring devices are helping Brookfield Zoo staff study sleeping patterns and other behaviors in giraffes. 

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Jeffrey Gettleman was born and raised in Evanston, but a trip to Kenya when he was 18 years old changed the trajectory of his life.

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Liz McArthur, left, and Jill Valentine, right, co-founded the Chicago Women's Funny Festival. (Courtesy of Stage 773)

When two local comedians launched the Chicago Women’s Funny Festival in 2012, they were regularly asked: “What’s it like to be a woman in comedy?” Find out what’s in store for this year’s fest—and how the business of comedy is evolving.

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If you want to know what Chicago looked like 200 years ago, head to the city’s southeast corner, where native wetlands, forests and prairies all come together.

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The Lincoln biographer and Clinton family adviser discusses his newest book, “Westling With His Angel.”