The list of foreign policy issues in President Donald Trump’s inbox seems to be growing by the day.
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Get a behind-the-scenes look at the Field Museum, and the role and influence of the curators who put the museum's incredible collection together.
Since 1967, a laboratory just outside Chicago has been pushing the boundaries of scientific discovery. We go for a look.
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.”
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.
An extensive Chicago Tribune investigation claims the county’s property tax system favors the rich over the poor. The Tribune reporter and a representative from the Cook County Assessor’s Office join us in discussion.
With collective bargaining agreements covering more than 90 percent of city workers set to expire this year, a new report from the inspector general highlights millions in potential savings.
New research from climate scientists suggests that the West Antarctic Ice Sheet could melt far more quickly than was previously thought.
When he was just 6 years old, Dinesh Sabu lost both of his parents. His documentary, “Unbroken Glass,” delves into his family history and how the trauma of loss shaped his own life and that of his siblings.
The Chicago Sun-Times is up for sale and its chief rival has agreed to buy it. We hear from the editors of both newspapers.
Cook County has approved hundreds of low-dollar legal settlements in connection with conditions at the Cook County Jail.
A retired former FBI supervisor and two former assistant U.S. attorneys share their reactions to the ouster of FBI Director James Comey.
Rabiah Mayas returns to review some of the latest, breaking stories from the world of science.
Chicagoans got their first look Wednesday at plans for the Obama Presidential Center. Tribune architecture critic Blair Kamin gives us his first impressions.
More than two dozen health care providers are threatening to stop caring for poor patients unless the state pays its Medicaid bills. We talk with the reporter who broke the story.
For the past year, Juan Felipe Herrera has been working with dozens of Chicago Public School teachers to bring his passion for poetry to thousands of ninth-grade students.
Could heightened tension on the Korean Peninsula lead to a confrontation with North Korea?
A long-shot candidate for governor tells us why he thinks he’s got what it takes to lead the state.
NPR host Scott Simon on his lifelong love for the Chicago Cubs and what that World Series win meant to him.
As President Donald Trump rediscovers the value of NATO we sit down with U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren to talk about the president’s foreign and domestic agenda.
After a hyper-partisan confirmation process and a change to the filibuster rule in the Senate, Judge Neil Gorsuch was sworn in Monday by Justice Anthony Kennedy – the judge for whom he once served as a clerk.
Some major policy decisions for the Trump administration as global events heat up.
The prospects for police reform without a consent decree from the Justice Department.
John Mahama became president of Ghana following the death of his predecessor in 2012. But when he lost his re-election bid in 2016, he reaffirmed his commitment to democracy and a peaceful transition of power.
Celebrating the life and musical legacy of Chicago blues legend Sam Lay.