The two candidates looking to replace Democrat Tammy Duckworth make their case for why they should be elected to represent the 8th Congressional District.
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The two candidates aiming to replace Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez make their case in our latest candidate forum.
Ruby Bridges became a civil rights icon at the age of 6, when she became the first African-American child to attend a previously all-white elementary school in New Orleans. She joins us in discussion.
It's time to harvest the last of the summer crops in the WTTW garden before the first frost.
Iconic singer-songerwriter Bob Dylan wins the Nobel Prize in literature. We get reaction to the surprise choice.
The folks from “America’s Test Kitchen” are branching out and focusing their attention on the science behind good food. We hear from two of the key people behind the project.
Tech billionaire Elon Musk wants to create a colony on Mars. Assessing the challenges–and his chances of success.
How an array of fines and fees are preventing many poor, low-level offenders in Illinois courts from moving beyond a life of crime.
The founder and former host of “America’s Test Kitchen” is back with a new project and a broader vision.
We hear from three business leaders on their efforts to help Chicago reduce violent crime.
The Field Museum's Chief Curiosity Correspondent has a new show and she's here to tell us all about it.
The mayor makes mentoring programs a centerpiece of his anti-violence strategy. How much impact could they have?
Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen rejects the notion that the Fed plays politics when deciding interest rate policy.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan on being elected the first Muslim to lead a major Western capital, and what he makes of U.S. presidential politics.
The head of the Mayo Clinic sheds light on what he has called “an epidemic of burnout” impacting doctors and undermining patient care.
The Cancer Moonshot initiative being led by Vice President Joe Biden aims to accelerate the pace of cancer research and the development of new treatments. We talk to the University of Chicago professor who is a key player in that effort.
Architecture critic Blair Kamin on the future redevelopment of the Tribune Tower and the rise of a new Jeanne Gang-designed addition to the Chicago skyline.
With girls and women seriously underrepresented in fields involving computer science, we visit a computer camp that is aiming to change that at the Illinois Institute of Technology.
It's been a spectacular growing season in the WTTW garden. Jeanne Nolan, the Organic Gardener, joins us with tips for harvesting and preparing some of our crops, including corn, tomatoes, Mexican sour gherkins, red noodle beans and neon eggplant.
The head of the Chicago Police Board on what it will take to change the culture of the department and restore public confidence.
A new study finds that just one childhood concussion can have profound long-term impacts on health and educational attainment. That story and more from the world of science.
Hillary Clinton may be riding high in the polls but tensions between her and the progressive left of her party remain. What do Democrats need to do to maintain party unity?