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Pride parades march on with new urgency

Pride parades march on with new urgency

12 minutes ago   |   WGN TV

NEW YORK - Parades celebrating LGBTQ pride kick off in some of America's biggest cities Sunday amid new fears about the potential erosion of freedoms won through decades of...
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Chicago shooting: Man shot to death while leaving car in Little Italy, police say

28 minutes ago   |   ABC

He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he later died, police said.
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From 9/11 to a pandemic: Chronicling Chicago in the new millennium

1 hour ago   |   Chicago Tribune

The horror came early in the morning on Sept. 11, 2001, writes Rick Kogan. But that defining news event of the 21st century would later be rivaled by another - a global...
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Forever chemicals found in drinking water throughout Illinois: Search the database

1 hour ago   |   Chicago Tribune   |   2 articles

More than 8 million people in the state - 6 out of every 10 Illinoisans - get their drinking water from a utility where at least one forever chemical has been detected...
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Chicago history timeline: Revisiting 175 years of breaking news from the pages of the Chicago Tribune

1 hour ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Capturing 175 years of Chicago history with Tribune stories, photos and front pages.
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Vintage Chicago Tribune: History of Tower built by Sears reflects highs and lows of city's business hub

1 hour ago   |   Chicago Tribune

The history of the Willis Tower, nee Sears, reflects the ups and downs of downtown Chicago.
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Chicago White Sox Help Turn 7-Year-Old Cancer Patient's Dream Into A Reality

Chicago White Sox Help Turn 7-Year-Old Cancer Patient's Dream Into A Reality

2 hours ago   |   The Huffington Post

Beau Dowling, who was diagnosed with a neuroblastoma, got an up-close-and-personal experience on the field before an MLB game.
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Congress Clears Bill to Extend Free Meals for Children Through the Summer

7 hours ago   |   NY Times

The bipartisan bill passed as pandemic-era waivers, including a provision that offers free meals to all children, were about to lapse.
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From Serena at Wimbledon to ‘Stranger Things' - here's what to watch this week

From Serena at Wimbledon to ‘Stranger Things' - here's what to watch this week

7 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Sit back, relax, and get ready for a week of great viewing: SUNDAY “Disney's Summer Magic Quest”: It's all fun and games as the seasonal competition returns. “BET Awards...
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What is more dangerous, heat waves or intense cold spells?

What is more dangerous, heat waves or intense cold spells?

7 hours ago   |   WGN TV

Dear Tom, What is more dangerous, heat waves or intense cold spells? -Fred Brinbaum, Elmhurst Dear Fred, The number of deaths from any given weather hazard varies from year to...
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'Peanuts,' one of the world's most popular cartoons, pushed for Title IX in...

'Peanuts,' one of the world's most popular cartoons, pushed for Title IX in the 1970s

Peanuts was a place where female athletes saw their presence on the playing field explicitly supported. (Image credit: Peanuts © 1979 Peanuts Worldwide LLC) Read more ...

How a massive refinery shortage is contributing to high gas prices

How a massive refinery shortage is contributing to high gas prices

Oil refineries have lost capacity over recent years, making it nearly impossible to increase supply and stabilize gas prices at the pump. Read more ...

The National Park Service expands its African-American history sites

The National Park Service expands its African-American history sites

The National Park Service is trying to include more Black history into the story of America. Some of the proposed sites are painful, others are controversial. Read more ...

Video shows shark swimming very close to South Carolina shore

Video shows shark swimming very close to South Carolina shore

At one point, the shark was seen nearly out of the water, showing just how large it was. Read more ...

With Relief Room, a Fan Pays Tribute to Phillies Relievers

With the Relief Room, a Phillies fan has created an over-the-top shrine to baseball's most unsung players. It is in his downstairs bathroom. Read more ...

France in Focus

The first of a four-part series takes a deep dive into the most contentious issues dividing France. Read more ...

Stormclouds at home dampen Biden's return to Europe

Stormclouds at home dampen Biden's return to Europe

ELMAU, Germany - President Joe Biden stepped back onto the world stage Sunday looking to rally the world's most powerful free nations against a common foe. But turmoil back... Read more ...

The Supreme Court's Faux ‘Originalism'

The Supreme Court's Faux ‘Originalism'

“Originalism has been the reigning constitutional theory of legal conservatives since the election of Ronald Reagan,” a contributor to the National Review wrote recently, with... Read more ...

Energy majors call on the French to save energy

Energy majors call on the French to save energy

Industry CEOs say France is at major risk of shortages and soaring prices The chief executives of French energy companies TotalEnergies, EDF, and Engie have urged the country's... Read more ...

The Best Camping Cookware

Boil 'em, mash 'em, stick 'em in a stew. This guide will make sure you can whip up tasty grub no matter where you end up. Read more ...