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Cook County Residents Love Driving To Work Alone

America loves its cars and, despite calls to carpool and growing alternative transit options, driving solo to work is still de rigeur. [ more › ]

Developer Reveals Congress Theater Renovation Plans

  Despite the bad taste that the Congress Theater left in many Chicagoans mouths the last time around, we're excited and hopeful for its second life. [ more › ]

A Response to Bratton and Kelling

The failure of local prosecutors to indict the police officers responsible for killing Michael Brown in Missouri and Eric Garner in New York sparked national protests about law enforcement and criminal justice. When one examines policing...Show More Summary

Coming in 2017: The Sandy Springs Journal-Constitution?

Five years ago, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution left the capital city behind for new suburban digs in Dunwoody. Now, it appears the daily paper will make another move, this time down down the road, less than a mile away, to Sandy Springs.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Artificial insemination produces 2 baby sharks debuting at aquarium

The two new zebra shark pups at the Aquarium of the Pacific won’t be on display until Tuesday, but the reason they hatched is already causing quite a stir at the facility.

Fox in early talks for live-action 'X-Men' TV series

"X-Men" could be the next major superhero franchise to head to the small screen.

Obamacare cost to be 20% less than forecast, budget office says

President Obama's healthcare law will cost about 20% less over the next decade than originally projected, the Congressional Budget Office reported Monday, in part because lower-than-expected healthcare inflation has led to smaller premiums.

Click Click: Baby Bry Bry & the Apologists, BRNDA, What Moon Things, The Sea Life @ U Street Music Hall

  Some of the area's best local bands joined forces to put on an outstanding show at U St Music Hall this weekend. [ more › ]

Blizzard Cuisine: 12 Recipes to Make With the Random Stuff in Your Pantry

It's cacio e pepe time, baby. This is it. The blizzard is here. The grocery-store shelves are stripped bare. Restaurants and bars all over town are closing early. And even the mayor wants you to know that calling for delivery is sort of a jerk move. Show More Summary

Here Are Some Hot Blizzard Deals For Cheap Food & Booze In NYC

Today's food news has been all about grocery grumbles and delivery downers, but there's at least one silver lining to the pounds of precipitation we're getting: Hot Blizzard Specials. Some of the city's enterprising eateries are dishing out deals to entice you out of your igloo and dine in the deluge. These specials will be alleviated of alliteration, we promise. [ more › ]

Uber Promises Not To Gouge You That Much During The Blizzard

Just so we're all clear on this: Your Uber driver is not allowed to pull any "surge pricing" funny business over the next couple blizzard days. Per Uber's agreement with Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, prices are not allowed to exceed 2.8 times the usual fare. Here's a statement from Uber: [ more › ]

Former Trojans Hayes Pullard, Josh Shaw play in Senior Bowl

Former USC linebacker Hayes Pullard and cornerback Josh Shaw played in the Senior Bowl on Saturday at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Ala.

Watch: Vampire bat robot uses its wings for walking

This robot is so talented it's scary. Scientists at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne have built a robot inspired by the vampire bat that can walk and fly using its foldable wings.

Call from mom ends man's hours-long standoff with Pasadena police

A barricaded man refused pleas by police to turn himself over Monday in Pasadena, but a call from his mother ended the hours-long standoff.

Quick Pics: Keri Hilson, Omarion, Mimi Faust, Claudia Jordan & More Party & Privè…

It was a reality show thirst fest in Atlanta’s Privè night club last Friday night (January 23, 2014). Real ‘housewife’ Claudia Jordan and several Love & Hip-Hoppers, including Mimi Faust, Karlie Redd, Erica Dixon and Omarion, partied the night away at the popular spot. Show More Summary

Head Start: Embracing a Two Generation Approach to Early Learning

When Head Start was launched in 1965, at its core was the idea that families and communities were integral to supporting children's successful early learning and development. Fifty years later, Head Start continues to lead in two generational...Show More Summary

Restaurant Owner Defends American Sniper by Banning Seth Rogen and Michael Moore

Of course he spelled "Rogen" wrong. The owner of the Brann's Steakhouse and Grille outside Grand Rapids has adamantly informed the world, in bright letters on a marquee outside the establishment, that "Michael Moore and Seth Rogen are...Show More Summary

Egypt appeals court convicts two in female genital excision

Two months after being exonerated, a doctor and a father were both found guilty by an Egyptian appeals court Monday in the death of a girl who underwent female genital excision.

Alleged Russian spies subject of U.S. charges in Manhattan

Three men accused of being Russian spies were charged with operating an illegal intelligence ring in Manhattan and the Bronx. One of the men, Evgeny Buryakov, was arrested Monday in the Bronx,... To view the full story, click the title link.

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