Johnny Cueto wasn't electrifying in his Kansas City Royals debut Friday night against the Toronto Blue Jays, but he laid the groundwork for what should be a strong second half of the season. Cueto's night ended after six innings. He allowed three earned runs on seven hits while striking out seven batters and walking two. Show More Summary
Despite a run of eight defeats in 15 matches during the second half of last season, Manuel Pellegrini will lead Manchester City into the final year of his three-year contract. The City manager was under huge pressure as the last campaign...Show More Summary
Personal accountability for a public person like Ray Rice becomes something we demand most urgently when video becomes available. The footage of him punching his then-fiancee, Janay Palmer, in the face inside an Atlantic City casinoShow More Summary
Tom Yorton, CEO of Second City Works, describes the collaborative skills you need to become a more effective leader.
David Price and his dog Astro are on their way to Toronto, and, woof, woof, just how big is this for the Blue Jays? Make no mistake, this could be the most important baseball trade in that city since the Jays acquired second basemanShow More Summary
Apple has reportedly reached an agreement to lease office space at 235 Second Street in SoMa. If the deal, which is a sublease from CBS Interactive, goes through, it would mark Apple's first space in the city. The space could...
This is what happens when a Second City show comes to D.C.: CHAOS. [ more › ]
An hour outside of the city of Hanoi in northern Vietnam, the Ba Vi Orphanage is doing incredible work for 79 HIV-positive children, aged 1-21. Started in 2001, the orphanage houses kids that have either been abandoned by their families due to the severe stigma surrounding HIV, or whose parents have passed away due to…
There's never a dull day in the Loop. And there's certainly never a dull day at a City Council meeting. Wednesday morning's meeting got off to a running start as protestors of all sorts packed the second floor of the...
Kelly Leonard, it was announced last week, is stepping down from his post as president of Second City Theatricals, his longtime role at the famed Chicago comedy theater.
This is the second in a two-part series. Part 1 is available here. Seattle Transit Blog interviewed 18 of the 47 candidates running for Seattle City Council in the seven newly created council districts and two citywide seats before making our endorsements last week. The Board chose candidates who were most closely aligned with its core principles, […]
Reno, Nevada in the summer of 1972. Two blocks down Virginia St. from the corner of First we see the second version of the "Reno Arch," this one installed in 1963 and replaced with the current one in 1987. This is another Kodachrome slide from a small trove we recently found at my friend's house. Show More Summary
Alabama’s state capital, Montgomery, is sometimes seen to play second fiddle to Birmingham, the largest city in the state. But Montgomery has a complex history that has put it often at the forefront of many historical movements in the South. Show More Summary
The Invisible Library, Genevieve Cogman’s debut novel and the first book in a new fantasy series, was released in the UK earlier this year. The second book, The Masked City, will be available in December of this year, and at least one more book will follow. Show More Summary
Scott Adsit, the Second City veteran also known for his work on "30 Rock," is returning to Chicago Aug. 7 with a new improv concept, "Stolen House."
Most of us don’t give a second thought to what happens after we flush, but our daily leftovers have to end up somewhere. In New York City, where residents create approximately 1200 tons of sewage every day, this is not an issue to poo-poo—and...Show More Summary
Your eyes have not deceived you. That was Kansas City Royals second baseman Omar Infante flipping the ball backhanded from his glove into the bare hand of shortstop Alcides Escobar, who then made the throw to first base for the first out in the bottom of the ninth inning. Show More Summary
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously to ban the possession of large-capacity gun magazines on Tuesday, following San Francisco to become the second major city in California to take that step. The ordinance prohibits Los Angeles residents from possessing a handgun or rifle magazine that fits more than 10 rounds. Show More Summary
Come the second Thursday of September, the city of Toronto will once again play host to a teeming mass of movie stars, movie fans, movie directors, movie critics, and people who just want to scream the names of that first group while jostling for a glimpse of them in their best eveningwear. Show More Summary
On Thursday, amid a recent uptick in fake-weed hospitalizations in New York State and across the country, the city conducted its second "inspection operation" of the month of delis in East Harlem, confiscating more than 2,000 bags of synthetic marijuana from two delis near the intersection of 125th Street and Lexington Avenue. Show More Summary