US President Barack Obama speaks about Syria from the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, DC, on August 31, 2013. Obama said Saturday he will ask the US Congress to authorize military action against Syria, lifting the threat of immediate strikes on President Bashar al-Assad's regime. Obama said he had decided he would go ahead and launch military action on Syria, but he believed it was important for American democracy to win the support of lawmakers. AFP PHOTO/Jim WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

President’s Immigration Announcement Watched Closely Here

For Faviola Delgado and millions more, President Obama can temporarily lift the threat of deportation.



GRAMMYs® Add Bruno Mars, Sting and Rihanna Collaboration

Billed as a special performance, the Recording Academy announced today, Monday, February 4, that previously announced performer Rihanna will join Bruno Mars and Sting for a special performance on the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards. No […]


Milwaukee Brewers v Philadelphia Phillies, Game 2

Cubs Set To Announce Dale Sveum As New Manager

The Cubs are set to make the official announcement Friday that Dale Sveum will be the team’s new manager.

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Obama Makes It Official: He’ll Run For Second Term

The Chicago-based Democrat on Monday confirmed what we’ve all suspected the moment he took office in 2009 — that he will indeed pursue another term. An online video and email sent to supporters made it official.


Illinois State Senator, Rev. James Meeks (D-Chicago)

Sen. Meeks To Announce Mayoral Run Sunday

A spokesman says minister and state Sen. James Meeks will formally announce this weekend that he’s running for mayor of Chicago.