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Travel To The Wonders Of The World

Here’s a quick guide for families to the New Seven Wonders of the World and the only surviving original Seven Wonders of the World.

10/17/2014

IOC president Thomas Bach. (Manan Vatsyayana/AFP/Getty Images)

IOC’s List Of Perks To Host Olympics Is Outrageous

A little high-maintenance, don’t you think?

CBS Chicago–10/03/2014

IOC president Thomas Bach. (Manan Vatsyayana/AFP/Getty Images)

IOC Won’t Reopen 2022 Olympics Bidding

Only Beijing, China and Almaty, Kazakhstan are left in the bid process.

CBS Chicago–10/02/2014

This artist rendering shows what a proposed skyscraper would look like along Chicago's lakefront. (Wanda Group)

Reaction Mixed To Possible 89-Story Skyscraper Along Lakefront

It would be Chicago’s third-tallest building — a high-rise proposed by a Chinese development firm. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.

07/10/2014

Downtown Chicago skyline. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

Wisch: Imagining The Opening Ceremony To A Chicago Olympics

Michael Jordan would have to light the torch after a tribute to the city’s diversity.

CBS Chicago–02/11/2014

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn meets with reporters. (Credit: Craig Dellimore/Newsradio 780)

Gov. Quinn Off To China Friday To Bolster Business Relations

Gov. Pat Quinn is leaving for China on Friday, in hopes of bolstering the state’s economic relationship with the country.

CBS Chicago–09/15/2011

Republican Senate candidate Rep. Mark Kirk (R-IL) and Democratic Senate nominee, Illinois talk before their debate on October 19, 2010 (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Giannoulias Slams Kirk Over ‘Beijing Fundraiser’

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias is accusing Republican opponent Mark Kirk of “economic treason” as the two sides skirmish over a small fundraiser in the race for President Barack Obama’s old Senate seat.

10/21/2010