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Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

After The Bell: Stocks Sell-Off On Global Growth Concerns

The Dow Jones industrial average lost 163, the S&P 500 dropped 22 and the NASDAQ shed 58 points, settling to 5,088.

07/24/2015

The Nasdaq composite index is viewed in Times Square. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

After The Bell: Stocks Surge As Overseas Concerns Fade

The NASDAQ gained 75, the S&P 500 added 25 and the Dow Jones industrial average closed up more than 211 points, settling to 17,760.

07/10/2015

Team USA's Julie Johnston, left, competes for the ball in the first half with Wang Shanshan of China in a Women's World Cup quarterfinal. The Americans won 1-0. (Jana Chytilova/Freestyle Photo/Getty Images)

U.S. Defeats China 1-0, Plays Germany In World Cup semifinals

Carli Lloyd scored in the 51st minute.

CBS Chicago–06/26/2015

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Chinese Student Arrives in Chicago After Walking Most Of Route 66

A small contingent of his blog readers met Boyi Ouyang near Jackson and Michigan Avenue as he wheeled his bag to a stop near the sign that marks the end of Route 66.

05/13/2015

Michelle Obama's office said the first lady chose what's been dubbed "Kailua Blue" to distinguish her family's china from the red, green, blue and yellow used on more recent state services. (Credit: WhiteHouse.gov)

China From Antioch Company Picked For White House State Dinners

Tableware from Pickard China in Antioch made its debut as the official White House china at a state dinner Tuesday.

05/02/2015

Artistic rendering of the 88-story Wanda Vista skyscraper planned for the Lakeshore East neighborhood. (Credit: City of Chicago)

Chinese Developer Plans 88-Story Skyscraper In Lakeshore East

City officials have unveiled a Chinese developer’s plans for an 88-story hotel and condo skyscraper, designed by Chicago architect Jeanne Gang,

12/18/2014

Members Of the Wirt-Emerson Visual and Performing Arts Academy string orchestra. (CBS)

Someone You Should Know: Members Of The Wirt-Emerson String Orchestra

Eighteen musicians performed in four Chinese cities, including Beijing, over two weeks. CBS 2’s Harry Porterfield reports.

11/14/2014

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McDonald’s Sales Hit By China Scandal, US Weakness

McDonald’s says a global sales figure fell 2.5 percent in July, dragged down by persistent weakness in the U.S. and a food safety scandal in China. The results reflect what is likely to be just the beginnings of the fallout from a Chinese food scandal late last month.

08/08/2014

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McDonald’s: 2014 Sales Forecast ‘At Risk’ In Wake Of Meat Scandal

The Oak Brook, Illinois-based company had previously said it expected the sales measure to be “relatively flat” for the year.

08/04/2014

Sheldon Lavin (R), CEO of the OSI Group, and OSI president David McDonald (L) attend a press conference over the recent expired meat scandal in Shanghai on July 28, 2014. McDonald's outlets in Beijing and Shanghai have yanked their flagship burgers off the menu, it was reported on July 28, after the key US supplier recalled products made by its Shanghai factory, which is alleged to have used expired meat.  Authorities in Shanghai just over a week ago shut a plant owned by privately-held OSI Group for mixing out-of-date meat with fresh product and later detained five officials from the OSI subsidiary which operated it, Shanghai Husi Food Co. (Photo credit: JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)

Meat Supplier: China Unit Fell Short Of Standards

OSI Group, based in Aurora, Illinois, will create a “quality control center” at its Shanghai Husi Food Co., and will spend 10 million yuan ($1.6 million) on a food safety education campaign. A Shanghai TV station reported last week that Husi sold expired beef and chicken to restaurants including McDonald’s and KFC.

07/28/2014

This picture taken on July 20, 2014 shows workers producing food at the Shanghai Husi Food Co., a factory of US food provider OSI Group, in Shanghai. Shanghai city officials have shut a Shanghai Husi factory of US food provider OSI Group for selling out-of-date meat to restaurant giants including McDonald's and KFC, authorities said on July 21 in China's latest food safety scandal. CHINA OUT AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Aurora Company Apologizes For Meat Scandal In China

OSI is headquartered in Aurora and has facilities throughout the city, suburbs and even into southern Wisconsin, a total of nine locations in five different towns. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.

07/21/2014

Lija Hyssong (photo provided)

Lombard Teen Dies Suddenly On Vacation

Lija Angela Yu Yin Hyssong was abandoned in China in 1998 as an infant. Eighteen months later, she was adopted by a loving couple from west suburban Chicago. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

07/10/2014

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How To Look Like A Local When Dining Abroad

The good folks at The Restaurant Choice cooked up these handsomely designed infographics to get you through your next international dining adventure.

04/18/2014

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

Mayor Rahm Emanuel discusses proposed gun control measures he's introduced to the City Council. (Credit: CBS)

Emanuel Travels To China To Promote Chicago

City officials say a memorandum of understanding to be signed in China will establish Chicago “as a gateway for Chinese investment.”

12/22/2013

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Best Ways To Celebrate Lunar New Year In Chicago

Say goodbye to the dragon and get ready to celebrate the year of the snake as the Chicagoland area prepares for the Chinese new year. From tea ceremonies to parades, there’s plenty to do to start the new year. Use this list to get started in planning your own festivities.

02/08/2013

Mitt Romney (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney’s Desperation Showing In Final Days Of Campaign

As the campaign draws to a close it has become very apparent that Obama will return to the White House and that Harry Reid will lead a Democratic Senate.

11/02/2012

Barack Obama (Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)

Opinion: Auto Manufacturing Is Back In America. Obama Was Right, Romney Was Wrong.

Auto manufacturing is back in America – especially in Michigan, Ohio and Pennsylvania because President Obama made the politically risky decision to bailout the auto industry after bailing out the banks. It was a decision that worked. Obama was right, Romney was wrong. So Romney is now in full lying mode. He is trying to retroactively re-write the wrongs in his writings.

10/29/2012

A shuttered Saturn dealership (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Opinion: The Auto Bailout Wasn’t A Safe Financial Deal For America

Yes, it’s great that all turned out well for the auto workers, but it is absolutely horrendous to know that the American taxpayers via President Obama’s actions could have been left standing for billions of dollars – and still might.

10/29/2012

Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. protests the outsourcing of jobs in Freeport, Ill. (CBS)

Rev. Jackson Arrested, Released After Protest At Freeport, Ill. Plant

Chanting and carrying American flags, Jackson and dozens of protestors marched to Sensata to object to the purported outsourcing of jobs to China.

10/24/2012

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