While disturbing stories of clergy sexual abuse have wrenched the Roman Catholic Church across the globe, the newly released documents offer the broadest look yet into how one of its largest and most prominent American dioceses responded to the scandal.
Dozens of Lincoln family documents have been donated to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, thanks to the widow of a man who was once the state’s Lincoln collection curator.
Documents about the abortion performed for a West Side woman – and her subsequent death – reveal some new details about her final hours last Friday.
Researchers scouring the National Archives for papers involving President Abraham Lincoln say they’ve made an exciting discovery: a first-person account of a doctor who rushed to Lincoln’s side after he was shot at Ford’s Theatre in D.C.
In a 100-year-old loft building with a skyline view of the South Loop, Picassos, Paschkes and old family heirlooms come through the door at the Graphic Conservation Company for expert restoration.
A bucket brigade of public officials has transferred Mary Todd Lincoln’s insanity hearing record from court vaults to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library in Springfield.