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Bulls center Joakim Noah. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Joakim Noah: French Team Not My Priority

Noah is unlikely to play for France at the European Championship in Septemeber.

CBS Chicago–23 hours ago

Memorial for French victims at Chicago Loop Synagogue. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Loop Synagogue Holds Ceremony Remembering Victims Of Paris Attacks

A few hundred people gathered at the Chicago Loop Synagogue Wednesday at noon for a service to remember the victims of the attacks in France last week.

01/14/2015

A moment of silence following reading of names of those killed in France. (Credit: Nancy Harty)

Chicago Rally Remembers Victims Of Paris Terror Spree

About 250 people gathered at Daley Plaza for a 60 minute show of solidarity with France, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty

01/11/2015

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BLOG: Why The Media Isn’t Covering The NAACP Explosion

Considering the current state of racial relations in America, it doesn’t take a hardened veteran of the media to look at the bombing outside of the NAACP offices in Colorado Springs and say, This story deserves our attention…

01/08/2015

Firefighters carry an injured man on a stretcher in front of the offices of the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris on January 7, 2015, after armed gunmen stormed the offices leaving at least one dead according to a police source and "six seriously injured" police officers according to City Hall. (Photo credit: Philippe Dupeyrat/AFP/Getty Images)

Police Search For Gunmen In Terror Attack As Chicagoans Show Support For France

CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports the terrorists who stormed the editorial office of Charlie Hebdo magazine bent on mass murder, got what they wanted.

01/07/2015

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Five Creepy Vacation Sites Around The World

Ethan Reid, author of “The Undying,” from Simon & Schuster shares his list of the creepiest vacation spots around the world for Halloween.

10/24/2014

Team USA guard Derrick Rose. (Lluis Gene/AFP/Getty Images)

Rose Struggles As USA Sprints Into World Cup Final

Derrick Rose had four points on 1-of-8 shooting, adding an assist and three turnovers.

CBS Chicago–09/11/2014

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Angelina Jolie & Brad Pitt Married In France

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt were married Saturday in the French hamlet of Correns, a spokesman for the couple says.

08/28/2014

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Travel Guide To Paris, France

Regardless of your budget, you can enjoy everything the amazing City of Lights has to offer.

07/17/2014

Germany's Andre Greipel (2ndL) sprints to win the 194 km sixth stage of the 101st edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 10, 2014 between Arras and Reims, northern France. (credit: LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)

11 Things Tour De France Riders Won’t Stop For

The 101st running of the Tour de France began Saturday, July 5th and will run through Sunday, July 27th. In total, the finishing teams/riders will have traveled 2,276.7 miles (3,664 kilometers) on their way to a chance at victory.

07/10/2014

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8 Notable Players Missing The World Cup

Each country can only bring 23 men to Brazil to compete for the World Cup this year. A few notable men were left off rosters for various reasons and some may surprise you …

06/09/2014

Taylor Townsend. (Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Chicago Native Townsend Eliminated At French Open

The 18-year-old Taylor Townsend fell 6-2, 6-2 to Carla Suarez Navarro in the third round.

CBS Chicago–05/30/2014

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The 25 Best Beaches In The World

After months of polar vortexes it’s finally almost time to lay out in the sun and sand. To help get the ball rolling, we rounded up the 25 best beaches in the world.

04/23/2014

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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

The Goodyear tire manufacturing plant in Amiens, France. (Photo credit: FRANCOIS LO PRESTI/AFP/Getty Images)

Illinois CEO Defends Calling Workers At French Plant Lazy

A plainspoken Illinois tire company executive was defending his labeling of workers at a French tire plant as “lazy,” after deciding not to buy the facility.

WBBM Newsradio–02/21/2013

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Valentine’s Traditions From Around The World

With Valentine’s Day coming up, it can be interesting to learn the different Valentine’s Day traditions that vary with each country. The day that honors love is celebrated in different ways around the globe.

01/22/2013

Gold medallists Clement Lefert, Yannick Agnel, Amaury Leveaux and Fabien Gilot of France pose with the medals won in the medal ceremony following the Men's 4x100m Freestyle Realty on Day 2 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on July 29, 2012 in London, England.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

French Get Revenge For 2008 Relay Loss To U.S.

Ryan Lochte grabbed at the edge of the pool, head down, staring at the water. Michael Phelps glared at the scoreboard, trying to digest the first silver medal of his Olympic career. Right beside them, the French celebrated.

07/29/2012

France's President Francois Hollande (Photo credit: JOEL SAGET/AFP/GettyImages)

Chicago To Be One Of New French President’s First International Visits

Are French folks in Chicago excited about the upcoming NATO summit? In a word: oui.

CBS 2–05/16/2012

A worker controls a cement mixer producing the concrete.  (Photo credit: JOCHEN LUEBKE/AFP/Getty Images)

Big Concrete Producer To Move North American HQ To Rosemont

Coming soon will be an announcement of more jobs coming to Illinois, this time to Rosemont.

WBBM Newsradio–04/17/2012

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Attorney: Marilyn Lemak Is Upset That Trib Quoted Interview

The attorney for Marilyn Lemak believes the convicted child murderer is upset about a story and interview that ran in the Chicago Tribune last Sunday.

CBS Chicago–03/27/2012

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