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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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The 5 Countries With The Most Expensive Beer In The World

Check out the 5 countries with the most expensive beer in the world.

01/29/2014

Court Generic

Suburban Woman Faces Immigration Charges For Israel Bombing

A suburban Chicago woman of Palestinian descent was arrested Tuesday on immigration charges for allegedly lying about her conviction for a deadly bombing in Israel in 1969.

10/22/2013

Shuli Eschel made a documentary about Maxwell Street.

Someone You Should Know: Filmmaker Shuli Eschel

Eschel’s documentary captures the history of the Maxwell Street Market. CBS 2′s Harry Porterfield reports.

11/30/2012

Hundreds of supporters of Israel gather on the plaza at the Thompson Center on Nov. 20, 2012, after nearly a week of fighting in the Gaza Strip between Israeli forces and Hamas militants. (Credit: CBS)

Supporters Of Israel, Palestinians Stage Downtown Rallies

As negotiations continued to end the days of fighting between Israel and Hamas on the Gaza strip, dueling rallies were held in downtown Chicago on Tuesday, by both pro-Israeli and pro-Palestinian activists.

CBS Chicago–11/20/2012

Palestinians March In Loop Over Violence In Gaza

Hundreds of Palestinian supporters marched through the Loop to express their growing anger over what they claim are unprovoked attacks by Israel on Gaza Monday night.

11/20/2012

A controversial ad appearing on CTA buses.

Ads Stir Controversy On CTA Buses

Controversial ads have appeared on 10 CTA buses — and the transit agency says it could do nothing to prevent them from running.

11/15/2012

Mitt Romney and Barack Obama debate (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Opinion: A Mad, Personal-Attacking, Interrupting Obama Loses Third Presidential Debate

Romney won this debate in more ways than one – most impressively due to his dignified style.

10/23/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by Steve Pope/Getty Images)

Opinion: With Economics Intertwined With Foreign Affairs Romney Will Win The Final Presidential Debate

Romney’s ideas – if presented fresh and enthusiastically hopeful for America’s future – can be the final bump he needs to win this election.

10/22/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney Must Answer Tough Questions On His Questionable Foreign Practices In Debate Tonight

It is unprecedented for a presidential candidate to have as many conflicts when it comes to foreign business ties as Mitt Romney.

10/22/2012

Protesters march at the Democratic National Convention (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Opinion: Democrats Take Their Turn With Gaffes And Negative Press At Convention

Commonly referred to as “what goes around, comes around’, the Republicans are finding plenty to take shots at as the Democrats conduct their week in the ‘often dubious’ political spotlight called “the Convention”.

09/06/2012

Mitt Romney at 10 Downing Street (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Opinion: Mitt Romney’s Terrible Foreign Trip

Mitt’s terrible foreign trip isn’t just bad press and a campaign stumble. In diplomacy gaffes, missteps, and offenses have real consequences for our national security and the peace and stability of the world.

08/02/2012

Mitt Romney at 10 Downing Street (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Opinion: Hopefully For Romney ‘Likability’ Won’t Be Important In 2012

When Mitt is back home, will the offensive comments stop? Republicans can only hope so because this race is too important to be decided by “how much America likes one guy over another”. But such a factor could very well decide the outcome of this election.

07/31/2012

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Woman Living In Israel: Kids Conceived In Vitro Can’t Be U.S. Citizens

A single mother from Chicago, now living full-time in Israel, says she’s given up on having her children become United States citizens.

CBS Chicago–03/20/2012

Dick Durbin

Durbin Hopes Sanctions Will Solve Israel-Iran Conflict

As war drums continue pounding between Israel and Iran, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) is saying he is hoping sanctions will do the trick.

CBS Chicago–02/22/2012

University Of Chicago

U Of C Prof: Israel’s Threats Against Iran Are Posturing

An outspoken University of Chicago political scientist says talk of deploying bombs over Iran is really an effort to secure tougher international sanctions against that country.

WBBM Newsradio–02/21/2012

Gov. Pat Quinn

Quinn Visiting Factories, Meeting Dignitaries In Israel

Gov. Pat Quinn is spending the week and Israel, in the interest of further developing a relationship for Illinois there.

CBS Chicago–07/19/2011

Max Suchan

Chicago Area Man Among Those Set To Challenge Gaza Blockade

It’s been a year, and it may have been forgotten already – the venture in the Middle East called Freedom Flotilla that brought boats and bloodshed to the high seas. But now, a Chicago man is among those ready to sail again.

CBS 2–06/16/2011

DePaul University

Hummus Sparks Uproar On DePaul Campus

Political tension is erupting on the campus of DePaul University, revolving around a commodity so mundane as hummus.

CBS Chicago–05/17/2011

Juggling Clown

Israeli Entertainer: Hospitals Should Have Clowns

An Israeli medical professional is in Chicago, teaching hospitals here what he does. But he attended clown college rather than medical school.

WBBM Newsradio–01/27/2011

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