The kids in the Merit School of Music Suzuki-Alegre Strings program gave their parents a concert before heading off to Japan.
A special photo exhibit has opened at the Thompson Center, marking two years since the Japan earthquake and tsunami.
An Asian affairs specialist from Northwestern University says economics will ensure there will be more words, but likely no bullets, flying between China and Japan as they continue arm-wrestling over five uninhabited islands.
This 1890s-era gift from Japan is tucked away behind the Museum of Science and Industry. CBS 2′s Kate Sullivan pays a visit.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel plans to open new Chicago tourism offices in three new countries this year, and hopes to have 50 million tourists coming every year by 2020.
The annual International Home + Housewares Show opens in Chicago Saturday, with special attention this year to Japanese manufacturers struggling to recover from the earthquake and tsunami one year ago.
The Women’s World Cup final set the record for tweets per second, eclipsing the wedding of Prince William and Kate and the death of Osama bin Laden.
Just look carefully at how the narrative has changed since the U.S. women’s team blew the chance of a lifetime in a loss to a vastly inferior Japanese team in the World Cup final.
Japan has won the Women’s World Cup, stunning the United States 4-1 in a penalty shootout Sunday night after finishing in a 2-2 tie.
The state of Illinois is preparing to send aid to Japan to help in the recovery from the March earthquake and tsunami.
Chicago’s Billy Dec is holding a big fundraiser this coming Friday (April 15), and all the proceeds will go to relief efforts for those affected by the earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
The lights that illuminate the crest of the John Hancock Center are bedecked in red and white, in a push to raise awareness of relief efforts for Japan.
Low levels of radiation from Japan have been detected in the Chicago area, in Will and DuPage counties.
A Glen Ellyn man took matters into his own hands after the Japanese earthquake and tsunami devastated the small village where his wife and two sons were living.
The U.S. senators from Illinois say they have concerns about nuclear plants here, now that vulnerabilities have been exposed in Japan.
The radiation crisis in Japan has Illinois state officials watching closely. State officials conducted an emergency drill on Wednesday to test their readiness for a nuclear crisis here.
Problems with nuclear power plant reactors in Japan still have some people asking questions about the safety of nuclear power plants in Illinois.
Gov. Pat Quinn said he believes the four nuclear reactors in Illinois built to the same type of design as the troubled Fukushima Japanese reactors are safe.
Members of the Bach Collegium Japan find solace in their music, which they’ll share this weekend at Valparaiso University.
A Chicago man who works as a teacher in Japan called his mother on Friday, a week after he’d gone missing in the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami that devastated Japan.
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