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Kenya Defense Forces (KDF) arrive on September 22, 2013 at the Westgate mall in Nairobi. Kenyan troops were locked in a fierce firefight with Somali militants inside an upmarket Nairobi shopping mall on September 22. ( Credit SIMON MAINA/AFP/Getty Images)

Attack At Nairobi Mall Hits Home For Chicago Kenyans

Symon Ogeto regularly organizes trips between Chicago and his home country of Kenya through his company the Seed Group.

09/22/2013

Boeing 787 Dreamliner (Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

First Boeing 787 Makes Flight Since Grounding Over Battery Problems

A Boeing 787 operated by Ethiopian Airlines flew from Ethiopia to Kenya’s capital Saturday, the first commercial flight since air safety authorities grounded the Dreamliners after incidents with smoldering batteries on two different planes in January.

04/27/2013

Donald Trump (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

Opinion: Dumping Cold Water On Trump’s October Surprise

While Trump may have an “October surprise” that will destroy President Obama’s reelection campaign for the White House, I don’t think it’s going to be much more than seeing Trump get the headlines for part of the day, again.

10/24/2012

Barack Obama (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: It’s Obama’s Turn To Release Some Documents

While the “left” has distracted the campaign much too long by screaming about Romney’s tax information for months, the “right” has been asking for President Barack Obama’s academic records and other documents for years. The president should take his turn at disclosing long asked for documents.

09/25/2012

Moses Mosop set a new record for the Chicago Marathon with his win on Sunday, while Liliya Shobukhova won the women's Chicago Marathon for the third straight year. (Credit: Nam Y. Huh/AP)

Mosop, Shobukhova Win Chicago Marathon Titles

Kenya’s Moses Mosop set a course record Sunday to win the Chicago Marathon and Russia’s Liliya Shobukhova claimed the women’s title to become the race’s first three-peat champion.

CBS Chicago–10/09/2011

Sammy Wanjiru

Two-Time Chicago Marathon Winner Dead

The two-time defending champion of the Chicago Marathon is dead at the age of 24.

CBS Chicago–05/16/2011

Sammy Wanjiru

Two-Time Chicago Marathon Winner Dead

The two-time defending champion of the Chicago Marathon is dead at the age of 24.

CBS Chicago–05/16/2011

Thousands of runners participate in the Chicago Marathon on Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010 in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Record Crowd Of 38,132 Runners At Chicago Marathon

A record crowd of just over 38,132 runners took part in this year’s Bank of America Chicago Marathon.

CBS Chicago–10/10/2010