Columbia Downplays Suggestion Obama Will Work There After Leaving White House
President's Emissions Goals Subject Of Debate In Illinois
Suspicious Backpack Left Near President Obama's House, Man QuestionedPolice say a man was taken into custody shortly after he dropped the backpack near the concrete barriers outside the Obama family's Chicago home about 11:30 a.m. Thursday.
In Illinois, Reaction To Iran Nuke Deal Falls Along Party Lines
Emission Cuts Ordered By Obama May Not Survive Beyond End Of His PresidencyThe United States put forth its contribution Tuesday to a global climate treaty, relying entirely on a set of emission cuts ordered by President Barack Obama that may not survive beyond the end of his presidency.
Sparks Fly At Forum Over Obama Library LocationThe president of a group opposing proposals to put President Barack Obama's library on South Side park land is skeptical of a poll saying area residents support the project.
Congressional Aide Who Blasted Obama Daughters Once Worked For Former Rep. Joe WalshElizabeth Lauten worked for Walsh, a Republican U.S. representative from the northwest suburbs, in 2011, a Walsh representative tells CBS 2.
STEM Education & Why President Obama Has Made It An Educational PriorityInnovation drives the U.S. economy, and employees with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills have become a hot commodity in post-recession America.
Malia Obama Attends LollapaloozaMalia Obama was seen at Lollapalooza this past weekend, and she didn't even have a chaperone -- assuming the Secret Service doesn't count.
Palatine Girl, 12, Rewarded For Healthy Recipe: Lunch With First LadyIt was a day Tess Boghossian of Palatine will never forget. She was one of 54 winners of the Healthy Lunchtime Challenge Contest, chosen for her healthier version of Lincoln's Inaugural Soup. CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
Kirk: Soldier-For-Taliban Swap Should Be InvestigatedU.S. Sen. Mark Kirk says Guantanamo Bay should be a “black hole” for terrorists and they should never get out.
Will Highways Become Tollways?The federal gas tax – 18.4 cents a gallon -- hasn't gone up in 20 years, even though construction costs have. CBS 2's Derrick Blakley reports.