WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 14:  Former Sen. Joseph Lieberman (I-CT)  (L) co-chair of the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies, speaks about Iran while flanked by former CIA Director, retired Air Force Gen. Michael Hayden (C), and former Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs Nicholas Burns (R) during a Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on Capitol Hill July 14, 2015 in Washington, DC. The committee is hearing testimony on the implications of a nuclear agreement with Iran.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Democrats Skeptical Of Iran Nuclear Deal, GOP Mostly Hostile

Under the historic accord, Iran’s nuclear program would be curtailed in exchange for billions of dollars in relief from international sanctions. The agreement aims to avert the threat of a nuclear-armed Iran and another U.S. military intervention in the Middle East.


President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden walk from the Green Room to speak on the nuclear deal with Iran on July 14, 2015 at the White House in Washington, DC.(Photo credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Iran Nuclear Deal: Fine ‘New Chapter’ Or ‘Historic Mistake’?

Iran, the United States and other world powers struck a historic deal Tuesday to curb Iranian nuclear programs in an agreement aimed at easing the threat of a nuclear-armed Iran hanging over the volatile Middle East. In exchange, Iran will get billions of dollars in relief from crushing international sanctions.


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Businessman Goes On Trial For Illegally Lobbying On Behalf Of Mugabe

Prosecutors painted the 72-year-old C. Greg Turner as a greedy opportunist who sought to cash in on President Barack Obama’s election by secretly and illegally lobbying Chicago politicians to lift U.S. sanctions against Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe.


Ukrainian policeman and soldiers in a tank stand guard at their newly erected checkpoint near the eastern Ukrainain city of Slavyansk on April 25, 2014. Ukraine's army on April 25 launched an operation to ensnare pro-Russia militants in the flashpoint eastern city of Slavyansk in a bid to prevent reinforcements and keep civilian casualties down, authorities said. (Photo credit: GENYA SAVILOV/AFP/Getty Images)

After Visit To Ukraine, Quigley Urges Caution From White House

After returning from a visit to Ukraine, U.S. Rep. Mike Quigley (D-Illinois) said the smallest spark could push the nation into war with Russia.


Robert Mugabe, President of the Republic of Zimbabwe, addresses world leaders during the United Nations General Assembly on September 26, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

2 Chicago Men Charged With Illegally Lobbying For Mugabe

Prince Asiel Ben Israel, 72, and Greg Turner, 71, allegedly flouted U.S. sanctions against Mugabe and his inner-circle when they attempted to enlist four Chicago lawmakers to open a “back channel” to President Barack Obama and have the sanctions overturned.


Marist High School football players at practice on July 23, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Local High Schoolers: Penn State Players ‘Screwed’ By NCAA Sanctions

After the NCAA brought the hammer down on Penn State University on Monday over the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal, and the cover-up by former football coach Joe Paterno and other top school officials, prospective student-athletes were weighing in on how the sanctions might affect Penn State’s recruiting.

CBS Chicago–07/23/2012

Ohio State University Athletics Director Gene Smith (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Hanley: Ohio State AD Gene Smith ‘Clueless’

Gene Smith, the clueless Ohio State athletic director, shouldn’t be the only one “disappointed with the NCAA’s decision” Tuesday. Smith’s disappointed? How about the players who are still bound to the now non-Bowl-eligible Buckeyes next year?

670 The Score–12/20/2011

U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez (center, white shirt) was arrested outside the White House on July 26, 2011, during an immigration protest. He was among a group of 11 people who were sitting on the sidewalk outside the White House and were warned to leave before they were taken into custody. (Photo Courtesy Rep. Gutierrez's office)

No House Ethics Sanctions Against Gutierrez After Arrest

The U.S. House of Representatives has decided not to pursue ethics sanctions against Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.), who was arrested last week while protesting in front of the White House.

CBS Chicago–08/05/2011

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Maine South Football Champs May Face Sanctions

Maine South High School in Park Ridge faces possible sanctions, over counterfeit sideline passes after its football team won its third consecutive state championship this weekend.

WBBM Newsradio–11/29/2010

New NCAA President favors tougher punishment for rule-breakers

INDIANAPOLIS — Incoming NCAA President Mark Emmert wants to get tough on rule-breakers. He also wants the governing body to get cozier with pro sports leagues and players’ unions. Sound like a strange combination? Emmert […]