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Your City Guide to Washington D.C.

Refer to this guide to the best dining, lodging and attractions in Washington D.C.

08/19/2014

Tess Boghossian of Palatine during her recent trip to the White House. (Boghossian Family)

Palatine Girl, 12, Rewarded For Healthy Recipe: Lunch With First Lady

It 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.

07/18/2014

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Winning Soup Recipe Has Palatine Girl Headed To White House

A 12-year-old girl from Palatine is going to the White House to meet First Lady Michelle Obama and as CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports, her winning recipe has an Illinois connection.

07/15/2014

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Suburban Girl, 12, Headed To White House With Winning Soup Recipe

A 12-year-old Palatine girl has a lunch date at the White House with Michelle Obama.

07/05/2014

USA goalie Tim Howard. (Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

Tim Howard Should Probably Run For President

Howard set a World Cup-record with 16 saves yesterday.

CBS Chicago–07/02/2014

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton addresses the American Jewish Committee Global Forum 2014 May 14, 2014 in Washington, DC. The AJC held the form to discuss topics related to the Jewish communities all around the world. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Rahm To Hillary: “Dead Broke? Really?”

Mayor Rahm Emanuel ribbed former Secretary of State and former First Lady Hillary Clinton, for stating in an interview this week that she and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, were “dead broke” when they left the White House in 2001.

06/11/2014

President Barack Obama. (Getty Images)

Obama Calls For More Research Into Youth Concussions

“We have to change a culture that says, ‘suck it up,'” President Obama said.

CBS Chicago–05/29/2014

School pupils hold signs as members of Lagos based civil society groups hold rally calling for the release of missing Chibok school girls at the state government house, in Lagos, Nigeria, on May 5, 2014. Boko Haram on Monday claimed the abduction of hundreds of schoolgirls from their boarding school in Chibok, Borno state, on April 15, 2014, which has triggered international outrage, threatening to sell them as 'slaves.'  (Photo credit: PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/Getty Images)

Jackson Might Lead Delegation To Nigeria

On the day the White House said a U.S. team will head to Nigeria to help search for nearly 300 teenage girls abducted by Islamic extremists, Rev. Jesse Jackson said he’s trying to bring more attention to the girls’ plight.

05/06/2014

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Federal Climate Change Report Warns Of Increasing Harms

CBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist reports the findings in the National Climate Assessment released by the White House concluded U.S. temperatures have risen nearly 2 degrees since 1895, with most of that rise coming since 1970.

05/06/2014

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.

04/25/2014

David Ortiz, left, takes a selfie with President Barack Obama. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

View: David Ortiz Takes Selfie With President Obama

Red Sox slugger Ortiz pounced at a rare opportunity.

CBS Chicago–04/01/2014

Barack Obama takes oath for for a second term as President of the United States. (Credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

CBS Chicago First Tweet: Obama Predicts Two Terms In White House

As it turns out, he was half right.

03/20/2014

Wrigley Field. (Getty images)

Budweiser, Ozzie Smith Petition To Make Opening Day A National Holiday

The petition needs 100,000 signatures in 30 days for the White House to formally respond.

CBS Chicago–02/25/2014

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Best Historic Vacations In The US

The early colonial settlements along the Eastern seaboard, including Boston, Charleston, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, DC, are among the best places for an historic vacation in the US.

01/14/2014

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Obama Hints He May Not Return To Chicago

The South Side resident suggests the location of his post-presidency home will be driven by what’s best for his family. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

11/29/2013

The 1972 Miami Dolphins meet with President Barack Obama. (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Presidential Snub Makes Some ’72 Dolphins Even More Insufferable

People like Jim Langer, Manny Fernandez, and Bob Kuechenberg need to ask themselves what they’re really accomplishing here. What they feel is noble is in actuality quite petty.

670 The Score–08/21/2013

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Durbin Hopes Senate Immigration Deal Convinces House To Vote Yes

While chances for sweeping immigration reform have improved with a Senate package of border security measures added to a bill backed by the White House, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) said the proposal remains chancy in the House.

06/21/2013

U.S. President Barack Obama announces that he will nominate Chicago business executive Penny Pritzker for Commerce Secretary. (Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Senate Panel Backs Penny Pritzker’s Cabinet Nomination

Penny Pritzker’s nomination to be the next Commerce Secretary advanced to the full Senate on Monday, following the unanimous approval of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

06/11/2013

The White House viewed through a gate in front of the building. (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Harper High Students’ Meeting With President, First Lady ‘A Wonderful Experience’

A group of South Side high school students was back in Chicago on Friday, after a trip to Washington, D.C., to visit President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House.

WBBM Newsradio–06/07/2013

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AP Twitter Feed Hacked: Tweet About White House Explosion Bogus

Hackers briefly took over the Associated Press’ Twitter account, and posted a tweet about a bogus explosion at the White House that injured the president.

04/23/2013

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