The seven largest school districts in the U.S. are joining more than 50 others to start offering introductory computer science to all their students, the White House said Monday.
Chicago’s Jackie Robinson West Little League baseball team has made the obligatory champions’ visit to the White House.
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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.
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.
A 12-year-old Palatine girl has a lunch date at the White House with Michelle Obama.
Howard set a World Cup-record with 16 saves yesterday.
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.
“We have to change a culture that says, ‘suck it up,'” President Obama said.
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.
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.
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.
Red Sox slugger Ortiz pounced at a rare opportunity.
As it turns out, he was half right.
The petition needs 100,000 signatures in 30 days for the White House to formally respond.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.