Federal Judge Approves Obama Presidential CenterIn a ruling Tuesday, Judge Robert Blakey dismissed a lawsuit by a parks group trying to block construction.
Obamas Sign Exclusive Podcast Deal With SpotifyFormer President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama have struck a deal with audio streaming giant Spotify to produce exclusive podcasts covering a wide range of topics.
Hill Harper Says He Took Barack Obama To Play Basketball In A Prison While They Were At Harvard LawActor Hill Harper said he and former President Barack Obama played basketball at a prison while they were both students at Harvard Law School.
1 President And 2,922 Portraits Make Up Chicago Art ExhibitEach day Pruitt searched online for the previous day's images of the Democrat who served from 2009 to 2017. He transferred each to a canvas merged with the muted colors of the American flag.
Obama Foundation Draws High-Dollar, International DonationsThe foundation's annual report and tax documents show that it raised more than $232 million from private donors during 2017 and spent about $21.3 million on operations.
Chicago Judge OKs Obama Presidential Center LawsuitThe ruling doesn't mean the group will necessarily prevail, but confirms the suit poses a formidable threat to the project in Jackson Park. The suit argues that laws bar new developments in a 26 mile chain of lakeside parks.
Tiger Woods Set To Build Public Golf Course In ChicagoThe former world No. 1 and his team are lead architects on a proposal to redevelop Chicago's Jackson Park and South Shore Golf Courses.
Hundreds Urge Lawmakers To Rename Dan Ryan After Barack ObamaMayoral candidate Bill Daley, who pitched the idea, said Obama's reputation and Chicago roots make him worthy of having the expressway renamed.
Former President Obama Shares His Favorite Books, Songs And Movies Of 2018Former President Barack Obama is continuing a "favorite tradition" of his — sharing his most-loved songs, books, and films from the past year. As always, he shared the list on Facebook and Instagram.
Obama Visits D.C. Children's Hospital"My reindeer were stuck in some snow and I just wanted to make sure I made the trip and had the chance to see all of you guys."
Chicago Defends Location Of Obama Library In Federal CourtCity attorneys made legal arguments in a federal court motion to dismiss a lawsuit filed by an environmental group opposed to the project.
Obama Praises 'Extraordinary' Pelosi Amid Leadership BattleFormer President Barack Obama offered effusive praise of Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday as the Democratic leader faces opposition to her bid for House Speaker.
At Summit, Obama Urges Activists To Be Patient For ChangeThe former president noted that patience is needed because societies are "complex, organic things that you don't turn (like) switches. They evolve. They shift. They change."
Obama Returning To Chicago To Speak At Foundation's SummitObama will take the stage with several guest speakers for this two day summit in the South Loop.
Michelle Obama Begins National Book Tour In ChicagoMrs. Obama talked openly about her time in the White House, her relationship with Barack Obama, and her family.