Women's World Cup Final Breaks Twitter recordThe Women's World Cup final set the record for tweets per second, eclipsing the wedding of Prince William and Kate and the death of Osama bin Laden.
Bernstein: Soccer Fans Pretending U.S. Didn't ChokeJust look carefully at how the narrative has changed since the U.S. women’s team blew the chance of a lifetime in a loss to a vastly inferior Japanese team in the World Cup final.
Japan Wins 1st World Cup Title In Penalty ShootoutJapan has won the Women's World Cup, stunning the United States 4-1 in a penalty shootout Sunday night after finishing in a 2-2 tie.
State Sending Aid To Disaster-Ravaged JapanThe state of Illinois is preparing to send aid to Japan to help in the recovery from the March earthquake and tsunami.
Billy Dec's Fundraiser For JapanChicago’s Billy Dec is holding a big fundraiser this coming Friday (April 15), and all the proceeds will go to relief efforts for those affected by the earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
Big John Lit Up For JapanThe lights that illuminate the crest of the John Hancock Center are bedecked in red and white, in a push to raise awareness of relief efforts for Japan.
Radiation From Japan Found In Chicago AreaLow levels of radiation from Japan have been detected in the Chicago area, in Will and DuPage counties.
Chicago Area Man Travels To Japan To Find Wife, KidsA Glen Ellyn man took matters into his own hands after the Japanese earthquake and tsunami devastated the small village where his wife and two sons were living.
Kirk, Durbin Grill Nuclear Safety ExpertsThe U.S. senators from Illinois say they have concerns about nuclear plants here, now that vulnerabilities have been exposed in Japan.
State Officials Conduct Nuclear Crisis DrillThe radiation crisis in Japan has Illinois state officials watching closely. State officials conducted an emergency drill on Wednesday to test their readiness for a nuclear crisis here.
Senators To Address Doubts About Illinois Nuclear PlantsProblems with nuclear power plant reactors in Japan still have some people asking questions about the safety of nuclear power plants in Illinois.
Quinn Believes Illinois Reactors Are SafeGov. Pat Quinn said he believes the four nuclear reactors in Illinois built to the same type of design as the troubled Fukushima Japanese reactors are safe.
Japanese Musicians Here Reflect On Their Homeland's DevastationMembers of the Bach Collegium Japan find solace in their music, which they'll share this weekend at Valparaiso University.
Missing Teacher In Japan Calls MomA Chicago man who works as a teacher in Japan called his mother on Friday, a week after he'd gone missing in the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami that devastated Japan.
CBS 2 School: 'Destruktion' All AroundJapan will rebuild. The bigger question is will we?