A market that has grown used to cheap money over the past decade is becoming increasingly concerned that the Federal Reserve will aggressively raise benchmark interest rates.
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He was the legendary founding art director of Playboy magazine. A new documentary celebrates the life and work of the lifelong Chicagoan.
Will Jason Van Dyke’s conviction of second-degree murder and aggravated battery change the way Chicago police officers do their jobs?
The former Chicago cop and Cook County prosecutor who represented Jason Van Dyke talks about the trial, the verdict and prospects for an appeal.
Despite forcing a runoff election when he ran against Mayor Rahm Emanuel in 2015, Jesus “Chuy” Garcia is not planning a second mayoral bid.
“Each garden, we’re finding, is its own microcosm this year,” said organic gardener Jeanne Nolan. “Some are bountiful and others are delayed. That weather stressed out the plants some, and we’re seeing the results of it.”
Stressed out by the news? You’re not alone. We speak with a clinical psychologist about ways to manage anxiety amid the 24-hour news cycle.
We speak with two Chicagoans who survived the crash of Aeromexico Flight 2431 in Durango. “Life has taken on kind of a different color – I hope it lasts awhile,” said the Rev. Esequiel Sanchez.
Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson talks about the department’s latest efforts to curb violence after more than 70 people were shot last weekend.
A revolutionary new telescope detects a mysterious signal, and why sleeping with the light on could increase your risk for diabetes. Rabiah Mayas joins us with stories making headlines in the world of science.
By almost every measure, the U.S. economy is on a bullet train to prosperity. But are there warning signs among the surging data?
What a leading paleontologist in Chicago is doing to help the country of Niger save and display its rich cultural heritage.
Renowned paleontologist and University of Chicago graduate Steve Brusatte tells us about his new book, “The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs: A New History of a Lost World.”
One hundred women – including former inmates, corrections officials, judges and prosecutors – are calling for a 50-percent reduction in the number of women behind bars in Illinois. We speak with Deanne Benos, who is leading the initiative.
In her new book “The Monarchy of Fear,” Martha Nussbaum explores the role that fear may have played in the election of President Donald Trump.
Their recovery has been a national concern for decades. What’s happening locally in the effort to save the Mexican wolf.
Two young anti-violence activists aiming to shut down the Dan Ryan Expressway on Saturday talk about what they hope their act of civil disobedience will achieve.
Orangutans are one of humankind’s closest cousins. We meet a baby orangutan as she takes a trip to the doctor.
Fifty years after the death of her father Robert F. Kennedy, Kerry Kennedy is out with a new book that examines his life and legacy.
A tantalizing discovery suggests that life could once have existed on Mars – and may still exist today. We get the latest on the red planet with Adler Planetarium astronomer Mark Hammergren.
After a whirlwind summit, President Donald Trump declares he trusts the North Korean dictator and cancels joint military exercises with South Korea.