In his new book, Ivo Daalder argues that President Donald Trump has chosen to abandon America’s leadership role in the world just as China is becoming more assertive on the global stage.
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He is the 18th declared candidate hoping to replace incumbent Mayor Rahm Emanuel. State Rep. La Shawn Ford tells Carol Marin about his decision to throw his hat in the ring.
New York-based architect Robert A.M. Stern is anticipating the completion of his first Chicago skyscraper, Streeterville’s One Bennett Park.
Are democracies under threat? University of Chicago law professor Tom Ginsburg thinks they are, and has co-authored a new book on saving this country’s constitutional democracy.
U.S. Navy veteran Grayson “Kash” Jackson may be one candidate for governor that few people have heard of. He tells us about his plans to fix the state.
A new initiative backed by former Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker and Chicago’s entrepreneurial elite aims to turn Chicago into a top tech hub.
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.
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.
The zoo began with a gift of two pairs of swans from New York's Central Park, and has evolved into a world-class facility that now puts science and conservation at the heart of its mission.
“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.
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.
The Department of Homeland Security recently announced that Russian-backed hackers have infiltrated the control rooms of hundreds of utility companies across the country.
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.