Orangutans are one of humankind’s closest cousins. We meet a baby orangutan as she takes a trip to the doctor.
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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.
An explosive Chicago Tribune investigation reveals sexual abuse of students and failures to respond at Chicago Public Schools. We speak with one of the lead reporters on the series.
For the first time since 2015 Illinois may actually have a budget in place before the start of the new fiscal year. And the governor says he will sign it.
A new European Union data privacy law is causing headaches for many American businesses. How General Data Protection could impact U.S. policies.
Lessons learned from a joke that goes viral – and the backlash that follows. We speak with Northwestern University professor Viorica Marian.
Jeanne Nolan and Phil Ponce head into the garden to talk about “succession planting” and how it can maximize production.
Meet Cook County’s award-winning chief information officer who is trying to bring 21st century IT solutions to county government.
A trio of aldermen push for the city to develop a riverfront park along the North Branch of the Chicago River – but the mayor has other plans.
A group called Protect Our Parks says developers of the Obama Presidential Center have pulled a “bait and switch.” Could they slow the project down?
The former police board president, appointed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel, on why she now wants to replace him.
The proposed new Foxconn plant in Wisconsin gets an air quality exemption. We speak with a former senior EPA administrator on the impact of that move and more.
After a decadeslong battle, Illinois may be on the brink of ratifying the federal Equal Rights Amendment. The pros and cons of passage.
Debate and dissent over how Illinois should spend its share of the Volkswagen diesel emissions payout.
The new head of the Civilian Office of Police Accountability talks about building trust with skeptical communities.
Jeanne Nolan and Phil Ponce venture into the WTTW garden for the first round of spring planting – with a little input from viewers.
As any good gardener knows, the key to healthy plants is starting with good soil. The team from the Organic Gardener helps us prepare our garden for spring planting.
First lady Melania Trump hosts her first state dinner. A look at the historical role of first lady and how Trump is approaching the job.
The community organizer and entrepreneur is making history as the youngest candidate to run for mayor. A conversation with Ja’Mal Green.
Grace Kennan Warnecke, the daughter of legendary American diplomat George Kennan, talks about her new memoir.