A retired former FBI supervisor and two former assistant U.S. attorneys share their reactions to the ouster of FBI Director James Comey.
Stories by Paul Caine
Chicagoans got their first look Wednesday at plans for the Obama Presidential Center. Tribune architecture critic Blair Kamin gives us his first impressions.
More than two dozen health care providers are threatening to stop caring for poor patients unless the state pays its Medicaid bills. We talk with the reporter who broke the story.
For the past year, Juan Felipe Herrera has been working with dozens of Chicago Public School teachers to bring his passion for poetry to thousands of ninth-grade students.
Could heightened tension on the Korean Peninsula lead to a confrontation with North Korea?
A long-shot candidate for governor tells us why he thinks he’s got what it takes to lead the state.
As President Donald Trump rediscovers the value of NATO we sit down with U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren to talk about the president’s foreign and domestic agenda.
After a hyper-partisan confirmation process and a change to the filibuster rule in the Senate, Judge Neil Gorsuch was sworn in Monday by Justice Anthony Kennedy – the judge for whom he once served as a clerk.
Some major policy decisions for the Trump administration as global events heat up.
The prospects for police reform without a consent decree from the Justice Department.
John Mahama became president of Ghana following the death of his predecessor in 2012. But when he lost his re-election bid in 2016, he reaffirmed his commitment to democracy and a peaceful transition of power.
Celebrating the life and musical legacy of Chicago blues legend Sam Lay.
During a meeting this week with police union leaders from across the country, President Donald Trump reportedly asked Dean Angelo, the head of Chicago’s police union, “What’s going on in Chicago?”
With fatalities from motor vehicle crashes on the rise, could driverless cars steer us toward a safer future?
More than 30 million objects are stored behind the scenes at the Field Museum. A new exhibition addresses how scientists from all over the world are using the vast collections to make new discoveries.
Cook County is shrinking again – and the 2016 drop in population is the biggest of any county in the entire country. Is this just a statistical blip or the beginning of an alarming trend?
Neil deGrasse Tyson joins Chicago Tonight’s Eddie Arruza for an extended conversation about science and our place in the cosmos.
How as a society should we define responsibility and free will? A new book by Chicago-based journalist Kevin Davis explores these issues.
Earlier this month, an influential group backs editing the genes in human embryos to eliminate disease. Chicago Tonight guests discuss human gene editing and some of the ethical issues it raises.
As a House committee chair says no special prosecutor is needed to investigate Trump- Russia ties, a look at the evolving U.S.-Russia relationship.
Debate over how an elite North Shore high school should present a seminar on civil rights and racism.
NASA said earlier this week it had a major announcement coming Wednesday. What an announcement it turned out to be.
A West Side police commander has an unusually high number of complaints filed against him. We talk to the reporter who broke the story.