The federal government is warning Chicago Public Schools against sanctions for its decision to administer the controversial PARCC test to 10 percent of students.

His tweets cost him a tenured position at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Chicago Tonight sits down with Steven Salaita to hear about how social media changed his life.

There's controversy over a sexist Techweek event. We'll hear how sponsors have turned the outrage into a learning opportunity in the male-dominated world of tech.

A landfill company wins a court fight to dump near the city's South Side. But community residents and some state lawmakers say the plan stinks. Paris Schutz has the latest.

A chips ad featuring Ashton Kutcher in brownface imitating an Indian backfires. We look at the controversy, and what it may say about race in America.

Some familiar faces have been excluded from Chicago Magazine's list of the 100 Most Powerful Chicagoans. The magazine's executive editor tells us why.