President Joe Biden appears and salutes with first lady Jill Biden and the Easter Bunnies on the Blue Room balcony at the White House during the White House Easter Egg Roll, Monday, April 18, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo / Andrew Harnik)

Undaunted by soggy skies, President Joe Biden and his wife, Jill, kicked off the first White House Easter Egg Roll since before the coronavirus pandemic on Monday, welcoming some 30,000 kids and adults for the all-day event.

A video made by a group of young Chicago filmmakers is an official selection of the 2015 White House Student Film Festival. It was one of 15 selected from 1,500 entries and it will be honored at the White House on Friday.

A Chicago mentoring program that strives to ensure that 100 percent of participating students graduate high school, enter college, and gain skills to succeed in the workplace, participates in The White House College Opportunity Day of Action.


Chicago Public School students embrace William Shakespeare in an award-winning program at Chicago Shakespeare Theater.

Chief White House correspondent for The New York Times, Peter Baker, joins us to check in on fixes to and the potential political fallout from the glitches in the 2014 midterms.

Tribune Co. hires bankers to handle the likely sale of its newspapers. Kris Kridel of WBBM Newsradio 780 and 105.9FM has that story, and more top business headlines.

The First Lady’s role in the public imagination has changed dramatically since her husband was first elected. We look at the deeper meaning behind her image.

The Republican primaries are all but over; Mitt Romney is the presumptive nominee. Focus now turns to the general election and the battle between Romney and President Obama. We take a look at the evolving race for President.

The G-8 summit is not coming to Chicago and protesters are claiming victory. But NATO leaders are still on the way. What does it all mean for the city? Elizabeth Brackett has the details.

Bill Daley

President Obama's Chief of Staff Steps Down

After just one year as President Obama's Chief of Staff, Bill Daley steps down. We have the latest.