Chicago

At White House, GOP Rep. Roskam confronts Trump on Putin: 'He was defensive'

WASHINGTON — Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Ill., told the Chicago Sun-Times he pulled aside President Donald Trump at the White House on Tuesday after a …

Donald Trump

FOP trustee complains cop commander ‘out of uniform’ at Harith Augustus shooting

A Chicago Police officer who is a Fraternal Order of Police trustee has filed a complaint with the Civilian Office of Police Accountability accusing …

Law Enforcement

Emanuel: Take away Trump's security clearance after summit with Putin

Mayor Rahm Emanuel added his voice Tuesday to the chorus assessing President Donald Trump’s performance at a summit and news conference this week with Russian President Vladimir Putin.<p>Spoiler alert: The Democratic mayor and frequent Trump critic doesn’t think the Republican president did so …

Donald Trump

Indiana man charged in sex abuse of sleeping girls at their Lincoln Park homes

An Indiana man has been charged with sexually abusing two girls while they slept after breaking into their homes in the Lincoln Park neighborhood, …

Crime

Mueller seeks immunity for 5 witnesses in Manafort case

WASHINGTON — The special counsel in the Russia investigation is seeking immunity for five potential witnesses in the upcoming trial of President …

Donald Trump

J.R.R. Tolkien's Archives Come Alive in This Stunning Book and Exhibition

J.R.R. Tolkien fans need to know about <i>Tolkien: Maker of Middle-earth</i>, a new exhibit in Oxford, England containing an incredible collection of papers, …

Geek

Kurt Vonnegut Offers 8 Tips on How to Write Good Short Stories (and Amusingly Graphs the Shapes Those Stories Can Take)

You can't talk about American literature in the second half of the 20th century without talking about Kurt Vonnegut. And since so many well-known …

Culture

How Often Does The Average Couple Have Sex?

There's no doubt that couples are at it like rabbits during the honeymoon period. But just how much sex are they having when the spark dies? Science …

University of Chicago

Chicago mulls 'universal basic income' testing, 'direct cash transfers to people'

The Windy City may soon experiment with giving its citizens cash windfalls via a universal basic income pilot program.<p>Chicago alderman Ameya Pawar …

Universal Basic Income

Artist fills gaping potholes with mosaics of rats, cockroaches and pigeons

Welcome to New York — where the streets are paved with vermin.<p>A Chicago artist famed for filling his city’s potholes with eye-catching mosaics has …

New York City

Underestimating the power of gratitude – recipients of thank-you letters are more touched than we expect

We’ve all been there: feeling so grateful to a friend or colleague that we hatch the idea of sending them a thank-you message. But then we worry …

Psychology

Study: If You Understood How Much People Like Being Thanked You'd Express More Gratitude | Inc.com

If you know anything at all about the science of happiness, you know that gratitude is great for our wellbeing. It rewires your brain for positivity, boosts your energy levels, and if your thankfulness is directed at someone else, makes the receiving party feel great. All of this is both …

University of Chicago

At Least 3 Dead in Building Collapse Near New Delhi – Bloomberg

Bloomberg Surveillance<p>Bloomberg Surveillance. Live from London and New York, bringing insight on global markets and the top business stories of the …

New Delhi

Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt

After Donte’s shot, I woke up the next morning and said, “<b>Is this a dream?</b> No, no. It’s for real. We’re going on a little bit more in the NCAA.” And …

San Francisco

The best hot dog in every state

The hot dog has taken on many different forms across the country — from the famous Chicago-style hot dog to the Sonoran in the Southwest. And while people can't seem to agree on whether or not it's a sandwich, everyone <i>can</i> agree that the hot dog is the pinnacle of traditional American cuisine.<p>To …

Yelp

MGM sues Vegas mass shooting victims, argues it isn't liable

LAS VEGAS — MGM Resorts International has sued hundreds of victims of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history in a bid to avoid liability …

Las Vegas

Bentley returns to Atlanta, happy for change of scenery

Alex Bentley is happy to be back in familiar surroundings following her surprising trade to Atlanta from Connecticut last week.<p>The former All-Star …

Basketball

Fear Loading: Illinois Sanctuary Counties Growing

Twenty-six Illinois counties have passed a “gun sanctuary” measure with wording designed to symbolically prevent their staff and sheriff’s department …

Guns

In unusual move, judge silences media lawyer in Chicago cop's high-profile murder case

In perhaps an unprecedented move, the Cook County judge presiding over a Chicago police officer’s trial for Laquan McDonald’s fatal shooting barred an attorney for a public radio station on Tuesday from speaking in court on the case again.<p>Judge Vincent Gaughan, who has been battling with the news …

Crime

National Museum of Natural History

Q&A: Smithsonian Dinosaur Expert Helps T. rex Strike a New Pose<p>The Nation's <i>T.rex</i> has come home. Unearthed in Montana in 1988, this <i>Tyrannosaurus rex</i> …

Dinosaurs

Trump: 'I accept' US intelligence agencies conclusions on Russian meddling

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says ‘I accept’ US intelligence agencies conclusions on Russian meddling.<p>This is a developing story. Check back …

Donald Trump

Former Obama senior adviser: Democrats should 'fight like hell' on SCOTUS pick

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> A former Obama senior adviser said it is likely that Democrats will lose their fight to block President Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick, but that doesn't mean the party shouldn't fight.<p>"I think that it is incumbent upon Democratic leaders and sort of Democratic voices ... to be …

Politics

A combined computational-experimental approach to define the structural origin of antibody recognition of sialyl-Tn, a tumor-associated carbohydrate antigen

Article |<p>Open | Published: 17 July 2018<p>Ron Amon,<br>• Oliver C. Grant,<br>• Shani Leviatan Ben-Arye,<br>• Spandana Makeneni,<br>• Anita K. Nivedha,<br>• Tal Marshanski,<br>• Christoffer …

Google Scholar

The Growth Doctor: How Elizabeth Jones Of Buffalo Funds Uses An M.D. Training To Beat The Market

Prior to investing, Buffalo Funds portfolio manager Elizabeth Jones practiced internal medicine and pediatrics at the University of Chicago hospitals, then she directed an HIV program at the Phoenix Indian Medical Center in Arizona. Making diagnoses with disparate, incomplete information honed …

Investing

CPD Supt. Johnson explains why no audio recovered from fatal police shooting

Chicago Police disclosed Tuesday that there is no audio of the shooting of Harith Augustus until after the fatal shots were fired — at least from the …

Law Enforcement

University of Chicago Swimming & Diving Adds Becky Benson to Coaching Staff - Swimming World News

Photo Courtesy: Patrick Gorski; Chicago Athletics<p>CHICAGO – University of Chicago Head Swimming Coach <b>Jason Weber</b> announced the hiring of <b>Becky Benson</b> …

University of Chicago

New multimillion fund created to invest in minority entrepreneurs

Richelieu Dennis, founder of SheaMoisture products and current owner of Essence Magazine, recently announced the launch of a $100 million investment …

Venture Capital

Got milk? Even the first mammals knew how to suckle

<b>PARIS—</b>Mammals suck. The ability to suckle milk is a defining characteristic of the group, and it is no small feat of evolution. Nursing—as well as …

University of Chicago

Be More. PBS.

Sign In<p>Use one of the services below to sign in to PBS:<p>You've just tried to add this video to your Watchlist so you can watch it later. But first, we …

Antiques Roadshow

Study: Does a woman making more in a relationship cause problems?

It's the age old stereotype that has been turned on its head - men were the sole breadwinners of the house and women tended to stay at home. Now, …

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