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Chicago-area women to join Obama at foundation event in Germany

Chicago-area women to join Obama at foundation event in Germany

News May 22, 2017 at 2:50 pm

Former President Barack Obama speaks about civic engagement at the Logan Center for the Arts on the University of Chicago campus on April 24, 2017. (Zbigniew Bzdak / Chicago Tribune)

Two Chicago-area women will join President Barack Obama and German …

‘Perfect time’ for ‘American Idol’ reboot says ABC’s Channing Dungey

‘Perfect time’ for ‘American Idol’ reboot says ABC’s Channing Dungey

News May 22, 2017 at 10:51 am

Trent Harmon, winner of "American Idol," celebrates with fellow contestants.

Not only is it not too soon to reboot "American Idol," it is the "perfect time" according to ABC entertainment president Channing Dungey.

In a press call ahead of ABC’s …

Jennifer Aniston reveals why Friends could never exist in 2017

Jennifer Aniston reveals why Friends could never exist in 2017

News May 22, 2017 at 7:52 am

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Every few months or so, rumors spread around various forms of social media that a new season of Friends is on its way.

Just last weekend, in fact, an internet hoax claiming …

A girl said books made her wish she wasn’t Chinese. So her dad wrote new ones.

A girl said books made her wish she wasn’t Chinese. So her dad wrote new ones.

News May 22, 2017 at 4:55 am

Jerry Zhang’s 4-year-old daughter, Madison, loves to read. But she couldn’t help noticing something strange about all of her favorite books.

Madison, who is Chinese, wondered why all of her page-bound heroes, like Madeline and Eloise, were white, usually with …

Many want to know Donald Trump’s state of mind. So do the courts

Many want to know Donald Trump’s state of mind. So do the courts

News May 22, 2017 at 2:03 am

Donald J Trump’s campaign of presidential sabotage accelerates with each passing day. Recent casualties include James Comey (lost his job), Rod Rosenstein (lost his credibility) and some top secret intelligence (lost to the Russians). Not to mention some pretty important …

Plans to give Corey Seager, Cody Bellinger day off don’t work out

Plans to give Corey Seager, Cody Bellinger day off don’t work out

News May 21, 2017 at 4:45 pm

Corey Seager reached into his locker and grabbed a can of Fanta. He took a gulp and grinned. His evening, he said, called for little else.

Dodgers manager Dave Roberts intended to give the day off to both Seager and …

Rare postcards from Russian Royal family up for auction

Rare postcards from Russian Royal family up for auction

News May 21, 2017 at 1:48 pm

Rare postcards from the family of Tsar Nicolas II written in the weeks prior to their execution by the Bolsheviks are going up for auction in the U.K.

Written by Baroness Sophie Buxhoeveden, the postcards detail that the family was …

Andrea Constand’s Story: Will It Send Bill Cosby to Prison?

Andrea Constand’s Story: Will It Send Bill Cosby to Prison?

News May 21, 2017 at 10:48 am

Though more than 40 women have accused Bill Cosby of sexual assault, the task of convincing a jury that he is a sexual predator when his criminal trial begins next month will largely fall to just one — Andrea Constand.…

A frilly, frothy weekend escape to the Lavender Festival in Sequim, Wash.

A frilly, frothy weekend escape to the Lavender Festival in Sequim, Wash.

News May 21, 2017 at 7:52 am

Weekend Escape to Sequim, Wash.

Easy ingredients for a frothy, frilly, lavender-infused weekend: Round up three girlfriends, a few purple shopping bags, a love of all things floral and head north to Washington state for the hugely popular Lavender Weekend …

Facebook wins dismissal of terror victims’ lawsuits

Facebook wins dismissal of terror victims’ lawsuits

News May 21, 2017 at 4:53 am

Facebook Inc. won the dismissal of two lawsuits brought by victims of terror attacks and their families who claimed the social media giant helped groups in the Middle East. (Reuters)

Facebook Inc. won the dismissal of two lawsuits brought by …