in Weird

#ExtremePhonePinching is latest stupid Internet trend

Ready for a bizarre new internet trend? It's Extreme Phone Pinching, and it's extremely dumb.


in Viral Videos

WATCH: ‘The Walking Dead’ gets the ‘Friends’ treatment

What if the hit TV show used a more upbeat opening theme song?


in Music

Taylor Swift dominates American Music Awards nominations

Ariana Grande, Bruno Mars, Luke Bryan, Maroon 5, Drake, Nicki Minaj, One Direction and Sam Smith are among the artists competing for an AMA trophy.


in Sports, Weird

Did the governor’s tweet jinx the Astros?

Here's a new "oops" moment for a Texas governor: prematurely celebrating a Houston Astros playoff victory.


in Entertainment

Another George R.R. Martin TV adaptation is in the works

"Game of Thrones" author George R.R. Martin is throwing his support behind a planned TV adaptation of his 1988 novel "The Skin Trade."


in Sports

California to big-league ballplayers: Stop chewing tobacco

California lawmakers have taken the first step toward accomplishing something Major League Baseball could never do.


in Sports

Aaron Hernandez due in court as DA seeks access to evidence

The former New England Patriots player is due in court for a pretrial hearing in the 2012 slaying of two Boston men.


in Music, Entertainment

Chrissy Teigen and John Legend are having a baby

The R&B star and the cover girl are pregnant, just weeks after the couple revealed they had been struggling to conceive.


in Sports

NBA: Warriors buy land for San Francisco basketball arena

The Golden State Warriors basketball team on Monday acquired a 12-acre site in San Francisco's Mission Bay neighborhood where it plans to build a new, 18,000-seat arena for the reigning NBA champs.


in National

Clinton, Sanders rivalry in spotlight as Democrats debate

The surprise rivalry between Clinton and Sanders will be at the forefront as Democrats take the stage Tuesday in Las Vegas for the party's first debate of the 2016 campaign.


in National, World

U.S. Army secretary raises concerns about declining budget

U.S. Army Secretary John McHugh said that the Army was being stretched too thin and was on the “ragged edge” given a declining budget and personnel cuts.


in Sports

Utley gets villain’s welcome from Mets crowd

Los Angeles Dodgers infielder Chase Utley may not be the only 'villain' New York Mets fans love to hate. But right now, he’s certainly the biggest.


in National

Half of Democrats want Biden in race

The drumbeat for Joe Biden to jump into the 2016 presidential race is growing louder.


in Sports

Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Tuesday, Oct. 13.


in Entertainment

Playboy puts its clothes on

Now you can honestly say they are buying the magazine for its articles.


in Sports

Trojans sack Sarkisian

Southern California has fired head football coach Steve Sarkisian just a day after athletic director Pat Haden determined Sarkisian showed up at school in no condition to lead practice.


in National

10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, Oct. 13

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.


in Lifestyle

Fidget while you work

People who can’t resist fidgeting while they work may want to stop trying to kick the habit, because a new study suggests all that toe tapping and pencil rapping may be good for their health.


in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: Teaching T-Rex to ‘Macarena’

Oh, Dinosaur, how do you not know this dance already?


in Local

Medical Merger Looms

Illinois Hospital Association, Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council

Recent Headlines

in Local

Rauner: Sell Chicago’s Thompson Center


Earlier this year, Rauner's administration asked for an appraisal of the 16-story glass paneled building.

in Local

Medical Merger Looms


Illinois Hospital Association, Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council

in Local

Oswego Man Challenges Kirk


"Grassroots" effort for conservative Marter

in Local

Langfelder: Residency Requirement Ordinance Next Month

5-26-15 Langfelder

The city had a residency requirement for decades until aldermen removed it in 2000.

in Local

SIU HealthCare Launches Online Patient Portal

SIU Health Portal

Patients of SIU HealthCare can now manage their health records online.