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Saturday, Jun 11, 2011

Have a Question You'd Like Answered?

Have a Question You'd Like Answered?

Tell us what you want to know about, and we'll consider it as a possible story idea.

Friday, May 1, 2015

What is 'May Day?'

What is 'May Day?'

Traditional International Workers' Day -- celebrated world wide -- has roots in Chicago.

Thursday, Feb 17, 2011

Chicago Once A Vital Stop on Underground Railroad

Chicago Once A Vital Stop on Underground Railroad

While most of the tangible signs of Chicago's involvement in the Underground Railroad were lost in the Great Fire, rich stories remain.

Thursday, Feb 10, 2011

Why Some People Handle Cold Better Than Others

Why Some People Handle Cold Better Than Others

Experts say fights over the thermostat aren't imaginary.

Thursday, Dec 16, 2010

How Chicago's Express Lanes Work

How Chicago's Express Lanes Work

How do officials reverse the express lanes on the Kennedy Expressway, and how long does it take? It's a Good Question!

Friday, Dec 3, 2010

Good Question: How Long Does It Take to Build a Car?

Good Question: How Long Does It Take to Build a Car?

Phil Rogers visits the Ford Motor plant on Torrence Avenue.

Friday, Nov 26, 2010

What to Do With the Leftovers

What to Do With the Leftovers

Inside: Recipes for all that leftover turkey.

Thursday, Nov 18, 2010

Is It Possible to Live Off the Electrical Grid?

Is It Possible to Live Off the Electrical Grid?

"It's not an easy process, but its definitely worth the effort," says restaurateur.

Friday, Nov 12, 2010

What Does the Month at the Museum Winner Do All Night?

What Does the Month at the Museum Winner Do All Night?

Phil Rogers goes in the museum after hours with MSI contest winner Kate McGroarty.

Thursday, Nov 4, 2010

How'd Engineers Reverse the Chicago River?

How'd Engineers Reverse the Chicago River?

It's one of the greatest engineering feats of all time, and the process to make it happen hasn't changed in more than 100 years.

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Health Bill Vote Delayed in House in Setback to Trump, Ryan
Health Bill Vote Delayed in House in Setback to Trump, Ryan

GOP House leaders delayed their planned vote Thursday on a long-promised bill to repeal and replace "Obamacare," in a stinging setback for House Speaker Paul Ryan and President Donald Trump in their first major legislative test. The decision came after Trump, who ran as a master dealmaker, failed to reach agreement with a bloc of rebellious conservatives. Moderate-leaning Republican lawmakers were also bailing on the legislation, leaving it short of votes. The bill could still come to a vote in coming days, but canceling Thursday's vote was a significant defeat. It came on the seven-year anniversary of President Barack Obama signing the Affordable Care Act, years that Republicans have devoted to promising repeal.

3-Year-Old Boy Killed in I-90 Crash Near Huntley
3-Year-Old Boy Killed in I-90 Crash Near Huntley

A 3-year-old boy was killed and three other people were injured in a crash Thursday morning on the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway near northwest suburban Huntley.

Officers Mistakenly Searched Wrong Chicago Home: CPD
Officers Mistakenly Searched Wrong Chicago Home: CPD

Authorities are investigating what happened when a family's West Side home was unexpectedly raided by police Thursday in what the department now says was a mistake.

Officer in Laquan McDonald Shooting Faces New Charges
Officer in Laquan McDonald Shooting Faces New Charges

New charges have been filed against the Chicago police officer who fatally shot 17-year-old Laquan McDonald in 2014, according to court documents released Thursday.

Cubs' Epstein Tops Fortune's List of World's Best Leaders
Cubs' Epstein Tops Fortune's List of World's Best Leaders

Chicago Cubs President Theo Epstein has been named “The World’s Greatest Leader” by Fortune Magazine.

Single-Game Tickets for Hawks’ Playoff Games on Sale Monday
Single-Game Tickets for Hawks’ Playoff Games on Sale Monday

Single-game tickets for the Chicago Blackhawks’ 2017 Stanley Cup Playoff run will go on sale Monday, the team announced. Tickets for the first two rounds of potential home playoff games at the United Center will be released to the general public at 12 p.m. on March 27. Fans can purchase the single-game tickets exclusively at Ticketmaster.com or by calling Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Each customer will be limited to four tickets, the team said in the announcement. Refunds for any un-played games will be available at the point of purchase.