How 3 Chicago authors jumpstarted their latest novels
Illinois is working on a plan to bring state driver's licenses up to federal security standards before new air travel restrictions kick in next year.
Federal officials have agreed to let Southwest Airlines Co. keep flying planes that missed an inspection of a backup rudder system if the planes are checked in the next five days.
The end of winter is the official start of sunglass season, as the sunlight lingers and people stay out and play longer. This year sees a number of innovative lightweight polycarbonate models available for the athletically minded outdoors person, from surfers to cyclists.
In the old days, baseball players were famous for partying in the off-season, arriving at spring training 30 pounds overweight and playing themselves into shape. Not today. Superstars like Los Angeles Angels center fielder Mike Trout, a three-time All-Star named the American League's most...
Those cute little avatars you create to represent yourself in online games not only tell a lot about your personality but may also help you find friends, according to researchers who looked at how others see those representations.
"Dreaming Spies" author talks about staying true to Sherlock Holmes, doing cruel things to her characters and how willing readers are to play "the game."
Ask for the best room in the house, and what do you get? Grandeur is not a one-size-fits-all image. Look at how elegance, setting, views, expense and amenities vary at these destinations in 10 Midwestern states.
The pilot of an American Eagle airliner taking off from O'Hare International Airport last week took evasive action to avoid hitting another plane that strayed onto the runway, the Federal Aviation Administration and a source said Sunday.
Ana Redmond launched into a technology career for an exciting challenge and a chance to change the world. She was well-equipped to succeed too: An ambitious math and science wiz, she could code faster, with fewer errors, than anyone she knew.
An icy Niagara Falls drew a small but hardy stream of tourists Friday intent on witnessing the extraordinary crystalline spectacle, if only long enough to click some photos.
You know who likes all the fees airlines charge? Customers do, one airline industry analyst contends, and he has an idea for a bunch of new ones.
Three young attractive women, in varying stages of undressing and getting dressed, were staring at themselves in a mirror at the back of a photo studio in Crystal Lake one morning a couple of weeks ago, applying makeup and lipstick and doing things with their hair.