Yugoslavian Holocaust survivor shares life philosophy in art, writing

01/21/13 2:44pm

Earlier, we wrote about our meeting with Yugoslavian Holocaust survivor Ava Kadishson Schieber. We have also compiled a video playlist of our January 11, 2013 interview with the artist sharing her philosophies on life and survival. Más

Yugoslavian Holocaust survivor revisits past in art, inspires hope

01/15/13 10:46am

Ava Kadishson Schieber fled her hometown of Novi Sad, Serbia in 1949 when it was overrun by Nazis and later subjugated by the communist regime that the artist and writer could begin a new life and express her creativity. Más

How we’re skirting around the core of public school reform

11/18/12 11:30am

You can read the report online, but this was just my two cents worth of what was said and not said beyond the print of a glossy 30-page brochure I’m skeptical most parents would read anyway. Or at least the ones that should. Más

Election 2012: Winners and losers

11/7/12 4:00pm

The red, white and blue confetti has been cleaned up at McCormick Place, and nearly all of the results are known from Election 2012. Here’s our take on who did well this race and who did not. Más

Election 2012: The view from Chicago’s Bosnian community

11/7/12 12:00pm

Chicago's Albany Park community is home to many ethnic groups with strong opinions about the 2012 presidential race. Among these are Bosnians, most of whom came to Chicago after the wars in the 1990s. Más

Election preview: what to look for tomorrow

11/5/12 6:21pm

The most expensive election in United States history will end tomorrow as voters cast ballots in the 2012 election. Here are key story lines to watch. Más

INTERACTIVO: Predice el resultado de la elección presidencial

11/5/12 11:44am

El Times ha identificado los estados clave aun indecisos basado en datos de las encuestas y otros factores, la lista será actualizar durante la elección conforme los cambios en encuestas de salida. Más

Close presidential race to end with divided Congress, nation

11/4/12 3:02pm

With election day just two days away, Obama has a slight lead in electoral votes over his opponent Mitt Romney while Democrats are expected to hold the Senate and Republicans the House. Más

Hurricane Sandy rattles elections as race winds down

10/31/12 6:00pm

With the race for the presidency coming to a close and attention shifting from the candidates to Hurricane Sandy, the 2012 election campaigns may be coming to an early end. Más

Obama strives to win election: 2008 vs. 2012

10/30/12 10:04am

President Barack Obama has been both praised and criticized for his work. We have compiled photos and categories noting Obama's change since 2008, from his appearance to his promises and new challenges. Más

Effects of early voting unclear as participation surges in Chicago

10/28/12 4:38pm

When President Barack Obama cast his vote on Oct. 25, he joined the ranks of more than 64,000 Chicagoans who have voted early. While early voting continues to yield high turnout in Chicago and suburban Cook County, which alone has seen nearly 60,000 voters, there are mixed reactions about how early voting will affect election results. Más

Chicago sees record-high early voting turnout

10/26/12 12:00pm

More than 48,000 Chicago voters and nearly 44,000 suburban Cook County voters cast early ballots since Monday, each setting new records for early voting in Illinois. Powered by high turnouts in black wards, the surge in early voting from 2008 to this year reflects a national trend. Más

Contribuciones a las campañas presidenciales vs. PIB

10/23/12 12:58pm

Hasta finales de septiembre, las campañas del presidente Barack Obama, de Mitt Romney y las organizaciones que los apoyan habían recaudado casi $2,000 millones. La cantidad es superior al PIB en 35 países. Más