Yugoslavian Holocaust survivor shares life philosophy in art, writing

Yugoslavian Holocaust survivor shares life philosophy in art, writing

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.

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Yugoslavian Holocaust survivor revisits past in art, inspires hope

Yugoslavian Holocaust survivor revisits past in art, inspires hope

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.

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

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

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.

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Election 2012: Winners and losers

Election 2012: Winners and losers

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.

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Election 2012: The view from Chicago's Bosnian community

Election 2012: The view from Chicago's Bosnian community

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.

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Election preview: what to look for tomorrow

Election preview: what to look for tomorrow

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.

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INTERACTIVO: Predice el resultado de la elección presidencial

INTERACTIVO: Predice el resultado de la elección presidencial

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.

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Close presidential race to end with divided Congress, nation

Close presidential race to end with divided Congress, nation

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.

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Hurricane Sandy rattles elections as race winds down

Hurricane Sandy rattles elections as race winds down

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.

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Obama strives to win election: 2008 vs. 2012

Obama strives to win election: 2008 vs. 2012

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.

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