Sep 11, 2012 Questions about how to care for children while their teachers are on strike are among the issues plaguing leaders and residents in Chicago.
Sep 10, 2012 350,000 kids have an unexpected day off today. So what are parents doing with their kids?
Sep 6, 2012 Making good on earlier promises, European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi has unveiled a huge bond-buying program aimed at tackling the European debt crisis.
Sep 5, 2012 For the last year, union leaders have tried to push Mayor Rahm Emanuel into focusing on other issues: smaller class sizes, more art and music programs and job security.
Aug 30, 2012 They're calling it a "trade mission," but one can't help wondering what it might have to do with the debt crisis.
Aug 27, 2012 Among our main stories today are the wrap-up of earnings season, the potential fallout from the recent Apple vs. Samsung patent decision and the popularity of 3D movies in China.
Aug 24, 2012 With the youth unemployment rate at double the national average, many young workers are finding that the path they thought would lead to a career -- go to college, work hard, land a job -- may not be for them.
Aug 23, 2012 French President Francois Hollande travels to Berlin today to meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. That comes a day after Greek prime minister Antonis Samaras asked for more time to get Greece's fiscal house in order. In fact, over the next few days, Europe's skies will be full of dignitaries crisscrossing the continent trying to find a solution to the ongoing debt crisis.
Aug 22, 2012 Shares of BHP Billiton are down this morning, after the mining giant saw profits fall for the first time in three years.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Aug 20, 2012 This week, all eyes are on Greece. The country's prime minister is meeting with German and French officials. He's expected to officially ask for extension in meeting the country's fiscal targets.