Jan 18, 2013 High school principal Elizabeth Dozier discusses the difficulties in providing opportunities for public school students in urban centers, such as Chicago.
Jan 18, 2013 Chicago is a comedy capital, of sorts. Some of "Saturday Night Live"'s most famous comedians started in Chicago, many at the famed Second City comedy club. Sean Flannery is one comedian 'making it' in America; his show "Never Been To Paris" continues to sell out.
Feb 27, 2013 Singer Syl Johnson beat the odds he sang about, but barriers still restrain black economic mobility
Jan 17, 2013 New homes driving the recent housing market comeback don't come with yards or picket fences -- instead they include rental agreements.
Jan 16, 2013 Gus Faucher, senior economist at PNC Financial Services , discusses the housing market, the economy and your paycheck.
Jan 15, 2013 Companies like Lennar have an incentive to start building again as the inventory of vacant houses falls. Conditions are good for consumers, with some hitches.
Jan 15, 2013 HUD cannot afford to fix its public housing, so the government wants to reclassify the properties as Section 8.
Jan 9, 2013 As 2013 kicks off, one of the biggest changes to the landscape of consumer finance is taking place in the housing market.
Jan 4, 2013 Jumbo mortgages, too large to be backed by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac, were hard to come by after the financial crisis. But in expensive real-estate markets like San Francisco, they're coming back.