Democrats tap Chicago for 2024 national convention, cite critical Midwest ‘blue wall’
Chicago is solidly Democratic, as is Illinois. But holding the party's presidential nominating gathering in such a pro-union city demonstrates Biden's commitment to organized labour
NBA: DeMar DeRozan makes historic consecutive buzzer beaters
DeRozan's three-pointer from the left corner at the final horn gave the Bulls a 120-119 victory at Washington and completed a 28-point performance
Home Alone house available on Airbnb for one night only; all you need to know
Those who have been die hard fans of the movie Home Alone, can now live their dreams by staying out at the McCallister house this holiday season. Check details
United Airlines makes history, operates first commercial flight using 100% sustainable fuel in one of two engines
The flight carrying 100 passengers, operated with one of United's new Boeing 737 MAX 8 jets with 500 gallons of sustainable fuel in one engine and 500 gallons of traditional jet fuel in the other
Amtrak train derailment in Montana leaves at least three dead, several injured
The westbound Empire Builder train derailed about 4 pm near Joplin, a town of about 200, Amtrak spokesman Jason Abrams said
US couple sends $240 invoice to guests for missing their wedding; netizens express support
The couple from Chicago explained that they had to pay a huge amount of money in advance for the wedding and hence asked every guest at least four times about their arrival and attendance
Air India, Vistara reroute flights after officials deem Afghan airspace 'uncontrolled'; Punjab CM sends SOS to Centre over stranded Sikhs
The Air Asia was the only commercial flight scheduled to operate between India and Afghanistan and it is the only carrier that has been operating flights between the two countries.
Motorcycle rider's stunt in Chicago goes up in flames; watch viral video here
According to media reports, the fiery crash occurred last month during a motorcycle meet-up in the city that was attended by hundreds of motorcycle riders
A new production of Dancin' heading to Broadway will pay tribute to the legacy of choreographer Bob Fosse
Dancin' opened on Broadway in 1978 with Ann Reinking also in the cast and ended in 1982 after 1,774 performances. It was nominated for seven Tony Awards, including best new musical, and it earned Fosse a Tony for choreography.
An underground parking garage in Chicago stages Lyric Opera's Twilight: Gods, reimagining Wagner's Ring
For Twilight: Gods, nine cars at a time, each paying an entry fee of $125, enter the Millennium Lakeside Parking Garage, a 13-acre underground structure near the shore of Lake Michigan.
Ann Reinking, Tony-winning choreographer, star of Broadway musical Chicago, dies at 71
Trained as a ballet dancer, Ann Reinking was known for her bold style of dance epitomised by her role of Roxie Hart in the revival of the musical Chicago.
Jolt for Trump administration as federal judge strikes down rules to curtail visas granted to skilled foreign workers
The US issues up to 85,000 H-1B visas each year. The new rules included imposing salary requirements on companies employing skilled overseas workers and limits on specialty occupations
'A new day in America’: Joe Biden's victory prompts spontaneous celebrations across US
As supporters of Biden celebrated, crowds of Trump supporters gathered with vows to continue fighting the results
US elections: Donald Trump has normalised selfishness, made it America's national credo
When a once-in-a-century pandemic strikes, public health experts ask all to wear masks, but the US president tells Americans that mask-wearing is one of those rules not to be followed (like paying taxes, like the emoluments clause, like campaign finance laws, like obstructing justice)
Mass looting in Chicago: Over 100 arrested, 13 police officers injured during unrest; travel restrictions imposed
Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot condemned the violence on Monday, calling on justice officials to hold the individuals responsible for the damage accountable
Experts debunk Trump's claims about susceptibility of mail-in ballots to tampering, children's immunity to COVID-19
Trump has claimed that with the in-mail voting system, it would take "months or years" for a winner to be declared.
US charges 18 Portland protesters with arson, trespassing as it sends tactical police to Seattle
The arrests came this week during clashes with specially equipped federal police agents sent to Portland, where 56 straight days of anti-racism demonstrations have captured national attention
Donald Trump to send 'surge' of federal agents to more US cities as part of his law and order campaign
The programme involves deploying federal law enforcement agents to assist local police in combating what the Department of Justice has described as a surge of violent crime
Chicago man becomes second COVID patient to receive double lung transplant; team led by Indian-origin doctor
The patient, an Illinois man in his 60s, spent 100 days on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), a life support machine that does the work of the heart and lungs.
Kanye West creates college fund for George Floyd's daughter, joins protest march in Chicago
Kanye West's marching comes amid continued nationwide protests in the US against police brutality and systemic racism after George Floyd, an unarmed black man, died when a white police officer pinned him to the ground with a knee on his neck as Floyd repeatedly said he couldn't breathe and pleaded for the officer to stop.