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Freight traffic, including a growing number of oil trains, and severe winter weather all contributed to growing delays facing Amtrak trains nationwide.
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CHICAGO Scientists have developed an experimental pill that helped protect ferrets from a measles-like virus, raising hope for a treatment to thwart the deadly infection in unvaccinated people who have been exposed to the virus, according to an international study released on Wednesday.
The Federal Reserve said the economy showed signs of a pick-up in many parts of the country in early March to mid-April but some weather-related effects persisted the past six weeks.
Two weeks after first launching the "Welcome Home Illinois" loan program, Gov. Pat Quinn is traveling to cities across Illinois to raise awareness of the program, discuss its benefits and explain how people can participate.
Members of the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce and other business groups want a casino in downtown Chicago, where they say it would complement existing tourist attractions and retail shopping.
Want to go on a romantic beach honeymoon but don't want to travel too far? We've got you covered.
Navy Pier has had many incarnations. It has been a Naval training center, a school and a big empty, unused space.
Ed Sheeran has booked his first-ever headlining tour in the U.S. The British singer-songwriter has announced new dates across North America, on the heels of the release of his single, "Sing" and an appearance on "Saturday Night Live."
When you only have one weekend to explore a new city, it's important to make every moment count -- but at the same time, you don't want to run yourself ragged.
Aldermen have put off a vote on an ordinance that would ban Chicago retailers from giving shoppers plastic bags for their goods.
One of the most tired cliches is that so-and-so doesn't actually sell such and-such; they sell peace of mind.
The recipients of Saveur 's 2014 Best Food Blog Awards have been revealed, with two winners named in each category: one selected by readers, the other by the magazine's editors.
Renowned Indian novelist Amitav Ghosh will visit Northwestern University for two weeks starting Monday to teach undergraduate and graduate student/faculty seminars and to give two public lectures on writing about polyglot societies and traveling the opium route in Asia.
Bill Simpson, collections manager of fossil vertebrates at Chicago's Field Museum, dusts the teeth of the Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton known as Sue.
This bus stop on Inner Lake Shore Drive at Addison is an unwelcoming space for riders.
Editor Levi Stahl, publicity manager for the University of Chicago Press, was taking in some poems by Robert Herrick when he noticed a rather unusual typographic formation in the second line of the poem "To Fortune."