Farewell to Metra's 10-ride train pass. It seems like a product perfect for this flexible-work era, so we wonder at its demise.
Neither an army of Trump supporters nor an army of poll-obsessed pundits can be allowed to trump the rule of law.
My abusive father was one of my accidental spiritual teachers. He offered me a lesson in the formidable challenge of understanding and forgiveness.
The Army Corps of Engineers and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources have offered strong economic incentives for communities to remove their current dams.
Editorial cartoonist Scott Stantis offers his take on current events.
The seven largest U.S. tech stocks (think Google, Apple, Facebook) accounted for much of the market's rise last year. But they present antitrust concerns.
War was once seen as a feature of life. But the results of two global wars did much to produce a broad disenchantment with the whole enterprise.
I find it all too convenient for Donald Trump and the GOP to use the border security crisis as a rallying cry on their campaign trails.
Americans are hard-wired to define work as incompatible with flexibility. Yet, employees have myriad reasons for needing flexibility.
Four decades ago, a Republican president supported a different victim of Russian aggression: Afghanistan.
Cities offer the promise of a better life for billions of people on earth. But they are also major contributors to climate change.
Hasn’t Maine’s secretary of state exceeded her authority by finding that Donald Trump is not qualified to be included on the state’s Republican presidential primary ballot?
Racial inequality is not the only problem with the CPS high school admissions process.
Nikki Haley’s presidential run brings back some old battles in a never-ending war.
Claudine Gay did the right thing in resigning as Harvard president, but the university board has fallen short on transparency.
Illinois may have moved beyond the divisive and chaotic Rauner years, but it is a state in deep crisis.
Hamas attacked Israel, and Israel is seeking revenge it would seem by slaughtering more than fifteen times the civilians they lost on Oct. 7.
Ending the sale of menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars will save the lives of many Cook County residents.
Standing for the Pledge of Allegiance is not a condition for speaking at a council meeting. Even for journalists who have run afoul of the town's president.
The risk of a regional conflagration in the Middle East may only grow as long as the fighting in Gaza persists.
Thousands of riders who rely on the Yellow Line have heard nothing concrete about when the line is expected to reopen.
Will the U.S. accept this opportunity to bring lasting peace and security to the region?
Americans should consider a handful of life and death resolutions for 2024
Managing your anger is not about destroying it. You are going through life together, and you should be in charge, benefiting from its wisdom.
Laura Washington takes a look at the year ahead and suggests buckling your seat belt.
2024 means new Illinois laws. Have your opinions, but keep your eyes on the road.
For those who make peace cannot keep their peace, they cannot remain silent when they see injustice. In order to make peace, you need to speak out.
Scott Stantis presents his favorite editorial cartoons for 2023.
Taylor Swift might not be an authority in foreign policy, but she understands relationships, and at its core, that’s what international affairs is all about.
The Colorado Supreme Court decision that disqualifies Donald Trump from running as a presidential candidate in the state is historically significant.