"How much do I beat up on myself about the fact that he's my son? A lot." The New Yorker has posted a long piece based on six interviews with Peter Lanza, whose son Adam killed 20 first-graders and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., on Dec. 14, 2012.
Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden will speak via videoconference to the attendees of South by Southwest Interactive Monday, and you can bet a much wider audience than just those here in Austin will be watching.
Public schools, colleges and universities in Illinois have a few more days to apply for state grants to help pay for security improvements.
Another day of frantic searching has failed to uncover the fate of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, as ships and aircraft combed over parts of the Gulf of Thailand and South China Sea where the jetliner is suspected of crashing with 239 people aboard. And officials now say the plane may have diverted its path, perhaps in an attempt to turn back.
The latest lawsuit to block Illinois’ new pension law seeks to preserve benefits of the State Universities Retirement System.
An international search is underway for a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet that's been missing for more than 24 hours. Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 had 227 passengers and 12 crew members aboard when it took off from Kuala Lumpur early Saturday on a flight bound for Beijing.
U.S. Senator Dick Durbin of Illinois says the invasion of Crimea has virtually undone all the goodwill Russian President Vladimir Putin put into the Winter Olympics.
The University of Illinois is well known for producing standout athletes from its wheelchair men’s and women’s basketball, and track and field teams. And for the first time, some of those athletes are competing in the Winter Paralympics.
Those who annually block out their calendars for late April in Champaign are getting a sneak preview of who they can see at the annual Roger Ebert film festival.
Expect a sea of green this weekend as tens of thousands of students from the University of Illinois and elsewhere flock to Champaign-Urbana for Unofficial St. Patrick’s Day.