Federal and state officials faced hard questions and some jeers at a public hearing on the proposed transfer of Guantanamo detainees to a prison in northwest Illinois.
12/22/2009 07:49 pm
President Obama met with 12 community bankers Tuesday in a bid to spur lending to small businesses. They were looking for action from him, as well.
12/22/2009 04:56 pm
Michigan's attorney general takes aim at Illinois canal that, many worry, could be Asian carp's entree to the Great Lakes. He petitioned the Supreme Court Monday to intervene quickly.
12/21/2009 05:51 pm
The federal government closed today because of the weekend blizzard, but the snow won't stop the Washington Redskins from battling the New York Giants at FedEx Field on Monday night.
12/21/2009 02:00 pm
As 2009, the big year of social media, wraps up, the Monitor’s language columnist considers just what a workhorse the word ‘social’ is.
12/21/2009 11:39 am
‘It’s a wonderful life’ was required viewing at Christmas. Finally, one year, I saw its true mastery.
12/21/2009 11:23 am
Louis Armstrong was both a great artist and a popular success.
12/18/2009 03:31 pm
A protest aimed at bringing down AT&T's network saw support and then a rush of concerned opposition.
12/18/2009 03:01 pm
Inexpensive home recording equipment helps artists rise from outside the mainstream labels.
12/17/2009 05:10 pm
The Indian press is abuzz with news that Indian Home Ministry officials are investigating whether a terror suspect in the Mumbai attacks, David Headley from Chicago, was working as a 'double agent' with the US.
12/16/2009 08:40 am