Chicago’s Josh McCown passes against the Cowboys. The Bears quarterback completed 27 of 36 attempts for 348 yards and four touchdowns in the lopsided victory on a frigid night at Chicago’s Soldier Field.
Before undergoing an MRI, a CT scan or a surgery to clean up that wobbly knee, consumers had better become accustomed to hearing: “How do you intend to pay for that?”
Mollie Katzen believes “vegetarian” should be used as an adjective rather than a noun.
Fall makes me think of pears, and pears make me think of that oft-seen salad in which the fruit is paired with walnuts and chunks of blue cheese over lettuce.
Pear and blue cheese sandwich with crisp radicchio slaw.
This recipe can easily be converted to a vegan dish.
Derrick Rose is back from knee surgery to help the Bulls, who play at defending champ Miami tonight.
Competitors are urged to use their imaginations when it comes to margaritas. A touch of champagne, anyone?
MARGARITASA blender? No way. Margarita aficionados shun the blender. “Blending is a way to mask the flavor,” says John Kulikowski, director of wine and spirits at the Hacienda Del Sol’s Grill.
Are you afraid to save money because you fear you'll lose your hard-earned cash if you choose the wrong investments?
Judging by the number of coconut products in supermarkets these days — beyond the flaked coconut your granny used in macaroons and ambrosia — we’ve gone a bit nuts for this fruit.
Keri Russell, she of “Felicity” and “Waitress” and many others, is such a winning actress, even in a flat soda of a comedy like “Austenland,” she’s in there, doing all she can to carbonate things.
When you took your latest job, did you negotiate for more pay?
“We thought it was some hippie thing,” says Molly Halper, above, with her 5-month-old baby, Georgette, whose placenta she ate in pill form.
If people have discovered anything about money during the past few years, it has to be that emergencies pop up without warning.
Chicago White Sox relief pitcher Jesse Crain was placed on the disabled list July 3.
In a harsh lesson, investors have recently learned that the safest of bonds become vulnerable when interest rates rise. U.S. Treasury bond funds, TIP funds and municipal bond funds have delivered sharp losses in the past two months.
A close relative dies just before you leave for a Caribbean vacation, and you have to cancel your nonrefundable trip to attend the funeral. Or, you're hiking in the Alps, have an accident and need to be airlifted off a mountain.
Your hunt for your next CD is likely to be as disappointing as the last. In fact, it might be even more disheartening.
Would you pay 50 percent more for "organic" firewood? Would you be more willing to buy a used refrigerator if it had an "attractive enamel-coated ferromagnetic exterior?" Would you be more likely to buy juice from a server with a British accent?
Is college worth it? Currently, it doesn't seem so for students hoping to get jobs in architecture, government, the humanities or arts after college.
In search of an offensive spark, Chicago put captain Jonathan Toews (19) on the same line as Patrick Kane, and it helped the Blackhawks win Game 4.
BOSTON - In the thimble-wide hallway to the dressing room at TD Garden on Tuesday, Michal Handzus rode a stationary bicycle. Though his presence was requested to discuss the state of the Stanley Cup Final against the Boston Bruins, the Chicago Blackhawks veteran center did not appear after h…
Grocery-shopping savings advice has become ubiquitous in recent years, but all tips aren't created equal.
Daniel Paille and Chris Kelly celebrate Kelly's second-period goal. Paille later scored the game-winner in overtime.
Hispanic buyers' access to housing has improved, but Asian and black homebuyers still are told about or shown far fewer homes than equally qualified white consumers, a new study has determined.
While the nation's economy is on the mend after the Great Recession of 2008, many people who lost jobs at age 50 or over are expected to struggle for the rest of their lives.
Southern fried chicken has long preened in the cultural spotlight, thanks in part to such notables as chef Edna Lewis, TV's Paula Deen and one Kentucky colonel named Harland Sanders. But a new bird is rising out of the East - the Far East - that is capturing some of that shine: fried chicken…
LOS ANGELES - The momentum the Blackhawks carried with them from Chicago to Los Angeles was halted with one shot.
CHICAGO - On the plane, someone had propped a gray and black canvas tote bag against Anne Smedinghoff's flag-draped casket.
As spring turns to summer and warm-weather clothing reveals body bulges, many people think about shaping up by joining a health club.
Chicago's Marian Hossa (81) deflects the puck past Kings goalie Jonathan Quick (32) during the second period for the winning goal in the opener of the Western Conference finals.
Scott Hairston, a former Canyon del Oro H.S. player, smacks a grand slam in the third inning. The Cubs have won five straight.
CHICAGO - The Rev. Andrew Greeley, the outspoken Roman Catholic priest, best-selling novelist and sociologist known for his deeply researched academic appraisals and sometimes scathing critiques of his church, died Wednesday night, several years after fracturing his skull in a freakish fall.
CHICAGO - Fred Y. Sasaki put on a red tie and his gray suit.
Fred J. Sasaki, shown at his father's Chicago apartment, recalls his dad, Fred Y. Sasaki, who died from choking while dining at his favorite restaurant. A service is set for today.
If you have just finished college and have a job - congratulations. Still, even with a job, many new graduates are shocked when they find out how difficult it is to cover student loans and other expenses.
Miami guard Dwyane Wade, reacting to a dunk against Chicago in Game 5, says his bruised right knee is good enough for him to play tonight.
As travelers start thinking about winging off to summer vacations, many could learn a few things from expert fliers to ensure they get the best value for their money when booking flights.
You probably didn't find a Mother's Day card thanking your mom for helping you figure out how to handle your money.
Nate Robinson, with a bloody lip, gets sympathy from Bulls teammate Marco Belinelli.
A basic tenet of personal finance that gets short shrift but can dramatically improve your money life is having a cash emergency fund.
The calendar beckons investors to tread lightly through the stock market, according to an old saying.
As car prices continue to rise, some auto loan terms have lengthened to a whopping 96 months, or eight years.
Can you do it? Should you do it? As that college acceptance letter compels you to say "yes" or "no" around May 1, run through a few last considerations as you weigh one of the largest financial commitments of your lifetime.
CHICAGO - Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor hasn't given much thought to which was the most important case she helped decide during her 25 years on the bench - but she has no doubt which was most controversial.
Pies always made me nervous. Didn't matter if they were deep-dish or mile-high. And you could call them whatever: quiche, tart or galette. It's the crust and the making of it that always stopped me cold. I would avoid recipes calling for pie dough, or I'd scurry shamed-faced to the frozen fo…
The flakey crust of this apple tart begins with frozen butter in a chilled bowl of a food processor with a chilled metal blade.
An entire cookbook devoted to flavored butters?