Bulls storm past Thunder despite Westbrook
Bulls storm past Thunder despite Westbrook

E`Twaun Moore`s go-ahead three-pointer with 2.1 seconds remaining helped Chicago withstand another monster night from Oklahoma City`s Russell Westbrook in a 108-105 NBA triumph over the Thunder on Thursday.

Oprah Winfrey to shut down Harpo Studios in Chicago
Oprah Winfrey to shut down Harpo Studios in Chicago

TV mogul Oprah Winfrey has revealed her Harpo Studios in Chicago will be shut down by year's end in favour of a transition to OWN headquarters in LA.

Chicago police deny `black site` compound

Police in the US city of Chicago on Wednesday denied a newspaper report alleging that they hold suspects illegally, beat them and deny them access to lawyers at a secret compound.

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel forced into April runoff election

 Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel failed to capture a majority of the vote in his bid for a second term, an embarrassment for the former White House chief of staff who now faces a runoff.

PM Modi repeated his convictions at Christian meet: Organiser

Prime minister Narendra Modi's speech at a Christian congregation this week was hailed by many but RSS mouthpiece Organiser says it's only a repetition of what he has been saying since he was Gujarat Chief Minister.

Republican presidential aspirant slams Obama's foreign policy

A top Republican presidential aspirant has slammed President Barack Obama's foreign policy, saying his "inconsistent and indecisive" administration has led the US to lose "the trust and the confidence" of friends.

The Chicago mob and the Stradivarius - priest admits to bizarre plot

In a case that reads like a movie script, a Catholic priest on Wednesday pleaded guilty to trying to help a convicted mob hitman recover a purported Stradivarius violin hidden in the wall of a house.

US blizzard to affect 65 mn across 18 states

As many as 65 million people across 18 states in the US ran the risk of being affected by a winter storm that ramped up in the US Great Plains, while a blizzard warning was sounded in Chicago, media reported Sunday.

Chicago legend `Mr Cub` dies at 83
Chicago legend `Mr Cub` dies at 83

Hall of Fame infielder Ernie Banks, who was affectionately dubbed "Mr Cub" by the Wrigley Field faithful, passed away Friday. He was 83.

NBA: Korver helps carry load as Hawks win 12th straight
NBA: Korver helps carry load as Hawks win 12th straight

Kyle Korver drained seven three pointers as the Atlanta Hawks won their 12th straight NBA game Saturday, a 107-99 victory over Chicago in a battle of division leaders.

US couple stand trial for grisly Bali suitcase murder

A US man and his pregnant girlfriend went on trial on Wednesday for the murder of the woman`s mother, whose battered body was found stuffed in a suitcase on Indonesia`s resort island of Bali last August.

19-year-old US man pleads not guilty to trying to join Islamic State

A 19-year-old man from suburban Chicago pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to federal charges of trying to provide material support to Islamic State militants after he tried to travel with his two younger siblings to the Middle East to join the Islamic State.

Extreme cold grips Canada, parts of US

Extreme cold gripped Canada and northern parts of the United States on Monday, prompting calls for residents to stay indoors amid increased risks of frostbite and hypothermia.

Separated by deportation, couple wed at US-Mexico border

A couple separated by deportation have realised their dream of getting married in a religious ceremony at a fence dividing the cities of Tijuana in Mexico and San Diego in the US.

Chicago police investigating rape allegation against Uber driver

Chicago police said on Tuesday they are investigating an allegation that a driver for the online car service Uber raped a female customer.

More "chokehold death" protests begin on US West Coast after clashes

A fifth day of nationwide protests against police violence was set to begin on Sunday after overnight clashes in two West Coast cities as New York`s police commissioner said an internal investigation into a chokehold death could last four months.

NBA: Streaking Warriors down Bulls
NBA: Streaking Warriors down Bulls

Draymond Green`s career-high 31 points helped the Golden State Warriors stretch their NBA winning streak to a club record 12 games Saturday with a 112-102 victory over Chicago.

Ferguson burns as racial protests spread across US
Ferguson burns as racial protests spread across US

As night fell, Missouri state in midwestern United States deployed more security forces to quell violence in Ferguson after a grand jury failed to indict a white police officer in the August shooting of an unarmed black teenager.

Obama heckled over immigration policies in Chicago appearance

US President Barack Obama was interrupted several times by hecklers during a speech on his immigration policy on Tuesday, and their complaint was that his plan did not go far enough in protecting illegal immigrants from deportation.

5 things to do in Chicago
5 things to do in Chicago

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