Illinois Governor Pat Quinn will deliver his State of the State address this week, which got Eight Forty-Eight wondering: What do younger members of Illinois' political parties think the governor should propose to help get the state sailing in the right direction?
On Sunday, thousands will descend on the Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis to watch the New York Giants and the New England Patriots vie for the NFL's championship title. City officials are bracing for the crowds--and the extra money that will flow through its coffers.
The U.S. Postal Service will have its turn commemorating the life of John H. Johnson, a Chicago entrepreneur who made an indelible mark on African-American history.With a loan from his mother, Johnson founded Ebony and Jet magazines.
Today is the 40th anniversary of the Bloody Sunday massacre, when British soldiers shot 26 unarmed civil-rights protesters and bystanders. More than half of those shot died.At age 15, Don Mullan witnessed the event.