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  • Yes, the pandemic will end. It's not too early to start planning for it.

    Just as the arrival of a global pandemic triggered an unprecedented economic free-fall, its end is likely to ignite a sudden and dramatic ascent. Yes, it will take some time to get large numbers of ...

  • This Chicago road rage lawsuit has implications for police shootings

    Although today’s pitched battles over the doctrine of qualified immunity tend to involve police shootings alleged to be wrongful, the same issue arises whenever a lawsuit in federal court claims that ...

  • Boeing stirs Pentagon's ire

    Boeing Co. has been cited by the Pentagon’s contracts management agency for an increase in incidents of damage to military aircraft or components at three of its facilities. The citation from Army ...

  • Durbin has a good shot at leading powerful Senate panel

    Dick Durbin has been in Senate Democratic leadership and on a first-name basis with presidents such as Barack Obama. But he’s never chaired or been the ranking minority member on a committee, someone ...

  • $15,000 to move to Michigan? Chicagoans raise their hands.

    An offer of $15,000 and gifts to move to western Michigan full-time attracted so many people that the program closed to new applicants after two weeks. The economic development group that launched the ...

  • Some Amazon workers get $3,000 bonuses. Others got $10.

    That’s stoking resentment among existing workers who recently got coupons for Thanksgiving turkeys as a thank you for their hard work. Social-media chatrooms where Amazon workers congregate have lit ...

  • Developer plans e-sports venue on Near South Side

    In a bet on the emerging e-sports industry, the president of Lincolnshire-based development firm ECD and Chicago-based virtual reality gaming company MassVR unveiled plans yesterday to redevelop a ...

  • Brunello Cucinelli plans move to larger space in the Gold Coast

    High-end Italian retailer Brunello Cucinelli plans to move its Chicago shop to a newly constructed building nearby, expanding its space in the Gold Coast. Brunello Cucinelli operates out of a 2,900 ...

  • Dow touches record

    Once a laggard, the Dow and its cyclical components have shot up 13% since Halloween, putting it on track for the best month since 1987. Gains in the world’s most-famous equity index mirror a profound ...

  • Dow sets record

    Four stocks rose for every one that fell in the S&P 500, while only three Dow companies dropped. Bitcoin rose to a three-year high, topping $19,000 as it closed in on a record. The record runs come in ...

  • Airlines will lose $157 billion before COVID clears

    The International Air Transport Association on Tuesday predicted carriers will lose a combined $157 billion in 2020 and 2021, almost 60% more than it had forecast in June and five times the deficit ...

  • Neighbors buy midcentury in Lemont to save it

    A couple who lives down the block from a midcentury house in mint condition bought it to prevent homebuilders interested in the oversized lot from demolishing it. “It’s like a time capsule,” said ...

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