The brash dance sounds of LÁ-BAS are set within a surreal, futuristic dance club that's part Metropolis and part Pee Wee's Playhouse in a new video.
Brittany Packnett calls for change in the street and in the classroom.
Even talented artists have trouble creating the illusions known as "trompe l'oeil." Critic Michael Schaub says Nancy Reisman's tragic new novel of the same name never jumps into three dimensions.
Verizon Communications says it will buy the online pioneer AOL for about $4.4 billion. The transaction will be completed this summer, and AOL will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Verizon.
The same-sex icons went up at 49 intersections across the city. The mayor said they were a "sign of openness." The signs also include opposite sex couples.
Twenty years ago, András Schiff hated the fortepiano — but now he's had a change of heart. Hear a track from his new album, in which he plays Schubert on an instrument from 1820.
Also: The Senate will take a test vote on fast track trade authority; Chicago will officially host the Obama Foundation presidential library; and somebody stole a baby kangaroo from a Wisconsin zoo.
Verizon said the acquisition will help build its digital and video platforms. Verizon had previously announced plans to launch a video service that focused on mobile devices.
Hawaii and New York also had strong bids, but Chicago is where President Obama grew up politically.
For a couple of days in a trendy London neighborhood, customers can book a bed and order a traditional Swedish morning meal at a pop-up IKEA.
The high court says the country's national anthem should not be a "business tool."
Naomi Novik leaves behind the Napoleonic War setting of her previous books for a new stand-alone tale of a village girl, taken by a mysterious magician, who learns she's more than a match for him.
The region was already devastated by a magnitude-7.8 temblor on April 25 that killed more than 8,000 people. The new quake destroyed buildings and triggered landslides.