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ASK AMY: GRANDPARENTS TREATED LIKE TODDLERS, ACT LIKE TEENS

Grandparents are not staying safe.

COLUMN: FREE LASAGNAS MAY NOT CURE ALL ILLS, BUT THEY GO A LONG WAY DURING A PANDEMIC. ONE CHICAGOAN HAS HELPED MAKE HUNDREDS

Lasagna Love is a national effort that invites anyone who needs help to sign up for a free, homemade lasagna. Marci Sieracki leads...

 
 
 

SOUL FOOD IN ENGLEWOOD, RELIGIOUS UNITY IN EVANSTON: HOW CHICAGOANS ARE KEEPING THE HOLIDAY SPIRIT ALIVE DURING THE PANDEMIC

At Georgia's Depot in Englewood, customers come in asking if they could hold a coat drive in the front of her restaurant. Vanille Patisserie...

SANTA CLAUS, INDIANA, IS THE PLACE TO BE THIS TIME OF YEAR FOR CHRISTMAS MERRIMENT

Just north of the Ohio River, Santa Claus, Indiana, delights young and old, particularly during the holidays, with COVID-19 precautions...

 
 
 

ASK AMY: COVID CONCERNS DISRUPT LONG FRIENDSHIPS

Friendship struggles over differing opinions of wearing masks.

PECK ELEMENTARY TEACHER SANDRA RAMIREZ HAS GIVEN OUT THOUSANDS OF BOXES OF FOOD TO STUDENTS' FAMILIES. ‘HER HEART IS SO ENORMOUS.'

The Southwest Side community has received thousands of gallons of milk and thousands of boxes of food and essentials via a program...

 
 
 

HAVE A QUESTION ABOUT COVID-19? UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO'S DR. EMILY LANDON WILL ANSWER READERS' QUESTIONS DEC. 2 ON FACEBOOK LIVE

The Chicago Tribune is partnering with the University of Chicago to answer your questions about COVID-19 in our first Facebook Live...

BEST FRIEND DOCTORS FIGHT COVID-19

Dr. Khalilah Gates and Dr. Michelle Prickett are both doctors who work in the COVID ICU. They are also best friends. Their friendship...

 
 
 

AS THESE CHICAGO DOCTORS DO BATTLE IN A COVID-19 UNIT, THEIR FRIENDSHIP HAS BECOME A LIFELINE: ‘SHE'S LIVING IT WITH ME.'

For these Northwestern ICU doctors treating COVID-19 patients in Chicago, a decade-plus friendship helps keeps them sane amid a pandemic.

COLUMN: FINALLY, A GAY COUPLE IN A HALLMARK CHRISTMAS MOVIE. AND THE BIGOTS NEVER SEEMED LESS RELEVANT

One year after the Hallmark Channel dropped an ad featuring a same-sex wedding, "The Christmas House" includes a happily married gay...

 
 
 

ASK AMY: WIDOWER'S NEW WOMAN PLAYS OUT OLD STORY

Children don't like dad's new girlfriend.

VIRTUAL SEX TRENDING AS MILLENNIALS AND GEN Z LOOK FOR INTIMACY DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC, SURVEY FINDS

According to a recent survey of 2,000 unmarried millennials and Gen Z folks, 58% have engaged in virtual sex at some point since the...

 
 
 

ASK AMY: HUSBAND SEEKS A GOOD REASON TO LEAVE

Husband doesn't want to have a family with wife after a hard marriage.

ASK AMY: SCOTCH AND WINE MIGHT LEAD TO A PROBLEM

Older man worries about how much alcohol is too much.

 
 
 

T-SHIRTS ARE THE PERFECT TOOL TO HELP PROTECT ARBORVITAE EVERGREENS FROM SNOW DAMAGE

Using strips of T-shirts can help protect young arborvitae evergreens from branch damage due to heavy snowfall.

WARM, DRY NOVEMBER MEANS NEW PLANTS NEED EXTRA WATER BEFORE WINTER

Keep watering plants in gardens after a dry, warm start to November adds stress to newly planted trees, plants and shrubs.

 
 
 

ASK AMY: VACATION PLANS HAVE EXPANDED TOO FAR

Vacation plans aren't the safest during COVID.

THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO WINTER CAMPING IN ILLINOIS DURING COVID-19

Camping in cold winter weather can be dangerous if you don't prepare, say Illinois and Midwest experts. Here's what you need to know.

 
 
 

ILLINOIS EARNS A D+ GRADE ON PRETERM BIRTH AND INFANT MORTALITY ASSESSMENT. 949 BABIES DIED IN 2018

Illinois is one of 11 states with near failing scores in preterm birth and infant mortality rates. Cook County was among the worst...

TIPS FOR MILLENNIALS ON CELEBRATING THANKSGIVING ALONE WITHOUT BEING LONELY

Many millennials aren't going home for Thanksgiving this year. Here are tips for celebrating alone this year.

 
 
 



China reports 21 new COVID-19 cases vs five a day earlier

China reports 21 new COVID-19 cases vs five a day earlier

China reported 21 new COVID-19 cases on Nov. 25, up from five cases a day earlier, its national health authority said on Thursday. The National Health Commission said in a... Read more ...

Korea MICE Bureau Introduces New Support for International Conventions

Korea MICE Bureau Introduces New Support for International Conventions

In response to the prolonged COVID-19 situation, Korea MICE Bureau, under the Korea Tourism Organization , released an updated COVID-19 support program for International... Read more ...

Florida's tourism industry expects growth in 2021

Florida's tourism industry expects growth in 2021

Florida's tourism industry, which is extremely important for its economy, could experience an uptick midway through 2021, although foreign travel will continue to go slow for... Read more ...

Jaguar Land Rover Files To Halt Sales of Volkswagen SUVs Over Terrain...

Jaguar Land Rover Files To Halt Sales of Volkswagen SUVs Over Terrain Response System Similarities

Bloomberg reports that Jaguar Land Rover is seeking to block the import and sale of VW Group SUVs from Porsche, Audi, Lamborghini and Volkswagen. In a claim with the U.S... Read more ...

China reports five new COVID-19 cases vs 22 a day earlier

China reports five new COVID-19 cases vs 22 a day earlier

China recorded five new COVID-19 cases on Nov. 24, down from 22 a day earlier, the national health authority said on Wednesday. All new cases were imported infections... Read more ...

NYC tourism down two thirds with only 23 million people visiting in 2020

NYC tourism down two thirds with only 23 million people visiting in 2020

New York City's tourism is down two thirds as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, with 23 million people still visited the city in 2020, and experts say it won't recover until... Read more ...

Here's how Swamy Kotagiri, incoming CEO of the US's largest auto parts...

Here's how Swamy Kotagiri, incoming CEO of the US's largest auto parts manufacturer, is using an 'open for business mindset' to lead the company

Magna International Magna International, the largest auto-parts manufacturer in the US and third-largest in the world, named a new CEO in October. Over the course of over 30... Read more ...

UPS And FedEx Can't Get Enough Vans To Keep Up With Deliveries

UPS And FedEx Can't Get Enough Vans To Keep Up With Deliveries

The pandemic is fueling an online shopping boom. Package volumes are hitting record levels for couriers like FedEx and UPS. There are so many packages to deliver the companies... Read more ...

Here's A Test Of Universal Joint Sockets For Those Hard-To-Reach Spots

Here's A Test Of Universal Joint Sockets For Those Hard-To-Reach Spots

Over the past few weeks we looked at tools you can use to find lost bolts and tools to help you remove rounded bolts. This week's tools, universal joint sockets, help you turn... Read more ...

The Inventory's Holiday 2020 Wishlist: All the Stuff You Should Buy Us This Year

The Inventory's Holiday 2020 Wishlist: All the Stuff You Should Buy Us This Year

2020 is a weird year to give gifts and expect anything in return. With the COVID-19 pandemic still in full force-evidently fuller force than before-many businesses have closed... Read more ...