08/01/2013 10:58amGrowing up as a black teen, John Harris III says he wasn't always sure about what he wanted to do with his life. But the 23-year-old, now part of the first generation of college students who saw the nation's first black president elected, points to a newfound sense of purpose for him and other black graduates.
08/01/2013 2:01pmIllinois became the 20th state in the nation to allow the medical use of marijuana Thursday, with Gov. Pat Quinn signing some of the nation's toughest standards into law.
08/01/2013 3:01pmSpecial delivery from the post office _ beer, wine and spirits, if Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe has his way.