Chicago Tribune

How regulating the internet preserves Americans' freedom

[Commentary] It's hard to know what is sadder — that the Tribune’s Editorial Board believes that cat videos are the best thing about the internet or that it picks the interests of fat-cat internet service providers over its readers. Net neutrality

Invoking the specter of Nazi Germany, Obama warns against complacency

American democracy is fragile, and unless care is taken it could follow the path of Nazi Germany in the 1930s.

Why deregulating internet service makes sense

[Commentary] Like all major government efforts to deregulate industries, from telephones to airlines, the Federal Communications Commission’s move to do away with net neutrality is destined to have a major impact.

Tribune Publishing targets Aug 4 for spinoff

Tribune Publishing has set Aug 4 as the target date for spinning off from Tribune, according to sources familiar with the situation.

Chicago drivers top Illinois for cellphone violations

Almost 1 out of 5 drivers in Chicago are likely violating the city's nine-year-old ban on using hand-held cellphones while behind the wheel, according to a state study that prompts questions about whether a new and stricter Illinois law will reduc