Chicago’s Whitney Young High School was allowed to compete in basketball playoffs despite recruiting violations that should have sidelined the team. (Tribune)

President Obama came home from South America, only to find himself locked out of the White House. (The Hill)

Chicago lost 200,000 residents over the last decade, according to the census. But it’s still the third-largest city in the country. (Tribune)

Cubs GM Jim Hendry says the team can win the division this year. Jim Hendry says this every year. (Tribune)