Private-equity mogul Bruce Rauner jabs his left index finger at the Chicago ballroom crowd after his victory in Illinois’s Republican primary election, vowing things will change in the debt-strapped state if voters choose him as governor in November.
The Los Angeles Times won Pulitzer Prizes for exposing corruption in a California city and for feature photography, sharing the lead in the annual journalism competition with the New York Times at two awards each.
Mayor Richard M. Daley , Chicago’s longest-serving mayor and the oldest brother of the new White House Chief of staff, chastised U.S. airlines and government for being short-sighted in a world of global competition.
Rawleigh Warner, the Mobil Oil Corp. chairman and chief executive officer who took corporate image- management to a new level through company sponsorship of “Masterpiece Theater” on public television and paid opinion pieces that appeared in U.S. newspapers, has died. He was 92.
Conrad Black, the former Hollinger International Inc. chairman convicted in 2007 on fraud and obstruction charges, lost a bid to void that verdict on grounds he was blocked from hiring the defense lawyers he wanted.