As a group of Qinling golden snub-nosed monkeys jumped from tree to tree in the forests of Shaanxi Province, China, the photographer Marsel van Oosten struggled to keep up. Gradually he learned to predict the monkeys’ behavior. Marsel van Oosten was thus able to capture a male and female resting briefly on stone seats. © Marsel van Oosten, The Netherlands

World’s Best Nature Photographs Are Coming To The Field Museum

"Wildlife Photographer of the Year" opens March 22. It comes to Chicago from London, where it's housed at the Natural History Museum.

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Police Release 2 People After Questioning Them In Smollett Case, Say They’re No Longer Suspects

"Due to new evidence ... the individuals questioned by police in the Empire case have now been released without charging," police said.

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Google Plans To Hire ‘Hundreds’ In Chicago This Year

“I look forward to seeing the company continue to grow in Chicago for years to come," Mayor Rahm Emanuel said.