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  • Browsing bin Laden's bookshelves

    Browsing bin Laden's bookshelves
    While the investigative journalist Seymour Hersh has been busy clouding the history of Osama bin Laden's years on the lam in Pakistan, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence cleared things up a bit by releasing a list of documents found at...
  • Students portray favorite historic figures for annual Wax Museum

    Students portray favorite historic figures for annual Wax Museum
    More than 120 Colonel John Wheeler Middle School students stepped in the way-back machine this week and came out a historical figure they admire for the 2015 Wax Museum. Enrique Jimenez, 14, of Winfield, donned the persona of Cesar Chavez. The eighth-...
  • Meltzer returns to his roots with new thriller

    Meltzer returns to his roots with new thriller
    Thrillers first put Brad Meltzer on best-sellers lists, but lately he's been busy with other projects: five children's books, an advice guide for children, a nonfiction book and a comic book as well as hosting the TV series "Brad Meltzer's Lost History"...
  • Robert I. Hiller, community development leader

    Robert I. Hiller, community development leader
    Robert I. Hiller, a nonprofit leader who helped develop community fundraising strategies and was active in the Soviet Jewry movement, died May 27 at his home in Boca Raton, Fla., of congestive heart failure. He was 93. "Bob Hiller was a giant in the...
  • Parramore after-school program changes lives

    Parramore after-school program changes lives
    Shanta Barton-Stubbs was a 21-year-old college student when her father, a part-time preacher, moved his church from Winter Park to a rented storefront in Parramore. One afternoon, she reluctantly offered to help him clean the place. "It was this old,...
  • 'Star Trek' star Nichelle Nichols recovering from stroke

    Nichelle Nichols, who played Lt. Nyota Uhura in the original "Star Trek" TV series and in follow-up films, is recovering from a stroke suffered Wednesday at her Los Angeles home. Tests indicate the stroke was mild, her booking manager, Zachery McGinnis,...
  • Waukegan grants landmark status to 4 Civil War-era homes

    Waukegan grants landmark status to 4 Civil War-era homes
    The home of Waukegan's first mayor — who once had a presidential aspirant named Abraham Lincoln spend the night during a campaign stop — is among a quartet of structures with Civil War roots that were granted local landmark status earlier this...
  • Nichelle Nichols, 'Star Trek's' Uhura, in good spirits after stroke

    Nichelle Nichols, 'Star Trek's' Uhura, in good spirits after stroke
    Actress Nichelle Nichols, best known for playing Lt. Uhura in the original “Star Trek” TV series and later franchise movies, suffered a "mild" stroke in her home Wednesday night, according to Zach McGinnis, her representative. “...
  • Ministers have personal agendas

    Ministers have personal agendas
    It is simply amazing that someone who professes to be an intelligent individual just organizes demonstrations and disrupts the city for a cause that had he done his homework would show that his assumptions are not even legally possible ("What was Jamal...
  • Review: 'Only the Strong' by Jabari Asim

    Review: 'Only the Strong' by Jabari Asim
    One of the special pleasures of reading African-American fiction is relishing the names of characters. Ralph Ellison, for example, created a couple of the most memorable in "Invisible Man": Dr. Bledsoe, the two-faced president of the protagonist's...
  • Pius X students say their farewells during final graduation ceremony

    Pius X students say their farewells during final graduation ceremony
    When Pius X High School alumnus Dale Stone told his fellow New York City police officers about the small high school in Pennsylvania with fewer than 50 students in a graduating class, they had a hard time picturing it. The more he talked about the sense...