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New Year's Day

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  • A peek inside haggis, Scotland's national dish

    A peek inside haggis, Scotland's national dish
    Authentic haggis is not for the squeamish. Under "Ingredients" on the label of packaged versions, you'll typically find oatmeal, onion, suet, seasonings — so far so good, eh? — and lamb offal. Offal. Sometimes called pluck. It's the innards:...
  • H. Juergen Krenzien, 1928–2014

     H. Juergen Krenzien, 1928–2014
    H. Juergen Krenzien, the former owner of Paul Klein Travel in Chicago and a sought-after adviser on luxury travel, had a client list that included members of some of Chicago's most prominent families. "He'd been everywhere a traveler could ever dream...
  • Naperville North grad touring with a cappella group

    Naperville North grad touring with a cappella group
    Several months ago at his parents' Naperville home, Randy Stine stumbled on an issue of his high school newspaper in which seniors talk about their future plans. He doesn't remember writing that he wanted to be a successful singer in an a cappella...
  • 'Sorry' is not enough

    'Sorry' is not enough
    Christianity and Judaism have many customs and symbolism in common. Naturally, as the aphorism states, the child does not stray far from the mother. We both take vows to repair our character. But in one area we grossly diverge; the proclamation of the New...
  • Glen Burnie bomb-maker sentenced to 46 months in prison

    Glen Burnie bomb-maker sentenced to 46 months in prison
    A Glen Burnie man who admitted to building bombs in his home was sentenced in federal court Thursday to nearly four years in prison. Todd Dwight Wheeler Jr., 28, wasn't the "next mad bomber," according to his attorney. Laura Robinson described Wheeler as...
  • Welcome to the new College Football Playoff era

    Jimbo Fisher's gaze drifted toward the crystal football trophy he held tightly in his hands as he carefully lifted it triumphantly. It was a token of all the hard work and countless hours Fisher's Florida State Seminoles put into winning the national...
  • On brink of AL East title, Orioles could clinch with win at home for first time in 45 years

    On brink of AL East title, Orioles could clinch with win at home for first time in 45 years
    When the Toronto Blue Jays overtook the New York Yankees for second place earlier this week and then won their game Wednesday night, the Blue Jays guaranteed that the Orioles couldn't capture the American League East crown until Monday at the earliest....
  • Brazil escapes with shootout victory over Chile at World Cup

    Brazil escapes with shootout victory over Chile at World Cup
    — The streets of South America's largest city were oddly quiet Saturday. Brazil's prized national team was playing in the second round of the World Cup, so by noon, after all the stores and restaurants had closed, you could walk down the center of...
  • A primer on the College Football Playoff

     A primer on the College Football Playoff
    Playoffs? Yep. Playoffs. For the first time in major-college football history, the national champion will be crowned this year after a four-team playoff. The College Football Playoff, as it is officially — and unoriginally — named,...
  • College football back with new look, attitude

     College football back with new look, attitude
    College football spent the last eight months in therapy, facing its flaws and refining its goals. It returned in earnest Thursday night after a transformative and tumultuous offseason new and improved, more honest about where the sport is headed and open...
  • Selected excerpts from 'Days'

    Selected excerpts from 'Days'
      From H. L. Mencken, The Days Trilogy, Expanded Edition, edited by Marion Elizabeth Rodgers. Copyright 2014 by The Library of America, New York, N.Y. With the permission of the Enoch Pratt Free Library. All rights reserved.     Early days...