| Aug 1, 2014
| 8:23 AM
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:...
| Jul 7, 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...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 12:25 PM
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...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 12:55 PM
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...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 7:28 AM
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...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 3:02 PM
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...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 3:32 PM
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....
| Jun 28, 2014
| 8:19 PM
— 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...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 9:46 PM
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,...
| Aug 29, 2014
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...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 7:03 AM
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.