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  • Disgraced collector pleads guilty to stealing historical documents

    Disgraced collector pleads guilty to stealing historical documents
    Barry H. Landau, the once-esteemed collector of presidential memorabilia, admitted in federal court Tuesday that he stole thousands of documents regarded as cultural treasures from historical societies and libraries in Baltimore and up the East Coast....
  • Places to go sledding in Chicago

    Places to go sledding in Chicago
    If you want to go sledding today, the Forest Preserve District of Cook County has five hills with lighting open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. The spots within the city limits are the Dan Ryan Woods near Western Avenue and 87th Street in Beverly and Caldwell...
  • Thief may have sold more historic documents

    Thief may have sold more historic documents
    Document thief Barry Landau may have sold more of the national treasures he stole from museums — including the Maryland Historical Society in Baltimore, where his scheme unraveled — than previously thought, according to the National Archives...
  • Small fire breaks out in Hancock Center

    Small fire breaks out in Hancock Center
    Firefighters were called to the scene of a small fire on the 75th floor of the John Hancock Center this afternoon. No one was injured in the small fire in an electrical room of the building at 175 E. Delaware Place, according to the Chicago Fire...
  • Mobster: Fear led me to kill, then 'rat'

    The lawyer started with "Good afternoon, Mr. Calabrese," but things didn't stay cordial for long. Nicholas Calabrese, who had already acknowledged in testimony Thursday that he was "a rat" for testifying against his brother and other mob figures, was...
  • Healthy workout takes smart meal planning

    Healthy workout takes smart meal planning
    Even the most robust exercise program won't grant you true fitness if you don't take control of your diet. Exercise changes virtually every tissue in the body via many different pathways — metabolic, hormonal, neurological and mechanical —...
  • Blue light special

    Blue light special
    Don't go into the light. That seems to be the agreed-upon advice from people who make it back down from the heavens after a near-death experience. Someday, we'll all go into that light -- sorry, but it's true, at least metaphorically -- but very few...
  • Walk Your Way to Strong Womanhood

    Walk Your Way to Strong Womanhood
    Ladies, go take a hike. Or at least a brisk walk. Seriously. It may lower your risk of stroke and prevent the dreaded middle-age weight gain, new research shows. These findings join a long list of reasons why you should remain physically active. And...
  • Hancock scores a superhero-sized debut

    ‘Hancock’ scores a superhero-sized debut
    "Hancock," a film about a petulant, perpetually drunken superhero, proved to be review-proof as well as bulletproof this weekend, overwhelming competitors and giving star Will Smith his fifth top-selling film on a Fourth of July weekend. Audiences came...
  • The Declaration of Independence, reloaded

    When you've spent as many hours unpacking the text of the nation's founding documents as we have, you start to notice how many concerns that were pressing when the United States was founded remain unresolved today. This is obvious with the U.S....
  • Recipe for Fitness Success

    Recipe for Fitness Success
    Even the most robust exercise program won't grant you true fitness if you don't take control of your diet. Exercise changes virtually every tissue in the body via many different pathways -- metabolic, hormonal, neurological and mechanical—says...