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  • Why A Broad Daylight Stabbing In Manhattan May Show You're Not Quite As Safe As You Think

    Why A Broad Daylight Stabbing In Manhattan May Show You're Not Quite As Safe As You Think
    As a young woman recovers from wounds she received after being stabbed and sprayed with a chemical in a random daylight robbery in one of New York's safest precincts, the question arises that if she could become a victim, could anyone?  The answer,...
  • George Washington, in war and peace

    George Washington, in war and peace
    Washington A Life Ron Chernow Penguin Press: 906 pp., $40 On Dec. 14, 1799, an ominous, fog-like gloom hung over Mount Vernon. Sixty-seven-year-old George Washington was dying. The ex-president, his doctors believed, was suffering from "quinsy" (a...
  • NLCS: Cardinals edge Brewers 4-3

    NLCS: Cardinals edge Brewers 4-3
    ST. LOUIS -- The two surviving members of the National League are about as evenly matched as possible. Even before they battled steady rain during the third game of the NL Championship Series on Wednesday night, the Cardinals and Brewers had split...
  • 88 books that shaped America, at the Library of Congress

     
    The Library of Congress' list of 88 books that shaped America includes poetry, novels, nonfiction, a play, a polemic, books of science and grammar, cookbooks and children's books. What's it missing?...
  • Compromise proposal: Microphones in the courtroom

     
    Ameet Sachdev's Chicago Law column this morning reports that Cook County Judge Charles Burns has barred reporters from tweeting in court during the trial of William Balfour. Balfour is charged with murdering three family members of singer and actress...
  • New York hires students to sting cabbies for refusing fares

     
    Since September, college students have been posing as taxi riders to catch drivers who refuse to take them to neighborhoods in Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx and parts of northern Manhattan -- all places it might be difficult to land a return fare to...
  • Video Shows Deadly 'Ninja' Attack on Couple With 9 Special Needs Children

    Video Shows Deadly 'Ninja' Attack on Couple With 9 Special Needs Children
    PENSACOLA, Fla. -- The man accused of killing of a Florida couple during a botched robbery shot the husband in each leg, demanding to know where the money was kept and then turned the gun on his wife when she said she couldn't remember the safe...
  • Sighting: Kristin Cavallari, Carlos Boozer at Hub 51

     
    Kristin Cavallari at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City on September 12, 2010. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images) Reality TV star Kristin Cavallari and two friends had mimosas and fries at Hub 51 on Saturday. The Bulls' Carlos Boozer hit Hub...
  • The Agenda: Rocky Horror Picture Show at the Wiltern tonight

     
    No, not just another midnight showing of the RHPS; this is a live performance, in honor of the movie's 35th anniversary, and it's got a star-studded cast. Rousing himself from his court-side coma, Jack Nicholson will be performing, along with Danny...
  • Sounds familiar: The 'Wear your coat, it's cold out there!' battle

     
    From the LA Times: Teens and tweens are chillin' out, literally and figuratively, in their sweatshirts and kicks. Maybe a boy will accessorize with a baseball cap, and a girl might choose stylish boots — but nothing weatherproof, please! Some......
  • 'Congress exceeded the bounds of its authority'--Federal Judge Roger Vinson on Obama healthcare law

     
    Full text and selected excerpts of Judge Roger Vinson's federal court decision declaring the new healthcare law unconstitutional....