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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Catholic bishops to gather in Seattle, weigh charter revisions

    Catholic bishops to gather in Seattle, weigh charter revisions
    Proposed revisions to a U.S. Roman Catholic Church charter that addresses the sexual abuse of children by priests are insignificant and fail to address church cover-ups, critics said on Tuesday. Members of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests...
  • Pair Accused Of Raping Teen, Forcing Her Into Prostitution

    Pair Accused Of  Raping Teen, Forcing Her Into Prostitution
    A 20-year-old student at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, who says she's been sexually brutalized by human traffickers in Brooklyn since 2003 starting when she was just 13, finally told her secret to her college professor, resulting in Wednesday's...
  • The War On Drugs Has Overpopulated Our Prisons. What if We Gave Prisoners the Option of Being Flogged Instead of Jailed?

    Since Gov. Dannel Malloy is hunting for ways to cut prison costs — he's already called for closing prisons and slashing 1,000 corrections jobs — maybe he'd be interested in an innovative suggestion that could dramatically reduce the number...
  • Search For Serial Killer's Victims Goes Underwater

    Search For Serial Killer's Victims Goes Underwater
    The search for bodies on the Long Island shore has been on the ground and in the air, and now it goes underwater in a case that's already turned up the remains of ten victims. Despite high winds and heavy rain, Suffolk County Police dive team members...
  • Special Report: Hartford's Vicious Cycle Of Fires And Blight

    Special Report: Hartford's Vicious Cycle Of Fires And Blight
    After fire hit Joseph Palenza's multifamily building at 479-481 Farmington Ave. last month, city inspectors made a troubling discovery. So many electrical hazards had accumulated over time — extension cords plugged into light sockets; loose or...
  • Cathie Black Hears The Boos

    Cathie Black Hears The Boos
    The week started off with Mayor Bloomberg getting a boo-filled chilly reception at a Martin Luther King Jr. Day event, and Thursday night, it was Schools Chancellor Cathie Black's turn. It happened at the monthly Panel for Educational Policy meeting in...
  • Navy women top Houston Baptist, 67-31

    The Navy women's basketball team did not have a single player score in double digits, but the Mids used tough defense and scoring from 14 players to beat Houston Baptist, 67-31, Friday in the opening round of the Navy Classic. The Huskies fell to 0-8....
  • 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....