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  • What war on women? [Commentary]

    What war on women? [Commentary]
    Last Friday, the White House announced an "It's On Us" initiative aimed at combating sexual assaults on college campuses. I'm all in favor of combating sexual assault, but the first priority in combating a problem is understanding it. That's not the ...
  • Ask Amy: Thanksgiving Q brings on TMI

    Ask Amy: Thanksgiving Q brings on TMI
    Dear Amy: I am close with my 42-year-old cousin. She is in a serious relationship with a 52-year-old man she has been dating for six months. She recently learned that he made comments to her child's 23-year-old baby sitter, announcing his sexual...
  • Ask Amy: Pushy play dates challenge people pleaser

    Ask Amy: Pushy play dates challenge people pleaser
    Dear Amy: My 10-year-old daughter, "Amber," has a good friend, "Hannah." They play well together, and are extremely bright and creative. Over the past few months, they have started having more frequent play dates and sleepovers on the weekends and this is...
  • John Kass: Even in defeat the president remains inscrutable

    In "The Secret Life of Barack Obama," our story begins, as such stories often do, with our hero in a dream. He's photographed on a Hawaiian beach, posed by his handlers like some Hollywood starlet, droplets of sea foam dripping from his Chicago...
  • Ask Amy: Man insists on biological child to create family legacy

    Ask Amy: Man insists on biological child to create family legacy
    Dear Amy: My boyfriend and I are in our 50s. We have known each other for 15 years, but started dating two years ago after my divorce (my boyfriend has never married). Neither of us has children and we are both only children. My boyfriend regrets...
  • Elderly mom should be especially careful around cat that bites

    Elderly mom should be especially careful around cat that bites
    Q: My elderly mother adopted an 11-year-old Siamese cat 7 months ago. After three months, the cat began to bite her. The previous owners claim the cat was never aggressive. Mom tries to play with the cat and give it lots of attention, which didn't...
  • 'Catifying' your home adds more fun for your feline

    'Catifying' your home adds more fun for your feline
    A cat's mind is a terrible thing to waste. "Cats are emotional beings, and they require stimulation -- every day," says Jackson Galaxy, host of Animal Planet's "My Cat From Hell." "I go into boring homes, where there is nothing for the cats," Galaxy...
  • John Kass: Send in the clowns?

    Coulrophobia is a terrible condition that can strike anyone, at any time, but especially if you're within reach of a weird grown man with white face makeup, perhaps a wig, floppy shoes and a big red nose. Coulrophobia is best known by another name: clown...
  • Ask Amy: After aunt's attack, niece should retreat to the high road

    Ask Amy: After aunt's attack, niece should retreat to the high road
    Dear Amy: I have a very wealthy aunt and uncle to whom my husband I have recently grown close. We moved to their area last year. They have been very generous in helping us get settled. We go out to dinner with them once in a while, or visit at their...
  • Ask Amy: Teen's hospital tantrum sickens grandparents

    Ask Amy: Teen's hospital tantrum sickens grandparents
    Dear Amy: My 87-year-old husband suffered a life-threatening medical problem. Two of our granddaughters — ages 22 and 17 — visited his hospital room. When he inquired about the 17-year-old's school performance, she melted down — crying...
  • Jay Cutler and Marc Trestman reputations on the line

     Jay Cutler and Marc Trestman reputations on the line
    Here is a fun game to play for the whole family. Put both hands inside the collar of your shirt as if grabbing imaginary shoulder pads. Now stretch your neck to the left and right. Welcome to the Bears answer to Tebowing, the mock prayer pose in honor...