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  • Animal behaviorists take a stand against breed-specific legislation

    Animal behaviorists take a stand against breed-specific legislation
    At the Animal Behavior Symposium July 25, the American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior (AVSAB) announced its rejection of breed-specific legislation (BSL) in a new position paper. Some communities -- ironically including Denver -- ban specific...
  • Obama remains consistent in his indifference to slaughter

    In the summer of 2007, then-Sen. Barack Obama was asked if he was worried that his proposed withdrawal from Iraq would result in ethnic cleansing or even genocide. He scoffed at the premise. "By that argument you would have 300,000 troops in the Congo...
  • Ask Amy: Weddings create timeless dilemmas

    Ask Amy: Weddings create timeless dilemmas
    Dear Readers: Your questions never take a holiday, but occasionally I must. This week's "best of" columns come from deep within the Ask Amy vault. Like a soft-serve twisty cone, they are sometimes even more enjoyable as a second helping. Dear Amy: My...
  • As Karen Lewis chats up media, Rahm plays it safe

     As Karen Lewis chats up media, Rahm plays it safe
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel had his photograph taken Thursday at various stops, where he officially cared about children and parks and lungs. But he didn't take any questions about city issues or any other questions, either. He would only allow images of himself...
  • Cats can be re-trained to stay off the counters

    Cats can be re-trained to stay off the counters
    These reader questions were answered by experts at the Convention of the American Veterinary Medical Association, held July 25-29 at the Colorado Convention Center. Q: My cats are lovely and perfect, except they've started jumping on the countertops. I'...
  • Ask Amy: Friendship issues challenge readers

    Ask Amy: Friendship issues challenge readers
    Dear Readers: Your questions and dilemmas never take a holiday, but occasionally I must. This week's "best of" columns come from deep within the Ask Amy vault. Like a soft-serve twisty cone, they are sometimes even more enjoyable as a second helping....
  • Liberals come late to the pot party

    With the usual fanfare and self-regard we have come to expect from the New York Times editorial board, the prestigious paper has changed its mind about pot. It now believes that the federal ban on the substance should be lifted and that the whole issue...
  • Restaurant review: Spiaggia ★★★★

    Restaurant review: Spiaggia ★★★&#9733
    This is not your father's Spiaggia. It isn't even Obama's Spiaggia. Chicago's finest Italian restaurant (and a favorite of You Know Who) closed for three months at the beginning of the year to accommodate a Mark Knauer redesign and send its about-to-...
  • Ask Amy: Awkward issues deserve artful dodges

    Ask Amy: Awkward issues deserve artful dodges
    Dear Readers: Your questions and dilemmas never take a holiday, but occasionally I must. This week's "best of" columns come from deep within the Ask Amy vault. Like a soft-serve twisty cone, they sometimes demand a second helping. Dear Amy: Is it ever...
  • Animal behavior experts share their study results

    Animal behavior experts share their study results
    A nutritional supplement with green tea as a primary ingredient can help dogs with thunderstorm anxiety; a new tool to inspire peace among dueling cats; and what does it mean to be called a pit bull when you're a shelter dog? Investigators revealed...
  • Rachel Marsden: Separating cybersecurity hype from reality

    LAS VEGAS -- The big players in the global information-security industry are intermingling with computer hackers this week at the annual Black Hat conference in Las Vegas. Even Chris Inglis, who stepped down as the deputy director of the National Security...