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  • Russia and China subverting Obama's 'pivot' to Asia

    PARIS -- The irony of recent U.S. foreign interventions is that despite Uncle Sam's best efforts, the ultimate benefactor ends up being America's primary economic rival in the area in question. It should come as no surprise that the two economic rivals...
  • Ask Amy: Mom dreads letting kids stay at grandpa's

    Ask Amy: Mom dreads letting kids stay at grandpa's
    Dear Amy: I am the mother of three children, ages 3, 7 and 9. My father (their grandfather) is very involved in their lives and he and his wife often take one of them for the day or the weekend. When my children are returned to me, typically they have...
  • Cat's fascination with running water could be dangerous

    Cat's fascination with running water could be dangerous
    Q: My cat seems happy, but sometimes it's like she wants to commit suicide. Whenever I take a bath, she jumps into the tub. Then she screams as if she can't get out. We've tried to keep her out of the bathroom, but she's determined. Does she have a...
  • Ask Amy: Frenemies on vacation

    Ask Amy: Frenemies on vacation
    Dear Amy: A group of "frenemies' recently went on a trip together. I wasn't invited and didn't have any expectation of an invitation. During their trip, someone in the group took a picture of them doing their thing with what they considered a funny...
  • The naked self-interest of the bureaucratic class

    For understandable reasons, the IRS scandal has largely focused on the political question of whether the White House deliberately targeted opponents. To date there's no evidence that it did. That's good for the president, but it may not be good for the...
  • Ask Amy: Mom disses dad in front of kids

    Ask Amy: Mom disses dad in front of kids
    Dear Amy: My wife and I have been married for more than 25 years. During that time we have had our share of marital issues, mostly related to our finances. Although we are very comfortable, my wife makes more money than I do, and it has always been a...
  • Magical thinking on government debt

    Magical thinking on government debt
    The U.S. government debt now stands at $17 trillion, more than double what it was a decade ago. It's still expanding, as the Treasury pays out more than it takes in, and the shortfall is expected to grow over the next decade. So it's deeply gratifying...
  • John Kass: World Cup hero a Chicagoan by blood, by tattoo

    Chicago must truly be the most American of cities, and it's not because politicians keep saying it. John Brooks, the newest American soccer star in the World Cup, has testified to this fact. Brooks didn't testify by scoring that incredible goal to win...
  • The IRS email scandal: Where's the outrage?

    "Congressional investigators are fuming over revelations that the Internal Revenue Service has lost a trove of emails to and from a central figure in the agency's tea party controversy." That's the opening sentence of the Associated Press story on the...
  • Ask Amy: Petsitting requests weigh on friendship

    Ask Amy: Petsitting requests weigh on friendship
    Dear Amy: A good friend of mine keeps asking me to watch her dog when she goes out of town. While it seems an innocent request, there are several things about it that bother me. Firstly, her dog requires four visits per day, at very specific hours...
  • Restaurant review: Old, new find a place at Niche

    Restaurant review: Old, new find a place at Niche
    The west suburban Geneva restaurant Niche is a couple of months shy of its 8th birthday, but in the eyes of many of its devoted fans, it's a much older restaurant. Niche is the spiritual heir to 302 West, a brilliant contemporary-American restaurant run...