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  • Occupy Wall Street has changed the national conversation

    In 2012, Americans will go to the polls and vote for who they want to represent them in Washington. But, as 2011 showed, the real political momentum is not to be found in Washington. Our institutions have let us down, not only by failing to prevent the...
  • This week's best-sellers

    This week's best-sellers
    HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "The Longest Ride" by Nicholas Sparks (Grand Central, $27). The lives of two seemingly unconnected couples converge. Last week: — 2. "Thankless in Death" by J.D. Robb (Putnam, $27.95). Robb's latest suspense thriller...
  • 10 things you might not know about clout

    10 things you might not know about clout
    Call it "sway" or "pull" or "juice" or "clout" — we're talking about power or influence, often of a political nature. Clout may have made one of its frequent Chicago appearances recently when Metra CEO Alex Clifford got a lucrative buyout deal...
  • In real life as in fictional life, one value can trump another

    A recent episode of the CBS television series "Blue Bloods" raised the question of how far you would go to help a friend and colleague when you know rules must be broken to help him. The show revolves around a family of New York City cops. Granddad is...
  • Omarr's daily astrological forecast

    BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Scott William Winters was born in New York City on this day in 1965. This birthday guy starred in the series "Oz" and has appeared in recurring roles on "Dexter," "24" and "NYPD Blue." On the big screen, Winters' film work includes...
  • 'Breaking Bad': 7 Lessons Showbiz Can Learn From the Gamechanging Series

    With "Breaking Bad's" final episode set to air Sunday, consumers and the industry alike are busily discussing the show's impact on television. The AMC drama has overcome numerous hurdles during its five year run on the net, whether it be production...
  • 'Enemies Within' sheds light on NYPD's secret spying campaign

    What with taking off our shoes and belts at airports, discovering the feds are hoovering up all our phone records, and watching drone strikes and SEAL raids around the globe, it's sometimes easy to forget that America has escaped the horror of another...
  • Jay Leggett, Comedy Actor, Director, Writer, Dies at 50

    Jay Leggett, who worked both in front and behind the camera for TV and film comedies, appearing for a season in Fox's sketch show "In Living Color," died of natural causes on Saturday after he'd spent the day hunting near Tomahawk, Wisc. He was 50. In...
  • iPhones involved in 14 percent of NYC crimes

    iPhones involved in 14 percent of NYC crimes
    The New York City Police Department has announced that iPhones and other Apple products were the targets of 16,000 thefts in 2012, Fox 5 in New York reports.  That equates to 14 percent of all NYC crimes. The NYPD says that nearly 20 percent of all...
  • Macy's may ground balloons: How much damage can a giant, helium-filled balloon do?

    It's a Thanksgiving balloon. How much harm could it do? The answer is: quite a bit. When the giant balloons of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade are tossed by storm winds, real havoc can ensue. The balloons can even pose a lethal threat. Which is why...
  • 3,024 pounds of cocaine seized during Sinaloa cartel investigation

    A three-year undercover investigation into the drug-smuggling operations of a Sinaloa cartel through Imperial Valley has led to the seizure of 3,024 pounds of cocaine worth $96 million, authorities said Wednesday. The operation started in Imperial...