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  • If grads stay or go, it's win-win* for U. of I. (*Football: still uncertain.)

    If grads stay or go, it's win-win* for U. of I. (*Football: still uncertain.)
    The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has a terrific reputation, even if it has suffered some administrative lapses in recent years (not to mention that underachieving football team). But with strong engineering and business programs and a...
  • Letters: Closing the wealth gap

    Letters: Closing the wealth gap
    Re "Wealth gap only getting worse," Column, Oct. 11 I agree with David Lazarus that we need a remedy to the wealth gap issue. But I cannot agree that we should raise the top marginal tax rate, which drives so many business decisions, including workforce...
  • Golden Globes 2014: McQueen, Cuaron among nominees for directing

    Golden Globes 2014: McQueen, Cuaron among nominees for directing
    Touted as an awards front-runner since early autumn, British director Steve McQueen finally garnered Golden Globes love Thursday for his searing depiction of antebellum plantation life in “12 Years a Slave.” The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn....
  • After a spruce-up, Waikiki Beach looks even better

    After a spruce-up, Waikiki Beach looks even better
    HONOLULU — The giant sandbox known as Waikiki Beach, a sunny two-mile-long strip of paradise, welcomes 4.5 million tourists annually. There's only one problem: The sand that makes the beach famous has been slipping into the sea for years,...
  • Have Tesla sales topped out? Automaker needs a cheaper model

    Have Tesla sales topped out? Automaker needs a cheaper model
    Have Tesla Motors sales stalled? That’s what analysts are asking after looking at the electric car company’s latest sales data. Tesla sold about 1,600 of its Model S sports sedans in the U.S. in March, just slightly more than it sold in...
  • Five Tesla takeaways from Elon Musk's call with car industry analysts

    Five Tesla takeaways from Elon Musk's call with car industry analysts
    Here’s what you need to know from Elon Musk’s call with Wall Street analysts who follow his Tesla Motors electric car company. 1: Tesla is selling a lot of cars for a lot of money. Musk told investors Tesla would sell about 35,000 cars this...
  • Whole Foods Market executive to speak at Lynn University

    Whole Foods Market Co-CEO Walter Robb is slated to speak at Lynn University Feb. 26. Robb will be part of Lynn’s Dively Frontiers in Globalization Lecture Series. The series features business leaders who “have demonstrated exceptional...
  • Archbishop Thomas Wenski

    Archbishop Thomas Wenski
    Last week: The extraordinary call of Pope Francis for prayer and fasting to avert the folly of U.S. military intervention in Syria. He called for a political — not a military solution to the humanitarian crisis that is Syria today, with two...
  • U.S. stocks notch double-digit gains in first half of year

    U.S. stocks notch double-digit gains in first half of year
    For U.S. investors, it was a good six months to just stay home — and to start imagining the world weaned off cheap Federal Reserve money. Major Wall Street stock indexes posted double-digit returns in the first half, buttressed by a continuing,...
  • Designer Vanessa De Vargas redecorates Venice bungalow for $4,000

    Vanessa De Vargas of Turquoise Interior Design has decorated and redecorated her tiny 500-square-foot bungalow in Venice in a variety of themes during the last 15 years. When she was going through "a dark phase," she painted the walls steel gray and...
  • A Labor Day proposal for labor

    Labor Day this year finds American unions plunging into the unknown. Fast-food and retail workers in roughly 60 cities have been demonstrating for a living wage, though how exactly they will win concessions from such mega-corporations as McDonald's...