| Nov 17, 2014
| 4:52 PM
The Internet is a wonderful thing. I know that because "kittens with bibs" was a trending Twitter topic Monday and viewing pictures of actual kittens wearing actual bibs makes me very happy.
In the old days you had to travel miles to find kittens with...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 5:20 AM
BARBERTON, Ohio Tom Stiles' heart ached when his son and best buddy, Joshua, left for the U.S. Navy just before Christmas last year. While he was a proud papa, he knew he would miss him terribly. So Tom found therapy in writing cards to our servicemen and...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 11:36 AM
The holidays are closing in, and you still haven't corralled a gift for your significant other, much less for the less-significant others in the family. We don't know Uncle Leo's belt size, but if he has a pet, we may be able to help:
| Nov 17, 2014
| 9:48 AM
If the news that Miami-based rapper Flo Rida will serve as grand marshal of this year’s Winterfest Boat Parade seems at odds with the event’s family-oriented theme, you don’t know Flo.
The best moment of last year’s tween-...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 9:41 AM
Attorneys general are supposed to be crusaders of justice: men and women who aren't afraid to step on toes, take on tough cases and make the bad guys pay.
Lately, though, it's been looking like America's AGs are more interested in stepping on private...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 6:47 PM
How can Rahm Emanuel protect the riverfront from Trump wannabes but allow Mr. "Star Wars" to nuke the lakefront?
To put it another way, was it right for the mayor to bash Donald Trump for slathering a monster-sized sign on his Chicago River skyscraper,...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 8:47 AM
Are you sure the Lucas museum wasn’t designed for or by Donald Trump?
— M.S. White, Northbrook
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| Oct 6, 2014
| 5:01 PM
I am all for second chances.
But I also believe that consumers should have all the information they need to make informed decisions before spending their hard-earned money.
So here's an interesting question: Does it matter that seminars on buying...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 6:34 AM
It is remarkable in this celebrity-obsessed age that it has taken so long to receive a full-length biography of Phil Hartman.
Given the heat of his fame — in the 1980s and '90s he was a bright star of "Saturday Night Live," "The Simpsons" (his...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 7:16 AM
After last week’s double elimination, the collective mood is actually pretty light. Sure two people are gone, but the rest of the group knew those two weren’t going all the way anyway.
Katie says it’s all about surviving the next day....
| Oct 6, 2014
| 11:21 AM
Lights spelling out the Trump name are due to be removed from the shuttered Trump Plaza casino in Atlantic City after real-estate mogul Donald Trump sued to end a licensing deal with the casino owners to use his name, his family said on Monday.