| May 18, 2012
| 11:25 AM
Earlier this year, when Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed a 100-book required reading list for his compatriots, it provoked anxiety, rekindling memories of Soviet-era censorship. The furor underscored an important point: that literature plays a...
| May 18, 2012
| 4:26 PM
— A high-profile meeting of world leaders at Camp David drew only sparse protests Friday despite extensive security preparations by local officials.
Frederick County closed public schools Friday and police said they felt obligated to "prepare for...
| May 21, 2012
| 8:17 AM
Now that Vladimir Putin is Russia's president once again, the result of still another fraudulent election, we should expect ever more hostile relations with Moscow.
Mr. Putin, a vain and vulgar man, was born and bred to despise the United States. And...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Glendale Unified’s Teacher of the Year doesn’t really understand why she won the honor.
“I don’t see myself as being an outstanding teacher,” said Olivia Macaulay, who learned of the honor earlier this month.
| May 31, 2012
| 2:56 PM
Clarence Hinkle lived in Laguna Beach from 1922 until 1935. Dating to 1917, he painted scenes of the arts colony, but only one of his paintings remains in the Laguna Art Museum's permanent collection.
"Laguna Beach," a 30-inch by 36-inch oil on canvas,...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 10:59 AM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel today wouldn't get into the particulars of why Chicago lost the G-8 summit in May, deferring to President Barack Obama.
The mayor was touting the importance of Chicago hosting the back-to-back G-8 and NATO gatherings of world leaders...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 12:51 PM
President Barack Obama this week pulled Chicago out of hosting the G-8 summit, cutting organizer Lori Healey's job in half.
Expect Healey, in a Thursday interview at our taping of Chicago Live!, to try to put the best face possible on a decision that has...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 11:00 AM
After approving a parade permit for a group protesting the G-8 and NATO summits in Chicago, the city has denied an identical application by the same group seeking to move their parade one day later in the wake of the White House’s decision to move...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 4:25 PM
While Chicago’s summit host team is in Brussels this week schmoozing NATO officials, the White House today released a couple of details about plans to entertain dignitaries during the May meetings. They include a dinner at Soldier Field and a trip...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 3:49 PM
A week after city officials denied a permit for demonstrators planning a protest march to protest the NATO summit in May, the organizers have appealed the decision.
The protesters filed an appeal today with the city, arguing officials don't have...