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  • Mohammed Khaku: White House should confront Saudi Arabia over terrorism

    Mohammed Khaku: White House should confront Saudi Arabia over terrorism
    Two million Muslims recently completed the once-in-a-lifetime pilgrimage to Mecca, the birthplace of Prophet Muhammad. More than a billion Muslims across the globe turn to Mecca in Saudi Arabia to offer their five daily prayers. The holy cities of Mecca...
  • U.S. Army tries to identify soldiers most likely to commit suicide

    U.S. Army tries to identify soldiers most likely to commit suicide
    The U.S. Army has a new analytical tool that officials hope will counter a surge in suicides by identifying soldiers whose history, age and injuries indicate they are at high risk of taking their own lives. In an analysis involving all 40,820 U.S....
  • U. of C.'s public policy school gets new building, new direction

     U. of C.'s public policy school gets new building, new direction
    The University of Chicago announced Wednesday afternoon that its public policy school — the institution's youngest and one of its less prominent professional schools — will be moving to a larger location, part of an effort to expand its...
  • Lawrence Summers: We can't hide from pandemics

    Lawrence Summers: We can't hide from pandemics
    Epidemics and pandemics are like earthquakes. Tragic, inevitable and unpredictable. It starts as a random event. A virus jumps species from a bird, bat or other animal to "patient zero" who passes it on to other human beings. More likely than not, over...
  • Q-and-A: Erin Teague, Yahoo director of product management

    SUNNYVALE, Calif. Born in a mostly black, working-class Detroit suburb, going to public schools where most kids qualified for the free-lunch program, Erin Teague wasn't a clear choice to join the top ranks of big Silicon Valley tech companies. But...
  • As Dr. Phillips Center debuts, listen to fascinating family saga

    It's only a short walk from the grand home where the Phillips family long lived on Orlando's Lake Lucerne to the new Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, which celebrates its ribbon-cutting Nov. 6. The Phillips legacy of support for the arts and...
  • Bruce Rauner, political rookie, rises to claim governorship

    Bruce Rauner, political rookie, rises to claim governorship
    As the first Republican to claim victory in an Illinois governor election in 16 years, Bruce Rauner is poised to¬† fulfill at least one of his campaign promises — shaking up Springfield. “Are you ready for a new direction? Are you ready to...
  • Princeton agrees to revise policies after violating antidiscrimination law

    Princeton University violated a federal antidiscrimination law by not "promptly and equitably" responding to complaints of sexual violence, in one case allowing a sexually hostile environment to continue for one student, the U.S. Department of Education...
  • Rauner, Quinn out of sight day after election

    Rauner, Quinn out of sight day after election
    A day after Republican Bruce Rauner claimed victory in the Illinois governor race, both the challenger and Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn remained out of the public eye as each team tries to figure out its next move. Quinn has not conceded defeat and...
  • Jonathan Eig on 'The Birth of the Pill'

    Jonathan Eig on 'The Birth of the Pill'
    Of all the inventions of the 20th century, the birth control pill arguably had the most profound effect on the everyday lives of human beings. By making widely available a convenient and effective form of contraception, the pill gave women control over...
  • North and Northwest suburban event calendar Oct. 16-22

    Here's a look at upcoming events in the North and Northwest suburbs. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit Thursday, Oct. 16 "Pleading for the Future: A Play": Watch the production based on the Leopold...