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  • U.S., allies face 'long fight' against Islamic State, Biden says

    CAMBRIDGE Mass. (Reuters) - The battle to stop Islamic State militants' advance in Syria and Iraq is going to be a "hell of a long fight" for the United States and its coalition partners, Vice President Joe Biden said on Thursday. But Biden defended...
  • Best Bets in the north and northwest suburbs, Oct. 3-8

    Best Bets in the north and northwest suburbs, Oct. 3-8
    Event highlights for the week of Oct. 3-8 in the north and northwest suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit http://triblocal.com/events. First Saturday story time...
  • Barbara Mahany on 'Slowing Time'

    Barbara Mahany on 'Slowing Time'
    Publishers Weekly named "Slowing Time: Seeing the Sacred Outside Your Kitchen Door" one of the 10 most anticipated religion books for the fall. But former Chicago Tribune reporter Barbara Mahany would like to tweak that: "It's a spirituality book," she...
  • Frederica Wilson seeks re-election against GOP opponent

    Frederica Wilson seeks re-election against GOP opponent
    Congresswoman Frederica Wilson is running for re-election to a third term against a Haitian-American Republican, Dufirstson Neree, in one of the most Democratic districts in Florida and the nation. Wilson, if re-elected, plans to focus on legislation...
  • Gopal Ratnam: Joe Biden is the only honest man in Washington

    Gopal Ratnam: Joe Biden is the only honest man in Washington
    Vice President Joe Biden has had to apologize, twice, to two key U.S. allies in the fight against the Islamic State. It wasn't because he lobbed false accusations at them. It was because he accidentally told some inconvenient truths. Speaking at the...
  • Biden adds Saudi Arabia to his apology list over Islamic State

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday added Saudi Arabia to the list of Middle Eastern countries to which he "clarified" remarks he made last week suggesting they had supported Islamist militants in Syria. He apologized to...
  • White House defends gaffe-prone Biden

    WASHINGTON The White House defended the voluble vice president Monday, after Joe Biden spent the weekend apologizing for remarks he made that offended key allies in the U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State extremists. White House press secretary Josh...
  • Former Navy captain joins Huntington Ingalls

    Kevin Brenton, a retired U.S. Navy captain and former submarine squadron commander, has joined Huntington Ingalls Industries as corporate director of customer affairs for submarine programs, the company announced this week. Brenton most recently...
  • UAE says Biden apologizes for any implication it supported militants

    DUBAI (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates said on Sunday that U.S. Vice President Joe Biden had apologized to the Abu Dhabi crown prince for "any implications" made in a speech indicating that the UAE had supported Islamist militants in Syria. Biden...
  • Biden continues to apologize; first Turkey, now UAE

    ISTANBUL Vice President Joe Biden apologized to the United Arab Emirates Sunday for charging that the oil-rich ally had supported al-Qaida and other jihadi groups in Syria's internal war, his second apology in two days to a key participant in the U.S.-led...
  • Hundreds of Harvard students receive email shooting threats: police

    Hundreds of Harvard students receive email shooting threats: police
    Hundreds of students and staff at Harvard University received emails on Friday from a sender who threatened to come to the Ivy League school "tomorrow" and shoot them, according to campus police. The Harvard University Police Department said it could...