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  • Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg speaks Chinese in Beijing visit

    Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg speaks Chinese in Beijing visit
    Facebook has been blocked by Chinese authorities for over five years, but company founder Mark Zuckerberg appears to be on a new charm offensive to crack the massive market. In a move that has sent tongues wagging across China and around the globe,...
  • Dr. Joseph Nora, Chicago physician dies at 86

    Within two years of assuming the medical directorship of Chicago's Columbus Hospital in 1963, Dr. Joseph R. Nora helped establish the first intensive care and coronary care units in a community hospital setting in the Chicago area. He also saw the...
  • Emanuel names Preckwinkle administration official city treasurer

    Emanuel names Preckwinkle administration official city treasurer
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel picked investment executive and former Cook County official Kurt Summers Jr. to be the new city treasurer Wednesday, saying it's important to quickly get the right person in place to manage municipal investments rather than waiting...
  • From Guinea to Dallas: Tracing the Ebola threat

    From Guinea to Dallas: Tracing the Ebola threat
    It began in a village deep in the forests of southeastern Guinea, when a 2-year-old boy named Emile developed a mysterious illness. Nothing, it seemed, could stem the child's fever and vomiting, and he died within days. A week later, the illness...
  • Courant Carrier Rick O'Day

    Courant Carrier Rick O'Day
    In his words: Rick O'Day, Westborough, Mass. Your request to share carrier memories evoked lively discussions between my father and me, who were both Courant carriers at a young age. My father, Bill, recalls starting as a Courant carrier in New...
  • Lehigh University names new president

    Lehigh University names new president
    Lehigh University has a new leader. John D. Simon, executive vice president and provost at the University of Virginia, will become Lehigh's 14th president July 1, the school announced Friday in a news release. Simon is an internationally renowned...
  • Empowerment push brings research institute to Sistrunk Boulevard

    I don't know if Burnadette Norris-Weeks and Florynce Kennedy had ever met. Too bad if they hadn't. They probably would have hit it off — if not kindred spirts, sisters in the struggle. "Flo" Kennedy was a black trailblazer who enjoyed pushing life'...
  • 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...
  • Familiar names, newcomers running for Palm Beach County Commission

    Familiar names, newcomers running for Palm Beach County Commission
    Name recognition plays a big role in races for two Palm Beach County Commission seats up for election this November, but in very different ways. In one race, incumbent commissioner Steven Abrams highlights his long experience in public office as his main...
  • 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...