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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Great Chicago Fire comes to the river

    Great Chicago Fire comes to the river
    In the beginning was the notebook, and the notebook was filled with dreams, and those dreams, against all sorts of odds and in the face of red tape, carping, money-hunting and alterations, will come to fruition Saturday with an event that will become...
  • 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...
  • Simsbury Employee Shares Passion For Music

    Simsbury Employee Shares Passion For Music
    SIMSBURY — Town Director of Administrative Services, Tom Cooke, has three major commitments in his life. The first is to his family, the second is to the town of Simsbury, and his third commitment is to music, said Cooke, who has been part of...
  • Do the math: rape stats don't add up [Commentary]

    Do the math: rape stats don't add up [Commentary]
    You've heard the statistics: one in four women will be raped in college Or is it "sexually assaulted or almost sexually assaulted"? Or is it "nearly one in five"? Or "one in six"? According to the White House, a rape epidemic is sweeping college...