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  • Expanding joint plan with Iran on uranium is best course for U.S.

    After long and intense negotiations, the so-called P5-plus-1 nations (the five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council and Germany) and Iran finally agreed to extend the deadline for their ongoing talks until July 1. This was the second time both...
  • Jeremy Lin passed up big Linsanity payday

    Jeremy Lin passed up big Linsanity payday
    Jeremy Lin said he left tens of millions of dollars on the table by not accepting the endorsement opportunities he was offered during the height of the “Linsanity” era in New York two years ago. The 26-year-old Lin, who is now with the Los...
  • Obama appears to be seeking a more forceful Defense secretary

    Obama appears to be seeking a more forceful Defense secretary
    As he searches for his fourth Defense secretary in six years, President Obama appears to be looking for a more forceful, articulate military leader to navigate the tough but limited wars that are likely to consume much of his final two years in office....
  • Robert M. Levine, founder of Fire & Ice jewelry and mineral shops, dies at 74

    Robert M. Levine, founder of Fire & Ice jewelry and mineral shops, dies at 74
    Robert M. Levine, the founder of the Fire & Ice mineral and jewelry retail shops who was an original 1980 Harborplace merchant, died of cancer Nov. 19 at his North Baltimore home. He was 74. Born in Boston, he was the son of Henry Levine, a liquor...
  • Man charged with hijacking taxicab in River North

    Man charged with hijacking taxicab in River North
    A Chicago man alleged to have hijacked a taxicab after hailing it early Saturday morning and refusing to tell the driver where he wanted to go was ordered held in lieu of $25,000 bond Saturday. Mino P. Emini, of the 500 block of West Kinzie Street,...
  • Elementary, Watson, you're wrong on race. Go ahead, sell your Nobel medal.

     Elementary, Watson, you're wrong on race. Go ahead, sell your Nobel medal.
    James Watson is one of the most important scientists of the 20th century. He is also a peevish bigot. History will remember him for his co-discovery of the structure of DNA, in 1953. This week, Watson is ensuring that history, or at least the introduction...
  • William A. Fogle Jr., executive assistant to Mayor Schaefer

    William A. Fogle Jr., executive assistant to Mayor Schaefer
    William A. Fogle Jr., who served as Mayor William Donald Schaefer's executive assistant and all-purpose troubleshooter and later became secretary of the Maryland Department of Licensing and Regulation, died Wednesday at his Glen Rock, Pa., farm of...
  • 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,...
  • 11th Congressional District race overview

    Bill Foster Current job: Congressman Age: 59 Born in: Madison, Wis. Lives in: Naperville Personal: Married to Aesook Byon; two adult children from previous marriage Education: Bachelor's degree, University of Wisconsin at Madison (1975); doctorate...
  • 11th District House race pits Senger against Foster

    11th District House race pits Senger against Foster
    Republicans are looking to win back a suburban congressional seat next month in a race that features two experienced politicians from Naperville. Republican state Rep. Darlene Senger is challenging Democratic U.S. Rep. Bill Foster in the 11th...
  • 'Last of the First' an academic but valuable look at Africa's Hadza

    'Last of the First' an academic but valuable look at Africa's Hadza
    The Hadza, people who inhabit the Lake Eyasi region of northern Tanzania, trace their lineage to the earliest known ancestors of mankind. The documentary "The Hadza: Last of the First" explores their way of life, which has been mostly untouched by time,...