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  • Library contest aims to bring fame to self-published author

    Library contest aims to bring fame to self-published author
    Public libraries in Illinois once again are seeking to bring an author laboring in relative obscurity into the limelight. For the second year in a row, the libraries are hosting The Soon to be Famous Illinois Author project that will choose a self-...
  • Norman Lloyd at 100: Hollywood's Living Memory

    The earliest surviving footage of broadcast television in America is a fragment of "The Streets of New York," an adaptation of playwright Dion Boucicault's 19th-century drama, aired by the experimental New York NBC affiliate W2XBS on August 31, 1939....
  • 'Into the Woods' reunion shows Sondheim can still cast a spell

    'Into the Woods' reunion shows Sondheim can still cast a spell
    "Once upon a time," the open sesame of childhood fantasy, worked its magic on adults Sunday at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts, where an "Into the Woods" reunion was held with the show's creators, Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine, and several of the...
  • Blowback: Academic boycott of Israel gives voice to peaceful protest

    Blowback: Academic boycott of Israel gives voice to peaceful protest
    This past weekend, American Studies Assn. members held our annual conference in Los Angeles, with the theme "The Fun and the Fury." Those familiar with the ASA mainly because of news about our year-old academic boycott of Israel might be surprised by...
  • The sham drug idea of the year: 'pink Viagra'

    The sham drug idea of the year: 'pink Viagra'
    Many women report losing their desire for sex, some temporarily, some permanently. Is this a relationship problem, a normal aspect of life changes or, as the pharmaceutical industry maintains, an “unmet medical need”? That was the question...
  • Uber launching uberPOOL for carpooling

    Uber launching uberPOOL for carpooling
    Sharing a taxi in New York City can be a crapshoot for riders and most efforts to encourage doubling up were left in the dust. But with Uber announcing its starting a carpool service Thursday, there's potential to make cab sharing viable for riders...
  • Illinois lawmakers opened door to risky CPS bond deals

    Illinois lawmakers opened door to risky CPS bond deals
    The legislation paving the way for Chicago Public Schools to issue $1 billion in risky debt arrived on the Senate floor with little explanation. The sponsor, Sen. John Cullerton, told fellow lawmakers that his grasp of the bill was limited. "I hope...
  • Dr. Donald C. Chambers, OB-GYN who delivered thousands of babies

    Dr. Donald C. Chambers, OB-GYN who delivered thousands of babies
    Dr. Donald C. Chambers, a retired obstetrician-gynecologist who delivered thousands of babies and was a national educational examiner in his field, died of complications from Alzheimer's disease Nov. 26 at the Broadmead retirement community. He was 78 and...
  • China's influence threatens American universities, experts say

    The Chinese government's influence over American universities is broad and deep, ranging from such subtle pressures as the denial of visas for vocal American scholars to more overt efforts, including opening Chinese cultural institutes on U.S. college...
  • Those practical chauvinists from Harvard

    Those practical chauvinists from Harvard
    Most men aspire to be egalitarian. They really do. It's just that life — by which I mean employers, social pressures and tax policy — gets in the way. Harvard Business School recently released some heavily dissected survey data on the...
  • Penn State to face Boston College in Pinstripe Bowl

    Penn State to face Boston College in Pinstripe Bowl
    Penn State opened the season on a rugby field in Dublin and will close it on a baseball field in the Bronx. "How cool is this?" coach James Franklin said Sunday night. "Our guys get to spend a week in Ireland and a week in New York City in the same year....