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  • Thomas Kirkpatrick Jr., city crime commission chief, dies

    Thomas Kirkpatrick Jr., city crime commission chief, dies
    Thomas Kirkpatrick Jr. used his law training and management skills to help others during a long career in public service and nonprofit administration. "He never wanted to be a lawyer, but he wanted the breadth of information law school would provide...
  • Jury's quick verdict in McDonnell case a message in itself

    Jury's quick verdict in McDonnell case a message in itself
    RICHMOND — The guilty verdicts for Bob and Maureen McDonnell came faster and more decisively than usual in public corruption cases, where juries routinely deadlock on least some counts — perhaps a sign that the law and the voters are taking...
  • Opinion of death by caregivers evolves

     Opinion of death by caregivers evolves
    The actions of an elderly Elmhurst man — committing homicide and suicide — inside his family's tidy bungalow last Saturday have fed into a complex debate about death at the hands of family or other caregivers of the elderly and severely...
  • Ice bucket challenge heats up ALS donations

    Ice bucket challenge heats up ALS donations
    The ice bucket challenge has helped the local Les Turner ALS Foundation raise $550,000 more in recent weeks than it did during the same period last year — a nearly 600 percent increase in donations over the first three weeks of August. But that...
  • Medical research rarely uses female test subjects

    Medical research rarely uses female test subjects
    Women and men often react differently to illness and treatment, yet surgical researchers rarely use female animals or cells in their published studies — to the detriment of patients, a Northwestern University professor has concluded. Dr. Melina R....
  • Terps and scholarships [Editorial]

    To those who follow college athletics only casually, the announcement last week that the University of Maryland will henceforth award athletic scholarships on a multi-year basis instead of year-to-year may sound like a minor change. But in fact, it's a...
  • Study shows retention of U. of I. international students

    Study shows retention of U. of I. international students
    While the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has more international students than any other public campus in the country, the majority of them leave the area after graduation, a new report has found. About 17 percent of foreign student graduates...
  • Ebola screening added to intake procedures for some U. of I. international students

    Ebola screening added to intake procedures for some U. of I. international students
    The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, while conducting its usual health screenings of international students this semester, devoted a few extra minutes to discussing the Ebola outbreak with those who arrived from the West African countries...
  • Enjoying The Melodious Roar Of Harleys

    Enjoying The Melodious Roar Of Harleys
    During a summer dominated by bad international news — Ebola, ISIS, climate change — I made a conscious choice to be positive about something that really bothers me. So, I decided to share my attitude adjustment before summer officially ends on...
  • NU researchers shed light on domestic violence among same-sex couples

    NU researchers shed light on domestic violence among same-sex couples
    Same-sex couples may experience more domestic violence than opposite-sex couples, a Northwestern Medicine review of research suggests. Richard Carroll, an associate professor in psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Northwestern's Feinberg School of...
  • Priest's Letter Blamed Israel For Treatment Of Jews

    Priest's Letter Blamed Israel For Treatment Of Jews
    One thing you can say about the Rev. Bruce M. Shipman, the former Episcopal chaplain at Yale, is that he is candid about his beliefs. In response to a New York Times article describing the rise of violent anti-Semitism in Europe — including...