| Jul 3, 2015
| 7:43 AM
In a story July 2 about the Greek referendum, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the International Monetary Fund had said Greece would need debt relief worth 50 billion euros. The IMF said Greece needs new financing worth 50 billion euros as...
| Jul 2, 2015
| 12:04 PM
The creativity started flowing when Leigh Anna Reichenbach of Wilmette and Lauren Taslitz of Winnetka were writing parodies for the Woman's Club of Evanston's annual benefit show. That eventually led to "Join the Club!," an original musical by the pair,...
| Jul 1, 2015
| 6:54 PM
The Metropolitan Opera Summer Encore Series begins at Miller Symphony Hall July 8 with Verdi's timeless love story "La Traviata." If you've never seen it, think of the 1990 film "Pretty Woman," add a tragic ending, and you'll be on the right track.
| Jun 30, 2015
| 2:23 PM
Charles B. "Sprat" Reeves Jr., a retired attorney and philanthropist recalled as a charming raconteur, died of congestive heart failure Saturday at Gilchrist Hospice Care. He was 92 and lived in Guilford.
Born in Baltimore — he lived his entire...
| Jun 24, 2015
| 11:05 AM
SEATTLE Teens and young adults should get new vaccines to prevent potentially deadly meningitis B infections, but only through individual decisions, not routine recommendations, a federal panel of experts decided Wednesday.
The 14-1 vote by Advisory...
| Jun 22, 2015
| 12:27 PM
One hundred years ago this month, the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin dedicated a bronze plaque commemorating a historic victory for academic freedom. When a distinguished faculty member, economist Richard T. Ely, had been accused of...
| Jun 23, 2015
| 5:20 AM
SEATTLE Carl Buher was a 14-year-old in Mount Vernon, Wash., in 2003, when the high school freshman was hit with a sudden illness: high fever, pounding headache, disorientation and purple splotches over his face and arms.
Within a day, he'd been...
| Jun 19, 2015
| 4:18 PM
When UCF Professor Emeritus Richard Gilson diagnosed himself with Parkinson's disease a dozen years ago, one of his first thoughts was: Here's a great research opportunity.
Someone else might have focused on his limitations, but Gilson set about...
| Jun 17, 2015
| 1:04 PM
Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush says there's "not a reason in the world" why the U.S. economy can't grow at 4 percent annually.
Actually, there are a bunch of reasons it probably can't.
Many economists say the U.S. economy is ill equipped...
| Jun 18, 2015
| 1:16 PM
Way back in 1983, I went to work at The Capital as a part-time clerk taking high school sports results by phone and typing short reports.
I was hired by longtime sports editor Al Hopkins, whom I had gotten to know while a student at St. Mary's High....
| Jun 11, 2015
| 2:19 PM
Crista Samaras' work as a national business owner, a Manhattan actress and accomplished athlete have taken her around the globe.
But when it comes to getting in a good workout, there's still no place the 38-year-old entrepreneur and Princeton University...