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  • 2 dead, 6 injured in city shootings

    2 dead, 6 injured in city shootings
    Two men were killed and six people were wounded in shootings on the North, South, Southwest and West sides late Monday and early Tuesday morning, according to police. About 9:55 p.m., a 34-year-old man was approached by someone as he walked down the...
  • Victim's cousin has message for the city: 'Be safe, be careful'

    Victim's cousin has message for the city: 'Be safe, be careful'
    Krystal Scott is just 16 and already wise to the streets of her Morgan Park neighborhood. "When I'm walking home, I don't know what I'm walking into," Scott said Tuesday. But Scott thought she was safe as she sat outside her home in the 10900 block of...
  • Liberal Hobby Lobby fury based on bad analysis

    Liberals should spend less time lauding the dissents in last week's Hobby Lobby decision by the U.S. Supreme Court and more time reading them. If they did, they'd notice that some of their main arguments find little support even from liberal justices....
  • East Chatham shooting leaves woman wounded

    East Chatham shooting leaves woman wounded
    An 18-year-old woman suffered a graze wound to the head while inside a van in the East Chatham neighborhood this afternoon, police said. Police said the shooting happened at 1:20 p.m. in the 900 block of East 83rd Street. The 18-year-old victim was...
  • Different lists can help you pick a school

    Different lists can help you pick a school
    It's college application season, when those famous lists of college rankings really start to matter. But do they? Sure, the traditional lists can help you choose a strong academic program with national cachet. But what about all those 101 other things...
  • For specialists in Middle East affairs, no consensus on what the future holds

    WASHINGTON In a sign of the complexity of the crisis in Iraq, where Islamic radicals have declared a modern caliphate that stretches across century-old borders and politicians appear deadlocked on who should lead a new government in Baghdad, scholars who'...
  • Ramesh Ponnuru: Inflation hawks' crank data just doesn't add up

    "I don't think you have until 2012 before this gets out of control and there's hyperinflation. It could go past that to 2014, but we're seeing all sorts of things happening now that are accelerating the inflation process." Thus spoke economist John...
  • Harry C. Rhodes

    Harry C. Rhodes
    Harry C. Rhodes, former Queen Anne's County schools superintendent who oversaw the peaceful integration of that county's schools and who played a pivotal role in the community college movement in the state, died Monday of heart failure at the University...
  • Will campus sexual-assault probes affect enrollment?

    WASHINGTON Sixty-seven U.S. colleges are under federal investigation for their handling of sexual assault cases. And prospective students have started to take notice. The past academic year marked a seismic shift. No longer were discussions of campus...
  • Illness threatens the best of barbecuers

    Illness threatens the best of barbecuers
    This could be a terrifying tale right out of the Book of Meat Science Fiction, only this one isn't fiction. It involves the elemental bond between humans and the critters we like to cook on a grill, or roast, or saute. But that could all end,...
  • Ramesh Ponnuru: Buffett, Gates, Adelson don't get immigration

    A trio of billionaires — Sheldon Adelson, Warren Buffett and Bill Gates — say they want to "End the Immigration Impasse," to quote the headline of their recent New York Times op-ed. The article will do nothing to end that impasse, however,...