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  • Isadora Sherman, who worked with troubled teens, dies at 91

     Isadora Sherman, who worked with troubled teens, dies at 91
    As the district administrator of the nonprofit Jewish Family and Community Service in Highland Park, Isadora Sherman was for many years a lifeline for scores of struggling teens and their families. Her work was particularly important during a 17-month...
  • Getty hires new top fundraiser after early efforts show modest results

    Getty hires new top fundraiser after early efforts show modest results
    The J. Paul Getty Trust is plugging a fresh executive into what's perhaps the art world's most counterintuitive job: getting rich folks, corporations and charitable foundations to make big cash donations to an organization that already sits on a pile of...
  • Under UIC plan, part of Obama library complex would sit atop expressways

     Under UIC plan, part of Obama library complex would sit atop expressways
    In its bid for the Obama presidential library, the University of Illinois at Chicago has proposed a visitor center and academic institute complex on its Near West Side campus that would extend over portions of the Jane Byrne Interchange. Though the plan...
  • Economics will be Jeb Bush's greatest problem for 2016

    Economics will be Jeb Bush's greatest problem for 2016
    Jeb Bush told The Wall Street Journal's CEO Council this week that if he runs for president in 2016, he'll avoid courting Republican primary voters in ways that alienate the rest of the electorate, and he's willing to risk losing the primaries in...
  • Chicago book news: Pittard's new novel, other releases

    "Chicagoscapes" by Larry Kanfer with Alaina Kanfer was published by the University of Illinois Press Aug. 30. "Chicagoscapes" is a collection of photos of Chicago landmarks, neighborhoods and daily life. The Kanfers live in Champaign. →"Reunion" by...
  • 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...
  • Obama faces vile insults like no other president has

    Obama faces vile insults like no other president has
    I've been thinking lately about the persistently vituperative and insulting attacks on President Barack Obama since 2008. It is, of course, commonplace in American politics for presidents to be lambasted for their policies, their programs, their values...
  • Dick Cheney on 'Meet the Press'; John McCain on 'Face the Nation'

    Dick Cheney on 'Meet the Press'; John McCain on 'Face the Nation'
    UPDATED: Former Vice President Dick Cheney will be a guest this weekend on NBC's "Meet the Press." Cheney will be in the studio with Chuck Todd for an exclusive interview, NBC News said. "Meet the Press" airs at 9 a.m. Sunday on WESH-Channel 2....
  • Scientists take major step toward understanding proteins

    MILWAUKEE Scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee have demonstrated a new, high-speed method of mapping the changing atomic structures of proteins as they go about their crucial work, a development that paves the way for inquiries into some of...
  • Repairing the world, one kidney at a time

    Repairing the world, one kidney at a time
    No one hearing the news today can doubt that our country is suffering from great division on racial issues. How can we as a nation heal from these divisions and work toward greater justice and peace? One way forward is to value the life of another as...
  • 1 dead, 2 injured in South Side high-rise fire

    1 dead, 2 injured in South Side high-rise fire
    Three people were injured, one fatally in a high-rise fire on the South Side Thursday evening, fire officials said. The fire was reported at 7:40 p.m. on the 700 block of East 69th Street in the Park Manor neighborhood, according to Chicago Fire...