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  • Fiction, nonfiction books to gift

    Fiction, nonfiction books to gift
    The first Christmas gift I can remember receiving was a book. I was 4 years old, still unable to read, but when Santa left me a copy of "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" by Chicago's own L. Frank Baum, I felt certain that it was the greatest gift any boy had...
  • Dr. Thomas Murphy, Vietnam veteran and cardiac surgeon, dies

     Dr. Thomas Murphy, Vietnam veteran and cardiac surgeon, dies
    After serving as an Army surgeon in Vietnam at the height of the war, Dr. Thomas E. Murphy joined the medical staff at St. Francis Hospital in Evanston in 1970 and through the years worked to make the cardiac department one of the best equipped and...
  • Nordstrom slaying victim too 'scared' to file for order of protection

    Nordstrom slaying victim too 'scared' to file for order of protection
    Weeks after her sister had her jaw fractured and days after another confrontation, Nagah Ezaldein went to Cook County domestic violence court in a bid to obtain an order of protection against the ex-boyfriend allegedly responsible for the injuries....
  • A day with Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker

    A day with Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker
    Penny Pritzker could have just walked by. But she didn't. U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell — her boss' archrival, the Kentucky Republican who will assume control of the U.S. Senate in January — was sitting there, behind a newspaper, waiting,...
  • China-run Confucius Institutes under fire in U.S. schools, like CPS

     China-run Confucius Institutes under fire in U.S. schools, like CPS
    A congressional subcommittee on Thursday heard from critics who question the influence of the Chinese government on a language and culture program that is well established at Chicago Public Schools and last year debuted at the University of Illinois at...
  • 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...
  • Nordstrom shooting victim dies day after her birthday

    Nordstrom shooting victim dies day after her birthday
    Family of a woman shot by her ex-boyfriend while working at a Nordstrom store off North Michigan Avenue say she was fatally shot on her 22nd birthday, before she could come home to a surprise birthday dinner after her Black Friday shift. "It is the...
  • Patrick Suppes dies at 92; pioneered use of computers in classrooms

    Patrick Suppes dies at 92; pioneered use of computers in classrooms
    Patrick Suppes, a philosopher of science and a Silicon Valley entrepreneur who helped to launch the use of computers in the classroom, died Nov. 17 of natural causes at his home on the campus of Stanford University, where he taught for more than 60 years....
  • 3 cases linked to doctor's indecency charge resolved

    3 cases linked to doctor's indecency charge resolved
    While a public indecency charge against a renowned Lincolnshire neurologist remains pending in court, charges against other men allegedly involved in heated confrontations outside the doctor's home have been resolved. Dr. Jeffrey Frank remains...
  • The best suspense novels to give as gifts

    The best suspense novels to give as gifts
    "Gone Girl" was our notice: The adults are in charge again. No more vampires, no more zombies, no more hunger games. As the wars and financial panics of the last decade have dwindled into memory, so too have the grim apocalyptic novels they inspired, as...