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  • Baby found unresponsive in bathtub with sleeping mom

    Baby found unresponsive in bathtub with sleeping mom
    GARY—A 7-month-old infant was flown to University of Chicago hospitals early Friday after her father found her unresponsive in the bathtub with her sleeping mother, police said. Police and Child Protective Services are investigating the...
  • McDonald's All American Games showcase the best of the best

    McDonald's All American Games showcase the best of the best
    Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan, Shaquille O’Neal and LeBron James are among the best players to ever shoot a basketball. But before they were record-setting NBA giants, they were all players in the McDonald’s All American Games. The games...
  • Youth Services treasurer named Glenview Citizen of Year

    Youth Services treasurer named Glenview Citizen of Year
    Glenview resident Myrna Newman is the 2014 Citizen of the Year for her volunteer work with a well-known social service agency. For eight years Newman has served as treasurer of the board of Youth Services of Glenview/Northbrook. When the new Youth...
  • For concussion sufferers, a brain scan may warn it's time to call it quits

    For concussion sufferers, a brain scan may warn it's time to call it quits
    To date, no living person has gotten a definitive diagnosis of chronic traumatic encephalopathy - the constellation of cognitive and psychiatric symptoms that appears to result from repeated blows to the head. The definition of the disease itself...
  • RFRA not like Jim Crow laws at all

    RFRA not like Jim Crow laws at all
    "It's the Jim Crow law of our time." That exact quote, or one very much like it, has come from the mouths of reporters, editorialists, activists, corporate CEOs and, of course, politicians, all because of Indiana's Religious Freedom and Restoration Act....
  • AP Poll: Whites more likely to OK police striking people

    Whites in the United States approve of police officers hitting people in far greater numbers than blacks and Hispanics do, at a time when the country is struggling to deal with police use of deadly force against men of color, according to a major American...
  • American released from Chinese prison after 7 years

    BEIJING A Chinese-born American geologist has been released after seven years in a Chinese prison and returned home to Houston, a human rights group said on Saturday. Xue Feng was released after serving all but 10 months of an eight-year sentence for...
  • US geologist freed after serving 8 years in China prison

    A Chinese-born American geologist was released from prison in China after serving more than eight years on charges of procuring state secrets, a human rights group said Saturday. Xue Feng returned to his family in Houston, Texas, on Friday after being...
  • How the General Social Survey asks about police

    Since 1975, the General Social Survey has tracked attitudes toward police using the following series of questions. Here's how Americans answered them in the 2014 survey: ___ "Are there any situations you can imagine in which you would approve of a...
  • A believer but not in Catholicism

    News item: A new study by the University of Chicago found that the percentage of Americans describing themselves as religious has declined from 62 percent to 54 percent since 2006, while the number of people who pray is on the rise. I had never felt...
  • China's ex-security chief indicted on corruption charges

    Prosecutors charged former national security chief Zhou Yongkang with corruption and leaking of state secrets, setting the stage for him to become the highest-level politician to stand trial in China in more than three decades. The Supreme People's...