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  • You are not as smart as you think you are

    This year, I enrolled in the University of Chicago's executive MBA program. Every now and again, I plan to recommend books, research and ideas I've come across in school. "Why Smart People Make Big Money Mistakes" By Gary Belsky and Thomas Gilovich,...
  • U. of C.'s Booth falls out of top spot in Bloomberg Businessweek MBA rankings

    U. of C.'s Booth falls out of top spot in Bloomberg Businessweek MBA rankings
    The University of Chicago's Booth School of Business has fallen out of the top spot on the Bloomberg Businessweek rankings of MBA programs, the publication said Tuesday. Booth, which fell to No. 3, had been No. 1 for the past four rankings. This is...
  • Ex-Illinois congressman to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

    Ex-Illinois congressman to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom
    Abner Mikva, a five-term congressman for Illinois who also served in all three branches of the federal government, was one of 19 Americans awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor. "I'm just overwhelmed by the...
  • Dozen in Illinois being monitored, but not quarantined, for Ebola

    Dozen in Illinois being monitored, but not quarantined, for Ebola
    Twelve people in Illinois are being monitored for potential Ebola exposure, officials said Monday as they called for additional steps to prepare for any possible outbreak — which included a proposal for a fund for health care workers exposed to...
  • We're still a long way from solving minimum-wage issue

    We're still a long way from solving minimum-wage issue
    If there's one thing I've learned from writing about whether the minimum wage should be raised, it's that writing about whether the minimum wage should be raised is a tricky business. There are passionate voices on both sides of the debate, and those...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • New outpatient surgery helps patients with fluid buildup in tissue

    PITTSBURGH New options to treat lymphedema, a painful buildup of fluid in the body's soft tissue, are now available to patients who have the condition, which is a common complication for many cancer patients because of the removal of lymph nodes and...
  • A great scientist's fall into crankdom: The case of DNA pioneer Jim Watson

    Word emerged over the weekend that James D. Watson, whose co-discovery in 1953 of the structure of DNA is one of the landmarks of 20th-century biological science, is putting his Nobel Prize medallion up for auction. The sale of the medal he received for...
  • 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 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...