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  • 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....
  • Oswego's Julianne Sitch retires after three stints with Red Stars

    Oswego's Julianne Sitch retires after three stints with Red Stars
    From the time she started playing soccer as the only girl on a boys team at age 5, Julianne Sitch had an enormous passion for the sport. A quarter-century later, Sitch still loves the game but a new passion led to her announcing her retirement as a...
  • 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...
  • News and Schmooze: Year two of a cancer fundraiser and spring holiday ideas

    Once again, Ovarian Cycle Chicago is ready to roll on Sunday, April 12 from 2:00 p.m to 5:00 p.m. at Midtown Athletic Club, 2211 Waukegan Road, Bannockburn. Thanks to the efforts of many sponsors and participants, including Jenna Eisenberg, chair of the...
  • Chicago classical music recommendations

     Chicago classical music recommendations
    Chicago Bach Project: Conductor John Nelson's cycle of J.S. Bach's sacred choral masterpieces this year comes round to the dramatic "St. John Passion," with the Chicago Bach Choir and Orchestra, and vocal soloists that include Nicholas Phan as the...
  • Chicago book news: Jeffery Renard Allen shortlisted for PEN/Faulkner Award

    Chicago book news: Jeffery Renard Allen shortlisted for PEN/Faulkner Award
    Jeffery Renard Allen's novel "Song of the Shank" is one of five finalists for the 2015 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction. "Song of the Shank" is a fictionalized account of 19th century piano prodigy "Blind Tom" Wiggins, who was born into slavery in 1840s...
  • Bradshaw: Never too early to start thinking about careers

    Bradshaw: Never too early to start thinking about careers
    Dear Mr. Bradshaw: As parents we're looking for a summer camp for our 11-year-old son. He is a straight "A" student and we want him to have a good time but we also want to give him a jump start on thinking about college and choosing a career. He and his...
  • Chicago City Council approves Obama library land transfer

    Chicago City Council approves Obama library land transfer
    The Chicago City Council on Wednesday took the step supporters of a Barack Obama presidential library on the South Side hope clears the way for the project to move forward, voting unanimously to turn over about 20 acres in one of two parks should the...