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  • U.S. News names best grad schools for business, law, engineering

    U.S. News names best grad schools for business, law, engineering
    The University of Chicago, Northwestern and Illinois have some of the best graduate schools in the nation for business, law and engineering, according to a U.S. News and World Report list released Tuesday. U. of C. ranked fourth among law schools,...
  • Major survey shows gun ownership declining

    The number of Americans who live in a household with at least one gun is lower than it's ever been, according to a major American trend survey that finds the decline in gun ownership is paralleled by a reduction in the number of Americans who hunt....
  • Howard Moore out as UIC basketball coach

    Howard Moore out as UIC basketball coach
    Howard Moore will not return as men’s basketball coach at Illinois-Chicago, athletic director Jim Schmidt announced Tuesday. Moore was 49-111 overall and 17-67 in the Horizon League in five seasons with the Flames, who were 10-24 this season....
  • Extent of Obama's executive reach often in eye of beholder

    When it comes to President Barack Obama exerting presidential powers, Republicans have made it clear they want to keep him in check. Except when they don't. Democrats, for their part, want the president to be aggressive in his use of executive...
  • Obama library site may not be revealed until after runoff, source says

    Obama library site may not be revealed until after runoff, source says
    Obama library officials likely will delay an announcement about the center's future home until after the April 7 mayoral runoff election, according to a source. The Chicago City Council is expected to vote March 18 to allow a transfer of 20 acres of...
  • Bid to build Obama library in Chicago clears crucial hurdle

    The plan to give Chicago control over two pieces of park land on the city's South Side so that Barack Obama can choose one as the site for his presidential library has taken a big step forward. The widely expected unanimous approval by Chicago's plan...
  • Family of diabetic U. of C. student sues Abbott, Walgreen over her death

    Family of diabetic U. of C. student sues Abbott, Walgreen over her death
    A University of Chicago law student died after using diabetic test strips that were recalled days after her death, according to a lawsuit filed in Cook County Circuit Court against Chicago-area companies Abbott Laboratories and Walgreen. Abbie Harper,...
  • Reader Feedback March 10: Rice, gay marriage, Billie Holiday

    Where to find fancy rice •Anne, Williamsburg: Regarding the recipe for rice frittata, where, pray tell, does one find Acquerello carnaroli rice? Editor: You can find Acquerello Carnaroli rice at gourmet shops or online at sites including...
  • Obama library land transfer advances

    Obama library land transfer advances
    As City Hall moved a step closer to allowing parkland to be used for the Obama library, a source told the Tribune that an announcement about where the library will go isn't likely until after the Chicago mayoral race is decided. The Chicago Plan...
  • Obama library footprint for Olmsted parks should aspire for modesty

    Obama library footprint for Olmsted parks should aspire for modesty
    No one who knows anything about the way Chicago works expects the Chicago Plan Commission on Monday to oppose Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposal to transfer parkland to the city if the Barack Obama presidential library and museum lands here. The mayor...
  • Soda bread contest aids fight against brain tumors

    Soda bread contest aids fight against brain tumors
    The 8th Annual Irish Fest and Soda Bread Contest that took place Saturday was one family's way to support other families who have a member being treated for pediatric brain tumors at the University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's Hospital. Karen...