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  • Coal tar industry fights bans on sealants

    Coal tar industry fights bans on sealants
    When officials in suburban Des Plaines read about the hazards of spreading cancer-causing coal tar on playgrounds, parking lots and driveways, they moved to join other communities across the nation that have banned pavement sealants made with the...
  • U.S. poverty higher, California highest, when housing costs added

    U.S. poverty higher, California highest, when housing costs added
    An alternative way of measuring poverty shows that nearly 2.8 million more people are struggling across the country than officially calculated, the U.S. Census Bureau reports – and California has by far the biggest share of people in poverty,...
  • The in-house bully

    The in-house bully
    Jeanne Safer didn't need a study to tell her that sibling aggression can cause a child as much distress as being bullied by a peer. Safer, a psychoanalyst and author of "Cain's Legacy: Liberating Siblings from a Lifetime of Rage, Shame, Secrecy and...
  • Briefs: Rice wins at Deaflympics

    Newport Beach resident Chloe Rice helped the United States Deaf Women's National Soccer Team win gold at the Deaflympics earlier this month in Sofia, Bulgaria. Team USA won its third straight gold by defeating Russia, 2-1, in the title match on Aug. 4....
  • A strange interstellar wind blows through our solar system

    A strange interstellar wind blows through our solar system
    When it comes to studying the region of interstellar space just beyond our solar system, nothing seems to work quite the way scientists imagined. Take Voyager 1 for example. The spacecraft has confounded and delighted researchers for several years...
  • 'Frozen,' 'Get a Horse!' female directors mark firsts for Disney

    'Frozen,' 'Get a Horse!' female directors mark firsts for Disney
    In the 1937 promotional film "How Walt Disney Cartoons Are Made," an announcer describes some of the intricate work going into the studio's first feature-length film, "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs," in a department called Inking and Painting. "Here,...
  • Billions of dollars in child support go unpaid yearly

    More than $14 billion in child support was left unpaid to American parents in a single year — more than 1 out of every 3 dollars that were due, the U.S. Census Bureau announced Wednesday. Millions of parents are awarded child support every year,...
  • Now how do we keep them?

    Now how do we keep them?
    "Chicago is the drain into which the brains of the Middle West disappear. Moving there is not even an aspiration for ambitious Michiganders. It's the accepted endpoint of one's educational progression: grade school, middle school, high school, college,...
  • Virginia Tech victim is behind campus safety app LiveSafe

    Virginia Tech victim is behind campus safety app LiveSafe
    Kristina Anderson was a sophomore at Virginia Tech when she was shot twice in the back and once in the foot on April 16, 2007. In less than 12 minutes, the gunman shot and killed 11 of her classmates and one of her professors. Six years after the...
  • Englewood teacher wins Golden Apple Award

    Englewood teacher wins Golden Apple Award
    Katherine Dube is the teacher students turn to when they need help and support. Among her colleagues, she’s known as the educator who invents creative ways to keep those fickle and energetic freshmen interested in literature.   And although Dube,...
  • PASSINGS: Ben Pleasants, Kenneth Appel

    Ben Pleasants L.A. poet and playwright Ben Pleasants, 72, a Los Angeles poet and playwright who also championed the work of Charles Bukowski and John Fante in literary critiques, died of a heart attack April 18 in Crescent City, his wife, Paula, said....