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  • UCLA and USC tie in national non-athletic ranking

     
    It’s a tie! Crosstown rivals UCLA and USC are on the very same berth in the latest rankings of national universities by U.S. News & World Report....
  • Charlie Trotter preaches excellence to the extreme

    Charlie Trotter preaches excellence to the extreme
    Graham Elliot was an aspiring young cook in the late '90s carrying steaks to a party of 20 in the Charlie Trotter's Studio Kitchen when the restaurant's brilliant, mercurial owner stopped him in the hallway and grabbed one of the pieces of meat. "He...
  • Time to do reset on stress

    Time to do reset on stress
    Facing down a man-eating lion is not the same as facing down an Excel spreadsheet, but try explaining that to your body's stress receptors. And good luck getting their attention above the din of your stalled commuter train, looming presentation at work,...
  • Meditation, exercise may cut sick days from colds

    Meditation, exercise may cut sick days from colds
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Meditating or exercising could drastically cut the number of days people feel sick and miss work due to respiratory illnesses like colds and the flu, according to new research. The findings are based on a small study and...
  • Body of Crystal Lake sailor killed in Colorado movie shooting spree returns home

    Body of Crystal Lake sailor killed in Colorado movie shooting spree returns home
    Dozens of mourners gathered outside a Crystal Lake funeral home today as the remains of John Larimer were returned home after the Navy intelligence officer was killed in the Colorado movie theater shooting last week. Some mourners stood with their...
  • La Salle's Jordan Hill heads to University of Wisconsin

    A solid body of work and an impressive three-day showcase was enough to propel former La Salle High boys’ basketball standout Jordan Hill to the next level. The Lancers alumnus verbally committed to the University of Wisconsin of the Big 10...
  • Rabbi teaches how to grow from life's hardships

    Rabbi teaches how to grow from life's hardships
    Meet another member of South Florida's many-sided faith community. This week we're talking with Rabbi Jessica Spitalnick Brockman, associate rabbi at Temple Beth El of Boca Raton. Q: What's your particular area at the synagogue ? A: Social action, adult...
  • Kids' lack of self-control tied to extra pounds

    Kids' lack of self-control tied to extra pounds
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Preschoolers who had less patience and worse self-control while waiting for treats in a classic behavior study ended up weighing slightly more as adults, a new analysis shows. Although the link between childhood patience and...
  • 'Check Please!' names Catherine De Orio new host

    'Check Please!' names Catherine De Orio new host
    Citizens of Chicago, food-TV obsessives, our long nightmare is over: Meet Catherine De Orio. She's Italian. She's in her mid-30s. She lives in the West Loop. She's married to a lawyer. She has no food allergies. She has a throaty, confiding voice. Her...
  • Remarkable Woman: Kay Alden Nelson

    Remarkable Woman: Kay Alden Nelson
    Kay Alden Nelson's big break into daytime television sounds like a plot out of one of her soap opera scripts. "I was doing a dissertation for my Ph.D. at the University of Wisconsin at Madison on how daytime television serials can be used as mediators...
  • Nowadays, Valentine's Day is less sweet — and peanut-free

     Nowadays, Valentine's Day is less sweet — and peanut-free
    The rules for 7-year-old Riley Krieger's Valentine's Day party recently arrived from school: Bring one valentine addressed to each child on the list attached. Make a heart-covered shoe box on your own time or just bring a bag. Any treats for the class...