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  • The Chicago stockyards open

    The Chicago stockyards open
    For about a century, the Chicago Stockyards were one of the city's world-famous wonders, visited by princes and maharajahs and almost every tourist. "Not to see the Yards is to miss seeing Chicago," one guidebook noted. Most visitors marveled at the sight...
  • "A Truth Universally Acknowledged" edited by Susannah Carson

    "A Truth Universally Acknowledged" edited by Susannah Carson
    "A Truth Universally Acknowledged: 33 Great Writers on Why We Read Jane Austen" Edited by Susannah Carson Random House, 320 pages, $15 This is a collection for both newcomers to the charms of Jane Austen and those long-time "Janeites," what Rudyard...
  • As impeachment trial begins ... he's live, from New York

    Taking his media blitz national Monday in New York, hundreds of miles from the start of his impeachment proceedings in Springfield, embattled Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich continued to portray himself as Jimmy Stewart in "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington," an...
  • A politician's rise, hard fall

    Claiming victory in the 2002 governor's race, a beaming Rod Blagojevich stood in the gritty steel mill where his late father once worked and pledged a new era in corruption-plagued Illinois politics. The fresh political face with boyish charm and TV-...
  • Just when you thought spiders couldn't get creepier

    Just when you thought spiders couldn't get creepier
    On the creepiest day of the year, we have news about one of the creepiest bugs around: the spider. Researchers have discovered the largest orb-weaving spider ever seen, a (relatively) massive creature whose body is about 1 1/2 inches across and whose leg...
  • Le Clezio -- who's he?

    Le Clezio -- who's he?
    If the selection of French writer Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clezio as the 2008 Nobel literature laureate has anything to tell us, it's that Horace Engdahl means what he says. Last week, Engdahl, the Swedish Academy's permanent secretary, called American...
  • The horror! Neil Gaiman's spooky book wins John Newbery Medal

    The horror! Neil Gaiman's spooky book wins John Newbery Medal
    Oh, the horror: Neil Gaiman has received the top prize for children's literature: The John Newbery Medal. "I am so wonderfully befuddled," the best-selling author said today after winning the 88th annual Newbery for "The Graveyard Book," a spooky, but...
  • Russian police find feral girl in Siberia

    Russian police have taken into care a 5-year-old girl who has been shut up in a flat in the company of cats and dogs for her entire life, police said on Wednesday. The girl, who lived in the Eastern Siberian city of Chita, could not speak Russian and...
  • Pete Wentz Explains Mowgli Baby Name, But Not Bronx

    Pete Wentz only revealed half of the mystery of why he and his wife Ashlee Simpson-Wentz named their newborn son Bronx Mowgli. In a radio interview Tuesday, the Fall Out Boy bassist confirmed to Ryan Seacrest that "Mowgli" was indeed chosen in honor of...
  • Beat L.A.'s heat by going to these cool places

    The place: Moaning Cavern, Vallecito, Calif. Why there? Why now? In the hot summer months, everyone goes to the beach or the mountains. Few people think to go underground. Far, far underground. This is one of California's largest caves and drops visitors...
  • 'Harry Potter' Star Goes Nude, Tortures Horses on Broadway

    Young " Harry Potter" fans will have to skip over Daniel Radcliffe's next performance. The British lad will take off his glasses and much more for his American nude debut in the revivial of "Equus," Peter Shaffer's disturbing psychodrama. The play,...