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  • 'The Sessions' tells tale of the virgin's diary ★★★ 1/2

    'The Sessions' tells tale of the virgin's diary ★★★ 1/2
    In 1990 the writer Mark O'Brien contributed an article for the literary magazine The Sun called "On Seeing a Sex Surrogate." A survivor of childhood polio, the substantially disabled O'Brien spent much of his sleeping and waking hours confined to an...
  • Interview: 'The Sessions' actor William H. Macy admits he wasn't always easy to work with

    Interview: 'The Sessions' actor William H. Macy admits he wasn't always easy to work with
    There are plenty of actors in Hollywood who are notoriously difficult to work with on set, but William H. Macy has never appeared to be one of them — or so it seemed. The “Fargo” and “Seabiscuit” actor, nicknamed “Howdy...
  • Three Elmhurst College Alumni Receive 2011 Founders Medal

     
    Educators William and Joyce Fraccaro and neurologist Richard Nyako are recognized for ‘paying it forward’ through their professional and philanthropic work Elmhurst College has awarded …...
  • 'Biggest Loser's' Gail Lee explains all those excuses away

     
    Biggest Loser: Biggest Loser competitor Gail Lee becomes the latest to be eliminated from the ranch, but she says it turned out to be a blessing in disguise....
  • Video: The Jay Leno joke that upset India

     
    Barbs from comedian Jay Leno and the BBC program "Top Gear" rubbed Indians the wrong way, Mark Magnier reports for The Times. Critics say India is overreacting to minor slights, possibly because of its colonial past....
  • Who are the Tuareg and how do they fit into the coup in Mali?

     
    The Tuareg are nomadic people in much of the central Sahara and Sahel. They’ve been romanticized as “the blue men of the desert” because of the indigo dye used in their traditional flowing garments. They have a common language, Tamasheq,...
  • Evanston Lighthouse Rotary Club to Host 5K Race to End Polio

     
    (Evanston, IL) – The Evanston Lighthouse Rotary Club is preparing for the annual 5K Run & Walk Race to End Polio on Sunday April 15 …...
  • Rotary International announces new communications chief

     
    EVANSTON, Ill. (March 19, 2011) — Rotary International has named David Jensen, former vice president for corporate communications at GE Capital International Services (now Genpact), …...
  • Jackie Granat Joins Rotary Polio Vaccinations and Summit in India

     
    Evanston Resident/Wilmette Rotary Club MemberJoins Mass Polio Vaccination and Polio Summit in India WILMETTE, Ill., March 15, 2012 – Evanston resident and Wilmette Rotary Club …...
  • Saudi single men to be allowed in Riyadh malls during peak hours

     
    Single men in ultraconservative Saudi Arabia will be allowed to enter shopping centers and go mall hopping in the Saudi capital in the evenings and on weekends if they do not "misbehave with women shoppers and follow security regulations" following a...
  • Church fears 'ethnic cleansing' of Christians in Homs, Syria

     
    The Syrian Orthodox church is worried about “an ongoing ethnic cleansing of Christians” in the embattled city of Homs, reports Agenzia Fides, the official Vatican news agency. Anti-government militants have expelled 90% of Christians in Homs...