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  • Mild week for Chicago, with chances for 3 light snows

    Although the trend of temperatures is downward from Monday through Thursday, daytime readings are forecast to descend to, or only slightly below, the normal high of 31 degrees at this time of the year. The most prominent forecast features of the week's...
  • Duchenne muscular dystrophy drug could get OK for U.S. sales in 2016

    Duchenne muscular dystrophy drug could get OK for U.S. sales in 2016
    A Northbrook company said it has won fast-track status for approval of a drug that could become the first in the United States to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a fatal muscle disease found most often in boys. Privately held Marathon Pharmaceuticals...
  • Charlie Hebdo special edition to be sold in Chicago area

     Charlie Hebdo special edition to be sold in Chicago area
    A precious few Charlie Hebdo magazines are making their way to Chicago, perhaps as soon next week. Montreal-based distributor LMPI is obtaining about 300 copies of the magazine to send to several U.S. cities, spokesman Martin McEwen said. City Newsstand...
  • Canadian actor-writer Don Harron, who appeared on "Hee Haw," dies at age 90

    Don Harron, who entertained TV audiences in Canada and the U.S. with his comic alter ego Charlie Farquharson and helped bring the Canadian classic novel "Anne of Green Gables" to the stage, died Saturday. He was 90. Harron's eldest daughter Martha said...
  • Palestinians protest Canadian foreign minister's visit by hurling eggs and shoes at his convoy

    Dozens of Palestinian protesters hurled eggs and shoes at the convoy of the visiting Canadian foreign minister Sunday in a show of defiance toward Canada's perceived pro-Israel stance. John Baird was visiting Ramallah to meet Palestinian Foreign Minister...
  • In 'Mommy,' Xavier Dolan looks things in the eye

    In 'Mommy,' Xavier Dolan looks things in the eye
    In a run of work to make anyone both envious and exhausted, French Canadian filmmaker Xavier Dolan has made five features in five years. He has become the toast of the international film festival circuit, with his most recent film "Mommy" playing in the...
  • How inversions leaped from the shadows to doom Treasury nominee

    NEW YORK So how did the previously obscure term tax inversions become part of Washington parlance, fodder for the next presidential campaign and the issue that helped derail a U.S. Treasury nominee? Thank, or blame, depending on your perspective,...
  • Terry's 5 Tips: 5 ways a strong dollar helps you

    The "strong dollar" is making headlines. What is a strong dollar, and how does it impact us? The dollar is "strong" in value relative to other currencies because global investors have choices about how to hold their wealth. They have been choosing to...
  • Target to close 133 Canadian stores, joining US retailers who couldn't hack it north of border

    Target is giving up on its money-losing foray into Canada after just two years, closing 133 stores and cutting loose more than 17,000 employees. Target said it didn't see how it could stop losing money before at least 2021 on its first international...
  • Canadian foreign minister hopes for resolution for Al-Jazeera journalists jailed in Egypt

    Canada's foreign minister expressed hope Thursday that the fate of a Canadian-Egyptian journalist jailed on terror charges with his two colleagues from Al-Jazeera English Television would be resolved "sooner rather than later." John Baird's remarks...
  • Orlando City selects UConn forward Cyle Larin with first draft pick in franchise history

    Orlando City selects UConn forward Cyle Larin with first draft pick in franchise history
    PHILADELPHIA -- Orlando City selected UConn forward Cyle Larin with the first draft pick in franchise history. Despite several trade offers, Orlando City opted to stay put with the No. 1 overall pick and selected Larin, the Canadian international widely...