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  • reFramed: In conversation with photographer William Albert Allard

     
    William Albert Allard has contributed to National Geographic Society magazine stories and books as a photographer and writer since 1964. Considered one of color photography's most celebrated pioneers, Allard is a former contributor to Magnum Photos and...
  • Public markets of the world

     Public markets of the world
    The Santa Fe Farmers Market sits parallel to the tracks of the historic railroad depot. As you approach, the sweet smell of chilies wafts through the air. A man is turning the crank of a metal drum of bright green Hatch peppers roasting over an open...
  • Russ Reid dies at 82; creator of pioneering World Vision infomercials

    Russ Reid dies at 82; creator of pioneering World Vision infomercials
    There was a time when Christian charities would raise money by showing films of their good works in church basements. Then Russ Reid, a marketing man who specialized in religious groups, came up with a bold plan for World Vision, a client that sought to...
  • Girls volleyball | 3A state final: 10th title perfect for St. Francis, Kopec

    Girls volleyball | 3A state final: 10th title perfect for St. Francis, Kopec
    NORMAL, Ill. — St. Francis volleyball coach Peg Kopec let loose for a few seconds Saturday when she swayed to Kool & The Gang's "Celebration" at Redbird Arena. The winningest coach in Illinois volleyball history, Kopec figured out a long ago how...
  • Girls volleyball | 3A semifinal: Payton falls to LaSalle-Peru

    NORMAL, Ill. — Payton's quest to break new ground by becoming the first Chicago Public League school to win a state volleyball title must wait another year. LaSalle-Peru advanced to its first state championship match with a 25-18, 25-17 win over...
  • Football | 2013 schedule

    WEEK 1 Friday. Aug. 30 Nonconference Ag. Science 22, Roosevelt 0 Buffalo Grove 28, Leyden 14 Douglass 12, Bronzeville 8 Dunbar at Bogan, at Gately DuSable at Aurora Christian, 7 Dyett at Marine, 4:15 at Rockne Evergreen Park 2, Little Village 0 (forfeit)...
  • Coca farming in Colombia dropped 25% last year, U.N. says

    Coca farming in Colombia dropped 25% last year, U.N. says
    BOGOTA, Colombia -- Aggressive eradication programs and better alternatives for poor farmers are being credited with reducing the acreage under coca cultivation in Colombia by 25% last year. The total area of coca, the base material for cocaine, was...
  • Terror alert: Drone strikes in Yemen, arrests in Saudi Arabia

    As a security alert kept millions on edge throughout the Muslim world, suspected U.S. drone attacks in Yemen killed 12 alleged militants Thursday, and Saudi security forces arrested two foreign men they say were plotting suicide attacks in the region....
  • Protests, resignations, a flu outbreak: Tough times for Peru's leader

    LIMA, Peru -- Nobody said it was going to be easy, and it rarely is for Peru’s presidents. But Ollanta Humala, who recently completed his second year in office, is facing an unusual array of challenges, including protests, cabinet resignations and...
  • Israel briefly closes Eilat airport, citing security threats

    Israel briefly closes Eilat airport, citing security threats
    JERUSALEM — Israel’s military on Thursday night ordered the nation’s southern airport in Eilat closed until further notice, citing unspecified security threats. [Updated 1:28 p.m. PDT, Aug. 8: The airport was reopened about two hours...
  • W.A. Sarmiento dies at 91; architect redesigned banks for modern era

    With their soaring pillars, immense bronze doors and dimly lit interiors, banks used to make small depositors feel even smaller – but at least they believed their money would be safe. By the 1950s, though, banks were eager for a friendlier image...