| Apr 1, 2013
| 11:48 AM
The American Society of Magazine Editors on Monday announced the finalists for its 2013 awards. The National Magazine Awards -- known as the Ellies for the Alexander Calder "Elephant" that winners receive -- will be presented at a luncheon in New York...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 1:26 PM
20 questions answers: 1. Iraq 2. Namibia 3. Canada 4. Ecuador 5. Portugal 6. Budapest 7. Seine 8. Pakistan 9. Arizona 10. Peru 11. Europe 12. Irish Sea 13. Bolivia 14. Oregon 15. Belize 16. Jordan 17. Africa 18. South Georgia 19. Asia 20. Iran...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 7:12 PM
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...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 6:04 PM
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...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 8:13 PM
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...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 1:19 PM
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...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 3:39 PM
"Kon-Tiki" is a ripping yarn torn from yesterday's headlines. Though somewhat forgotten now, the 1947 story of six men, an oceangoing raft and a wild and crazy theory was a media sensation that gripped the world's imagination — and launched a...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 1:12 PM
An American restaurant may not have walked off with the top spot on this year's World's 50 Best Restaurants list awards, which was sponsored by San Pellegrino and held in London on Sunday night, but the United States tied with France for most...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 3:36 PM
Literary lucha libre: It's a battle of words between writers wearing luchador wrestling masks.
Husband and wife tag team Christopher Vazquez and Angie Silva founded an event for Peru's up and coming writers to compete in the ring, based on the Mexican...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 5:25 PM
MEXICO CITY — Fifty-one people, including 14 children, were killed when a vehicle plunged off of a mountain road in southeast Peru and fell more than 650 feet, local news media reported.
According to the Peruvian newspaper El Comercio, the vehicle...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 10:47 AM
LIMA, Peru — The Peruvian government has promised to investigate charges by an environmental group that the out-of-control slaughter of dolphins in Pacific coastal waters has put the ocean mammal at risk.
At least 15,000 dolphins are being...