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  • Finding equality in a Jerusalem bomb shelter

    NEW YORK (JTA) — When the siren sounded, the Rolling Stones' tortured 1969 track "Gimme Shelter" popped into my head, oddly enough. That haunting song offered a stunning reminder of the endless horrors of war, reawakening a sleepy world with a...
  • Shale gas, the silent revolution

    Remarkable. But typical. This administration has just released a 42-page advertisement for itself that it calls a report. In it, Barack Obama & Co. take more than full credit for the dramatic change in this country's energy prospects -- from the long...
  • 2014 American-Made Index: Fewest Cars Ever

     
    A steady decline in cars with high domestic-parts content had us wondering when the American-Made Index would have fewer than 10 cars. This year, that nearly happened. For the 2014 model year, there are no "honorable mentions"; all 10 that......
  • The mysterious 'train song' from the Beatles' 'A Hard Day's Night'

    The mysterious 'train song' from the Beatles' 'A Hard Day's Night'
    There’s growing debate in Beatles fan circles over whether an untitled, unidentified recording that’s been available for half a century is or isn’t the work of the Fab Four themselves. The track in question, featured prominently in the...
  • Starz, FremantleMedia North America Developing Neil Gaiman 'American Gods' Series

    Starz is developing an adaptation of Neil Gaiman's urban fantasy novel "American Gods" with Bryan Fuller and Michael Green for FremantleMedia North America. The pilot script will be penned by Fuller ("Hannibal") and Green ("The River"). If the project...
  • Fiat Chrysler Automobiles: What to expect on the road

    Some of America's--and Italy's--most iconic car brands are getting a makeover. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, the world's seventh largest automaker, unveiled its ambitious five-year plan to investors and media on May 6, 2014. American heritage brands Jeep,...
  • Ford recalls 1.1 million SUVs on possible power steering loss

    Ford recalls 1.1 million SUVs on possible power steering loss
    DETROIT (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co said on Thursday it is recalling a total of 1.1 million SUVs in North America for the possible loss of power steering. Ford said 195,527 Explorer SUVs in North America from the 2011 to 2013 model years are to be...
  • FremantleMedia North America Picks 'Tiny Riot' as Name for Digital Studio

    TV production firm FremantleMedia North America has formed Tiny Riot, a digital content studio that consolidates its original Internet-video initiatives under a new name. The new studio label comprises FMNA's different digital businesses, including The...
  • Local Voices West: April 3

     Local Voices West: April 3
    Letters to the Editor from La Grange Park, Hinsdale and Naperville. Election judges I voted at the Village Hall in La Grange Park on March 18. I was asked to present an ID or a voter card, which I cannot recall ever being asked for before. I had my...
  • Dog care — easier than Obamacare

    Dog care — easier than Obamacare
    It tells you everything you need to know about the U.S. healthcare system that you can get more comprehensive coverage for a dog than you can for a human being. I found this out when I delved recently into the nearly $600-million pet insurance market to...
  • 2015 Ford Transit Connect Wagon is not a minivan

    2015 Ford Transit Connect Wagon is not a minivan
    Three decades ago the minivan appeared as a viable replacement for the stodgy station wagon. Now, Ford thinks it has a viable alternative to the stodgy minivan: the Transit Connect Wagon.  Just don't call it a wagon around anyone wearing a Ford logo....