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  • Really!?! Sirhan Sirhan is or even was a 'political prisoner'?

     
    Retired UIC education professor Bill Ayers has so far refused to comment to reporters regarding the University of Illinois board of trustees decision not to confer on him emeritus status: Ayers could not be reached for comment (Tribune) Ayers did......
  • Your morning adorable: Asian small-clawed otter plays with leaves

     
    What's more adorable than a playful otter? Not much. So we're forever in the debt of YouTube user Misspippylou, who has previously shown us a baby Asian small-clawed otter named Fenway playing with a plush toy, for delighting us once......
  • America 'never will be' at war with Islam, Obama declares in Indonesia speech (full text)

     
    The complete transcript of the president's speech at the University of Indonesia, which is still igniting comments days later....
  • Blumenthal Counters With Longer Version Of Video

    A 2008 video clip of Attorney General Richard Blumenthal asserting that he served in Vietnam is perhaps the most damning evidence of what he says were his occasional misstatements about his military record. But in a longer clip from the same event,...
  • A growing divide over official-English laws

    WASHINGTON A growing language divide has opened up across the country, as a sharp increase in the number of Americans who speak English as a second language or don't speak it at all is driving cities and states to respond, often in radically different...
  • Agent Orange's lethal legacy: For U.S., a record of neglect

    Agent Orange's lethal legacy: For U.S., a record of neglect
    Part 1 of a Tribune investigation finds that U.S. officials have neglected a lasting problem even as the health fallout has spread. Complete coverage >> In central Indiana, two sisters struggle through another day, afflicted by a painful condition in...
  • Joe Sestak: Global effort necessary to stop terrorism's financial networks

    Joe Sestak: Global effort necessary to stop terrorism's financial networks
    In 2002, my aircraft carrier battle group was conducting retaliatory strikes against Afghanistan when I was directed to move into the Persian Gulf and begin precursor combat operations against Iraq. While meeting with the fleet commander, I told him we...
  • U.S., Chinese officials to meet at Pentagon after jet intercept

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. and Chinese military officials will hold talks on rules of behavior at the Pentagon on Tuesday and Wednesday, a U.S. official said, days after the United States denounced a "dangerous" Chinese jet intercept of a U.S. Navy...
  • Remote, gas-rich islands on Indonesia's South China Sea frontline

    RANAI Indonesia (Reuters) - The word "sleepy" could have been invented for Ranai, the largest town in Indonesia's remote and sparsely populated Natuna archipelago. It has few cars and only two sets of traffic lights. The cloud-wreathed mountain looming...
  • Go Away With ... Kevin Olusola

    Go Away With ... Kevin Olusola
    The son of a Nigerian psychiatrist and a Grenadian nurse, Kevin Olusola enrolled at Yale University intending to pursue a medical career. But the classically trained cellist and innovative beatboxer couldn't resist entering the "Celebrate and...
  • Top 5 worst travel scams and how to avoid them

    The pros of traveling definitely outweigh the cons, but that doesn't mean you should throw caution to the wind when exploring new places. While the language barrier and the cultural sites are exciting, they also open up travelers to scam artists and...