| Aug 24, 2014
| 2:43 PM
Allowing 18.8 million honorably discharged veterans to shop online through military exchange services, which also operate brick-and-mortar department stores and concessions on base, could boost store profits enough to pump more than $100 million back into...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 3:54 PM
Three months after dozens of bicycles used in a popular Baltimore bike-sharing program were stolen from Druid Hill Park, city officials said they have gathered enough donations to restart the program.
In late May, about 50 youths stole and rode off on...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 6:35 PM
ST. LOUIS A family should have the same right as a small business to opt out of birth control coverage in its health care plan, the lawyer for a Missouri legislator argued here Monday before a federal appeals court.
Rep. Paul Wieland, R-Imperial, and his...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 7:08 PM
For decades, North Shore nanny and amateur street photographer Vivian Maier privately captured everyday Chicago life in visceral detail, in the worn faces of men on a park bench, a construction worker clutching his lunch, the steely look of a woman...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 2:07 PM
Delray Beach is suddenly in the running to host a Davis Cup tie in September.
The contest between Israel and Argentina was slated to be played in Tel Aviv from Sept. 12-14.
But after the International Tennis Federation ruled that Israel team must move...
| Aug 17, 2014
When he walked into the gym to try boxing for the first time, Richard Picone couldn't do 10 sit-ups or five push-ups. He couldn't twist his body to the side or bend his knees. Bend and weave, his trainers told him, but he couldn't do either.
At 63 years...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 3:47 AM
In case you were thinking that those who lament the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision are making a mountain out of a little pill, let’s first consider the unintended consequences of that decision.
Hobby Lobby is wholly owned...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 12:23 PM
The top rising stars in the game of tennis were on display at the 2014 United States Tennis Association Girls 14 National Clay Court Championships at the Frank Veltri Tennis Center at Central Park from July 13-19 in the city of Plantation.
| Jul 31, 2014
| 2:12 PM
Visitors this summer to the Winnetka-Northfield Public Library might be surprised to discover corn, broccoli and heirloom tomatoes sprouting just outside the library's entrance.
Stephanie Girardi, a longtime circulation clerk and supervisor at the...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 10:15 AM
Events in the real world continue to mock the assertion by Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito that his majority opinion in the Hobby Lobby case is a "narrow" one.
Alito maintained that his June 30 decision concerned only the contraceptive mandate of the...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Back when I was packing lunches, I inevitably found myself in line at the deli counter behind one or another older couple who took what seemed like forever before making their selection.
That leisurely approach explains, in part, why you may be better...