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  • Around Town: Nurturing a fragile system

    We live in an age of unprecedented freedom. Freedom of speech, for example. The United States Supreme Court has spoken. Loud and clear. The Westboro Church has a First Amendment right, subject to reasonable local ordinances, to picket military funerals...
  • Lollapalooza at 20: Highlights, lowlights, revolution and evolution

    Lollapalooza at 20: Highlights, lowlights, revolution and evolution
    Lollapalooza wasn’t built to last two years, let alone intended to be around long enough to celebrate a 20th anniversary Aug. 5-7 in Grant Park. “I haven’t said this before, but after the first year, I went on my merry way, thinking...
  • Teacher pension study based on incomplete science

    Thomas A. Firey's recent suggestion in The Sun ("Better pension reform," July 27) of a statewide "buy-back" program for public employees to reduce Maryland's future public pension should be vetted very closely by citizens and officials, given the...
  • How we found out about lead levels in Chicago water

    How we found out about lead levels in Chicago water
    Friday’s story about lead found in Chicago drinking water has been in the works for awhile.  At first glance, it wasn’t really a new issue. Then I found out some testing methods underestimated actual amounts. Water systems have been...
  • Many driver's ed cars have poor crash ratings

    Many driver's ed cars have poor crash ratings
    A west suburban school district puts its driver's education students in a fleet of Chevy Cobalts, small cars that earn poor side-crash ratings. A Will County district teaches fledging drivers in cars that are more than a decade old. And some north...
  • China's cinematic revolution

    China's cinematic revolution
    Ever since the 1920s, Chinese film history has been grouped into large, monolithic blocks, as imposing as the Great Wall. There's the First Generation of silent-movie pioneers, the Fifth Generation of "post-Maoist humanists," the Sixth Generation that...
  • Religious freedom shrinking worldwide

    Religious freedom shrinking worldwide
    Looks like the screaming was wrong. On both sides. A decade back, the religious right said secularists would sacrifice freedom of religion to a tyrannical, God-denying state. Meanwhile, secularists were warning that "fundamentalists" would seize power...
  • Struggles of 'City of Life and Death'

    Struggles of 'City of Life and Death'
    Among the most painful chapters in modern Chinese history is Japan's 1937 invasion of Nanjing. Hundreds of thousands were killed, countless women were raped, and soldiers and civilians alike suffered unspeakable brutalities. So when Chinese writer-...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Pet shop owner withdraws harassment complaint

    The owner of a Corona del Mar pet shop has withdrawn a harassment claim against an animal rights protester but faces more than $5,000 in legal fees because of a so-called SLAPP motion, according to online court records and the woman's attorney. Brooke...
  • On same-sex marriage, O'Malley should heed O'Brien

    On same-sex marriage, O'Malley should heed O'Brien
    As a Catholic, a 20-year member of the Virginia General Assembly, the author of Virginia's 2006 voter-approved one-man, one-woman Constitutional Marriage Amendment, and a graduate ofMaryland public schools, I take issue with Gov. Martin O'Malley's...
  • DVD pirates running rampant in China

    DVD pirates running rampant in China
    Poking around a pirate DVD shop down the block from the Apple Store in central Beijing one recent afternoon on her lunch break, Zhou Xin eyed the floor-to-ceiling selection of Oscar-nominated films, indie flicks and B-movies such as "Nude Nuns With Big...