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  • Christine M. Flowers: Age is more than just a number, and that's a good thing

    It's popular to say that age is just a number. I never understood that statement. Aside from being self-evident, the implication that age is irrelevant makes absolutely no sense. Age is a number that means a lot of things, including how much you've accomplished, experienced and perhaps most importantly, the mistakes you've avoided making during a lifetime. But when we say "age is just a number," it's as if we're trying to minimize the negative perception of being "older."
  • In UK election, party promises range from nukes to bees

    It's a common refrain: Politicians are all the same. The party platforms released this week for Britain's May 7 election tell a more diverse story, revealing, amid their hundreds of pages, which party wants to bring an NBA team to Britain and which has...

    Heart string-tugging 'Billy Elliot' kicks into gear at Drury Lane

    Heart string-tugging 'Billy Elliot' kicks into gear at Drury Lane
    It's no surprise that "Billy Elliot" has legs. The Chicago regional premiere of the show that won a whopping 10 Tony awards, including Best Musical of 2009, opens at Drury Lane Oakbrook April 10. Two boys will share the role of Billy, the British lad...

    Yehuda Avner, Israeli diplomat and prime minister aide, dies

    Yehuda Avner, a former Israeli diplomat and aide to a string of prime ministers who turned his insider stories about the country's leaders into a best-selling memoir, has died. Avner, who was 86, died Tuesday after a battle with cancer, his family said....

    Rachel Marsden: Lost art of listening is essential to geopolitics

    PARIS -- American radio host Howard Stern conducted a lengthy interview with Madonna last week. Although the world-famous singer might not share my conservative political views, I found myself hard-pressed to think of another woman whose story I connected...