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  • Uncertainty reigns in Australian parliament as mining king holds sway

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - It took mining magnate Clive Palmer only three days to show Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott just how uncomfortable life can be in a parliament in which he holds the balance of power.
  • Crisis shows overriding need for immigration reform now

    WASHINGTON — There's no objective need for President Obama to visit the Texas-Mexico border and see the immigration crisis first-hand, but he shouldn't have claimed that "I'm not interested in photo ops." The line about photo ops was so absurd...

    Wealthy Darien Businessman Founded Veterans Home In 1864

    Wealthy Darien Businessman Founded Veterans Home In 1864
    DARIEN — His business instincts and savvy made Benjamin Fitch wealthy, but it was his compassion for Civil War orphans and veterans that became his lasting legacy. One of the nation's wealthiest citizens, Fitch was a property owner and sometime...

    Author Jonathan Lethem on utopias, novels, politics, social media

    Novels that feature a talking and gun-toting kangaroo. Or a post-apocalyptic future. Or a world of hermaphroditic aliens known as Archbuilders. Or a magic ring that enables flight and invisibility. Since debuting with the novel "Gun, with Occasional...

    Read & Write: More local authors on favorite kids book characters

    Read & Write: More local authors on favorite kids book characters
    Chicago-area authors continue to tell us about their favorite characters from childhood books as preview to this year's Children's Read & Write Program, which invites children to submit book reviews for possible publication. Here's what they said. ----...