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  • Just when environmentalists think oil age is over, glut occurs

    Like the Great Pumpkin in the classic "Peanuts" cartoon, again this autumn, the Great Peak Oil failed to appear. Instead, we have an oil glut and prices have fallen to below $80 per barrel. Good news to many, but it's also making a lot of people...
  • 'Stand down' homeless event to target at-risk veterans

    An event Saturday aims to provide resources to at-risk or homeless veterans while also raising awareness about homelessness in the community. A homeless "stand down" will be held Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Y. H. Thomas Community Center in...
  • Americans rally 'round Obama's war on Islamic State, but not Obama

    Remember when pundits were worried that Americans had turned isolationist? As recently as August, polls showed big majorities opposed to military intervention in Iraq, Syria or anywhere else. But it only took a couple of beheadings by Islamic State to...
  • Ex-Illinois congressman to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

    Ex-Illinois congressman to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom
    Abner Mikva, a five-term congressman for Illinois who also served in all three branches of the federal government, was one of 19 Americans awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor. "I'm just overwhelmed by the...
  • Veterans share defining moments

    The smell of home fries, sausage patties, eggs and corned beef hash wafted through the Elks Lodge 1706 in Danielson on Nov. 9. The breakfast was free to veterans, but more than that, it was a chance to say thank-you. "It's a chance for us to show our...
  • We're not getting the federal government we deserve

     We're not getting the federal government we deserve
    Whatever happened to good old American know-how? The nation that invented modern management seems to be suffering a crisis of competence. The Secret Service can't protect the White House. Public health authorities can't get their arms around a one-man...
  • REVIEW: 'Danny Casolaro Died for You' ★★½

    REVIEW: 'Danny Casolaro Died for You'  ★★½
    On Aug. 10, 1991, a 44-year-old freelance journalist named Danny Casolaro was found dead in a West Virginia hotel room. His wrists were slashed. His death was officially a suicide. For conspiracy theorists — or, depending on your political point...
  • Evanston prepares for presidential visit

    Evanston prepares for presidential visit
    President Barack Obama is expected to deliver a speech about the economy Thursday afternoon at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management in Evanston, according to city officials.  "It really shows the place that Kellogg has in...
  • 'Keys' open a path to God rather than a door

    Q: Can you help me ID these objects? I don't want to sell them; I just want to know what they are and learn about them. A: Sent with the query are images of two metal objects the reader calls "keys." Imagine a pair of differing brass or alloy metal...
  • Leonardo DiCaprio Honored for Environmental Work at Clinton Global Citizen Awards

    The 10th Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting opened with the 8th Annual Clinton Global Citizen Awards in Gotham Sunday night at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel, honoring those with unparalleled work in philanthropy and service. The...
  • Republican David Perdue trounces Georgia Democrats' U.S. Senate hopes

    Democrats' hopes to play offense in Georgia fizzled Tuesday as their candidates for both U.S. Senate and governor lost to Republicans. Republican and former business executive David Perdue trounced Democrat Michelle Nunn in the race for the open...