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  • The winner of the Obama presidential library: Chicago or Hawaii?

    Future historians of the Barack Obama presidency, where would you rather travel? To that perpetually sunny corner of Polynesia where our 44th president was born? Or to the windy city on Lake Michigan he most recently called home? Barack Obama’s...
  • 33 Artists Offer Their Take on First Ladies, at City Lights Gallery in Bridgeport

    33 Artists Offer Their Take on First Ladies, at City Lights Gallery in Bridgeport
    The term "first lady" can mean lots of different things, depending on your interpretation — and artists tend to have wildly differing interpretations of things. It can be literal, like a painting of Michelle Obama. Or it could refer to powerful...
  • First lady coming home to address youth violence

    First lady Michelle Obama will return to Chicago April 10 to speak at a working lunch hosted by Mayor Rahm Emanuel that is aimed at addressing youth violence in the city. According to an announcement Wednesday by the first lady's office, she will urge...
  • Hadiya Pendleton's mom attends Obama's gun-control speech at White House

     Hadiya Pendleton's mom attends Obama's gun-control speech at White House
    — Minutes after suspects in the killing of Hadiya Pendleton were arraigned Thursday in Chicago, the 15-year-old's mother attended a speech by President Barack Obama in the White House with 20 other women who have lost loved ones to gun violence....
  • Review: "Brothers Emanuel" by Ezekiel J. Emanuel

    Review: "Brothers Emanuel" by Ezekiel J. Emanuel
    Three brothers — Ezekiel, Rahm and Ari Emanuel — each went on to great career accomplishment: Zeke as a bioethicist; Ari as a powerful Hollywood talent agent; and Rahm, of course, as White House chief of staff for President Obama before...
  • Women in the Army Can Now See Combat

    Women in the Army Can Now See Combat
    Yesterday, America took a giant stride toward gender equality by allowing military women to serve in combat. The order was signed yesterday by Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, and could provide over 230,000 jobs to women. This does not mean that the...
  • Voice of the People, Feb. 03

    A feminist for Michelle Obama This is in response to "Nation's feminists divided on first lady's overt choices" (News, Jan. 21). The article suggests that many feminists, and by implication mostly white feminists, are disappointed in Michelle Obama. I...
  • VA is a failure and embarrassment to this administration

    The problems cited by the article "VA falls short on helping veterans" (Jan. 27) regarding the Veterans Affairs Department's huge delays in processing disability payments raises another question regarding how well it administers its responsibility for...
  • Harlem Quartet strings together old and new music

    Musical and cultural diversity are at the heart of what the Harlem Quartet is all about. The string ensemble brings an eclectic program to Columbia when it performs for the Candlelight Concert Society series on Saturday, Feb. 2, at 8 p.m., at Howard...
  • Growing clamor for Obama to visit Chicago, address city's violence

     Growing clamor for Obama to visit Chicago, address city's violence
    When times are tough, the distraught have long sought comfort in an old church hymn. "In times like these," the song goes, "you need a savior." In Chicago communities overwhelmed by violence, some people are now singing a different tune. In times like...
  • Julia Child: The comic book

    Julia Child: The comic book
    Julia Child has truly become one of the immortals of American culture. There's a new comic book out retelling her life story. "Female Force: Julia Child" is the latest in a "female empowerment series" of comic books presented by Bluewater Productions,...