| Jun 8, 2012
| 7:07 PM
The image ofthe Catholic Church recently was further battered when documents revealed that Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York authorized payments of up to $20,000 each to priests accused of sexual abuse as “motivation” not to contest...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 8:59 AM
There are nearly 150 fragments of famous structures and historic sites from around the world and all 50 states embedded in Tribune Tower.
These pieces of history reflect the aspirations of the Tribune Tower's creators: To make the fledging skyscraper one...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 4:46 AM
A big, bold restaurant name such as "Italian Red Sauce comes with a large personality in the form of owner Alfonso Ceparano. The hulk of a man, a New Yorker with the accent to prove it, roams the restaurant in a black suit shirt and tie as he chats with...
| Feb 19, 2012
| 4:10 PM
Continuing a weekend of celebration -- after his elevation to cardinal in St. Peter's Basilica -- Timothy Dolan of New York said Sunday he thought the Italian press was hyping stories about other cardinals in Vatican City jockeying for power, as Pope...
| Feb 28, 2012
DOHA, QATAR -- Located between the sea of sand that is Saudi Arabia and Iran, where Central Asia begins, Qatar is a coastal appendage of the former and faces the latter across the Persian Gulf. Bahrain -- home port of the U.S. 5th Fleet -- is its close...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 8:47 AM
Soprano Stacey Mastrian returns to her native Bel Air to present a recital of songs and arias in Italian, French, German, Spanish and English, with pianist Scott Crowne. The concert will be Friday, March 16, at 8 p.m. at the St. Mary Magdalen Mission...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 10:36 AM
After eight days of violence and nearly 150 deaths on both sides of the Israel-Gaza border, a cease-fire set to take effect Wednesday night promised to silence the warplanes and rocket launchers.
The cease-fire, announced Wednesday night in a joint...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 4:55 PM
Near the Israel-Gaza border (CNN) -- After eight days of violence and nearly 150 deaths on both sides of the Israel-Gaza border, a cease-fire set to take effect Wednesday night promised to silence the warplanes and rocket launchers.
| Nov 23, 2012
| 7:45 AM
Jerusalem -- A fragile truce between Israel and Hamas appeared to hold Friday despite reports that Israeli troops shot and killed a Palestinian man near its border in Gaza.
The soldiers opened fire when farmers were trying to reach their land near...
| Oct 29, 2010
| 9:34 PM
Millions of Brazilians will once again go to the polls Sunday to pick a successor to the highly popular president, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva. As expected, Lula's protege, Dilma Rousseff, is leading in last-minute polls over Jose Serra, the former governor...
| Mar 16, 2011
| 4:33 PM
On Sunday the voices of 82 Libertyville High School choir singers are scheduled to echo across the walls of St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City. …...