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  • Asian shares slip as China concerns trump U.S. election optimism

    Asian shares slip as China concerns trump U.S. election optimism
    Asian shares and commodity currencies dropped on Thursday as investor concerns about a slowing Chinese economy eclipsed optimism over the U.S. outlook, while Tokyo stocks stepped back after posting large gains in a Bank of Japan-inspired rally. MSCI's...
  • Stevenson's home becomes National Historic Landmark

    Stevenson's home becomes National Historic Landmark
    The former home in a wooded preserve off St. Mary's Road in Lake County of an Illinois governor who tried twice to be elected president will be dedicated Sunday as a National Historic Landmark. Adlai Ewing Stevenson II's home and farm becomes one of...
  • Standardized tests: Is Florida getting what we're paying for?

    Earlier this year, the state of Florida signed a contract with the American Institutes for Research for $220 million to furnish us with rigorous standardized tests for the next six years. You must be wondering how amazing this test is to cost $220...
  • Rizzo's expectations for 2015? NL Central title

    MILWAUKEE — After capping a rebound season Sunday with his 32nd home run, Anthony Rizzo quickly responded when asked about the Cubs' expectations for 2015. "To be the National League Central champs," Rizzo said after the Cubs wrapped up a...
  • 'Book of Life' Score Represents a Series of Firsts for Composer Gustavo Santaolalla

    The score for "The Book of Life" represents several precedents for two-time Oscar-winning composer Gustavo Santaolalla: It's his first animated feature; the first time he worked with a large orchestra (90 pieces); and the first time he used a choir....
  • 'Botso' an inspiring lesson in endurance and optimism

    'Botso' an inspiring lesson in endurance and optimism
    Talk about a life well lived. For Wachtang Korisheli, the star of the embracing documentary "Botso," that would include surmounting a tragic past to become a beloved musician, sculptor, educator and family man. Perhaps most inspiringly, Botso, as he's...
  • Reagan's Goldwater speech: Still great after all these years

    Monday marks the 50th anniversary of private citizen Ronald Reagan's landmark speech in behalf of Barry Goldwater's presidential candidacy in 1964. Reagan's remarks gave meaning to a campaign the establishment had said was a fool's errand, and offered a...
  • LINDA C. BLACK HOROSCOPES for 10/24/14

    Today's Birthday (10/24/14). You're especially sexy this month, oozing charm and magnetism (with Sun, New Moon, Solar Eclipse and Venus in your sign). Explore romantic mystery. Contribute to good causes. Your golden touch this year leads to a rise in...
  • Ryan Kwanten on sports: 'You name it, and I'll try to compete'

    Ryan Kwanten on sports: 'You name it, and I'll try to compete'
    After Ryan Kwanten moved to Los Angeles a dozen years ago, he discovered what he considers the perfect local gym: the great outdoors. Best known for playing Southern heartthrob Jason Stackhouse on HBO's "True Blood," the actor says he stays in shape...
  • Coaching experts to pushy parents: Back off

    Coaching experts to pushy parents: Back off
    Youth sports long have been seen as a ticket to a college scholarship, and as college costs go ever higher, parents may be putting more pressure on their children to snag some of that cash. "It's become a win-at-all-costs culture," said Jason Sacks,...
  • 'Heads Up' gives great intro to Psychology

    Humans are an enigma, and psychologists are constantly trying to fully comprehend our brains and behavior. "Heads Up Psychology," written by Marcus Weeks with the aid of consultant Dr. John Mildinhall, is one of four new books from DK's new teen...