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  • George led flock through tough times

     George led flock through tough times
    George led flock through tough times The appointment of Cardinal Francis George's successor Saturday represents the start of an unprecedented transition in the city's Roman Catholic Church, where no other leader has lived long enough to meet the man...
  • Emanuel touts progressive issues in NYC ahead of re-election bid

    Emanuel touts progressive issues in NYC ahead of re-election bid
    NEW YORK — Seated under the crystal chandeliers in the ornate ballroom of New York’s official residence Monday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel related the story of a poor, single mother from Pilsen who chose to put off getting a job after discovering...
  • Gerald A. Larue dies at 98; former minister debunked biblical stories

    Gerald A. Larue dies at 98; former minister debunked biblical stories
    Gerald A. Larue — an ordained minister who became an agnostic, archeologist, religious scholar and debunker of claims such as Lazarus rising from the dead and the discovery of Noah's ark — has died. He was 98. The longtime USC professor of...
  • The many ways dieters can sabotage their efforts to lose weight

    The many ways dieters can sabotage their efforts to lose weight
    With two-thirds of American adults considered overweight, a lot of people are trying to shed pounds. It can be a challenging journey, and many folks find that they get tripped up by a major obstacle: themselves. Here are some common ways dieters...
  • Ronald Reagan's words remain relevant today

    Ronald Reagan's words remain relevant today
    Monday marked the 50th anniversary of then-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...
  • Autumn surge in area home listings brings optimism

    Autumn surge in area home listings brings optimism
    You may not have found the home of your dreams, but it may not be time to give up the hunt just yet. Chicago-area housing market data for the latest month show that more than 16,000 houses, town houses and condominiums came on the market in September,...
  • REVIEW: 'The Real Thing' at American Airlines Theatre

    REVIEW: 'The Real Thing' at American Airlines Theatre
    We're all vulnerable in love and marriage — even arty, self-aware British intellectuals who pride themselves on their carefully constructed and seemingly unimpeachable castles of wit, irony and intellectual fortitude. That's the main theme —...
  • Charlie Crist in Broward on final day, preceded by Rick Scott's No. 2

    Charlie Crist in Broward on final day, preceded by Rick Scott's No. 2
    Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist are in a dead heat on the last full day of the campaign for governor. Scott spent Monday touring Central Florida with two of his party’s potential 2016 presidential candidates,...
  • China's foreign-language Oscars pick, 'Nightingale,' a surprise move

    China's foreign-language Oscars pick, 'Nightingale,' a surprise move
    For years, mainland China has thrown the big-budget movies of its most-heralded directors into the Oscars' foreign-language film race. Zhang Yimou, known for "Hero" and "House of Flying Daggers," has had seven shots at the Academy Award as China's...
  • Jesus wasn't just another religious teacher

    Q: Why is Jesus any different from all the other religious leaders and philosophers who've ever lived? I know His teachings have had a great impact on civilization, but the same could be said of other religious leaders. -- Z.L. A: If Jesus were simply...
  • Joe Maddon's worry-free approach ideal fit for young Cubs

    Joe Maddon's worry-free approach ideal fit for young Cubs
    As baseball romantic Joe Maddon returned to the Rays dugout after changing pitchers during his first experience at historic Wrigley Field last August, he stared into the distance without realizing how close the Cubs really were on the horizon. Maddon...