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  • Radical cleric promoted jihad from London mosque, U.S. jury told

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - From his perch as a prominent imam at a north London mosque, Abu Hamza al-Masri sent devoted followers around the world - from Oregon to Afghanistan - to pursue violent jihad against non-believers, a federal prosecutor told jurors...
  • Emily Bazelon: Could anything have been done to stop Frazier Glenn Cross?

    Frazier Glenn Cross, the 73-year-old suspect in Sunday's fatal shooting of three people outside a Jewish Community Center near Kansas City, Mo., has a decades-long record of virulent white supremacism and anti-Semitism. He went to prison in the 1980s for...
  • Boys volleyball | Glenbrook South keeps its eye on the long haul

    Boys volleyball | Glenbrook South keeps its eye on the long haul
    Glenbrook South's boys volleyball team learned last year the importance of finishing strong, regardless of the start. After finishing second to New Trier in the Central Suburban South, the Titans hit their stride, knocking off Loyola to capture their...
  • Bulls determined to keep momentum for playoffs

    Bulls determined to keep momentum for playoffs
    Just as Tom Thibodeau won't change his approach, Taj Gibson won't change his mind. "We already have in our head we're going to play Brooklyn," Gibson said. The Bulls' first-round playoff opponent won’t be decided until late Wednesday night, with...
  • Coming together for peace

    Coming together for peace
    Forty-three years ago, John Lennon penned a lyric that has become a staple on the radio and countless bumper stickers and T-shirts: "Imagine all the people living life in peace." This Friday, Golden West College will host its 2014 Peace Conference,...
  • Does naming alleged Boston marathon bombers disrespect survivors?

    Was Boston Marathon bombing survivor Adrianne Haslet-Davis right to leave a taping of “Meet the Press” the other day because producers of the news show apparently reneged on a promise not to use the names of the two brothers accused of the...
  • Review: 'Heaven Is for Real' soars best when grounded in earthly life

    Conviction is the word that keeps coming to mind in watching "Heaven Is for Real," the latest faith-based film to debut this Passover-Easter season. It is there in Todd Burpo's story of his 4-year-old son's near-death experience, which the Nebraska...
  • The Kansas killings: Will every crime be a hate crime someday?

    Frazier Glenn Cross (a.k.a. Frazier Glenn Miller Jr.), the 73-year-old extremist accused of killing three people in Overland Park, Kan., is an avowed anti-Semite who reportedly yelled “Heil, Hitler!” while sitting in a police car. Yet his...
  • The principled lobbyist: George Steffes explains why real people think the government's for rent

    The principled lobbyist: George Steffes explains why real people think the government's for rent
    George Steffes was a boy standing on Wilshire Boulevard when Dwight D. Eisenhower rolled by in a motorcade, and he was mightily impressed. But that's not what got him into politics. He went to 5 o'clock Mass one day in 1966 and ran into an acquaintance...
  • Boston Marathon victims to be honored

     Boston Marathon victims to be honored
    Volker Fischer, of Highland Park, had just crossed the finish line when the first bomb exploded behind him, sending dark smoke into the air on that fateful day in downtown Boston. Skokie resident Luni Tiongson was about two blocks beyond the finish...
  • Setting priorities in Balto. Co. [Editorial]

    Setting priorities in Balto. Co.  [Editorial]
    The prevailing governing philosophy of Baltimore County might well be summed up, with apologies to Henry David Thoreau, as "That government is best which governs least interestingly." As such, County Executive Kevin Kamenetz appeared to go to great...