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  • Midterm election unlikely to end gridlock in Washington, analysts say

    After a summer of upheaval, from the Middle East to Ferguson, Mo., the country swings into a fall campaign with large stakes but little chance of ending the partisan stalemate that has ground Washington to a virtual halt. If anything, the results of...
  • Rabbi seeks to return shul to past glory

    Hector Epelbaum, the new rabbi at Temple Beth Israel in Sunrise, has a message for people who ask what the synagogue can offer them. Epelbaum wants them to ask themselves, "How can I be involved and what can I give?" Epelbaum, 54, said he looks at a...
  • China complains SAT may impose American values on its best students

    Chinese students have shown an insatiable appetite for attending U.S. colleges — last year alone, more than 235,000 were enrolled at American institutions of higher education. But now, some in China are grousing that the SAT may impose American...
  • Venice Film Review: 'Jackie & Ryan'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - There was a time when a major studio might have made "Jackie & Ryan," a wholesome, female-skewing heartland romance, with a Sandra Bullock in the lead and reaped the profits; today, it's a wing-and-a-prayer festival film that...
  • 'Civility' a divisive issue in U. of I. faculty decisions

    'Civility' a divisive issue in U. of I. faculty decisions
    In defending its decision to rescind a job offer to Steven Salaita, a professor who posted controversial tweets about Israel, University of Illinois trustees said they would not tolerate demeaning speech. The university's position — particularly...
  • Chicagoans camp out in the city

      Chicagoans camp out in the city
    Security guards stood a few feet away and the CTA's Green Line clacked in the background, but the trappings of city life didn't deter the dozens who had erected tents and roasted hot dogs around campfires on the lawn of Garfield Park Conservatory one...
  • New UMBC arts center is built for show

    New UMBC arts center is built for show
    The just-completed Performing Arts and Humanities Building atop the campus of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, makes quite a statement from almost every angle — the sun-reflecting, stainless-steel-wrapped Concert Hall; the glass-...
  • Greg Cote: Many reasons to put faith in Dolphins

    An angel sits on one shoulder and a little devil on the other. Both are talking to you, Dolphins fan, vying for your ear and your soul. One is sowing darkness, the other light. One despair, the other hope. You hear the devil first, because while good...
  • Gay marriage and the limits of tradition

     Gay marriage and the limits of tradition
    In all the bad days that opponents of same-sex marriage have had lately, few compare with the one they had this past week in a courtroom in Chicago. Lawyers defending the bans in Wisconsin and Indiana were buried in an avalanche of skepticism and...
  • Friday night football live updates for Week 1

    Friday night football live updates for Week 1
    More updates on Twitter @ChiTribPreps. At a game? Tweet us updates and we’ll pass them along. Halftime Oak Park-River Forest 28, Lincoln-Way East 21 Oak Park quarterback Lloyd Yates is 6-for-10 for 137 yards and two touchdowns and has a 67-...
  • Trail in 'As Above, So Below' leads to grade-Z horror clichés

    The catacombs beneath Paris, which famously house the remains of 6 million dead, are probably one of the last places you'd want to feel trapped. But the low-budget horror movie "As Above, So Below" — an entertainment-free sinkhole of Dramamine-...