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  • Latam currencies to weaken despite search for higher yield

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - Latin American currencies are set to weaken over the next 12 months despite recent signs of market appetite for high-yield assets, a Reuters poll showed. The survey of more than 50 strategists and economists suggested for a second...
  • Steelhead are just one of many signs that spring's bounty has arrived

    RACINE, Wis. There's a rare sense of balance on the first days of spring. Our days are half light, half dark. The sun rises directly in the east, sets due west. But let the clouds part and the mercury rise, and any sense of equilibrium is lost: Our...
  • Do monarchs' woes signal broader problems?

    ANGANGUEO, Mexico On a high mountain slope in central Mexico, a patch of fir trees looks dusted in orange and black. In fact, millions of monarch butterflies cloak the trees. The forest murmurs with the whir of their flapping wings. Every year,...
  • Frankie Knuckles, house music 'godfather,' dead at 59

    Frankie Knuckles, house music 'godfather,' dead at 59
    In Chicago, Frankie Knuckles was called the “godfather,” not because of any underworld connections, but because he helped build house – a style of Chicago dance music that revolutionized club culture in the ‘70s and ‘80s...
  • Frankie Knuckles dies at 59; DJ helped create house music

    Frankie Knuckles, a record producer and disc jockey who helped develop the sound and culture of house music — a style of Chicago dance music that revolutionized club culture in the 1970s and '80s and resonates today — died Monday at his home...
  • Urlacher applauds Bears for Allen deal

    Urlacher applauds Bears for Allen deal
    Defensive end Jared Allen made his presence felt Monday at Halas Hall, exuding charisma and optimism as he was formally announced by the Chicago Bears less than a week after agreeing to terms on a four-year deal with the organization. Allen said he found...
  • Phillies 'High Hopes' hard to come by this spring

    Phillies 'High Hopes' hard to come by this spring
    My fellow geeks and I had our annual fantasy baseball draft Saturday. Some of us have been at this for 27 years, and it's still one of my favorite days of the year. We use an auction format where someone throws a player's name out, we write our bids down...
  • In 'Goodbye World,' civilization ends with a text message

    The end when it comes arrives by cell phone, a text message virus that crashes servers and tips our wired-in / dialed-up civilization into collapse. Anarchy begins, bikers and gun nuts and rogue National Guardsman run the show. But if we're lucky, with...
  • Leslie Jamison connects with 'The Empathy Exams'

    The Royal Society for the Arts recently released a brilliant little animation based on a lecture by Dr. Brené Brown in which she differentiates between empathy and sympathy. In this animation, a sad fox is at the bottom of a deep, dark hole. An empathetic...
  • Jeb Bush Says GOP Can 'Restore American Greatness'

    STAMFORD — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush on Thursday evening outlined a vision he said would launch a Republican comeback, put more party members in office this fall and give the party control of the White House in 2016. Bush spoke with optimism...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Sally M. Reis Received Award

    Sally M. Reis received the Outstanding Higher Education Professional Award from the Neag School of Education Alumni Society of the University of Connecticut. Reis was recently recognized at the 16th Annual Awards Dinner of the Neag School of Education....