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  • 'Brand Kyrgios' on the rise, but Australian must tread carefully

    MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Teenager Nick Kyrgios's ranking is not the only thing that will soar after his electrifying run at Wimbledon. The Australian's brand has also shot into the stratosphere, according to marketing experts. An exhausted Kyrgios bowed out...
  • Red Sox optimism dashed by Cubs

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Boston Red Sox - INSIDE PITCH BOSTON -- Remember the optimism created when the Boston Red Sox won the last two games against the New York Yankees over the weekend? Forget it. The Red Sox came home from New York and...
  • 'Do Fathers Matter?' attempts to redefine 21st century fatherhood

    'Do Fathers Matter?' attempts to redefine 21st century fatherhood
    On March 16, 1777, John Adams took a break from his work on the Articles of Confederation to pen a brief missive to his youngest son, 5-year old Thomas. "I believe I must make a physician of you," wrote the Massachusetts delegate to the Second Continental...
  • London Theater Review: 'Fathers and Sons'

    The compassion and concern for character in the plays of Irish master Brian Friel ("Translations," "Dancing at Lughnasa") has led him to be rated alongside the greats of Russian drama. So expectations are high for this rare revival of his adaptation of...
  • Highland Park city manager to retire

    Highland Park city manager to retire
    Come November, Highland Park City Manager David Knapp will retire from a 44-year career in public administration that has included a two-year swan song of sorts in Highland Park. This has been the plan all along, Knapp said. After lengthy stints as city...
  • Iraqi forces ready to strike after Obama offers advisers

    Iraqi forces ready to strike after Obama offers advisers
    Iraqi forces were massing north of Baghdad on Friday, aiming to strike back at Sunni Islamists whose drive toward the capital prompted the United States to send military advisers to stiffen government resistance. Iraq's senior Shi'ite religious cleric...
  • MetLife To Buy Back Shares

    MetLife will spend as much as $1 billion to repurchase shares of common stock, the company said this week. This is the first share buyback since 2008. MetLife Chairman and CEO Steven A. Kandarian said in a statement that the company's philosophy is that...
  • Whatever happened the 'blind justice' at the Supreme Court?

    The piece about Supreme Court Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. was honestly frightening, and it left me asking, once again, why there are "conservative" and "liberal" voices on the Supreme Court. Whatever happened to "blind justice," wherein everyone is...
  • Sister Suzanne Zuercher, nun who specialized in psychology, 1931-2014

     Sister Suzanne Zuercher, nun who specialized in psychology, 1931-2014
    Sister Suzanne Zuercher lived for 63 years as a member of a monastic community of Benedictine sisters, but she was fully engaged with the world around her. "While she was very attuned to spiritual life, she was also in contact with an incredible...
  • Matt Merullo, IronBirds hope to continue on the right path this season

    Matt Merullo, IronBirds hope to continue on the right path this season
    Aberdeen IronBirds manager Matt Merullo sat down before his news conference at the team's media day Tuesday, cellphone in hand and eyes locked on the screen. Merullo, who is entering his second season as the manager of the Orioles' short-season Single-A...
  • ISIS' victories may win it recruits from rival Syrian rebel groups

    IRBIL, Iraq When the fighters of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria swept aside Iraqi security forces in just two days of fighting to seize control of much of northern and central Iraq, it appears they also took control of the initiative in their fight...