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  • Samuel E. Jackson Jr., psychologist

    Samuel E. Jackson Jr., psychologist
    Samuel E. Jackson Jr., a retired research psychologist who was a longtime active member of Kappa Alpha Psi, an historically black fraternity, died Sept. 1 at Howard County General Hospital of heart failure. He was 80. "He was a beacon of light in the...
  • Connecticut home invasion killer sues for Kosher meals on death row

    (Reuters) - A man sentenced to death for a triple murder in a brutal home invasion in Connecticut is suing to demand a Kosher diet as a newly declared Orthodox Jew, saying the prison's resistance has forced him into "starvation." Steven Hayes, 51,...
  • A Foreign Legion for losers

    A Foreign Legion for losers
    On the Internet, you're never really alone. Name any fad, any cause, any hobby or passion — Shaker furniture? Dungeons and Dragons? Bolivian tree frogs? — and you're only a few clicks away from someone who shares your obsession. That's...
  • 'Race's' incendiary topic defused by Mamet's underwritten characters

    'Race's' incendiary topic defused by Mamet's underwritten characters
    "The law, Mr. Strickland, is not an exercise in metaphysics. But an alley fight." This sentiment, articulated by an African American law partner to a wealthy white man accused of raping an African American woman in David Mamet's "Race," handily sums...
  • TIFF 2014: With 'Pigeon,' director Roy Andersson goes out on a limb

    Cult director Roy Andersson was sitting at his kitchen table in Stockholm, struggling to come up with an idea for a script, when he noticed a pigeon on his window sill. “Immediately I thought. ‘Does he have problems too? Maybe he also is...
  • Chicago area's homebuilding recovers at slower pace

    Chicago area's homebuilding recovers at slower pace
    Chris Huecksteadt hates the phrase "cautious optimism," but in today's real estate market, that's what he's able to muster. As the regional director for Midwest markets for Metrostudy, a consulting and data firm for the homebuilding industry,...
  • The force of great expectations is with Ma Yansong

    The force of great expectations is with Ma Yansong
    When "Star Wars" creator George Lucas unveils plans this fall for a Chicago museum, the building's chief architect, China's Ma Yansong, will face some of the most intense scrutiny of his fledgling career. Ma is 39, a relatively young age in a profession...
  • Stuck in Middle East, defending imaginary lines in the sand

    The rise of the Islamic State in the Middle East is, to be certain, shocking to Western sensibilities and seems so sudden that it requires an equally swift and shocking response. In Washington, Congress has clamored for and President Barack Obama seems to...
  • For gerontology specialists, helping the elderly live full lives is a joy

    Julie Bach thinks a lot about growing older. But that focus isn't on herself. As an assistant professor of social work at Dominican University in River Forest, Bach trains students in gerontology, the study of aging. Her resume includes stints as a...
  • Allentown arena debut challenges pessimists

    Allentown arena debut challenges pessimists
    Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski told me there was a moment Friday night that really excited him. He was walking out of the sold-out Eagles concert in the city's new arena, he looked down Seventh Street — and he saw nine taxis lined up. Not nine...
  • No new war without congressional approval

    How does a war-weary president convince a war-weary nation to start another war? In a prime-time address to the nation on Wednesday evening, President Obama tried. First, he laid out the case against ISIS, a ruthless terrorist organization unlike any we'...