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Easter

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  • What Vladimir Putin chooses not to know about Russian history

    KGB agents are apparently not taught history, or so it would seem from Vladimir Putin's recent statement that only "God knows" how a portion of southeastern Ukraine ever became part of that country. The Russian president refers to the region as "New...
  • On L.A.'s skid row, the challenge of the Resurrection

    On L.A.'s skid row, the challenge of the Resurrection
    I go to Mass almost every Sunday, but I try to avoid the big holidays. Especially Easter. In most Christian churches, Easter is a kind of triumphalistic affirmation of Christian certainty. My sense is that the Resurrection is not a celebration; it is a...
  • Retail sales nearly flat in April

    Retail sales nearly flat in April
    U.S. shoppers sat on their wallets in April despite the lure of warm spring weather and the late Easter holiday, leaving retail sales stagnant as other economic indicators improved. A gauge of retail sales ticked up 0.1% last month from the month...
  • For Hillary Rodham Clinton, archives evoke fiery White House years

    Hillary Rodham Clinton has been basking in the glow of good news for months. Poll after poll shows her towering over the 2016 Republican field. She has been warmly received at her paid speeches (with the exception of that flying shoe). She has a...
  • 160 miles of gridlock: Traffic fuels concern for Brazil's World Cup

    RIO DE JANEIRO — Highways and bus transit ground to a halt in parts of Brazil early Friday, and flights were delayed as Brazilians launched on their long Easter holiday weekend. Brazil's transportation system has been the subject of heated...
  • Duchess of Cambridge dresses for spring on Easter visit to zoo

    Duchess of Cambridge dresses for spring on Easter visit to zoo
    The Duchess of Cambridge wore a perfect-for-spring pale yellow dress on Easter Sunday, when she and Prince William and baby Prince George visited the Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Australia. [Grazia] Earlier in the day she wore a chic dove-gray coat and...
  • The Supreme Court got it wrong on prayer at public meetings

    Local governments should not invite members of the clergy to pray at public meetings. Why not? Because people of all religious beliefs — and people with no religious beliefs — come to such meetings to seek the aid of their elected...
  • My Answer: Take special care in dealing with aging mother

    Q: How can my sister and I persuade our mother to move into an assisted living facility or nursing home? We don't think she can take care of herself much longer, but she's stubborn and says she intends to stay in her home until she dies. — Mrs. D....
  • Australian artist releases new Noah GIF, chats with Tribune

    Australian artist releases new Noah GIF, chats with Tribune
    While Aussie artist Chris Edser slept half-a-world away, Chicago sports fans were abuzz Wednesday about his cartoon GIFs of Bulls center Joakim Noah. Edser released another GIF overnight on basketball art blog Ron Artist, this one of Jo swatting Lebron...
  • Easter lilies highly poisonous to cats, vets warn

    Easter lilies highly poisonous to cats, vets warn
    Easter Sunday lands on April 20 this year, so it's a good idea your cat doesn't get the munchies.  Easter lilies, a potted staple of the holiday, are highly poisonous to cats, the Chicago Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Center warned days ahead of...
  • Prize chicks perish as fire destroys heated shelter in 1914

    An article in the March 28, 1914, edition of The Argus reported the loss of a farmer's flock after a fire. A brooder containing 120 prize white Wyandotte chickens four weeks old burned Sunday night at the home of Claude B. Doing, at Lansdowne. The...