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  • After Supreme Court prayer decision, Satanist offers his own prayer

    After Supreme Court prayer decision, Satanist offers his own prayer
    Today, in a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the right of a town board in upstate New York, and by extension, governmental bodies everywhere, to begin official meetings with a Christian prayer. "Ceremonial prayer," the court said, is not...
  • The Supreme Court got it wrong on prayer at public meetings

     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...
  • Nominees for the Banff World Media Festival Rockie Awards Announced

    Nominees for the 35th annual Banff World Media Festival Rockie Awards were announced today, honoring excellence in television and media content from around the globe. Nominees in the Serial Drama category, which is currently a shortlist of 25 entries,...
  • Disney: 'We Actually See Growth in the Motion Picture Business'

    Add Bob Iger to the list of high-ranking Hollywood executives who still see the film industry as a growing business for their media companies. "We actually see growth in the motion pictures business," said the Walt Disney Co. chairman and CEO during a...
  • U.S. jobless claims drop after three weeks of increases

    U.S. jobless claims drop after three weeks of increases
    Initial jobless claims fell last week, a welcoming sign for the labor market after a few weeks where applications inched up. The number of first-time claims for unemployment benefits dropped to 319,000 last week, a decrease of 26,000 from the week...
  • South Holland man charged in Englewood shooting

    South Holland man charged in Englewood shooting
    A south suburban man accused of shooting two people in Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood over the Easter weekend was ordered held Saturday on $300,000 bail. Prosecutors said Keithrick Childs, 23, was one of two men who walked up to a vehicle and...
  • Relive a classic at Newport Beach Film Festival

    Relive a classic at Newport Beach Film Festival
    It's not every day that you get to write something like this, so let's just say it: "Mary Poppins" may be the most controversial movie at this year's Newport Beach Film Festival. OK, maybe that is a stretch. The 1964 Disney classic recently got tapped...
  • Friends, family say goodbye to bus crash victim Adrian Castro

    Friends, family say goodbye to bus crash victim Adrian Castro
    After the vigil, the remembrances, the tales of heroism recounted, what remains is the sorrow. On a blustery, bright morning in El Monte, the friends and family of Adrian Castro came together at the Church of the Nativity to say goodbye to the 19-year-...
  • Washington mudslide: Search ends for last 2 bodies

    Washington mudslide: Search ends for last 2 bodies
    EVERETT, Wash. -- The numbers tell the story in the lovely but dangerous Stillaguamish Valley, site of a deadly March landslide, one of the worst natural disasters in Washington state history. Thirty-seven days spent searching for victims -- first...
  • Firefox 29: 5 features to check out in Mozilla's latest browser

    Mozilla has released Firefox 29, the most significant overhaul of its Web browser since 2011. The latest version of Firefox incorporates a sleeker design and several features that have already been a part of other Web browsers. In many ways, Firefox...
  • Are The Orwells rock's next big thing?

    Are The Orwells rock's next big thing?
    On an April Tuesday afternoon, a big black van rolled through the streets of Elmhurst. It might have been rented for a prom by a group of friends. It might have contained a baseball team headed to a game. Then it stopped at Dominic Corso's home and...