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Easter

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  • Rather than pie in the sky, heaven gives us hope

    Q: I think people who talk about heaven all the time are just trying to escape from this life and its problems. I think religion ought to focus on life right now, not on some vague pie-in-the-sky idea about heaven. -- N.E. A: Christians don't believe...
  • 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...
  • 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

    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,...
  • Lily Allen to open 'Sheezus' fall tour at Fillmore

    Lily Allen to open 'Sheezus' fall tour at Fillmore
    For all her sardonic charms, there is a nagging guilt in being beguiled by the sugary confections of Lily Allen, who announced a fall tour on Monday that will open Sept. 9 in Miami Beach. So the title of her long-awaited third album, “Sheezus,&...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Minnesota teen's alleged plot to bomb and open fire at school foiled

    When Chelsie Shellhas saw the young man fumbling with the lock at a Waseca, Minn., storage facility then enter and quickly shut the door, she became suspicious and called police. “He shut the door, and I thought it looked funny,” Shellhas...
  • Sighting: Lady Gaga's Easter brunch at Table Fifty-Two

    Sighting: Lady Gaga's Easter brunch at Table Fifty-Two
    Lady Gaga has been to Table Fifty-Two so many times, she apparently has a favorite table. The pop star had brunch Sunday at the Near North neighborhood restaurant. And as is tradition for her, she sat on the second floor. “She was upstairs at...
  • Cracking the egg shell hassle

    Cracking the egg shell hassle
    Q: When I boil eggs I get variable results, sometime the shells are easy to remove other times they stick tightly to the whites.  Is there a trick?  I would like this year's colored Easter eggs to be easy to shell. --Andrew Maselli, Chicago A: The...