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  • The American Way over the Nordic Model? Are we crazy?

    The American Way over the Nordic Model? Are we crazy?
    In my long nomadic life, I've been to both poles and most countries in between. I still remember when to be an American was to be envied. The country where I grew up after World War II seemed to be respected and admired around the world. Today, as one...
  • How secular family values stack up

    How secular family values stack up
    More children are “growing up godless” than at any other time in our nation's history. They are the offspring of an expanding secular population that includes a relatively new and burgeoning category of Americans called the “Nones,&...
  • Benedictine's MLK breakfast speaker emphasizes interfaith understanding

    Benedictine's MLK breakfast speaker emphasizes interfaith understanding
    Rukshad Patel and her son don’t always practice full disclosure with one another. “He doesn’t know I’m coming,” said Patel, a College of DuPage accounting professor who lives in Glen Ellyn. She was on her way Monday...
  • South, West get population boost from movers

    WASHINGTON The growth of two recession-proof population magnets North Dakota and the District of Columbia slowed last year as more people headed to recovering housing markets in the South and West, which have attracted Americans on the move for decades....
  • Are we all Charlie? Paris attack sparks debate about free speech, and its limits

    Are we all Charlie now? "Je suis Charlie" — I am Charlie — was the cry that that raced around the world in the wake of the murderous attack on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. It has been displayed on placards, scrawled as graffiti...
  • Winter brings lots of art to choose from

    Hampton Roads art lovers will have plenty of reasons to cheer this winter, since the region's museums and galleries appear poised to follow a very good 2014 with an impressive start to the new year. Here are my 10 best bets for the next few months,...
  • Pope on contraception: Good Catholics don't have to breed 'like bunnies'

    Pope Francis is firmly upholding church teaching banning contraception, but said Monday that Catholics don't have to breed "like rabbits" and should instead practice "responsible parenting." Speaking to reporters en route home from the Philippines,...
  • Recent police shootings add significance to L.A. King day celebration

    Recent police shootings add significance to L.A. King day celebration
    Tens of thousands of people lined up along Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in South Los Angeles on Monday for the 30th annual Kingdom Day Parade, celebrating the life of the legendary civil rights leader while dancing to the beat of marching bands and...
  • Appellate court urged to deepen civil rights legacy with marriage rights for gays and lesbians

    Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas took their stands against same-sex marriage Friday before a federal appellate court with a legacy of pushing Deep South conservatives out of their comfort zones on civil rights. Lawyers for gays and lesbians urged the...
  • Rauner order aims to improve minorities' opportunities

     Rauner order aims to improve minorities' opportunities
    Gov. Bruce Rauner marked Martin Luther King Jr. Day by signing an executive order requiring labor unions and companies that do business with the state to report on how many minorities and veterans participate in apprenticeship and training programs....
  • Hundreds march against police brutality on MLK Day

    Hundreds march against police brutality on MLK Day
    Several hundred people marched Monday in Chicago to voice concern over police brutality and racial profiling in the U.S. The march, which followed a 4-mile route that wound from River North to the Chicago Board of Trade, was one of several that took place...