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  • Ebola fears spur travel bans in Latin America, Caribbean

    BOGOTA, Colombia -- With fear growing over the spread of the world's worst Ebola outbreak, several Latin America health ministers will meet in Havana, Cuba, on Monday to agree on joint measures to confront the deadly virus. The meeting by ministers of...
  • The dilemma in endorsing Dick Durbin for U.S. Senate

    The dilemma in endorsing Dick Durbin for U.S. Senate
    Six years ago we struggled with an endorsement for a U.S. Senate seat. We recalled the last time an Illinoisan rose to the top of the Senate: Minority Leader Everett McKinley Dirksen, a Republican, was known for his civility and his willingness to set...
  • Middle class value claims are a 'joke' [Commentary]

    Middle class value claims are a 'joke' [Commentary]
    It's the political season, which explains another column of "Things That Bug Me." Herewith my latest list for your consideration: Unemployment news that fails to note our declining labor force. Labor force participation is at a low last reached in...
  • Foster, Senger debate health care, budget

    Foster, Senger debate health care, budget
    Candidates to represent the 11th Congressional District clashed Saturday on health care, the federal budget and gridlock in Washington. Democratic U.S. Rep. Bill Foster and Republican state Rep. Darlene Senger, Naperville residents who are vying for a...
  • Religion: Boutique Choices In Religious Marketplace

    Religion: Boutique Choices In Religious Marketplace
    Remember the suburban shopping mall? Supposedly it's dying in the United States. Almost no new malls are being built, companies that specialize in malls have declared bankruptcy and — worst of all, if you grew up in 1980s shopping-mall culture...
  • Obama putting key priorities on hold until after midterm election

    President Obama is taking time out from his much-trumpeted "year of action" to observe a period more important to his Democratic allies in Congress: the season of campaigning. One by one, the Obama administration is setting aside key priorities, in...
  • Discovering that Christopher Columbus is persona non grata

    In September 1928, the leaders of a burgeoning immigrant community in eastern Pennsylvania met in their usual gathering place, the Italian Home on South Fifth Street, to talk about raising money for a gift for their new city. They decided to canvass the...
  • Forget fans, ads: Look at records in governor's race

    Forget fans, ads: Look at records in governor's race
    Our governor's race has already made national news for being one of the nation's nastiest and costliest. Last week, we added stupidest ... in true Florida style. A two-man debate proceeded with just one man on stage for about five minutes while the...
  • Chapter Three: A Nation Torn Apart

    Chapter Three: A Nation Torn Apart
    A year after buying The Courant, John L. Boswell made a bold move — he began publishing The Hartford Daily Courant on Sept. 12, 1837. It was especially brave considering the financial panic that had gripped much of the nation that year as 600...
  • Foster, Senger debate health care, budget

     Foster, Senger debate health care, budget
    Candidates to represent the 11th Congressional District clashed Saturday on health care, the federal budget and gridlock in Washington. Democratic U.S. Rep. Bill Foster and Republican state Rep. Darlene Senger, Naperville residents who are vying for a...
  • Demand outpaces driver's licenses for immigrants in Colorado

    For Cristina Chavez it has become a middle-of-the-night ritual. For the last two months, after a long shift of cleaning offices, the 33-year-old who is in this country illegally logs onto her computer about 1 a.m., trying for her first driver's license in...