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  • Local youth soccer players thrilled by women's team's World Cup run

    Local youth soccer players thrilled by women's team's World Cup run
    When the U.S. team upset Germany Tuesday to advance to the Women's World Cup soccer final, Karin Cesnovar decided to book an impromptu trip to Vancouver, British Columbia, so her daughter can see Sunday's big match live. Cesnovar found some tickets to...
  • Cuba was once a leader when it came to human rights

    Cuba was once a leader when it came to human rights
    A multi-millionaire Cuban American goes to Cuba to buy art by still undiscovered island painters. In the process, he tells journalists in Miami that this is not the time to invest in Cuba — the infrastructure is not ready and the governing regime...
  • President Obama: U.S. embassy in Havana marks 'new chapter' in Cuba ties

    President Obama: U.S. embassy in Havana marks 'new chapter' in Cuba ties
    After more than a half-century of hostility, the United States and Cuba declared Wednesday they will reopen embassies in each other's capitals this month, marking a historic full restoration of diplomatic relations between the Cold War foes. For...
  • Sculptures in place around Crown Point

    Sculptures in place around Crown Point
    Curious motorists turned heads Wednesday morning in downtown Crown Point as city workers began delivering and installing 12 life-size, life-like bronze statues for the summer Art to Point exhibit. The Seward Johnson-painted bronze sculptures arrived...
  • Around the Park: Severna Park screenplay winner sees awards as springboard

    Around the Park: Severna Park screenplay winner sees awards as springboard
    Arriving back home last week, Daniel O'Neill looked forward to partying with family and friends to celebrate his recent graduation from St. Mary's College. They also were celebrating the success of his award-winning screenplay, "Po Magnus" at two...
  • La Cañada adds plug-in hybrid to its car fleet

    La Cañada adds plug-in hybrid to its car fleet
    La Cañada will soon see its small fleet of city-owned vehicles grow by one, when a 2016 Chevy Volt arrives from a Sacramento dealership after its purchase was approved by the City Council at a budget hearing last week. The plug-in hybrid vehicle is to be...
  • Are airlines colluding to keep ticket prices up? Feds are investigating

    Packed planes and rising fares have pushed up airline profits — along with costs for cramped and harried travelers. Federal investigators are now looking into whether airlines planned it that way. The Justice Department on Wednesday confirmed a...
  • Spending, bus travel is up for Fourth of July holiday

    Spending, bus travel is up for Fourth of July holiday
    The number of people traveling 50 or more miles for the Fourth of July holiday isn't the only increase expected for the extended weekend. Spending is expected to increase during this year's Fourth of July holiday, according to the U.S. Travel...
  • Photos allowed on White House tour after four-decade prohibition

    WASHINGTON Now you can take selfies on the White House tour. Visitors strolling through the executive mansion will be allowed to take photos for the first time in more than four decades. First Lady Michelle Obama announced the policy change, effective...
  • U.S. spends but makes little headway on renewable energy

    A group of British scientists and economists recently launched a drive for a $150 billion Global Apollo Programme (their spelling) for renewable energy. How novel. Why no one has called for an Apollo-type energy program except for … well, except...
  • For Fourth of July, city set for historic celebrations

    For Fourth of July, city set for historic celebrations
    As the sun rises on the Fourth of July, Yvonne Gray knows exactly where she'll be: at Jackson Park on the South Side, staking out a spot and preparing to boogie down to Chicago house music at the popular Chosen Few Picnic. "If you don't get out there...