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  • Ebola scare is the latest issue to cloud midterm election debate

    Fears that the West Africa Ebola outbreak could spread more widely in America have roiled a midterm election campaign that's already taken numerous unexpected detours, putting candidates in a reactive mode at a time when they had hoped to deliver their...
  • Holiday travel: October is best bet for Christmas, Thanksgiving deals

    Holiday travel: October is best bet for Christmas, Thanksgiving deals
    It's not even the middle of October and I'm already worried — on your behalf — about booking Thanksgiving and year-end holiday travel. Why? Fuller-than-ever planes and increasing demand, thanks to a better economy. We don't often associate...
  • From little films, big laughs grow

    From little films, big laughs grow
    It's taken a few years for the Chicago Comedy Film Festival to find its footing. Back for its fourth year this weekend, the lineup is noticeably stronger. As always, the focus is on small indie comedies. I got a look at three. 'The Yank' (8 p.m....
  • Ask Amy: Wife's rages worry husband and child

    Ask Amy: Wife's rages worry husband and child
    Dear Amy: My wife of 11 years started transitioning into menopause a few months ago. "Sally" is now 54, and our adolescent daughter "Maggie" is really starting to be affected by her mom's mood swings. She tells me that she's at times afraid of her mom....
  • Eat, Pray, Love, Miami!

    Eat, Pray, Love, Miami!
    Elizabeth Gilbert spent a year traveling through Italy, India and Indonesia on a journey of self discovery. That was the basis of her 2006 bestselling memoir (and the 2010 Julia Roberts-starring movie) "Eat, Pray, Love." These days, Gilbert still...
  • Pen & Quill satisfies with quirky sophistication

    Pen & Quill satisfies with quirky sophistication
    As fall's cold air settles in, weekend nights tend to require more planning. Some stick to buttoned-up bar-hopping, while others scroll through Netflix at home in sweatpants. Both work depending on the whim. For those looking to the split the...
  • Sharks head for tough stretch of road games

    The Sharks players might come out of this as a more tightly knit unit. The coaches might come out of it with a better evaluation of everyone on their roster. But it's not as if the players or coaches asked to play 15 of their next 19 games on the road,...
  • Reward for braving swells: Glorious snorkeling at Molokini off Maui

    Reward for braving swells: Glorious snorkeling at Molokini off Maui
    "When anxious, uneasy and bad thoughts come, I go to the sea," Rainer Maria Rilke wrote. This is where the 19th century Austrian poet and I part ways. Not that I don't appreciate drifting in warm azure waters like those off Maui — if things are...
  • Airlines take different approaches to in-flight entertainment

    Airlines take different approaches to in-flight entertainment
    In their ongoing quest to squeeze more revenue out of passengers, airlines are split on a big potential moneymaker: in-flight entertainment. Large carriers such as Delta Air Lines have invested heavily in touch-screen entertainment systems that are...
  • Yost, Royals enjoy honeymoon as wait for World Series begins

    At a quarter to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, less than three hours after his team clinched the American League pennant, the manager of the Kansas City Royals left Kauffman Stadium in search of dinner. Ned Yost piloted his family toward the Capitol Grille on the...
  • Jamaica bans travelers from West African nations over Ebola crisis

    Jamaica bans travelers from West African nations over Ebola crisis
    Jamaica has issued a travel ban against travelers from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone because of the Ebola crisis, a government news service announced Thursday. It joins the island of St. Lucia, Guyana and Haiti in barring people from the three West...