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  • Disabled veteran says of his new home: 'We couldn't say thank you enough'

    Disabled veteran says of his new home: 'We couldn't say thank you enough'
    When retired Staff Sgt. Brian Mast was handed the keys to his new Parkland home, he felt an independence he had not experienced since before losing his legs in an explosion in Afghanistan. On Saturday — about a week after moving into a house...
  • William A. Reinke, international health expert

    William A. Reinke, international health expert
    William A. Reinke, a statistician and professor for 50 years at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health who helped develop its department of international health, died of lymphoma Oct. 4 at his Broadmead retirement community home in...
  • 1918 influenza epidemic struck hard, fast

     1918 influenza epidemic struck hard, fast
    The photos showed a nurse, a hospital worker and a street sweeper wearing face masks. The story reported how a rapidly spreading disease was overtaxing the city's and nation's hospitals, doctors and nurses. Published in the Tribune 96 years ago this...
  • Saturday marks the 90th anniversary of Notre Dame's Four Horseman

    The U.S. Military Academy Band struck up a rousing John Philip Sousa march at one end the Polo Grounds, New York City's eccentric stadium. As the musicians wheeled to their right and down one side of the football field, the first ranks of the Corps of...
  • 'Fury' should top 'Gone Girl' at box office this weekend

    'Fury' should top 'Gone Girl' at box office this weekend
    The World War II film "Fury" probably won't tank at the box office this weekend. Brad Pitt's latest action flick is on track to gross up to $30 million, putting it ahead of two-time box-office winner "Gone Girl," according to people who have seen pre-...
  • Ebola didn't have to kill my uncle, Thomas Eric Duncan

    Ebola didn't have to kill my uncle, Thomas Eric Duncan
    OnĀ  Sept. 25, my uncle Thomas Eric Duncan went to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. He had a high fever and stomach pains. He told the nurse he had recently been in Liberia. But he was a man of color with no health insurance and no means to pay...
  • Adam Putnam for Ag Commissioner

    Adam Putnam for Ag Commissioner
    Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam says frustration with Washington, D.C. — "a hot, wet, dysfunctional mess" — led him to give up a top position among U.S. House Republicans four years ago to pursue a job in his home state where he...
  • U.S. general: 'It'll take time' to train new Syria force, reclaim Iraq turf, defeat Islamic State

    WASHINGTON "It will take time." That was the line used repeatedly Friday by the U.S. general leading the military campaign against the Islamic State, in his first news conference at the Pentagon since taking charge of Central Command last year. While...
  • K-Stew holds her own in a soldier's world in 'Camp X-Ray'

    Much respect for Kristen Stewart, the "Twilight" star who could have contented herself with "Snow White" films or globe trotting, nibbling on bonbons and dating the rich and the beautiful for the rest of her life. Instead, she's doing daring indie fare...
  • Football: State career record for field goals is within reach for Kevin Robledo

    Kevin Robledo of Westlake has 37 career field goals, putting him within two of tying the state record held by Jake Van Ginkel of Upland, which was set in 2010, according to CalHiSports.com. Robledo has been booming field goals since his sophomore...
  • Downers Grove teen picked for Army marching band

    Downers Grove teen picked for Army marching band
    Sam Tedeschi aspired to play percussion, as a child but a turn with a brass instrument in fourth grade quickly changed his plans. "My dad brought a tuba home one day, and I just fell in love with it," said Tedeschi, a senior at Downers Grove South...