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  • Olmsted's Parks Display Genius Of His Design

    Few of us can follow the trail of a genius. But if that genius is Frederick Law Olmsted, father of American landscape architecture and co-designer of New York's Central Park, the possibility is literally true and near at hand. Born in Hartford in 1822, he...
  • Obama to Republicans: ‘Stop just hatin’ all the time’

    KANSAS CITY Mo./WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama took his criticism of congressional Republicans to a higher pitch on Wednesday, imploring them to "stop just hatin' all the time" as they voted to sue him over charges he has overstepped the...
  • Obama to order federal contractors to disclose labor violations

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama will sign an executive order on Thursday that would require potential government contractors to disclose past labor law violations, a White House official said. The order will signal the president's...
  • North Central, Benedictine ranked on Forbes list

    North Central College and Benedictine University both made Forbes magazine's list of America's Top Colleges again this year. North Central College, a private liberal arts school in Naperville, ranked 490 overall, 333 among private colleges and 117 in the...
  • Lesbian wants marriage recognized � so she can get a divorce

    MIAMI It's a Catch-22 for a lesbian who wants to get married to her new partner. Heather Brassner's spouse cheated on her four years ago and then disappeared, she said. Now, Brassner is legally stuck in a 2002 Vermont civil union because Florida is...
  • Animated Movie 'Thunder and the House of Magic' Opening on VOD, Theatrically in September

    "Thunder and the House of Magic" will open theatrically and on video-on-demand in September, the animated picture's distributor Shout! Factory said. The film centers on an abandoned cat set loose in a retired magician's mansion. After the magician...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: "Our America With Lisa Ling" on OWN

    Thursday's TV Highlights: "Our America With Lisa Ling" on OWN
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of July 27 - Aug. 2, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES The Quest This ambitious new...
  • House Republicans vote to sue Obama over healthcare law

    House Republicans vote to sue Obama over healthcare law
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday cleared the way for the launch of a lawsuit accusing President Barack Obama of overstepping his authority in carrying out his signature healthcare law. The 225-201 vote,...
  • On one Baltimore street, two opposing views on Gaza

    On one Baltimore street, two opposing views on Gaza
    Justin Myers stepped out of Penn Station in Baltimore on Wednesday evening to find two groups of protesters chanting, waving flags and blocking traffic. Hundreds of pro-Israeli and pro-Palestinian protesters were out to support their respective sides in...
  • Israel's survival depends on destroying Hamas' ability to terrorize

    WASHINGTON Though Israel should never carelessly ignore U.S. pressure, it nevertheless must resist current U.S. efforts to impose a cease-fire on the Israel-Hamas conflict while Israel remains besieged by rockets and tunnels. To be sure, the United...
  • Ann McFeatters: With midterms approaching, voters must return to senses

    WASHINGTON � The boys and girls of Congress are returning from summer camp er, Capitol Hill � to their real homes where they will 1) raise money and plead to be returned to camp; 2) stress how much they hate the nation's political...