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  • For Best Results, Allow Hand Sanitizer to Dry

    For Best Results, Allow Hand Sanitizer to Dry
    The best way to ward off the flu is to wash your hands, but hand sanitizers will work if they are used properly, said Dr. Dele Davies, chairman of pediatrics for the College of Human Medicine at Michigan State University. "It's certainly much better than...
  • 'A Bomb in Every Issue' by Peter Richardson

    'A Bomb in Every Issue' by Peter Richardson
    Live fast, die young, leave a good-looking corpse. That's the stuff of myth, but Ramparts pulled it off. Published for just 13 years, the San Francisco magazine not only blew the cover off the biggest stories of its era, it also helped set the...
  • Obama, McCain sweep Potomac primaries

    Obama, McCain sweep Potomac primaries
    Barack Obama piled up three more commanding wins Tuesday -- in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia -- establishing the onetime underdog as the front-runner in the Democratic presidential race against Hillary Rodham Clinton. Obama stacked...
  • Visitors to juvenile hall feel stuck too

    Visitors to juvenile hall feel stuck too
    On a typical Sunday morning in an industrial patch of the northern San Fernando Valley, a couple of dozen mothers and fathers huddle together a few hours after sunrise. Armed with camp chairs, snacks and magazines, the early-bird crowd, eager to visit...
  • Marxist professors or sensitive students?

    Today, Shermer and Lukianoff weigh allegations of widespread political bias at American colleges. Later in the week, they'll debate ideological diversity in curricula, lifetime tenure for professors and more. Faculty bias, by the numbers By Michael...
  • Goji taunts North American farmers

    Goji taunts North American farmers
    Can it be that goji, the supposed legendary miracle fruit of ancient Tibet, is being grown in Dinuba? Nothing is surprising when it comes to this tiny orange berry. Virtually unknown in the United States five years ago, it is now seemingly everywhere,...
  • How do you keep those gift plants alive? Here's what the experts say.

    How do you keep those gift plants alive? Here's what the experts say.
    Among the millions of gifts that change hands at this time of year, many will be plants. Poinsettias, miniature roses, baskets of spring bulbs, bowls of paperwhite narcissus, potted hydrangeas, they arrive in homes and apartments to brighten the dark days...
  • Mark Gonzales' White Sox mailbag

    The Tribune's White Sox reporter answers reader questions throughout the season. This week, shifting Paul Konerko to DH and Swisher to first, tracking Ken Williams' trades and Nick Swisher's pants. I know trades are too hypothetical to ask about...
  • Pinball never died in this arcade

    Tim Quintana hunches over a pinball machine and stares down Spider-Man's archenemies: Kingpin, Lizard and Scorpion. He pulls the plunger and a silver ball shoots onto the playfield, a maze of brightly lit bumpers and targets. The ball darts over a comic-...
  • Power line may trigger surge in rates

    A high-tension power line linking eastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey, now in the early stages of development, will probably push up the price of electricity in and around the Lehigh Valley, experts say. Other new lines, from West Virginia and western...
  • Staying afloat while learning a new language

    Buenos Aires A few years ago, during my first attempt at learning a second language, I took a weeklong Spanish course in Antigua, a tiny colonial town near Guatemala City, the capital of this Central American country. In a stucco building on a...
  • Tara Hernandez

    Tara Hernandez joined FOX 17 in August of 2008 as a Sports Anchor/Reporter. Tara was an intern at FOX 17 in the summers of 2001 and 2002. She started her career as the Weekend Sports Anchor at WJBF-TV in Augusta, Georgia. While in Augusta, Tara covered...