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  • Emanuel's 'Rahmbo' image

    Rahm Emanuel combines political instincts, White House experience and a Chicago tough-guy attitude - traits he's likely to need as President-elect Obama's new chief of staff. His combative style as political director in the early days of the Clinton...
  • Update on the vacation

     
    Northwestern University is the swine flu capital of the universe.......
  • '60 Minutes' story suffered from 'myopic zeal'

    In TV news lingo, it's called "crashing the story" - a frenzied, focused, all-out effort to get the information, get the pictures, get it on the air and, most important, get it first. It happens with elections. It happened with the tsunamis. And,...
  • Woman's expressions misleading, experts say

    Terri Schiavo's eyes look vacant. Her mouth hangs open. Then, her mother approaches, saying, "Hi, baby," in a bright voice. Schiavo's lips turn upward, and her blinking accelerates. What do these carefully edited video clips reveal about the severely...
  • NTSB probe of tunnel derailment could take 9 months

    Fires raged, chemicals leaked, smoke climbed to the sky and the possibility of an explosion was a constant worry. And amid it all, in the middle of a century-old tunnel where temperatures were approaching 1,500 degrees, an investigation had to begin. It...
  • Enjoying The Melodious Roar Of Harleys

    Enjoying The Melodious Roar Of Harleys
    During a summer dominated by bad international news — Ebola, ISIS, climate change — I made a conscious choice to be positive about something that really bothers me. So, I decided to share my attitude adjustment before summer officially ends on...
  • 'Genius grant' winners from 3 Illinois universities

     'Genius grant' winners from 3 Illinois universities
    Among the 21 winners of this year's MacArthur Fellowships, or "genius grants," are three from Illinois universities. The awards, presented by the Chicago-based John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, give each recipient $625,000 over five years,...
  • MacArthur Foundation names 2014 fellows

    MacArthur Foundation names 2014 fellows
    From poets and playwrights to psychologists and computer scientists, the MacArthur Foundation on Tuesday night unveiled its list of 2014 fellows. Among the 21 fellows is Jennifer Eberhardt, 49, a social psychologist from Stanford University. Eberhardt...
  • Encyclopaedia Britannica editor Daphne Daume dies

     Encyclopaedia Britannica editor Daphne Daume dies
    For nearly 45 years, Daphne Daume scoured the drafts of entries to the Encyclopaedia Britannica searching for flaws. She fixed misspellings, perfected grammar and fine-tuned content until it was ready for publication. Ms. Daume, 90, a copy editor for...
  • Sheinelle Jones to join 'Weekend Today' as news anchor

    Sheinelle Jones to join 'Weekend Today' as news anchor
    Sheinelle Jones has been named news anchor of "Weekend Today," NBC has announced.  Jones comes to NBC News from Philadelphia after signing off as cohost of the morning program "Good Day Philadelphia" in March. She's to begin on "Weekend Today" Oct. 4....
  • $20,000 extra for a Cal journalism master's? Sounds like a tough sell.

    $20,000 extra for a Cal journalism master's? Sounds like a tough sell.
    Edward Wasserman, the dean of UC Berkeley’s journalism program, is proposing an added student-paid fee of $10,250 per year for a master's degree in journalism, according to an email I received from him. And the predictable response has been, how...
  • Films worth seeking on the indie circuit

    Films worth seeking on the indie circuit
    We're heading into Oscar-bait season for Hollywood, when the biggest movies tend to suck up all the oxygen. Just as worthy are the offerings from the local art house scene, which reliably features smaller films — indie features, classic films and...