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  • Different lists can help you pick a school

    Different lists can help you pick a school
    It's college application season, when those famous lists of college rankings really start to matter. But do they? Sure, the traditional lists can help you choose a strong academic program with national cachet. But what about all those 101 other things...
  • What Obama's My Brother's Keeper initiative means for black America

    What Obama's My Brother's Keeper initiative means for black America
    A great paradox of Obama’s America is that racism has been so thoroughly condemned that it only rarely receives public attention. To some extent, the election of a black president relaxed what remained of our national focus on race matters, it...
  • Google Glass: Paramedics' next tool

    Google Glass: Paramedics' next tool
    While Google Glass' potential as a consumer device remains to be seen, Lauren Rubinson-Morris is excited about its possibilities in her workplace. Rubinson-Morris is president and chief executive officer of MedEx Ambulance Service, a Skokie-based...
  • Lucas Museum would offer art for our time

    Lucas Museum would offer art for our time
    Filmmaker George Lucas wants to build a museum of "narrative art" — "Star Wars" memorabilia and other popular works — on Chicago's lakefront, south of Soldier Field. Some park advocates oppose it, citing the law requiring an open lakefront....
  • Why `compassionate conservatism' is still dead

    Compassionate conservatism is back. That's how Peter Beinart, a contributing editor at the Atlantic, reads a number of recent developments in Republican politics, the most recent being Representative Paul Ryan's announcement of new anti-poverty proposals....
  • Police: Teen's foot injured by self-inflicted gunshot

    Police: Teen's foot injured by self-inflicted gunshot
    A 15-year-old boy accidentally shot himself in the foot this morning in the South Shore neighborhood, police said. The boy was standing on the sidewalk in the 7600 block of South Coles Avenue when a gun he was holding discharged about 12:15 a.m., Police...
  • Donald M. Jensen, president, American Liver Foundation-Great Lakes

    Donald M. Jensen, president, American Liver Foundation-Great Lakes
    Dr. Donald M. Jensen, a professor of medicine and director of the Center for Liver Diseases at the University of Chicago Medical Center, has been named the president of the American Liver Foundation, Great Lakes Division. He received both his bachelor's...
  • Chicago shop helps jocks rebound from workouts

    Will Neal sat hunched in a circular tub of frigid water, blowing air in and out, just trying to breathe. Behind him, Miguel Blancarte Jr. and Corey Parker reclined side by side, each wearing inflated black boots that rose to their hips, making them look...
  • No force for Los Angeles: The George Lucas museum goes to Chicago

     
    In a galaxy far, far away in the Midwest, one known as Chicago, a grand institution will be built… George Lucas has […]...
  • Veterans help Chicago teens through 'war' times

    Veterans help Chicago teens through 'war' times
    With smoky barbecue scent filling the air and '80s hip-hop thumping from a speaker, two inner-city teens led their teams up and down the forest preserve field in a friendly but spirited game of pickup football. Alex, 18 and wiry, weaves across the...
  • 2013-14 Tribune Scholar-Athlete Team

    2013-14 Tribune Scholar-Athlete Team
    For 24 years, the Tribune has capped each high school sports year by honoring a group of students whose excellence extends to both the classroom and fields of play. The 2013-14 Scholar-Athlete Team represents the best in academics and athletics the...
  • Prosecutors: Man threatened to blow up ex-girlfriend, baby

    Prosecutors: Man threatened to blow up ex-girlfriend, baby
    An Indiana man who escaped police custody at a hospital after threatening to blow up his ex-girlfriend and her 10-month-old boy early this month was recaptured this week, prosecutors said today. John Hudson, 41, was charged with attempted murder,...