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  • Respected doctors confront a tragedy

    Dr. Solbert Permutt is a giant in the world of lung research, a gregarious, outspoken 76-year- old professor with the enthusiasm of a teen-ager, a flamboyant taste for large bow ties and a history of teaching generations of doctors at Johns Hopkins...
  • Fed independence questioned as Republicans ramp up pressure

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A surge of Republican pressure is bringing the Federal Reserve's long-held independence into question again, as conservative lawmakers seek to place the U.S. central bank under tougher scrutiny. With Democrats controlling the...
  • Daley Dog a tough swallow at Taste

     Daley Dog a tough swallow at Taste
    When the shrieks of politicians become unbearable — think cats gnawing upon the heads of gentle woodland creatures — I can still show you refuge. A place where fellow Chicagoans and even gullible tourists from exotic lands like Canada can...
  • For specialists in Middle East affairs, no consensus on what the future holds

    WASHINGTON In a sign of the complexity of the crisis in Iraq, where Islamic radicals have declared a modern caliphate that stretches across century-old borders and politicians appear deadlocked on who should lead a new government in Baghdad, scholars who'...
  • Beethoven Festival, CCM must rethink their mission to survive

    Beethoven Festival, CCM must rethink their mission to survive
    While funding woes are the root of the problems recently afflicting two esteemed Chicago musical institutions, the Beethoven Festival and the Chicago Chamber Musicians (CCM), there's another way of looking at those problems. The former organization...
  • John Maunsell, director, Grossman Institute at the University of Chicago

    John Maunsell, director, Grossman Institute at the University of Chicago
    Neuroscience researcher John Maunsell, Ph.D., has been appointed inaugural director of the Grossman Institute for Neuroscience, Quantitative Biology and Human Behavior at the University of Chicago. Maunsell will lead the Institute as it fosters cross-...
  • East Chatham shooting leaves woman wounded

    East Chatham shooting leaves woman wounded
    An 18-year-old woman suffered a graze wound to the head while inside a van in the East Chatham neighborhood this afternoon, police said. Police said the shooting happened at 1:20 p.m. in the 900 block of East 83rd Street. The 18-year-old victim was...
  • Pfizer wins dismissal of U.S. investor class action ahead of trial

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Pfizer Inc won the dismissal Tuesday of a long-running shareholder class action accusing the company of misleading investors about the safety of its Celebrex and Bextra pain-relieving drugs. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Laura...
  • Victim's cousin has message for the city: 'Be safe, be careful'

    Victim's cousin has message for the city: 'Be safe, be careful'
    Krystal Scott is just 16 and already wise to the streets of her Morgan Park neighborhood. "When I'm walking home, I don't know what I'm walking into," Scott said Tuesday. But Scott thought she was safe as she sat outside her home in the 10900 block of...
  • Liberal Hobby Lobby fury based on bad analysis

    Liberals should spend less time lauding the dissents in last week's Hobby Lobby decision by the U.S. Supreme Court and more time reading them. If they did, they'd notice that some of their main arguments find little support even from liberal justices....
  • Land of Linkin'

     
    An occasional listing of intriguing, wacky, useful, provocative and otherwise interesting links that readers and I have come across and think you might want to see. Author William Love wrote to me recently asking if "Love Letters," our lengthy...
  • George Morrison, Acting Teacher to Gene Hackman, Edie Falco, Dies at 92

    George Morrison, an acting teacher and director who trained, worked with, and inspired great actors including Gene Hackman, Edie Falco, Dustin Hoffman, Jack Klugman, Sandy Dennis, Judy Collins, Susan Dey, Jane Alexander, Jill Clayburgh, Joel Grey, Stanley...