| May 11, 2011
| 1:59 PM
For such a ubiquitous plague, cold sores can be mighty shaming.
In addition to the indignity of wearing a bulging, weepy blister on your lip, sufferers also must contend with the stigma of its source: HSV-1, a type of herpes simplex virus.
| Apr 20, 2011
| 4:58 PM
Jackie Gill stood confidently at the front of the classroom, her PowerPoint presentation cued and ready to go with slides of hormones, sperm and fallopian tubes.
"Boys and girls, are you excited that I'm here today?" she asked the giggling seventh-...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 1:10 PM
"We call ourselves a 'minority majority village,'" said Eira Corral, village clerk of Hanover Park and the daughter of Mexican immigrants who raised their family here. From the conchinitos at the Panaderia El Amigo Bakery to the roti rolls at the JK Kabab...
| Apr 22, 2011
If Inverness were a soundtrack, it would be a harp-and-cello duet. Lovely. Subdued. Applause not necessary.
Located 30 miles northwest of the Loop, Inverness is a village of bedrooms, not businesses. Think Barrington Hills without Barrington. Until...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 12:26 PM
With his gig at the Steppenwolf Theatre now seemingly an annual event, Tony Fitzpatrick is taking on the air of Garrison Keillor, and his motley crew of sidekicks is looking a bit like a cut-rate cast of "Prairie Home Companion." As seen from the back...
| Sep 4, 2011
A Story of True Love
Thich Nhat Hanh
HarperOne: 147 pp., $23.99
The novel, as a storytelling device, begins with that white parchment of possibility, turns many tricks, reveals many truths and, in the best of hands, can exploit the very...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Lady Gaga goes old school with a Thanksgiving special....
| Dec 13, 2011
| 4:38 PM
Police rescued approximately 50 students late Monday from an Islamic seminary in Karachi, Pakistan’s largest city, several of whom were reportedly chained in a basement, denied food and pressured to join the Taliban....
| May 15, 2011
A muddy, weed-choked field in the hills of northern Cambodia is the last resting place of Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot, chief instigator of a communist regime that enslaved a nation, dismantled its social and cultural institutions and took the lives of 2...
| Feb 11, 2011
| 4:34 AM
Scores of parents attended a town hall meeting Thursday night to criticize the Los Angeles Archdiocese's proposal to extend the school year at most of its elementary schools....
| Feb 12, 2011
| 4:23 AM
When Denise Donatelli was growing up in South Whitehall Township in the 1950s and 1960s, her home was a rural enclave: surrounded by farmland divided by Route 309. Denise Donatelli It was there, with no other homes around and a......
| Feb 13, 2011
| 4:35 PM
SOUTHERN SECTION BOYS BASKETBALL DIVISION 1AA First round, Wednesday, 7 p.m. Corona Santiago at #1 Long Beach Poly #16 Los Osos at Knight #10 Corona Roosevelt at Perris Redlands at #8 Montebello Corona at #5 Murrieta Valley Oxnard at #12......