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  • Are wild horses native to the U.S.? A federal court seeks the answer

     
    Animal rights groups are pressing a case in federal court maintaining that wild horses roamed the West about 1.5 million years ago and didn't disappear until as recently as 7,600 years ago. More important, they say, a growing stockpile of......
  • Weekly remarks: GOP's Lamar Alexander warns NLRB threatens new jobs; Obama hails U.S. auto turnaround

     
    Lamar Alexander says NLRB hurts Boeing's new investments; Obama says his administration saved US car industry....
  • North American Aviation Strike

     
    June 7, 1941: The strike at the North American Aviation plant, in which Army troops dispersed union activists and took over an essential American defense facility, is one of the landmark events in Los Angeles history. Because of its importance......
  • Live review: KROQ's Weenie Roast stays true to itself and its acts

     
    KROQ-FM (106.7) isn't known for curveballs in its well-cemented playlist of angsty '90s survivors and modern takes on SoCal punk. Even at Weenie Roast, its annual summer-heralding showcase of the station's mainstays and scrappier newcomers, a "surprise"...
  • Oliver Stone–an exclusive interview

     
    Oliver Stone is one of those people in film that you always grab the chance to talk to. Agree or disagree with his politics, the angle of attack of his films, he's a fascinating brain to pick and one of the undisputed masters of his trade. I put him right...
  • America's Third Largest Domestic Automaker: Honda?

     
    If the Cars.com American-Made Index has done anything, it has raised the level of discussion on what defines an American car. That???s why it comes as only a mild surprise to find out that the third-largest domestic producer of automobiles......
  • Sarah Palin in Iowa for premiere of 'The Undefeated,' a new chapter in the politics of documentaries

     
    Sarah Palin: 'The Undefeated,' a documentary portrait of Sarah Palin, joins a list of other political profiles....
  • Honda to build small cars in Mexico

     
    Honda plans to spend $800 million building a new automobile plant in Mexico for fuel-efficient subcompact vehicles such as the Fit. Cars coming out of the factory, which is expected to begin operation in 2014, will be sold in the......
  • Gap reports second-quarter profit down 19%

     
    Gap earnings: Apparel giant Gap Inc. had another lackluster quarter, reporting a 19% decline in profit and a slump in sales at stores open at least a year....
  • 7 Fingers' balancing act: 'Traces' is a new kind of circus coming to the Broadway Playhouse

     
    "Traces" plays Oct. 26 to Dec. 19 in the Broadway Playhouse, 175 E. Chestnut St.; $50-$71.50 at 800-775-2000 and www.broadwayinchicago.com The history of the traveling circus in America goes back to the late 18th century. And for the next 200......
  • A little light reading on Election Day

     
    Highlights from FUNDING OUR FUTURE --Reforming Illinois Tax Policy (.pdf), an 84-page report released Friday by the Center for Tax and Budget Accountability: (The) inability of the voting public to connect the taxes they pay to the services they demand......
  • Wolverines need protection but will have to wait, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says

     
    HELENA, Mont. — Wolverines should be added to the list of endangered and threatened species, but other species considered in greater danger will prevent the small, ferocious mammal from getting protection for now, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service...