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North America

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  • Alinea named No. 6 restaurant in the world

    Alinea named No. 6 restaurant in the world
    Best in Chicago. Best in North America. Closing in on best in the world. Grant Achatz is rapidly running out of titles to secure. Alinea was named the No. 6 restaurant in the world by London-based Restaurant magazine in its annual ranking of the top...
  • Gap to close 34% of namesake U.S. stores by end of 2013

     
    Gap to close stores in U.S., struggling apparel giant Gap to reduce North America store count by 34%...
  • Jewish chaplains memorial opens in Arlington Cemetery

     
      Fourteen Jewish chaplains who died in service were honored with a memorial on Chaplains Hill in Arlington National Cemetery. The Jewish Chaplains Memorial was dedicated Oct. 24 on the 150th anniversary of service by rabbis in the military.  “It is...
  • Fungus causes white-nose syndrome in bats, researchers find

     
    Researchers say they now have proof that a fungus discovered in 2007 is responsible for white-nose syndrome, the devastating infectious disease that has killed more than 1 million bats in North America. The confirmation is a significant step toward...
  • Reel China: Chinese companies take stake in China Lion

     
    China Lion gets investment from Bona, Huayi Brothers to expand U.S. film distribution of Chinese-language movies....
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 sets sales record; hoopla reigns

     
    Call of Duty: The new video game Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 has had a record-breaking launch, reaching $400 million in North American and United Kingdom sales....
  • Leisure and business travel continue to grow

     
    Despite higher travel costs, the world's hotel industry continued to enjoy a higher pace of leisure and business bookings in October, according to an analysis of global data....
  • U2, Taylor Swift have highest-grossing concert tours of 2011

     
    U2 has highest-grossing concert tour of 2011. In North America, Taylor Swift is second, followed by Kenny Chesney, Lady Gaga and Bon Jovi....
  • 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...
  • Bon Jovi tops the 2010 tour list, followed by AC/DC, U2 and Lady Gaga

     
    The concert business was hit in 2010 by some of the same tough economic times that have been gripping other factions in the music industry in recent years, but New Jersey rock group Bon Jovi has reason to pop the......
  • Ticket pics of the week: How we look from out there

     
    Amazing photos of earth while you were sleeping the other night....