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  • China's president to visit Chicago

    WASHINGTON—The president of China will visit Chicago for two days next week, an event Mayor Richard Daley calls "big, big, big, big." President Hu Jintao, 68, who has led China since 2003, will be in the city on Jan. 20 and 21 as part of a state...
  • The Crowd: Making a difference for Orange County seniors

    The Asian American Senior Citizens Service Center (AASCSC) raised nearly $200,000 at a holiday fundraiser held at The Irvine Marriott Hotel. Chaired by Orange County's philanthropic Ruth Ding, who also happens to be the founding chairwoman of the Orange...
  • Comments & Curiosities: Calendars and some confusion

    Monday is Presidents' Day. But you already knew that. Tell me something, though, just between us. What does Presidents' Day mean to you? Go ahead. Anyone? No? The reason all you can hear is crickets when I ask that question is that the only thing...
  • Atheists cling to myths, too, writer says

    Atheists cling to myths, too, writer says
    "It's all myth," goes a popular comment by atheists. But a new article, "5 Myths Atheists Believe about Religion," argues that nontheists, too, hold unproven, irrational beliefs. Like what? Well, like . . . "Religion requires belief in a supernatural...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Weighing in on Weiner

    Usually I refrain from commenting on politics or the antics of politicians. I don’t wear my ideology on my shirtsleeve, nor would I ever attempt to dissuade one from their political persuasion. To our detriment, our politics are often imbedded in...
  • Linda C. Black Horoscopes for July 18, 2011

    Today's Birthday (07/18/11). Come out of your shell this year. You have more options than you realize. You can do very well financially, with an open mind and a willingness to follow the rules and play full out. Follow your heart when in doubt, and listen...
  • It's A Gray Area: It always comes back to values

    After the recent election was over, one of my friends confided to me that in the final analysis that he was unable to vote in favor of Proposition 19, which would have treated marijuana like alcohol for adults. The reason was that marijuana is harmful,...
  • Coffee-table books

    Coffee-table books
    Art Nouveau Norbert Wolf Prestel, $75 The Art Nouveau movement covered it all — decorative arts, architecture, fashion, dance, advertising and more — and this book seeks to restore the movement's prominence in the discussion of modern art....
  • On Faith: Reflections on years of teaching

    Teaching is a profoundly ethical and spiritual activity that demands courage and unflagging dedication. It affects the minds and spirits of students from pre-K through grad school in a transformative manner. As I reflect on my own life of teaching and...
  • Korea's Kims: A Confucian dynasty where family runs deep

    The death of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il has taken the world by surprise, but it is no surprise that his son, Kim Jong Un, is his likely successor. This is despite the fact that Marxist-Leninist theory that is said to underlie the Pyongyang...
  • In Theory: Interpreting the Harry Potter series

    Q. With the Harry Potter movies wrapped up, a blogger has published an article calling the main character “one of the most Christian symbols of modern pop culture.” Writing on RelevantMagazine.com, Ryan Hamm argues that, for all the criticism...
  • Best of 2007: A hybrid? Seriously?

    Best of 2007: A hybrid? Seriously?
    Proposed: The Lexus LS600h L is the most complicated, most elaborate machine ever to take to four wheels. What "Ulysses" is to light reading and Confucianism is to the simple declarative sentence, this hybrid-powered limousine is nothing less than...