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ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama awarded the highest U.S. civilian honor on Friday to four black girls killed in a civil rights-era church bombing 50 years ago, saying their tragic deaths ultimately "helped to trigger triumph." In a...
If Baltimore native Leland Shelton had bothered to check his email in the hectic day before graduation, he might have avoided a shock during commencement. There he was, one of 500 men in a black cap and gown this week at Morehouse College in Atlanta,...
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Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama signed legislation Friday to award Congress' highest civilian honor to four girls killed in an Alabama church bombing during the civil rights movement. He called it a tragic loss that "helped to trigger...
George Packer's new nonfiction book, "The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America," has many of the qualities of an epic novel. Packer's subject is the last 35 years of U.S. history, the decades that gave us the conservative "Contract With...
Three-day weekends used to mean a day off of work and time spent with family. Period. This year, three-day weekends have evolved into something else. There is still a much-appreciated day off of work and some time spent with family, but a few more...
100 Years Ago — 1913 Esquire J.R. Dodds had a narrow escape from serious injury at his home on South Third Street. He was cleaning out an old drawer and threw a lot of trash into the grate. A terrific explosion resulted and fire was scattered over...
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Special to The TribuneWASHINGTON -- Vice President Joe Biden and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi took turns Wednesday leading an often humorous but sometimes emotional celebration of the decades-long service of the Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh as the University of Notre Dame's...
Tim Tebow has a lot of defenders, but there's one in particular that no one will want to mess with: Chuck Norris. "Tebow is a player who rises to the occasion and delivers big in critical moments," Norris wrote for his blog on Newsbusters.org. "He...
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Chez Panisse in Berkeley is set to reopen June 21, more than three months after a fire destroyed much of the electrical systems and plumbing of the 42-year-old restaurant. It isn’t the first time the famous Berkeley restaurant has burned. Thirty...
The approach to revitalization of the city of South Bend neighborhoods that the mayor and his committee purposed is nothing more than a piecemeal approach. They have not even addressed the inner city's aged, deteriorated infrastructure. The city needs...
John O'Brien is a patient man. For months, O'Brien and his architect have met with Winnetka preservationists and others in the north suburb who want to see at least part of the historic lakefront Gage House spared from the wrecking ball. O'Brien...
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