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Institutions of higher learning have long been perilous for royals and their keepers. Look what happened to Prince William. He ended up hitched to a commoner. Of course, William had nothing on the rebellious inclinations of Prince Karl Franz, heir to...
Tags: Arts and Culture
LONDON — Every now and then Team USA women's basketball assistant coach Doug Bruno watches practice and his mind drifts. Bruno, the longtime DePaul coach, sees U.S. teammates Candace Parker and Tamika Catchings and remembers when the former Ms....
LONDON — In basically the backyard of austere 10 Downing Street where British Prime Minister David Cameron officially resides in a stately, executive manor, a raucous block party rocked his neighborhood Saturday night. Queen Elizabeth celebrates...
Thomas Dyja looked at me with abject horror, then humor, then, as his face crumbled in defeat, resignation. A face that said, "See? This is why I wrote a 412-page cultural history of Chicago at midcentury that — as much as it pulls together...
I was giving a speech once to a group of career women who had decided to be stay-at-home moms, and I was waiting to be introduced when I overheard an animated conversation between two of them. "So, the doctor said she could have a serving of grapes,...
Britain's Prince William and Catherine Middleton are expecting their first child after 19 months of marriage, the palace announced Monday. The royal revelation came as Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, was admitted to a central London hospital with...
— As long as I was going to be here for a few days, I thought I would call ahead to see if I could visit Gregory Case, president and chief executive officer of Aon PLC, the insurance giant born and based in Chicago until Case moved its global...
Two U.S. servicemembers were killed early Saturday during a "sustained attack" at a joint base in southern Afghanistan's Helmand province, military officials said. The slain Americans were both Marines, a U.S. defense official said, while three or four...
Article Highlights: NEW: Irish Daily Star is conducting investigation before deciding whether to shut down Catherine and Prince William "welcome" the injunction, the palace says A court orders Closer magazine to hand over the photos within 24 hours...
America has a remarkably close relationship with its previous owner. It seems we no sooner threw off the yoke of George III than we started collecting mugs decorated with the images of royal wedding partners. England and the United States have been...
We sure spent a lot of time last year discussing ways to save on coffee. Cheapsters showed us low-cost alternatives to Keurig K-cups and even taught us how to make coffee on a wood stove during power outages. So it seems fitting that the 2012 Queen of...
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LONDON – It seems the 2012 Olympic organizers want to punish those ticket-holders actually showing up to watch sports. The background rock music at most venues is so loud it could make anyone stone deaf in minutes. There was no such noise at the...
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