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30 min ago | Editor & Publisher

Chicago Tribune Introduces New Digital Experince for All Platforms

The fully responsive experiencewhich intuitively tailors content based on deviceis designed to help audiences discover news and information in the most entertaining, empowering way possible, whether on the desktop, laptop, smartphone or tablet.


4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Economy adds 209,000 jobs in July; unemployment rate edges up to 6.2 percent

Military veterans research employment opportunities at the Hiring Our Heroes jobs fair at the University of Chicago on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, World News

6 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Seeds of Peace: befriending one member of 'enemy' group can predict...

According to findings from a new study by University of Chicago Booth School of Business Professor Jane Risen, and Chicago Booth doctoral student Juliana Schroeder, it may at least be a start.


Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News, Health

9 hrs ago | The Millions (A Blog about Books)

The Academy of Rambling-On: On Bohumil Hrabal's Fiction

Rambling On: An Apprentice's Guide to the Gift of Gab was written and published in the 1960s, a mid-career work bringing together some of his best short fiction, like "The Feast" and "A Moonlit Night."


Thu Jul 31, 2014

Improbable Research

Should you lose sleep over losing sleep over the economy?

Three economists issued a wake-up call of some sort about the economy and sleep.


Opinion: The problem with compassionate conservatism

Ramesh Ponnuru is a senior editor for National Review, where he has covered national politics for 18 years, a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and a resident fellow at the University of Chicago's Institute of Politics.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, George Bush, 2012 Presidential Election, Mitt Romney, Opinion

Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Anesthesiology...

Corey E. Collins, DO, Instructor, Harvard Medical School, and Director, Pediatric Anesthesiology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, presented on Pediatric Anesthesia for Ophthalmic Surgery.


Related Topix: Medicine, Anesthesiology, Massachusetts, Wayne State University, Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Kansas Medical Center

Strong Sauce: The Personal Paroxysm Of Pro Wrestling- A Column For Dad

"If you prick us do we not bleed? If you tickle us do we not laugh? If you poison us do we not die? And if you wrong us shall we not revenge?"- William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice Scoffa if you must.


Related Topix: Roddy Piper

The News-Gazette

Novel approach ahead for cancer patient

It was Tom Ryan's smile and kid-at-heart personality that first drew his wife, Staci, when they met at a New Year's Eve party 12 years ago.


Related Topix: Medicine, HPV, Health, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology

National Public Radio

Community Prosecutions Credited With Drops In Crime

Placing prosecutors in a neighborhood instead of a courtroom is a different kind of "law and order."


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Medical News Today

New study reveals how a potential HIV drug exacts its toll on viral populations

Fifteen years ago, MIT professor John Essigmann and colleagues from the University of Washington had a novel idea for an HIV drug.


Related Topix: University of Washington, Biology, Chemistry, Immunology

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times

Two of Chicago's dirtiest cops were subject of dozens of complaints

Two of Chicago's dirtiest cops are at the top of a list of police officers who had generated more than 10 misconduct complaints between 2001 and 2006, according to newly released records.


The Telegraph

Faculty creme de la creme for Nalanda

Most of the faculty members appointed in the two schools - school of ecology and environment studies and school of historical studies - are highly qualified with many associated with top foreign universities.


Related Topix: World News, Germany, India, Asia, Anthropology, Science,

Silicon Alley Insider

Chicago's Cook County May Have Wrongfully Convicted Hundreds Of Felons

In recent years, Chicago's Cook County has become known as a hub of wrongful or ill-gotten convictions.


Related Topix: Northwestern University

Chicago Reader

'Even pimiento cheese has a story': Paul Fehribach on his upcoming cookbooks

Southern-style comfort food is a fairly easy sell, especially after a few drinks.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Recreational Vehicle, Heartland Rv'S, Recipes

South China Morning Post

President Xi Jinping seeks his place in history - " among the party greats'

Newspapers across the world have been gripped by the corruption investigation into former security chief Zhou Yongkang.


Related Topix: Xi Jinping, World News, China, Asia, Hu Jintao

New Media Journal

Cease the Cease-Fires

Thomas Sowell was born in North Carolina and grew up in Harlem. As with many others in his neighborhood, he left home early and did not finish high school.


Related Topix: North Carolina, US Military, US Marine Corps, Harvard University, Columbia University, Rutgers University

NBC Chicago

Program Uses Selfies to Determine Life Expectancy

New facial recognition technology called Face My Age uses a selfie, along with a few personal details, to determine how long a person is expected to live and how old they look.


Related Topix: University of North Carolina Wilmington

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Southtown Star

Walk to benefit brain tumor research set for Aug. 9

The fifth annual Mary E. Smith Brain Tumor Awareness Fun Run/Walk is scheduled for 8 a.m. Aug. 9 at the Community Walk Path, 4200 W. 183rd St., Country Club Hills, according to a press release from the Mary E. Smith Foundation, Inc. The foundation once again has partnered with the city of Country Club Hills to bring a family friendly event in ... (more)


Related Topix: Country Club Hills, IL, South Holland, IL, us Travel, Travel

US News & World Report

Democratic Legislation Would Regulate Work Scheduling

A new bill would require companies to give employees more notice and stability when it comes to their work schedules.


Related Topix: US News, George Miller, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rosa DeLauro, Tom Harkin, US Senate