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Bristol Palin is dancing with the stars, Meghan McCain is a busy blogger, and Kim Jong Un is lining up as a successor to his father, North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il. Being the offspring of a politician has some benefits along with the headaches. 1...
Tags: Politics, Music, Family, People (magazine), Meghan McCain
Special to the Tribune"Wounded Knee: Party Politics and the Road to an American Massacre" By Heather Cox Richardson Basic Books, 392 pages, $28.95 Heather Cox Richardson’s superb new book should come labeled: Warning! Reading the contents may lead to depression. A...
William and Mary's first football season was in 1893. Grover Cleveland had just been elected president. Old Dominion's first season was in 2009. You can remember a year ago, right? The Tribe had played 1,090 football games. The Monarchs had played 13....
Associated PressPHILADELPHIA -- With history around every corner -- and probably next door to a cheesesteak place -- you won't need to spend a lot of Benjamins (Franklins, that is) for a great trip to the City of Brotherly Love. Philadelphia boasts free tours of many of...
Tags: Sports, Politics, Restaurants, Liberty Bell, Sandwiches
KTLA NewsLOS ANGELES -- The world's oldest person has died at age 115. Gertrude Baines died Friday at a convalescent hospital near USC, according to Dr. Charles Witt. Dr. Witt says Baines likely suffered a heart attack but an autopsy would be needed to confirm...
Tribune Media Services columnistThe U.S. dollar has been around since 1785, its rise and fall remaining a critical factor in the world economy. But it is the silver dollar that conjures up romantic images of America's rough-and-tumble past. The U.S. landscape, especially the West,...
Tribune staff reporterWednesday is Halloween, the top holiday for candy sales. Here are 10 facts that are all treat and no trick: 1. The Arabs are often credited with inventing caramel. But an early use of the hot, sticky substance was not so sweet: Women in harems applied it...
Tags: Sports, Religious Festivals, Music, Australia (movie), Holidays
The eye's, the nose, the ears. For months local artist David Adickes has been spent over 200 hours thinking about it all. He's refining what we first showed you back in December. It was a model for a bust of President Obama. It will be the 43rd bust...
Chicago TribuneWith the wind picking up off Lake Michigan, the passengers who had traveled to Milwaukee on Capt. George Wellington Streeter's homemade steamboat surveyed the darkening sky and Streeter's rickety vessel. They decided to take the train back to Chicago....
Chicago TribuneThe World's Columbian Exposition, which opened on this date, was the most famous world's fair ever held on American soil. The fair, a celebration by the nation--and the world--of the 400th anniversary of the discovery of the Americas by Christopher...
Sun ReporterIt was a sensation I'd experienced while touring plantations in South Carolina and walking the Forum in Rome, that feeling that because I was standing in a certain place, I was linked intimately with the span of human history. I stared at the bronzed...
Tags: Cool Papa Bell, Barry Bonds, Joe DiMaggio, Family, World Series
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