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Columbia College Chicago's 2018 tenured faculty members share their achievements and challenges. [Read More]
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Dozens of people packed into the one-room chapel Friday to pray that the 19th century mission known as La Lomita, perched on a hill above the Rio Grande, won't be sealed off behind a border fence. Worshipers bowed their heads during the Catholic novena prayer vigil, the latest of nine Masses that the Rev. Roy Snipes has held to oppose to the fence. The mayor of the town of ... [Read More]
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The man currently running the Justice Department and overseeing the Russia investigation was answering questions on Capitol Hill Friday. Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker told lawmakers he hasn't spoken to President Trump about the special counsel's work. Paula Reid reports. [Read More]
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Kenneth W. Lilly was ordered to surrender his permit to carry and stay away from firearms. [Read More]
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A 29-year-old who shot dead six worshipers at a Quebec City mosque in the worst anti-Muslim attack in the West got life in prison Friday.Alexandre Bissonnette will have to wait 40 years -- longer than usual -- before he can apply for parole.Judge Francois Huot rejected a prosecution request for a 150-year sentence, which would have been the longest ever in Canada, saying this would be a cruel and unusual punishment under Canadian law.But he also noted the killer's "visceral hatred of Muslim immigrants" in his decision.Ahmed Cheddadi, who was wounded in the attack, said the sentence was appropriate... [Read More]
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Fitbit has recently made available a new fitness and sleep tracker. But you can't just order one on its website.        ... [Read More]
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In the Netherlands, on the fifth day of December, Santa arrives with a helper. His name, translated to English, is "Black Pete." If kids have been bad, Black Pete kidnaps them. In parades, he's usually a white man in blackface. [Read More]
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We're once again openly wondering what the point is for the NBA to release its two-minute report on officiating the day after every regular-season game. Unless it's a blatant bad call or non-call, can't we just enjoy a dramatic walkoff win without somehow getting bogged down in the politics of it all? The latest example of this is the NBA's report on Thursday night's stunning Los Angeles Lakers win over the Celtics in Boston. Down by one late in... [Read More]
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There were balloons, confetti and a big teddy bear – all the usual trappings of an extravagant gender reveal photo shoot. But this Kentucky mom's celebration had a twist: it was a gender reveal for her 20-year-old transgender son. "He thought I was insane," Heather Green told CNN. "How do you tell people your daughter is now your son? But not only now your son, but has always been your son." Last September, the son, Adrian Brown, told Green he'd be transitioning. [Read More]
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A woman said Friday she was raped by Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax, D, in a "premeditated and aggressive" assault in 2000, while they both were undergraduate students at Duke... [Read More]
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House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler said the committee still does not have many answers on acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker's supervision of the special counsel's probe into whether Moscow tried to tip the 2016 election....}... [Read More]
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"He's a true blue liberal and would do anything for the cause. He may see this as a good platform," a de Blasio ally said. [Read More]
Cathy J. McMahon June 7, 1975 - Feb. 7, 2019 MASON CITY, Iowa - Cathy J. McMahon, 43, Garner, Iowa, died Thursday, Feb. 7, in Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa. Visitation will be from 3-7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, at Zion Evangelical and Reformed Church in Garner. Visitation will continue from 12:30-1:30... [Read More]
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When Tesla Inc announced last month a second round of job cuts to rein in costs, one crucial department was particularly badly hit. The automaker more than halved the division that delivers its electric vehicles to North American customers, two of the laid-off workers said. [Read More]
Buster Posey looked out over his rain-soaked kingdom, now known as Oracle Park, and reflected on the fact that his tenth major league season is about to start. "It's kind of like having children," Posey said Friday. "Sometimes the days and weeks are so long, then you look up and it's their 8th birthday and you think, 'What the heck happened?' "That's kind of baseball." And, just like with growing kids, sometimes you look up and your team is almost unrecognizable from what it was just a short time ago. What the heck happened? That's the place Posey finds... [Read More]
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The Nuggets take their money moves to Philadelphia against the 76ers. [Read More]
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It was 1959 when priest John Franklin was stripped of his ability to minister to Catholics in the New Orleans area because he had been credibly accused of sexually abusing... [Read More]
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Former Red Sox closer Dennis Eckersley was not a fan of Bill James' tweet in the wake of Frank Robinson's death. [Read More]
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"This sounds to me like a soap opera," Saudi foreign minister Adel al-Jubeir said. [Read More]
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Some Wells Fargo customers complained about their paychecks not appearing after a major bank outage, but Wells Fargo says the money went through. [Read More]
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