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Lousy weather, long commutes, rising unemployment and high sales tax. Welcome home. Chicago would seem to be on quite a roll these days. The city is a leading contender to host the…



Tuesday’s merger agreement between Ticketmaster Entertainment and Live Nation will produce a stranglehold in the fragile concert business — and wind up hurting ordinary consumers around the world. A stranglehold is never…


Charles Lindbergh felt it. During that first solo, non-stop transatlantic flight in 1927, the aviator, flying just above the ocean, was desperately struggling to stay awake. Twenty-two hours into the trip, he…




For those who think that Dick Cheney might not really be gone — suspecting that somehow the Darth Vader of American politics might be hiding in some closet in an undisclosed location…




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Lisa Miller, Newsweek: The winning lottery number in Illinois was 666, which, as everyone knows, is the sign of the Beast. On Nov. 5, Todd Strandberg was at his desk, fielding E-mails…



Reuter (SAQQARA, Egypt): Egyptian archaeologists have discovered a pyramid buried in the desert and thought to belong to the mother of a pharaoh who ruled more than 4,000 years ago, Egypt’s antiquities…