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GreenspaceThe failure of global climate negotiations to slow greenhouse gas emissions is fueling protest movements in the U.S. and other countries, as the effects of sea level rise, longer droughts and stronger storms begin to take a toll. More than......
There was a time when the New World did not exist. The sun set in the west in an ocean where no man dared to venture. The leading geographers of the day believed that monsters guarded the edge of the world and that it was impossible to cross an ocean of...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Columbus Day, History, Politics, Spain
Special to the Tribune"Toads' Museum of Freaks and Wonders" Goldie Goldbloom New Issues Poetry & Prose, 2010 In her searing and beautiful first novel of misfits marooned on a farm in the outer reaches of Western Australia, Goldie Goldbloom puts the dual horror and...
It's hard to imagine a world in which polar bears don't exist in the wild. Alun Anderson, former editor-in-chief of New Scientist magazine, asserts that it most likely will occur in our lifetime. In his book, "After the Ice: Life, Death, and...
Reporting from Urumqi, China — Almost invariably when visitors approach the middle-aged woman enshrined in a climatized exhibit case in the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region Museum, they pause and do a double take. What gets the most attention...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Skin, China, Interior Policy, Meryl Streep
WGN NewsChicago Area Family-Friendly Fall Fun Summer is gone and the kids are back in school. But that doesn't mean family fun has to fall by the wayside! Younger children not yet in school still need to be entertained, and the school-age kids have free time...
Tags: Farms, Arts and Culture, Wisconsin, Pies and Tarts, WGN
GLENDALE — Kendra Owen was shopping at the Glendale Galleria on Wednesday when Alana Gregos, the assistant manager of the LUSH cosmetics store, briefed her on North America's dependence on fossil fuel. Gregos was one of the more than half-dozen...
"Steven Van Zandt is the nation's premier priest of garage rock, spreading the gospel of no-frills, fist-pumping rock roll." -Entertainment Weekly, 2006 On April 7, 2002, coincidentally (or not?) the same date in 1967 that Tom Donahue kicked off...
Philip Hoare is best known for his biography of Noel Coward, but he turns his attention to a much grimmer subject than the follies of "Mad Dogs and Englishmen" in "The Whale," an eminently readable chronicle of the tragic interaction between humans and...
The Swampby Mark Silva Hugo Chavez, the president of Venezuela, says he likes one of the President Barack Obamas whom he sees. "We have an Obama that talked about peace,'' Chavez said, in an interview aired tonight on CNN's Larry King......
Tags: Massacres, Hugo Chavez, Civil Unrest, Fidel Castro, Barack Obama
Booster ShotsPandemic H1N1 influenza caused a 15-fold increase in admissions to intensive care units for lung problems is Australia and New Zealand during the winter flu season, researchers reported today in the New England Journal of Medicine, offering a foretaste...
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