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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...
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...
The Swamp(Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images.) by Frank James First Lady Michelle Obama has let it be known she's not amused that a Chicago-area company has appropriated her daughters' names for use on its one-foot tall dolls. Ty Inc. maker of......
The Swampby Clarence Page Chalk up yet another "first' for President Barack Obama. Obama is scheduled to skip the spring Gridiron Club dinner, a politically-loaded highlight of Washington's social season. And the snubbed club -- of which I am a member......
Tags: Wrigleyville, Joe Biden, Government, Maryland, Barack Obama
Spin CycleNoted journalism expert Pete King, writing in the NYPost, elaborates on his oft-stated support for Vito Fossella and his oft-stated disdain for the press. Fossella, King says, has taken the responsible step by retiring. His drunk driving has to......
Have you ever had one of those days when everything that can go wrong does? In Fox's new drama "24," Kiefer Sutherland's character, Jack Bauer, tries to survive 24 demanding hours, to put it mildly. Each episode of the show is an hour of real time, so...
St. Louis Post-DispatchThis place came to be in 1886 when a group of 12 Kentuckians and Ohioans bought 8,700 acres fronted by beach, chased off the egrets and alligators and laid out a town. President Grover Cleveland's sister, Rose, was among the notables who built a line of...
Tags: Homes, Jimmy Buffett, Crimes, Crime, Law and Justice, Sports
(BBWAA: Elected by the Baseball Writers Association of America; VC: Elected by the Veterans Committee; NL: Elected by the Veterans Committee based on Negro league career): 1936 -- BBWAA: Ty Cobb, Walter Johnson, Christy Mathewson, Babe Ruth, Honus...
Special To The SunYou might expect a museum about buildings to be housed in a nice one, and the National Building Museum in Washington certainly is -- so much so that the impressive but lesser-known 19th-century structure can be the highlight of a visit to Washington....
There are delectable edibles inside the Runcible Spoon café, but visitors must be lured by aroma alone. The display cases are hidden by the picture window. Yes, hidden, because it's covered with handbills. There are various offers for massage therapy,...
His family loved music, and Charlie had talent and self-confidence. He took singing lessons from a priest who had studied under composer Franz Liszt. His parents bought him an organ and paid his teacher with free meals. He jumped at opportunities to...
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