News archive from 12 February 2013, page 10

By exiting papacy still alive, Pope Benedict follows a precedent not seen for 598 years

Before April 19, 2005, Cardinal Josef Ratzinger talked warmly of retiring. He was looking forward to a leisurely life, with his books, his brother and his beloved gray cat back in ancient Regensburg, Germany, where he owned a house. But his plans...

 

Canada reviews aid for evangelical group in Uganda

OTTAWA, Ontario The Canadian government is reviewing humanitarian funding for an evangelical group that works in Uganda and has described homosexuality as perverted and sinful. Crossroads Christian Communications, a group that produces television...

 
By exiting papacy still alive, Pope Benedict follows a precedent not seen for 598 years

By exiting papacy still alive, Pope Benedict follows a precedent not seen for 598 years

Before April 19, 2005, Cardinal Josef Ratzinger talked warmly of retiring. He was looking forward to a leisurely life, with his books, his brother and his beloved gray cat back in ancient Regensburg, Germany, where he owned a house. But his plans...

 

Canada reviews aid for evangelical group in Uganda

OTTAWA, Ontario -- The Canadian government is reviewing humanitarian funding for an evangelical group that works in Uganda and has described homosexuality as perverted and sinful. Crossroads Christian Communications, a group that produces television...

 

Millennium Trail underpass headed for Rollins Road

The Lake County Forest Preserves will use a $1.9 million federal grant to help pay to build a Rollins Road underpass on the Millennium Trail in Grayslake, according to county officials. The underpass, which will be just west of Route 45, will connect...

 

Review: Robert Gober makes his own mark on Surrealism

Surrealism never took root in America. When the visual arts came into their own in this country around the middle of the 20th century, the most prominent movements steered clear of Surrealism's embrace of life's unconscious underbelly. Pop, Minimalism...

 

First Lady Michelle Obama invites 102-year-old North Miami woman to State of Union speech

WASHINGTON -- At age 102, it's possible Desaline Victor is the oldest guest ever to attend a State of the Union address. But the North Miami woman, known as "Granny" among the city's Haitian community, was chosen less for her age than what...

 

B10 ADs, coaches worry about easing recruit rules

Big Ten athletic directors and football coaches say they have reservations about loosened NCAA recruiting rules that would allow unlimited contact between recruiters and high school players. The NCAA Board of Directors in January approved rulebook...

 
Lakers play host to Suns on Tuesday night

Lakers play host to Suns on Tuesday night

Lakers tonight VS. PHOENIX When: 7:30. Also For the Lakers to have a shot, Dwight Howard has to shoot more Lakers' Metta World Peace unable to stop LeBron James Where: Staples Center. On the air: TV: TWC SportsNet, TWC Deportes; Radio: 710, 1330....

 

US shark attacks hit highest level since 2000

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Scholars say shark attacks in the U.S. reached their highest level in a decade last year. The University of Florida's International Shark Attack File released on Monday says the U.S. experienced 53 attacks in 2012, the most since...

 
Primping pooches: Do's and don'ts at Westminster

Primping pooches: Do's and don'ts at Westminster

NEW YORK Scissors, blow dryers, bobby pins - they're as much a part of the Westminster Dog show as commands, crates and treats. Take Sophie, for example. With perfectly trimmed pompoms and fluffed out fur, she's the very essence of Poodle...

 

B10 ADs, coaches worry about easing recruit rules

Big Ten athletic directors and football coaches say they have reservations about loosened NCAA recruiting rules that would allow unlimited contact between recruiters and high school players. The NCAA Board of Directors in January approved rulebook...

 

How will your child do?

With the state making it tougher to pass Illinois Standards Achievement Tests, how will your child fare on exams next month? Parents can get a sense of what will happen by doing what the Tribune did on a larger scale: Apply the new passing bar to last...

 

Mariners, Hernandez in final stages of negotiations

PEORIA, Ariz. � -- PEORIA, Ariz. - An announcement on a Felix Hernandez contract extension with the Mariners could come as early as Tuesday as both sides continued the final stages of negotiations. The talks on a contract, nearly completed last week,...

 

House moves ahead with plan to end slush funds, raise campaign contribution limits to $10,000

TALLAHASSEE -- A House plan to eliminate controversial political slush funds and raise campaign contribution limits to $10,000 in Florida won approval on a bi-partisan vote Monday. But the top priority of House Speaker Will Weatherford faces a fight....

 

News Widget for Webmasters

Newsrt at twitter
«
»
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
        1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28