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Tom Watson's last Ryder Cup hurrah

GLENEAGLES, Scotland | Phil Mickelson has played in the Ryder Cup more times than any American. His experience is such that recent captains have leaned on him for observations on everything from pairings to picks. That wasn't the case with Tom Watson at the helm.

September 24, 2014 5:15 pm

After vote to stay in UK, Scots must heal divide

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — As a drizzly mist enveloped Edinburgh in the grim weather locals call dreich, Scots coped Friday with a potent mixture of relief and disappointment, anger and joy, after voting to reject independence.

September 19, 2014 12:56 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Kremlin aggression recalls Cold War, challenges NATO

GUEST COMMENTARY: Kremlin aggression recalls Cold War, challenges NATO

The overt invasion of Ukraine by Russia’s army, after months of covert aid to rebel forces, has generated the most serious crisis in Europe since the Balkan wars of the 1990s – and perhaps since World War II. NATO has an obligation to respond skillfully, while trying to avoid direct combat w…

September 06, 2014 12:00 am

Obama casts Russia as threat to peace in Europe

TALLINN, Estonia | Lashing out at Russia, President Barack Obama on Wednesday cast Moscow's aggression in Ukraine as a threat to peace in Europe. He vigorously vowed to come to the defense of NATO allies that fear they could be Vladimir Putin's next target.

September 03, 2014 1:46 pm
18th Street Brewery has major expansion on tap

18th Street Brewery has major expansion on tap

GARY | Sinister, a Double India Pale Ale brewed with seven different types of hops, established 18th Street Brewery's reputation back when Drew Fox was still a gypsy brewer making the rounds around the Chicago beer scene. 

August 09, 2014 6:00 pm Video Photos

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GOLF NOTES: It's crunch time for the Ryder Cup

GOLF NOTES: It's crunch time for the Ryder Cup

HOYLAKE, England | The end of the British Open means the Ryder Cup is getting closer, and there are a couple of regulars still not in the team.

July 22, 2014 5:15 pm
Pence in Germany condemns Russian aggression

Pence in Germany condemns Russian aggression

Gov. Mike Pence staked a belligerent position toward Russia on Wednesday, declaring the "reset" of U.S.-Russian relations has failed and calling for construction of a European missile defense shield to deter Russian aggression.

April 16, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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Growing MonoSol planning to hire an additional 100 workers

Growing MonoSol planning to hire an additional 100 workers

MERRILLVILLE | More and more people are using single-load detergent packets when washing their dishes or doing their laundry -- instead of measuring out the cleaning agent and maybe spilling some in the process.

November 11, 2013 5:00 pm Photos

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UFC books January return to Chicago

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND | For the third straight year, Chicago will be a crucial part of the Ultimate Fighting Championship's broadcast partnership with Fox.

October 28, 2013 9:00 pm
U.S. Steel, ArcelorMittal expected to report quarterly losses

U.S. Steel, ArcelorMittal expected to report quarterly losses

Northwest Indiana's two major steelmakers are both expected to report losses during the third quarter, though market conditions have been gradually improving.

October 28, 2013 4:30 pm
Steelmakers strive for a flawless finish

Steelmakers strive for a flawless finish

HOBART | In recent years, local steelmakers have made major investments in automated systems that scan the metal's surface for any flaws, to better meet the increasingly exacting standards of automakers and other customers.

October 22, 2013 5:30 pm Photos

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Steelmakers looking to cut costs

Steelmakers looking to cut costs

ArcelorMittal and U.S. Steel have been working on streamlining operations after a prolonged economic slump has kept them from being profitable, and the Pittsburgh-based steelmaker plans to review labor costs at all its facilities.

August 11, 2013 6:00 am Photos

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ArcelorMittal reports lower earnings, cuts profit forecast

ArcelorMittal reports lower earnings, cuts profit forecast

ArcelorMittal posted a loss of $780 million over the last three months, the fourth straight quarter that the world's largest steelmaker has lost money.

August 01, 2013 3:30 pm
Fair's Statue Viva not taking liberties with pigeons

Fair's Statue Viva not taking liberties with pigeons

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP | Having an unusual talent, such as being a living statue, can bring unusual problems, like living, pooping pigeons.

July 26, 2013 12:00 am
Consumer spending, international demand starting to return

Consumer spending, international demand starting to return

MERRILLVILLE | Consumers have started to feel confident enough to buy big-ticket items again, including cars and homes, but Northwest Indiana business leaders remain concerned about jobs.

July 20, 2013 3:20 pm Related
DOUG ROSS: International ties boost Hoosier economy

DOUG ROSS: International ties boost Hoosier economy

Isolationists often cite President George Washington's Farewell Address, in which he warns of the dangers of "foreign entanglements." That advice no longer works. Indiana, not just the nation, is already intertwined with the world.

July 12, 2013 12:00 am
Indiana lawmakers unlikely to adopt lower drunken driving threshold

Indiana lawmakers unlikely to adopt lower drunken driving threshold

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's federal-phobic Legislature likely won't follow a national safety panel's recommendation that states reduce their drunken driving limits to 0.05 blood alcohol content from 0.08.

May 19, 2013 5:30 pm Related
GUEST COMMENTARY: Catholicism caught between fascination, frustration

GUEST COMMENTARY: Catholicism caught between fascination, frustration

With the reign of Pope Benedict XVI having ended Thursday, Catholicism is at a crossroads.

March 03, 2013 12:00 am

Rare good news for eurozone economy

LONDON | Mention it quietly, but there were rare hopeful signs for Europe's struggling economy on Friday.

February 01, 2013 4:50 pm
Mom goes viral with son's phone code of conduct

Mom goes viral with son's phone code of conduct

Janell Burley Hofmann honored her 13-year-old son's "maturity and growth" at Christmas with his first iPhone, but it came with strings attached.

January 14, 2013 12:00 am
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