"Nattering nabobs of negativism," is probably the most enduring of the many alliterative announcements of Spiro Agnew, vice president in the Nixon administration until forced to resign because of corruption.
From elaborately decorated trees to drive-through lighting displays to boat parades and train shows, a variety of holiday spectacles are being staged through the end of December and into early January around the country. Here are a few of them.
Couple tango dancing
CHICAGO | A former White Sox executive pleaded guilty in federal court Friday to a single count of wire fraud in connection with more than $400,000 in kickbacks received from prospective players in Latin America.
Bishop Frank Munsey, who died Saturday, should be remembered for his commitment to spreading the Gospel not just in the region but far beyond U.S. borders. His life should teach us all the value of religious commitment.
Editor's note: Bishop Gerald Kicanas agreed to share his remarks at the Nov. 12 "Seeking Common Ground in the Immigration Debate" conference at Lost Marsh Conference Center in Hammond.
CHICAGO | A former scout for the Chicago White Sox has pleaded not guilty to accepting kickbacks — totaling about $400,000 — from signing bonuses and contract buyouts paid to secure 23 prospective players between December 2004 and February 2008.
CHICAGO | Federal authorities have charged a former scouting executive for the Chicago White Sox and two former scouts for the team in Latin America for allegedly accepting kickbacks -- totaling about $400,000 -- from signing bonuses and contract buyouts paid to secure 23 prospective players…
CHICAGO | The man behind the world renowned Buena Vista Social Club and Sierra Maestra, Cuban band leader, producer, and gifted visionary Juan de Marcos, has gathered the most remarkable expatriate Cuban musicians from around the world to present a new version of the Afro-Cuban All Stars tha…
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Grab a cup of coffee or hot chocolate and toast to Cinco de Mayo with a Mexican pastry. Whether you have a taste for cake, cookies or sweet rolls, the Mexican dessert menu boasts a variety of goodies to start your day or provide the finishing touch to a traditional Latin meal.
TONY V. MARTIN | THE TIMES Calumet Bakery manager Suzie Barbarosa with a slice of Tres Leches cake with whipped cream frosting.
TONY V. MARTIN | THE TIMES Tres Leches Cake with chocolate ganache frosting at Calumet bakery.
The art of Frida Kahlo comes to life in a different medium on Saturday.
Cheryl Mann | PROVIDED PHOTO While honoring the centennial of the Mexican Revolution and the bicentennial of Mexican Independence, Luna Negra Dance Theater also celebrates Mexico and native painter Frida Kahlo during its Spring show March 27 at Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Chicago.
EAST CHICAGO – Un grupo que está organizando una manifestación para apoyar los intentos en el Congreso para reformar las leyes de inmigración de la nación dijo que espera contar con el apoyo del obispo Dale Melczek de la Diócesis Católica de Gary.
CARACAS, Venezuela | Police fired tear gas and plastic bullets at thousands of university students on Jan. 25, breaking up a protest after President Hugo Chavez's government forced an opposition cable TV channel off the air.
MARSELLA, Colombia | At this bend in the Cauca River, an eddy urges debris ashore. The rocky bank is scattered with sticks, reeds and plastic bottles, and vultures pick at the sodden, shiny white carcass of a small dog.
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