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    Clearly, technology has rendered some obsolete — what value is there of oral storytellers who walk through a region gathering and spreading news, fact and fiction, when television and radio have penetrated all parts of the country...

    As we travel through India from the streets of cities like Kolkata and Hyderabad to the far reaches of the Rajasthan desert, the diversity of Indian culture is clear, as is the ephemeral nature of much...

  • Chicago-area man accused of threatening Mayor, others on Facebook

    CHICAGO: A driver for a ride-sharing service used his Facebook page to threaten Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and others, hinting that he hoped to commit an act of violence before traveling to Pakistan, according to a recently unsealed federal complaint...

    Mohammad Waqas Khan, who is around 30 and from the Chicago suburb of Glen Ellyn, should remain behind bars pending trial, a US magistrate judge ruled at a detention hearing Monday in...

  • Two giant, rare ‘corpse’ flowers bloom in Chicago

    CHICAGO: It is unusual enough to see one of nature’s biggest, rarest — not to mention smelliest — flowers bloom...

    That is why two seven-foot-tall corpse flowers at the Chicago Botanic Garden have attracted thousands of visitors this week, despite the smell of rotting flesh that the flowers emit to attract pollinating beetles and flies...

  • Chicago cop charged with murder in killing of black teen

    CHICAGO: A white Chicago police officer accused of fatally shooting a black teenager was charged with murder on Tuesday, just a day ahead of a deadline for the city to release a squad-car video of the killing...

    The judge ordered the dash-cam recording of the Chicago killing to be released by Wednesday after city officials had argued for months it couldn’t be made public until the conclusion of several investigations...

  • Furious protests force Trump to call off rally in Chicago

    CHICAGO: Donald Trump cancelled a rally in Chicago on Friday in the face of huge protests, which triggered scenes of chaos and prompted his presidential rivals to blame the violent outbreak on his incendiary rhetoric...

    The billionaire said he decided to call off the rally after consulting with police in the city, where tensions had been rising for hours in the build-up to the event at a sporting arena at the University of Illinois at...

  • Muslim woman mistaken for terrorist sues Chicago officers

    CHICAGO: A young Muslim woman on Thursday sued Chicago police who mistakenly identified her briefly as a potential "lone wolf" terrorist as she was leaving a city subway station last year on the Fourth of July wearing a headscarf, face veil and carrying a backpack...

    Itemid Al-Matar says officers violated her civil rights by pulling off her religious garb as they arrested her on subway station stairs, then strip-searched her later at...

  • Chicago police chief out, review launched over black teen's death

    CHICAGO: Chicago's police chief was ousted Tuesday after days of protest over a white officer's shooting of a black teenager 16 times and the department's refusal to release a video of the killing for more than a year...

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced during a news conference that he had asked Garry McCarthy, police superintendent since May 2011, to resign...

  • Jazz exhibit opens with ‘music you can see’ in Chicago

    CHICAGO: Experimental jazz collides with avant-garde visual pieces in a vibrant exhibit which opened on Saturday at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago...

    Curator Dieter Roelstraete began thinking about how to put on an exhibit exploring Chicago’s rich jazz heritage soon after he moved here from Belgium in 2012...

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