SAN FRANCISCO — A 29-story office building at 123 Mission St. illustrates the policy puzzles that fester because of these facts: For centuries, tobacco has been a widely used legal consumer good that does serious and often lethal harm when used as it is intended to be used. And its harmfulne…

WASHINGTON — With a disgust commensurate with the fact, Michael Bennet, the Colorado Democrat, says that during 40 percent of his 10 Senate years, the government has been run on “continuing resolutions.” Congress passes these in order to spare itself the torture of performing its primary fun…

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SAN FRANCISCO — A 29-story office building at 123 Mission St. illustrates the policy puzzles that fester because of these facts: For centuries, tobacco has been a widely used legal consumer good that does serious and often lethal harm when used as it is intended to be used. And its harmfulne…

WASHINGTON — With a disgust commensurate with the fact, Michael Bennet, the Colorado Democrat, says that during 40 percent of his 10 Senate years, the government has been run on “continuing resolutions.” Congress passes these in order to spare itself the torture of performing its primary fun…

WASHINGTON — If California Sen. Kamala Harris is elected president in 2020 and re-elected in 2024, by the time she leaves office 114 months from now, she might have a coherent answer to the question of whether Americans should be forbidden to have what 217 million of them currently have: pri…

A year ago, Urbana-based U.S. Judge Colin Bruce warned the University of Illinois about the sham nature of its student disciplinary proceedings. Now, a Chicago-based federal appeals court has issued a broadside exposing universities that embrace kangaroo-court tribunals to serious liability.

Private appraisals filed in recent years with the Champaign County Board of Review, obtained through an open-records request, show that the owners of at least two major student apartment complexes in Champaign were concerned about vacancy rates.

Edith Brady-Lunny and Steve Vogel's 'Unforgiven: The Untold Story of One Woman's Search for Love and Justice' focuses on the Sept. 2, 2003, deaths of two boys ages 6 and 3 and a 23-month-old girl after the 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass in which they were riding drove down a boat ramp into the water.