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Emanuel’s short-term CPS fix? More borrowing
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Emanuel’s short-term CPS fix? More borrowing

Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel speaks at a news conference as Chicago Public Schools CEO Forrest Claypool looks on in his press office at City Hall in Chicago on Friday, April 28, 2017. (Chris Sweda / Chicago Tribune)

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What happens when you have to break up with your book club?
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What happens when you have to break up with your book club?

— NO SALES; FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY WITH BOOK CLUB BREAKUPS BY JUDITH NEWMAN FOR MAY 12, 2017. ALL OTHER USE PROHIBITED. — Book clubs can be the epicenter of fierce friendships and enmity; a breeding ground for resentments large …

World’s hottest chili pepper may kill you, isn’t meant to be eaten
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World’s hottest chili pepper may kill you, isn’t meant to be eaten

A British farmer says he’s grown a chili pepper so insanely hot, one bite could kill you.

Welsh plant grower Mike Smith from St. Asaph, Denbighshire is calling his new creation the "Dragon’s Breath" chili.

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Five story lines to follow as Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming heads to the Preakness Stakes
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Five story lines to follow as Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming heads to the Preakness Stakes

Jockey John Velazquez acknowledges fans’ cheers after riding Always Dreaming to victory in the 143rd Kentucky Derby. (Andy Lyons / Getty Images)

Last year, the Preakness Stakes was labeled as the next meeting in the intense rivalry between two West …