Demonstrators gathered on a section of I-94 on Saturday morning in Chicago, temporarily shutting down five lanes of traffic, to protest gun violence.
By Vivekae Kim
CHICAGO — A federal judge in Chicago on Thursday ordered the U.S. government to release a 9-year-old Brazilian boy who was separated from his mother at the U.S.-Mexico border, saying that their continued separation “irreparably harms them both.” Judge Manish…
By Martha Irvine, Michael Tarm, Associated Press
A federal judge has ruled in favor of Philadelphia in its lawsuit against the federal government for withholding grant funding in response to how the city deals with immigrants in the country illegally.
By Associated Press
Chicago Public Schools, one of the largest school systems in the country, is reporting academic improvement in spite of past troubles. Now city leaders are looking to new CEO Janice Jackson to keep things moving forward. Special correspondent Kavitha Cardoza…
By Kavitha Cardoza, Education Week
By Associated Press
The Chicago-based airline has announced it will issue special bag tags for animal carriers following the death of a French bulldog puppy that was forced into an overhead bin on a United flight.
Everyone knows that 3-, 4- and 5-year-olds ask a lot of questions. But that unrestrained curiosity can unsettle preschool teachers who feel they lack sufficient understanding of science, technology, engineering and math, often referred to as STEM. Hari Sreenivasan reports…
An outspoken Holocaust denier is likely to appear on the November ballot as the Republican nominee for a Chicago-area congressional district.
By Paris Schutz
While most of Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims who escaped harrowing violence ended up in camps in Bangladesh, some have made it to the U.S. That includes dozens of young Rohingyas who have become students in Chicago's public schools. Special correspondent Paris…
By Joan A Casey, Peter James, Rachel Morello-Forsch, The Conversation
Nationwide, neighborhoods with higher poverty rates and proportions of black, Hispanic and Asian residents have higher noise levels than other neighborhoods.
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