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75 years after being freed from Auschwitz, he can’t stop going back
A lesson for Holocaust Remembrance Day: Anti-Semitism never died — it just lay dormant
Meet Xenobot, an Eerie New Kind of Programmable Organism
Researchers hope the living robots, made up of masses of cells working in coordination, can help unlock the mysteries of cellular communication.
A woman was told to cover up at Chick-fil-A while nursing. To support her, moms held a breastfeeding sit-in
Malibu wants to ban overnight parking on Pacific Coast Highway. Will the state allow it?
Rivian takes over Uptown Normal Illinois
Electric truck startup, a possible Rivian rival, may seek aid to restart former Lordstown GM plant
Y’all aboard? Fate of Gulf Coast Amtrak project in Mobile’s hands next week
$170M in Economic Benefits Hinge on Mobile City Council Vote
Bring Passenger Rail Service Back to Mobile
The Kremlin is notorious for global meddling online. But controlling cyberspace at home has been trickier.
Helicopter in Bryant crash previously owned by was once owned by the state of Illinois
Helicopter in Kobe Bryant crash was owned by state of Illinois from 2007-15
California’s first two cases of coronavirus are confirmed in L.A. and Orange counties
Australia’s fires are burning through a key part of its economy — tourism
‘American Dirt’ was supposed to be a publishing triumph. What went wrong?
On eve of Grammys, ousted CEO Deborah Dugan has no regrets: ‘I had to defend myself’
Deborah Dugan alleges sexual harassment and gender discrimination against Recording Academy
China extends holiday to contain virus as death toll rises to 80
The coronavirus from China is new, and that makes everything dicier
Coronavirus spreads to Los Angeles, Orange County: How concerned should we be about spread?
Hong Kong bans entry of visitors from China virus province
Mystery seller has JFK items up for bid. Ex-Gov. Jerry Brown wants to know who
Cabbies hit by LAXit pickup squeeze are planning their own exit
Trump Tied Ukraine Aid to Inquiries He Sought, Bolton Book Says
Aldermanic courtesy leaves appointment to Civilian Oversight Board in doubt
Russell Simmons assault doc stuns at Sundance, but survivors brace for ‘fight’ ahead
FBI reviewing claims Ilhan Omar married her brother
WPIX cameraman claims he was fired over false racism accusations from Muslim anchor
The American Dream is much easier to achieve in Canada
New city signs up in Ahwatukee encouraging bicyclists to use entire car lane
AM/FM icons mourn Mokena man remembered as a ‘great friend to anyone who loves radio’
Experts say weight loss requires a plan, lifestyle change and support
After a year of defying Utahns, our leaders must face their credibility gap
Salvadoran general admits army carried out infamous 1981 massacre
These Are the 6 Women Who Are Testifying Against Harvey Weinstein
Ex-state Sen. Martin Sandoval charged with bribery in red-light camera scheme
For years Chicago police rated the risk of tens of thousands being caught up in violence. That controversial effort has quietly been ended.
Ex-volleyball coach who recorded hundreds of children in bathroom with hidden camera given almost 7 years in prison
Is there a difference between cheap and expensive cast-iron cookware?
‘I hate you … hope you two die!’ That’s what woman wrote on wall of her home before shooting up Lisle cigar lounge, killing ex-cop and herself, police say
Governors State board meets 2 hours behind closed doors following faculty no-confidence vote in president, but takes no action
Mokena 13-year-old receives Heart Saver Hero award for helping save father’s life with CPR
Brawl at high school basketball game in Waukegan still under investigation: ‘It spilled outside and picked up again’
Kim Foxx’s handling of Jussie Smollett case hovers over Cook County state’s attorney candidates meeting with Tribune Editorial Board
Painting found hidden in Italian gallery wall confirmed as long-lost Klimt
Swift Control Replaces WordPress Toolbar With Custom Access Panel
What Happens to Your Checked Luggage at the Airport Found @nosilver
The “MTV cops” of Miami Vice gave television a facelift, then succumbed to the ravages of age
Miami Vice is an American crime drama television series created by Anthony Yerkovich and executive produced by Michael Mann for NBC.
Miami Vice is an action video game developed by Canvas and published by Ocean Software.
Unanswered questions abound after fires destory Park Forest ‘house on the hill’
Midcentury masterpiece, home of Park Forest founder Philip Klutznick, laid waste by four fires; arson investigation opened
Remembering the nine victims in the Kobe Bryant helicopter crash
Assistant girls basketball coach Christina Mauser among the victims of Kobe Bryant helicopter crash
Jessica Simpson captures photo from backyard of where Kobe Bryant crash occurred
President’s Defense Attacks Biden and Argues That Charges Against Trump are too Vague
Stephen King says Oscars are ‘rigged in favor of white people’
5-4 Supreme Court allows rule to take effect that could reshape legal immigration
Supreme Court Allows Trump’s Wealth Test for Green Cards
Republicans struggle to get on message after Bolton rocks trial
Trump says he was concerned about corruption in Ukraine. The evidence indicates he was focused on Biden.
If this Texas student doesn’t cut his dreadlocks, he won’t get to walk at graduation. It’s another example of hair discrimination, some say
Muddy shoes and difficult questions: How volunteers are counting the number of homeless Texans
Austin police chief: We will still ticket, arrest for cannabis
Chief Says cannabis Arrests Will Continue Despite Decriminalization
Austin police will stop arrests, tickets in most low-level marijuana cases after unanimous City Council vote
He spent a month in Texas jail accused of hauling 3,350 pounds of marijuana. But lab results say it was legal hemp.
Marijuana prosecutions in Texas have dropped by more than half since lawmakers legalized hemp
Texas coal companies are leaving behind contaminated land. The state is letting them.
“Railroad Commission’s Surface Mining and Reclamation Division. Since 2016, the division had been led by Denny Kingsley, a former coal executive who had retired from a 36-year career in the industry a few months before being hired to help regulate it.”
Texas signed off on the restoration of this old mine. Now a leaky landfill is contaminating groundwater.
“Coal ash has four to 10 times the concentration of toxins as coal”
“people living close to coal ash impoundments and landfills have a higher risk of premature death”
Big coal gave a tiny Texas town free land. There’s a major catch.
19 in Ontario being investigated for coronavirus after 1 case confirmed, 1 presumed
What Happened to Baltimore’s Harborplace?
Photo gallery: Demolition of The Jacksonville Landing continues
Chains dilute local flavor of Harborplace
So, Jax May Be The Only City To Demolish Its Landing
Former Springfield Jacksonville Jewish Center proposed for redevelopment
Kobe Bryant’s death spurs Planters to tread lightly on Super Bowl ad field
Carol Stream, whose father developed DuPage County town that bears her name, dies at 77
Elite private school Francis W. Parker nears control of adjacent condo buildings in Lincoln Park, and some neighbors aren’t going quietly
Papyrus greeting card brand to live on after stores close
Trump spiritual adviser says prayer asking for termination of ‘all satanic pregnancies’ was taken out of context
Johnson & Johnson ‘pretty confident’ it can develop coronavirus vaccine
Cannabis company brazenly adopts Alicia Keys’ Grammys musical number as advert
Art-school grads detail Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell’s weird sexual games
‘It Was a Question of ‘How Far Will They Go?”: Former Art Students Remember How Jeffrey Epstein Tested Their Boundaries
Jeffrey Epstein Accuser Maria Farmer Says the New York Academy of Art Helped Enable the Disgraced Financier
Charities say they never got the donations Jeffrey Epstein claims he made
Jeffrey Epstein Hoped to Seed Human Race With His DNA
The Sisters Who First Tried to Take Down Jeffrey Epstein
3 years after Naperville teen’s suicide, school board drafting protocols for when students speak to police
Prompted by Naperville teen’s suicide, new law requires parents be present before police question students on school property
Chinese officials report 25 more coronavirus deaths — bringing total to 106 — as US expands travel warning to entirety of China
Super Bowl: Worst halftime shows
Does Totino’s make the best pizza rolls? We taste 6 brands to find the ultimate munchie
Virginia becomes the critical 38th state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment. But the measure’s future is uncertain.
How Chicago fails to enforce one of the most annoying rush-hour problems as other cities try to prevent it
CTA plans weekend closures for three North Side Red Line stations
Whether you’re hired may depend on how an algorithm rates your video job interview. A new state law on AI screening gives you rights.
Retired Des Plaines pastor ordered to leave parish after ‘inappropriate material’ found on computer
Defying Vertigo to Capture Aerials From an Ultralight Plane
The Bears’ Super Bowl XX rings are one of a kind — as is each player’s story behind their jewelry
Former ‘Project Runway’ production assistant describes alleged sexual assault by Harvey Weinstein at his trial: ‘If I scream rape, will someone hear me?’
Saudi Arabia wants US troops to stay in Iraq, top official says
Bar Louie gastropub chain files for bankruptcy, closes 38 restaurants
Scope of right-wing extremism vexed security officials, documents show