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Which Toni Preckwinkle Is Running for Chicago Mayor?

The challenge facing organizers in Chicago will be to push her to reject the same policies of austerity and embrace ...

Death of a Torturer: Jon Burge Is Gone But His Racist Policing Is Not Forgotten

Jon Burge, the Chicago police commander who tortured over one hundred black men, died yesterday. He acted with complete impunity ...

Left-right divide may be tempered by religion

But new data suggest the left may have a lot more common ground with some of these conservatives than it ...

Evidence mounts that Medicaid work requirements don't achieve savings, boost employment

Minnesotans, beware of health policy zombies in 2019. A dubious medical coverage 'reform' that died during this year's legislative session ...

Counterpoint: No numbers, only words, in apprising single-parent households

commentary by a Detroit Free Press writer, Nancy Kaffer, titled 'What everyone gets wrong about single moms' (Sept. 17). Joining ...

Counterpoint: Why Crow Wing Power, a cooperative, is involved in a manganese mine

But there's something about the grit of Americans that wouldn't be denied. Neighbors across the country began starting electric cooperatives ...

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Indian IT giant, Infosys announces 1,000 jobs in Arizona

BANGALORE, India - As part of its commitment to offer employment to 10,000 Americans by 2023, India's second-biggest software firm ...

French brand Longchamp eyes expansion in China to lift sales

PARIS, France - Famed for its iconic folding Le Pliage handbags, the leading French luxury brand Longchamp is exploring various ...

Facebook's dating feature goes live: Reactions mixed

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who unveiled the company's ambitious dating feature at Facebook’s annual developer conference - ...

Amazon buys majority stake in Indian supermarket, More

SEATTLE, U.S. - Starting off in 1994 as a modest firm to sell books in Seattle, Amazon's trajectory in its ...

Dow hits another all-time high, tech stops drop

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks around the world were at six months-highs as the global leader, the Dow Jones ...

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Iran fumes after separatists kill dozens at military parade

AHVAZ, Iran - In one of the deadliest attacks in the country in years, Iran suffered a bloody assault on ...


Rosenstein debunks report on his strategy to topple Trump

WASHINGTON, U.S. - The federal investigation into alleged collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign, in a bid to swing ...


136 dead after ferry sinks in world's largest tropical lake

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania - In one of the year's worst disasters, about 136 people were confirmed dead and several ...


Ensure my safety: Kavanaugh accuser willing to testify

WASHINGTON, U.S. - It has been less than a week since 51-year-old research psychologist from northern California, Christine Blasey Ford ...


Kim Jong Un wants second meeting with Trump

SEOUL, South Korea - The South Korean President Moon Jae In, who just concluded his third meeting with the North ...


Ferry in Tanzania capsizes, hundreds feared dead

UKORA, Tanzania - About 42 people were confirmed dead after a ferry capsized on Africa's largest lake - Lake Victoria ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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