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What to read this summer? We asked a trio of local authors what books they’re taking to the beach. Here are their top picks.

Beginning Monday, children and teens across Chicago will have access to free lunches during the summer.

The patch designed by NASA for a Northwestern-led mission to study how space affects the physiology and metabolism of mice. (NASA / Northwestern University)

Nearly two dozen laboratory mice will be launched into orbit next week as part of a Northwestern-led research mission to learn more about the physiological effects of living in space. 

The Catholic Church is weighing in on the Trump administration’s zero-tolerance border policy. Cardinal Blase Cupich joins us to talk about it.

The professor and political analyst joins us to discuss his new book “What Truth Sounds Like: Robert F. Kennedy, James Baldwin, and Our Unfinished Conversation About Race in America.”

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A U.S. Supreme Court decision released Thursday will have consequences for the state budget – and for online shoppers. 

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Latinos are 50 percent more likely to Alzheimer’s disease than their white counterparts. Meet a Chicago researcher trying to find out why.

Watch the June 21, 2018 full episode of “Chicago Tonight.”