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Electric scooters are growing in popularity across the country, and now leaders of scooter-sharing companies – and residents themselves – want to bring them to Chicago.
A tense news conference with the president, and a new head of the Justice Department after Jeff Sessions resigns. A report from Yamiche Alcindor of the “PBS NewsHour.”
Closing arguments and tight races on this election eve. Lisa Desjardins of the “PBS NewsHour” breaks down the high stakes of the midterms.
She is a poet, sociologist, podcaster and now comic book writer. Eve Ewing’s list of professional titles keeps growing, but her focus on Chicago Public Schools endures. And her interest is not just academic – it’s personal.
Lisa Desjardins of the “PBS NewsHour” joins us to discuss how things are looking for candidates in Illinois and other key states, and whether some districts are still expecting a so-called blue wave on Nov. 6.
An update on a pedestrian path set below CTA train tracks on the city’s North Side: what’s become of the project since our spring 2017 visit, and what is yet to come.
Her campaign ads focus on health care, but what are her plans for other issues? We hear from 14th Congressional District candidate Lauren Underwood.
President Donald Trump is visiting southern Illinois this weekend. What our colleges at the “PBS NewsHour” say we can expect from that visit.
“Consent on Campus: A Manifesto” looks at how colleges can improve their policies and education on sexual violence and consent. We speak with the book’s author, Donna Freitas.
A new survey finds Americans are optimistic about manufacturing. But with a looming trade war and uncertainty over a new deal with Canada and Mexico, there’s still some concern for the future.
Is it the end of an era? NPR reporter David Schaper joins us to discuss what the future may hold for the former retail giant.
A women’s march in Chicago is planned for Saturday. Why organizers say this event will be different from others.
It’s long been believed that residential segregation was a result of personal choices. But a new book argues segregation happened by design.
Although a ninth judge has yet to be confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court, the show must go on. The eight justices returned to the Temple of Justice this week to hear a new set of lawsuits.
How an urban garden is contributing to research on women’s health. We stop by the Dorothy Bradley Atkins Medicinal Garden at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Local reaction to emotional testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee from Judge Brett Kavanaugh and his accuser Christine Blasey Ford.
It was a long day for the Senate Judiciary Committee, and an even longer one for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and one of the women accusing him of sexual misconduct, Christine Blasey Ford.
New recommendations for how Illinois campaigns and government offices can eliminate harassment in the workplace. We hear from two of the women behind the report.
In “The Great Delusion: Liberal Dreams and International Realities,” professor John J. Mearsheimer argues the broad-reaching foreign policy goals of the U.S. have backfired.
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will meet with President Donald Trump on Thursday following a series of conflicting reports about Rosenstein’s future leading the Justice Department.
With a Supreme Court nominee’s confirmation in question, a nationwide debate has ignited over how much weight should be given to a decades-old allegation.
Meet the Chicago-area native who is the songwriter behind some of pop music’s biggest hits.
A look at mental health resources available to Chicago police officers following the department’s third suicide in the last two months.