• officer Aug 31, 2019

    Suit Settled in Naperville Teen's Suicide

    The case of a suburban Chicago teenager who killed himself after being confronted at his high school about whether he made a video of himself having sex with a classmate raised uncomfortable questions about how aggressively school officials should question kids suspected of wrongdoing and whether they should wait until a parent arrives.

  • DONALD TRUMP Jul 21, 2019

    Trump's ‘Go Back' Remark: In Workplace, It Might Be Illegal

    President Donald Trump’s suggestion that four activist Democratic congresswomen of color “go back” to countries “from which they came” has excited some in his political base. Yet in many of America’s workplaces and institutions, the same language would be unacceptable and possibly illegal. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, which enforces federal laws against workplace bias, explicitly cites comments like “go...

  • Las Vegas Jun 25, 2019

    ‘Jeopardy!' Champ Out of Debut World Series of Poker Event

    “Jeopardy!” champion and professional sports gambler James Holzhauer finished out of money in his World Series of Poker debut on Monday, a tournament official said. Holzhauer finished in 454th place among more than 1,800 entrants in a No-Limit Hold’em event, spokesman Seth Palansky said. Buy-in was $1,500 and Holzhauer didn’t reach the top 281 finishers who will win shares of...

  • Chicago Jun 24, 2019

    Chicago Suburb Bans Retail Sale of Dogs, Cats, Rabbits

    A northwestern Chicago suburb has banned the sale of dogs, cats and rabbits in pet stores, citing poor treatment and unprepared owners.

  • United States Aug 31, 2017

    Red Cross Text Donations Delayed After ‘Inundation' of Messages

    If you tried helping Harvey relief efforts by texting the American Red Cross to donate, you might have received an unexpected message back.

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