Khaled M is an Libyan-American hip-hop artist based in Chicago. He's also the son of exiles, who fled Libya in the 1970s. Last December he traveled to Libya for the first time, and met the US American ambassador Christopher Stevens.
Between 1983 and 1987, Chicago Public School teachers walked out four times. As current teachers wind up their second day on the picket lines, some local parents and teachers remember the strikes of the 1980s.
This may sound strange, but the first creature I saw on my visit to the Shedd Aquarium Animal Hospital was a Great Horned Owl. I was in the loading-dock area, about to enter the Shedd, when I saw this creature on the gloved arm of a staffer.