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Holy Alliances: How One School Company Learned The Chicago Way

A savvy company came to Chicago, partnered with city pastors and raked in $50 million in school deals, becoming one of CPS' biggest vendors.
February 27, 2017

NPR

Here's What To Watch For When Trump Addresses Congress

Trump's mood about the country will matter, along with whether he gives Congress direction on policy priorities like health care and taxes.
February 27, 2017

NPR

Diversity Wins The Night As 'Moonlight' Takes Best Picture At 2017 Oscars

In a startling end-of-night gaffe, "Moonlight" won Best Picture after an incorrect announcement The 89th Academy Awards airs Sunday.
February 27, 2017

Morning Edition

A Medicine That Blunts The Buzz Of Alcohol

Many drinkers don't realize that a medicine long used to help people addicted to opioids can help alcoholics and other heavy drinkers.
February 27, 2017

Curious City

Where Do Chicago’s Homeless Go In The Winter?

Coffee shops, hospital waiting rooms and train cars are a few of the places Chicago’s homeless go to escape the cold.
February 26, 2017

WBEZ Presents

Black Homeownership: The Promise and The Pitfalls

Buying a home is part of the American dream, but African-Americans face extra risks, as WBEZ's Natalie Moore learned firsthand.
February 24, 2017

NPR

Banned Nerve Agent Killed Kim Jong Nam Within 20 Minutes, Malaysia Says

The dose smeared on North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un's half-brother was so high, even an antidote may not have been able to save him.
February 27, 2017

NPR

Headstones Vandalized At Jewish Cemetery In Philadelphia

The damage is believed to have occurred sometime Saturday night.
February 27, 2017

NPR

17-Year-Old Transgender Boy Wins Texas Girls' Wrestling Championship

Mack Beggs is prohibited from competing against boys. His win comes after Trump rescinded guidelines on transgender students.
February 27, 2017

WBEZ News

Chicagoans Rally To Support Trans Rights

Hundreds of people rallied in the Boystown Saturday afternoon to protest actions this week by the Trump administration.
February 26, 2017

Code Switch

In Response To Rising Biased Rhetoric, Muslims Run For Office

First-time candidates are seeking offices and several nonprofits are helping American Muslims get involved in the political process.
February 27, 2017

WBEZ News

Civil Rights Investigation Into Cicero Schools Not Its First

The feds are looking into claims that Cicero’s bilingual students face discrimination. The district has faced such complaints before.
February 24, 2017

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