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Senator John McCain

Morning Edition

John McCain Makes Dramatic Return Amid Political Storm

The Arizona senator, recently diagnosed with brain cancer, cast a crucial vote to move forward on debate to dismantle Obamacare.
July 25, 2017
Game of Thrones

Nerdette Recaps Game Of Thrones With Peter Sagal

Euron's Big Splash

Tricia, Greta and special Peter-replacement Miles Doornbos review the latest 'Game of Thrones' and ponder how Euron Greyjoy gets pumped up.
July 24, 2017
Tiffany Walden (L) and Morgan Elise Johnson, co-founders of the new digital platform working to reshape the understanding of Black millennials in Chicago

Morning Shift Podcast

New Digital Platform Aims To Reshape Black Narratives

We talk to co-founders of “The Triibe," a new digital magazine that aims to humanize victims of gun violence.
July 25, 2017
Attorney General Jeff Sessions


Trump: 'Time Will Tell' If Sessions Remains Attorney General

The president was responding to questions regarding a newly published interview in which he says he's "very disappointed" with Sessions.
July 25, 2017
Eastern Conference's Allie Quigley, of the Chicago Sky, is congratulated by teammates after winning the 3-point contest at the WNBA All-Star basketball game Saturday, July 22, 2017, in Seattle.


Chicago Sky Moving Games From Suburbs To New Arena In City

The Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority voted to approve an agreement to have the Sky play at Wintrust Arena in the South Loop.
July 25, 2017
Jessica Williams plays a struggling playwright who is trying to get over an ex-boyfriend in The Incredible Jessica James.

Fresh Air

Comic Jessica Williams On 'The Daily Show' And Learning To 'Never Be Average'

Williams joined 'The Daily Show' when she was 22. She now stars in 'The Incredible Jessica James.'
July 25, 2017
Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Lamaar Thomas

All Things Considered

Study: CTE Found In Nearly All Donated NFL Player Brains

As the country starts to get back into its most popular professional team sport, this serves as a reminder of how dangerous football can be.
July 25, 2017
The moon is pictured in this image from December 6, 2006. A new study shows the moon's interior might contain water.


New Study: The Moon's Interior Could Contain Water

Sick of your crowded neighborhood pool? A new study shows there might be quite a bit of water on a more isolated place — the moon.
July 24, 2017
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner


Rauner Calls School-Funding Special Session

Rauner ordered the House and Senate to report to Springfield after the Senate missed a noon deadline to send to him a school-finance plan.
July 24, 2017
Chip Implant to be used by 32M.


Wisconsin Company Offers To Implant Chips In Its Employees

Three Square Market says it is the first U.S. company to provide the technology to its employees, a move that raises ethical questions.
July 25, 2017

Editor’s List

Every Other Hour

WBEZ’s project takes on the question: In Chicago, who picks up a gun and why?
May 1, 2017
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Curious City

Carl Sandburg's Chicago

From 1912 to 1930, the famous poet and writer lived and worked in the Chicago area. Step back in time to experience Sandburg's Chicago.
July 23, 2017

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