President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration has been largely downsized because of the coronavirus pandemic and security concerns after the attack on the Capitol on Jan. 6.
The pandemic is limiting in-person events, but Chicago groups are planning other ways to honor Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday.
Keeping a physical distance from other humans is more critical than ever in the pandemic, with COVID-19 cases surging and more contagious variants spreading. Yet humans are not very good at it.
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The variant, which was first discovered in the U.K., was found in a person who had traveled overseas. The news comes as Gov. JB Pritzker rolls back restrictions in some areas of the state.
Thousands have been waiting in limbo because of the pandemic, but employees are scared that resuming trials could put them in danger.
Even when controlling for politics, research shows rural residents are less likely to want a vaccine than urban and suburban dwellers.
Music teacher Duane Davis, 74, talks to his former student, Brooke Zino, 29, about a universal challenge: overcoming self-doubt.
While some families were relieved to be back, opposition continues as the first COVID-19 cases crop up in reopened schools.
The governor says he’ll activate 250 soldiers to protect the Springfield Capitol from the potential for armed violence ahead of Wednesday’s presidential inauguration.
President-elect Joe Biden is proposing a $1.9 trillion plan to address the coronavirus pandemic and the resulting economic crisis.
At a Martin Luther King Day event, Mariame Kaba, known for her work on prison abolition, said students are “taking up King’s struggle.”
The story of Irish-American draft resisters, African-Americans who defied the odds to fight, and women who found ways to support the war.