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President Trump gestures during a rally at the Phoenix Convention Center Tuesday night.


5 Truths We've Learned About Donald Trump

The president's raucous Arizona rally fits a familiar pattern for Trump and should finally put an end to the persistent question of whether he will "pivot" and be more presidential.
August 23, 2017
Chicago's Chatham neighborhood is one of the communities seeing a drop in younger residents.


South Side Struggles To Attract Young Homeowners

The aging population on the South Side leaves its real estate at risk, but strong neighborhood ties could help save it, residents say.
August 22, 2017
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Morning Shift

Home Economics Adjusts Curriculum To New Era

Having trouble “adulting”? The recent desire for computer science and other STEM courses has often pushed home economics off the curriculum.
August 23, 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
Harold Davis, left, talks with students who completed renovations on the auditorium at Harold Washington Elementary School in Chicago's Burnside neighborhood.

Every Other Hour

CPS Gets Renovated Auditoriums, Students Get Summer Safety

In Chicago, more than 2,300 people have been shot so far this year. Teens fixing school auditoriums say the work helps keep them safe.
August 21, 2017
The USS John S. McCain was left with a hole on its port side after a collision with oil tanker earlier this week, one of three such incidents this summer.


Navy Navigation Errors May Have Killed More Troops Than Afghanistan So Far in 2017

The Navy has commissioned an investigation after a series of deadly accidents in the Western Pacific, but there are no easy answers to the problems with the fleet.
August 23, 2017
With her Instagram response, Louise Linton, shown at a 2014 Grey Goose promotional event in Scotland, has opened the door for a discussion on a progressive tax system.


Louise Linton Said She 'Sacrifices' More Than Other Taxpayers. It's Not That Simple

This is a rare sideshow that gives us an excuse to dive into policy.
August 23, 2017
Walmart customers will be able to place an order by simply saying it out loud, using either the voice-activated speaker Google Home (left) or the Google Assistant app.


Walmart, Google Join Forces In Online Fight Against Amazon

Walmart will sell products on Google Express for the first time to get more of the voice-enabled shopping market dominated by Amazon.
August 23, 2017
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Nerdette Recaps Game Of Thrones With Peter Sagal

Zombie Home Companion: News From Frozen Lake Whoopsie

Greta, Tricia, and Peter recap the bonding moments beyond the Wall and more.
August 21, 2017
Andrew Young, former congressional lawmaker, U.N. ambassador and Atlanta mayor, in 2011 in Washington, D.C.

Morning Edition

Civil Rights Activist Argues To Keep Confederate Monuments

Civil rights activist Andrew Young says the fight to remove monuments memorializing the Confederacy alienates potential civil rights allies.
August 23, 2017
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Curious City

City Of Big Ag: The Crops Chicago Was Famous For

The city deserves cred as an industrial giant, but it was also the first city of flowers, a pickle powerhouse and the heart of American c...
August 20, 2017
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Curious City

What Happened To Chicago’s Japanese Neighborhood?

Lake View once had a thriving Japanese community, but it fell victim to a push for assimilation.
August 13, 2017

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