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Peter O'Dowd

In Chicago, the issue of police suicide is staggering. Since last July, at least five officers have killed themselves, and now there may be a sixth death.
The people who work in casinos and resorts make up a big part of the state’s electorate, and they tend to favor Democrats.
As the field of candidates running for president narrows, what happens to the many dedicated campaign staffers who are suddenly out of a job?
The unemployment rate held steady at 5 percent, but average hourly wages were flat.
At least 18 people have died in Midwest floods that have surged up to 50 feet in some places, breaking records and threatening levees.
Lynn Fisher and Nick Crohn have created a website that connects hundreds of those three-letter codes with a story about the airport.