Stories by Stephanie Kim
“It means a tremendous deal to me and others impacted by the former law,” said Timothy Jackson. “We can now breathe a sigh of relief.”
“All it takes is one low-turnout election and the entire makeup of the board of an institution like a library can change completely,” said Elizabeth Lynch.
The world’s first interactive lab and museum dedicated to behavioral science comes to downtown Chicago.
“We know that other countries have social safety nets. In the U.S., we have women,” said sociologist Jessica Calarco.
“We strongly believe that the Chicago race riot serves as the origin story for the two Chicagos: one of people of color, one white,” said Franklin Cosey-Gay.
ShipBob is one of the latest Chicago startups to achieve unicorn status.
Missouri is experiencing one of the starkest increases in COVID-19 cases in the U.S.
Most states are seeing an increase in COVID-19 cases due to the spread of the Delta variant.
The expanded Child Tax Credit is projected to lift more than five million children out of poverty. Payments start going out Thursday.
In Illinois, one in five new moms experience postpartum depression, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health.