Concentrations increased at a faster rate than the annual average for the last decade despite a temporary reduction during pandemic lockdowns, according to a U.N. study.
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The 170-year-old Bronzeville institution treated the neediest and was rescued from closure for $1. Here’s why hospitals like it are on life support.
The Food and Drug Administration posted its review late Friday ahead of a public meeting to consider opening vaccinations to kids 5 to 11.
We check in with a White House reporter and pediatrician to get the details on the rollout process.
Chicago store Katherine Anne Confections evangelizes for the power of the recycle economy
Unlike previous pilot programs, electric scooters be allowed downtown and the 606 trail — but not on the Lakefront trail.
In major cities across the country, including Chicago, police unions are pushing back, warning of staffing shortages amid an uptick in violent crime.
When the pandemic state of emergency ends, Medicaid eligibility reviews resume, and millions may lose out.
The author of the forthcoming book The End Of Burnout explains why the pandemic is making Americans rethink how they balance work and life.
CTA and Pace have pledged to go all-electric by 2040. But as climate change accelerates, is that timeline fast enough?