New data show Latinos suffered the biggest drop in life expectancy — about three years. And Black Chicagoans’ life expectancy is now below 70, the lowest in nearly two decades.
Plus, Americans are struggling to get a hold of life-saving COVID-19 treatments, like Paxlovid, even though the U.S. stocked up months ago.
An avian flu outbreak is killing millions of birds nationwide. And here in Chicago, birds face an additional threat: skyscrapers.
A NASA climate scientist shares what they’ve learned about sea levels and climate change from studying the planet for decades.
On Earth Day, Mayor Lori Lightfoot revealed details of a new plan for tackling climate change in Chicago.
A Florida judge says the CDC exceeded its authority by requiring masks. What does that mean for public transit riders in Chicago?
Ahead of Earth Day, we dig into the warnings and ideas for mitigation laid out in a series of recent climate reports from the U.N.
Zero-waste stores have started popping up around Chicago over the last two years. For residents looking to reduce their carbon footprint, it’s about time.
Legal recreational cannabis was supposed to generate tax revenue and create opportunities for entrepreneurs. How has that worked out?