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Trump Returns To Wisconsin For Large Campaign Rally As Coronavirus Cases Hit Record Levels
JANESVILLE, Wis. - Just five days removed from his White House coronavirus quarantine, President Donald Trump is set to visit Wisconsin this weekend as the state suffers from a record-high surge in coronavirus cases. Trump originally had planned to h
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Tarana Burke's Next Move With #MeToo Is A Digital Call To Action: 'There Is No Movement If People Are Not Actively Engaged In It'
It's been three years since #MeToo went viral and those two words changed how we talk about sexual violence. Tarana Burke, the civil rights activist and founder of the global #MeToo movement, is continuing her decadeslong global fight for survivor ju
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After Their 24-year-old Daughter Died Alone In The Peace Corps In 2018, Family Warns Others Who Prepare To Volunteer Amid Pandemic
CHICAGO - On their daughter's gravestone are her birth date, the day she died and her service in the Peace Corps. Below these is one word: "Extraordinary." This is how her parents describe Bernice Heiderman, who died at age 24 in 2018 from undiagnose
Chicago Tribune4 min cititePolitics
1 City, 2 Celebrations: Some Aim To Preserve Columbus Day, But Others Want Holiday To Honor Indigenous People
CHICAGO - Amid scattered storms, a woman wearing a traditional poncho led a ceremony Monday at Pilsen's Plaza Tenochtitlan to pay respect to the contributions of Indigenous people. A mile away, at Arrigo Park in Little Italy, Italians and Italian Ame
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Only A Zoom Call Away: COVID-19 Brings Long-distance Friends Closer
CHICAGO - As the COVID-19 pandemic tightened its grip on Chicago, Danielle Campbell reached out to seven of her dearest friends. Most had gone to college with her; all had been in her wedding. But now one was in Seattle, and three were living in Fran
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The Weekly Geography Quiz
GEOQUIZ: Where would you travel to visit Haida Gwaii? Answer: British Columbia. The archipelago of more than 1,800 islands, formerly known as the Queen Charlotte Islands, is located west of the town of Prince Rupert. It was renamed in 2009 as part of
Chicago Tribune12 min cititePolitics
Black Turnout For Biden In These 3 Midwestern Cities Viewed As Key
DETROIT - When Democrats lost the presidency to Donald Trump four years ago, their biggest vote drop-offs were centered on a trio of Midwestern Rust Belt cities with large Black populations - Detroit, Milwaukee and Cleveland. This year, all three anc
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Corey Crawford Was 'Devastated' The Blackhawks Severed Ties: 'It Was A Tough Phone Call,' The New Devils Goalie Says
It didn't take Corey Crawford long to find a new home. A day after the Chicago Blackhawks severed ties with the two-time Stanley Cup-winning goaltender, Crawford on Friday agreed to a two-year, $7.8 million deal with the New Jersey Devils. Crawford s
Chicago Tribune1 min cititeWellness
Coronavirus In Illinois Updates: 2,727 New Known COVID-19 Cases And 9 Additional Deaths Reported Sunday
CHICAGO - The Illinois Department of Public Health on Sunday reported 2,727 newly confirmed cases of coronavirus, as well as 9 more confirmed fatalities. The total number of known infections now stands at 319,150 and the death toll at 8,984 statewide
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Survivors Of COVID-19 Wrestle With Questions About God And Purpose; One Man Shares His Story.
CHICAGO - On the dresser in Emanuele Morso's hospital room stand two religious artifacts. One he brought from home - a statue of Our Lady of Mount Carmel holding baby Jesus. The other is a crucifix given to Morso by Susan Doubet, a chaplain at the Ma
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Amazon Unveils Prototype Of Rivian-built Electric Delivery Van, With 100,000 On Order And Plans To Start Hitting The Road Next Year
Your Amazon package may be arriving in a custom-built Rivian electric delivery vehicle by next year. Amazon unveiled a prototype Thursday of one of three electric vehicles being developed in partnership with startup EV truck manufacturer Rivian. The
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'Spontaneous' Review: When 'Heathers' Met 'Scanners,' With A Side Order Of 'Fault In Our Stars'
Snark with heart, and scads of exploding high school seniors, "Spontaneous" (now on demand, as in "I demand to see the bodies explode") will likely hold some interest for those looking for sardonic, black-comic relief from 2020 pandemic living. In th
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Se Prepara Una Línea Telefónica De Ayuda Al Suicida Más Corta, El Número 988
Un número de tres dígitos fácil de recordar, similar al 911, para aquellos que consideren suicidarse podría salvar vidas, afirman expertos, pero también representa un cambio simbólico en un mundo todavía estigmatizado: que las emergencias de salud me
Chicago Tribune2 min cititeTech
Chowbus Users Say Hundreds Of Thousands Of Customer Emails, Phone Numbers Exposed In Data Breach
CHICAGO - Chicago-based Chowbus confirmed the Asian food delivery service experienced a data breach after users reported getting access to a massive database with email addresses, phone numbers and mailing addresses of customers. Customers said on Tw
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The Weekly Geography Quiz
GEOQUIZ: Which three countries share land borders with Norway? Answer: Sweden, Finland and Russia. All border Norway to the east. Visit Chicago Tribune at www.chicagotribune.com
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Column: Trump's Coronavirus Infection A Chance For Unity
Shortly after President Donald Trump tweeted the unsettling news that he and first lady Melania Trump had tested positive for the coronavirus, I received a text from a liberal friend on the West Coast: "I guess we've got our October surprise," he tex
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Commentary: As Arts Across The Nation Suffer, The Kennedy Center In DC Was About To Open A Nightclub On Its Roof
Of all the strange and desperate cultural stories to emerge from a pandemic that has sent daggers straight through the heart of the performing arts in America, here is one of the weirdest. It comes from Washington, D.C., (where else?) and is the tale
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Allstate Cutting 3,800 Jobs As Part Of Restructuring Plan
Allstate is cutting 3,800 jobs, or 8% of its workforce, as part of a restructuring plan it undertook late last year. The job cuts will come primarily from claims, sales, service and support functions, the Northbrook-based insurer said Wednesday. The
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'Possessor' Review: Pardon Me While I Borrow Your Cranium
A clever, crazy-gory second feature from writer-director Brandon Cronenberg, "Possessor" points to a young filmmaker indebted to the work of his famous father: "Scanners," "Dead Ringers" and "A History of Violence" maestro David Cronenberg. The film,
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'No Quiero Ir A La Escuela'. Cuando El Nerviosismo Matutino Se Convierte En Rechazo A La Escuela, ¿qué Pueden Hacer Los Padres?
En la lista de las 10 principales quejas que los padres tienen que escuchar, al "No quiero ir a la escuela hoy", probablemente le siga el "Me molestan" y el "¡Solo quiero enviarles mensajes de texto a mis amigos!" La diferencia, resulta, es que la re
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'Possessor' Review: Pardon Me While I Borrow Your Cranium
A clever, crazy-gory second feature from writer-director Brandon Cronenberg, "Possessor" points to a young filmmaker indebted to the work of his famous father: "Scanners," "Dead Ringers" and "A History of Violence" maestro David Cronenberg. The film,
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'Possessor' Review: Pardon Me While I Borrow Your Cranium
A clever, crazy-gory second feature from writer-director Brandon Cronenberg, "Possessor" points to a young filmmaker indebted to the work of his famous father: "Scanners," "Dead Ringers" and "A History of Violence" maestro David Cronenberg. The film,
Chicago Tribune3 min citite
'Possessor' Review: Pardon Me While I Borrow Your Cranium
A clever, crazy-gory second feature from writer-director Brandon Cronenberg, "Possessor" points to a young filmmaker indebted to the work of his famous father: "Scanners," "Dead Ringers" and "A History of Violence" maestro David Cronenberg. The film,
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Ex-Chicago Police Sergeant Who Fled Prosecution Sentenced To 13 Years In Federal Prison In Drug Rip-off Scheme
CHICAGO - Nearly two decades after he absconded on the eve of trial, former Chicago police Sgt. Eddie Hicks was sentenced Thursday to 13 years in federal prison for running a rogue crew of cops who robbed drug dealers and stash houses and resold stol
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'Possessor' Review: Pardon Me While I Borrow Your Cranium
A clever, crazy-gory second feature from writer-director Brandon Cronenberg, "Possessor" points to a young filmmaker indebted to the work of his famous father: "Scanners," "Dead Ringers" and "A History of Violence" maestro David Cronenberg. The film,
Chicago Tribune3 min citite
'Possessor' Review: Pardon Me While I Borrow Your Cranium
A clever, crazy-gory second feature from writer-director Brandon Cronenberg, "Possessor" points to a young filmmaker indebted to the work of his famous father: "Scanners," "Dead Ringers" and "A History of Violence" maestro David Cronenberg. The film,
Chicago Tribune3 min citite
'Possessor' Review: Pardon Me While I Borrow Your Cranium
A clever, crazy-gory second feature from writer-director Brandon Cronenberg, "Possessor" points to a young filmmaker indebted to the work of his famous father: "Scanners," "Dead Ringers" and "A History of Violence" maestro David Cronenberg. The film,
Chicago Tribune3 min citite
'Possessor' Review: Pardon Me While I Borrow Your Cranium
A clever, crazy-gory second feature from writer-director Brandon Cronenberg, "Possessor" points to a young filmmaker indebted to the work of his famous father: "Scanners," "Dead Ringers" and "A History of Violence" maestro David Cronenberg. The film,
Chicago Tribune3 min citite
'Possessor' Review: Pardon Me While I Borrow Your Cranium
A clever, crazy-gory second feature from writer-director Brandon Cronenberg, "Possessor" points to a young filmmaker indebted to the work of his famous father: "Scanners," "Dead Ringers" and "A History of Violence" maestro David Cronenberg. The film,
Chicago Tribune3 min citite
'Possessor' Review: Pardon Me While I Borrow Your Cranium
A clever, crazy-gory second feature from writer-director Brandon Cronenberg, "Possessor" points to a young filmmaker indebted to the work of his famous father: "Scanners," "Dead Ringers" and "A History of Violence" maestro David Cronenberg. The film,
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