Lori Lightfoot at a podium.

Lori Lightfoot Makes History As Chicago's First Openly Gay Mayor

Lightfoot is both Chicago's first black woman and openly gay mayor.


22:34A father holds a young baby.
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Maternity Deserts

1:51Illustration of U.S. Senate building and man

More Lawmakers Are Talking About Impeachment. Here's How It Works

1:12Sprint, T-Mobile storefronts
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T-Mobile, Sprint Get FCC Chairman's Blessing For Merger

1:10Robert F. Smith.
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Billionaire Investor Pledges To Pay College Grads' Student Loan Debt

1:30A Boeing 737 MAX plane

Boeing Says It Fixed Flaws In Its 737 MAX Simulator Software

1:31A branch of Deutsche Bank
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Deutsche Bank Reportedly Dismissed Concerns About Trump Transactions

0:58President Donald Trump
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President Trump Says He Supports Abortion In Cases Of Rape, Incest

0:52Aircraft carrier
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US Warns Airlines Of Potential Risks Of Flying Over Persian Gulf

6:49Kenny Wong, A Chinese Railroad Worker Descendant
Dave Franco

How Do You Honor Your Ancestors When They've Been Erased From History?

1:27Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders walks through the Senate Reception Room at the U.S. Capitol
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Bernie Sanders Releases Extensive Plan To Overhaul Education

0:58MGM Grand
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MGM Might Pay Up To $800 Million In Las Vegas Shooting Lawsuits

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Maine To Ban Native American Mascots In Public Schools, Colleges

1:07Migrants stand while being detained by Border Patrol and Department of Homeland Security police
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Border Patrol Isn't Releasing Migrants in Florida 'At This Time'

3:08Gov. Mike Parson

Missouri House Passes Legislation To Ban Abortions After 8 Weeks

0:56Elizabeth Warren
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Presidential Hopeful Elizabeth Warren Reveals Abortion Rights Platform

1:06U.S. Secretary of Treasury Steve Mnuchin testifies at a Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee hearing
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Mnuchin Rejects Subpoena Request For President Trump's Tax Returns

0:54House of Representatives
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House Passes Bill To Extend Certain Protections To LGBTQ Community

4:44Experts say green infrastructure saves money and does more for the community.
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Green Infrastructure Does More Than Handle City Rainwater

1:18Suicide help sign
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Study Finds Youth Suicide Rates Are Rising, Especially In Young Girls

1:27Ohio State flag
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OSU Report: Former Athletic Doctor Abused Students Over Two Decades

4:17examination room
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Mo. Abortion Provider Says The State's New Bill Risks Women's Health

1:29Concept image of high-speed train
California High-Speed Rail Authority

Govt. Cancels $929M In Federal Funds For California's High-Speed Rail

1:32A Boeing 737 MAX airplane

Boeing Says It's Completed Its 737 MAX Software Update

1:03Michael Flynn
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Memos Reveal Extent Of Michael Flynn's Cooperation With Robert Mueller

1:03Chelsea Manning
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Chelsea Manning Ordered Back To Jail After Refusing To Testify

2:58Graphic of Norman Bates from "Psycho"
Newsy/Nathan Briner

What Attracts Us To Some Villains More Than Others?

2:18SAT prep books
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Students Taking The SAT Will Soon Get A Socioeconomic Context Score

0:45Jay Inslee
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Presidential Hopeful Jay Inslee Releases $3T Green Energy, Jobs Plan

1:11Former EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt
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Watchdog Says Ex-EPA Head Misspent Nearly $124,000 On Travel

6:00A member of the Guardian Patriots at the U.S.-Mexico border
Newsy / Dave Franco

Are Armed 'Guardian Patriots' At US-Mexico Border Breaking The Law?