• coronavirus vaccine Mar 5

    Dr. Fauci Explains Why You Should Still Wear a Mask After Getting the COVID Vaccine

    If you’ve already received the COVID-19 vaccine, it’s important not to let your guard down – at least not yet, according to Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and one of the nation’s top coronavirus experts. After virtually accepting an award Thursday night from the University of Chicago Harris School of Public...

  • University of Chicago May 9, 2020

    USPS Letter Carrier Dies of COVID-19 Days After Giving Birth

    A Chicago family wants answers after a mother of three died of COVID-19, the illness caused by the novel coronavirus, just days after giving birth. Unique Clay, 31, touched the lives of many, according those who knew and loved her. She was a devoted mother who just gave birth to her third child on April 30, and her family is…

  • coronavirus Mar 23, 2020

    Chicago Doctor's Blunt Speech About COVID-19 Hits Home Across the Country

    Dr. Emily Landon is the chief infectious disease epidemiologist at the University of Chicago Medicine, who moments after Pritzker issued the ordinance to take effect Saturday evening, took to the stand with a 7-minute-long speech that went viral after striking a chord for many individuals.

  • coronavirus Mar 21, 2020

    Chicago Doctor's Blunt Speech About COVID-19 Hits Home Across the Country; Read Her Full Speech

    A Chicago doctor’s call-to-action has gone viral after a moving speech following Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s announcement Friday of a stay-at-home ordinance amid the coronavirus pandemic. Dr. Emily Landon is the chief infectious disease epidemiologist at the University of Chicago Medicine, who moments after Pritzker issued the ordinance to take effect Saturday evening, took to the stand with a 7-minute-long...

  • social media Aug 10, 2019

    NFL at 100: How College Football Became the Pipeline to NFL

    Jay Berwanger won the inaugural Heisman Trophy in 1935 for the University of Chicago and became the No. 1 player taken in the first NFL draft a few months later. He chose to work at a rubber company and be a part-time coach for his alma mater rather than try to make a living playing football. More than five decades...

  • PRESIDENT Mar 28, 2019

    Wells Fargo CEO Sloan Steps Down After Rocky Tenure

    Wells Fargo’s CEO Tim Sloan stepped down Thursday after a rocky tenure during which the deeply troubled bank dealt with a seemingly unending wave of scandals. Sloan said in a statement he will give up his roles as CEO, president and member of the bank’s board of directors effective immediately. He will retire from the bank completely on June 30....

  • Donald Trump Nov 7, 2018

    Health Care and Immigration High on Voters' Minds, Survey Says

    Health care and immigration were high on voters’ minds as they cast ballots in the midterm elections, according to a wide-ranging survey of the American electorate conducted by The Associated Press. AP VoteCast also shows a majority of voters considered President Donald Trump a factor in their votes. Control of the Senate and the House of Representatives is at stake...

  • United States Oct 20, 2018

    Why Is the Mega Millions Jackpot at $1.6B? Thank Worsening Odds

    If it seems like lottery jackpots are getting larger and larger, it’s because they are getting larger and larger. Tuesday night’s Mega Millions estimated grand prize has hit a staggering $1.6 billion, continuing a trend of giant jackpots. It would be the largest lottery prize in U.S. history — and is bound to continue growing — and joins five other...

  • PRESIDENT Apr 25, 2017

    Obama Discusses the Importance of Youth for American Politics

    In his first post-presidency event, former President Barack Obama emphasized the importance of preparing the “next generation” of leaders to navigate American politics. “The only folks who are going to be able to solve that problem are young people,” he said during his address at the University of Chicago.

  • NBC Aug 25, 2016

    University of Chicago: We Do Not Support ‘Trigger Warnings'

    A Chicago university’s dean wants the class of 2020 to know they should be prepared to get comfortable with the uncomfortable.

  • OFFICER Sep 4, 2015

    Drowned Aylan, 3, Laid to Rest in Home City

    The 3-year-old Syrian boy Aylan Kurdi, whose drowning has shined a spotlight on the plight of thousands of migrants and refugees from war-torn countries trying to get to Europe, was buried Friday alongside his brother and mother in the family’s hometown of Kobani, NBC News reported. Dozens of mourners attended the burial of Aylan, his 5-year-old brother Galip and mother...

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