Taking a thorough and fair approach to school evaluation yields some surprising results. Chicago magazine runs the numbers.
It seems to work, yet she’s facing surprising resistance. WBEZ visits Tamar Manasseh in Englewood.
Ten times in the past five years, the felony murder rule has been used against people who were part of a chain of events that led to the police fatally shooting someone else. The Reader investigates.
35-year-old structural engineer Fazlur Khan, a University of Illinois grad and SOM employee, changed architecture with his design for the John Hancock Center. Mental Floss profiles the legend.
Why can’t the businessman put businesses in Trump Tower’s riverfront retail space? The Sun-Times looks inside.
Chinese investors launching a takeover want it to be a bridge to their country’s markets, but legislators are worried. The Wall Street Journal explains.
South-suburban Harvey is an example of how oversight itself needs oversight. The Washington Post surveys the evidence.
Is the problem too big to tackle? Or is that a cop-out? The Atlantic talks to WBEZ reporter Natalie Moore.
It’s supposed to predict who’s likely to be involved in shootings. But is it actually predictive? Chicago magazine looks at the results.
Colonel Sanders’s nephew thinks he has it, and that the secret is the white pepper. The Tribune gives the recipe a try.
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