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Too many innocent lives have been lost in Gaza, many of them children. Israelis have lost their lives as well, on Oct 7 and after. A cease-fire is an imperfect beginning, but if not now, when?
Newly released data show that nearly 50,000 Americans died by suicide last year. The national suicide rate of 14.3 deaths per 100,000 people hit its highest level since 1941.
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Proposed legislation would inject competition into the system of networks that process credit card transactions.
Technology should help media workers do their jobs, not impersonate them or actually carry out the tasks of real humans hired to dig for facts.
The murder of a man near the encampment is the latest example of surging crime in the area. The Johnson administration can’t engage in any quid pro quo with public safety at stake.
A vote in favor of designating both skyscrapers as landmarks is the right way to go. It tells the feds the city wants the two historic properties saved.
Chicago has amassed more than $6.4 billion in unpaid fees and fines over the last three decades. It won’t be possible to recoup all that money, but city officials should be aggressive about getting what they can.
The plan was slapdash and slipshod from the start. Clearly, it’s a bad idea to house migrants, including children, on contaminated land.
Nothing will deter some speed demons to ease up on the accelerator, but most drivers with a tendency to go over the speed limit would obey the rules of the road if they were given a nudge.
United and American Airlines want to scale back or slow down the massive project to replace Terminal 2. Both Illinois senators and former Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who forged the plan with the airlines, say a deal’s a deal.
If calling police is a step law-abiding citizens are encouraged to do, crime-free ordinances that punish them from doing so only threaten to hinder police investigations.
The CHA could start to fix its poor track record on providing enough affordable housing for Chicagoans in need. The CHA’s board should approve the funding.
This year’s annual United Nations climate summit, which starts Thursday, should bring our climate emergency back to the forefront. Americans should demand our leaders make saving the planet a priority.
The city’s tactics seem like another page out of this administration’s handbook: stonewalling the public and elected officials while saying as little as possible.
State and federal lawmakers should craft legislation that would require used car sellers to make safety recall repairs before striking a deal with customers.
A new report by the March of Dimes underscores the need for elected officials, government and the healthcare system to do more to save lives, especially Black women and babies.
At the risk of breaking up all the gridiron fun this Thanksgiving weekend, we want to remind parents of the dangers head injuries pose — even to the youngest tackle football players.
COVID-19 never left in more ways than one, and battling its spread never stopped being a goal. The holidays should be a reminder that if we want to keep celebrating together, we must remain vigilant.
If there’s anyone a purportedly serious and newly installed House speaker should avoid, it’s a disgraced, coup-plotter of an ex president.
The CTA has said very little about last week’s Yellow Line crash. Even so, the incident is set to become another example of the transit agency’s woes, highlighting its shortcomings and failure to implement the latest technology.
Lacking both enforcement and the weight of law, the new code is both useless and toothless.
The commission’s decision will put money back into the pockets of ratepayers.
With the city spending $40 million a month on the migrant emergency and no assurance of more state or federal aid, the long-term financial impact of Johnson’s budget is still very much up in the air.
Firefighters like Andrew Price, and three others who died this year, chose to enter a career that they knew might involve risking their lives for others. How many of the rest of us would do the same?
The harsh writing on the wall has driven another Chicago area institution to say goodbye. One member of the Sun-Times Editorial Board made a beeline to Victory with his old vehicle every time he was ready to buy a new set of wheels.
When migrants insist that Chicago is their preferred destination, at least give city officials or Catholic Charities in Chicago some notice.