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Chicago Music Festivals Interview With Ookay

Chicago Music Festivals got a chance to sit down with trap music producer Ookay. Throughout Miami Music Week, the hotly-tipped DJ showed off his …

Getting AP college credit in high school might get easier

After spending an entire morning last week taking Advanced Placement exams in hopes of earning college credit while still in high school, a group of northwest suburban students offered their own assessment:<p>The tests weren't too hard, but some colleges are too strict about giving credit for them.<p>A …

Don’t Catch Senioritis! It Could Cost You Your College Acceptance

The college application process is over, graduation is approaching and spring is in full bloom, making conditions ripe for a highly contagious phenomenon among high schoolers: "senioritis."<p>Also nicknamed a "senior slump," senioritis is when students get a bad case of slacking off at the end of …

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Memorial Day weekend expected to open deadlier summer road travel season

More people will be killed in traffic accidents this summer than during the same time a year ago, safety experts predict as the <b>Memorial Day</b> travel week is about to get underway.<p>Even before the official start of the summer driving season, 294 people have been killed so far this year in vehicle …

America is failing its children by not teaching code in every high school

In what looks like a small startup office in a New York financial district building earlier this year, a roomful of teenagers examined lines of code projected on to a classroom wall. The code made up Beyonce’s Twitter page, and the teens were figuring out how to collect and organize it.<p>These …

High School

Amtrak 188 crash: How safe are America's trains?

For the 238 passengers and 5 crew aboard Amtrak Northeast Regional Train 188 between Washington to New York, which derailed north of Philadelphia …

Bill Cosby: Consider his social message, not the messenger

NEW YORK (AP) — Bill Cosby said young people should separate what he has to say about their future from sexual assault allegations lodged against him.<p>…

Bill Cosby

Military Surplus Weapons Could Hit Civilian Streets In America Thanks To NDAA

The National Defense Authorization Act re-authorization will hit the House Armed Services Committee for a vote this week. Currently in the Rules …

Guns

The 10 Best-Paying Jobs In America

<i>To determine the best- and worst-paying jobs in the country, Forbes consulted the most recent Occupational Employment Statistics survey conducted by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, which reflects wage data from May 2014.</i>

Demographics

Christie: Fed partly to blame for U.S. income inequality

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In unusual remarks for a moderate Republican who may run for president, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said on Tuesday the Federal Reserve deserved part of the blame for a widening gulf between the rich and the poor.<p>A man looks at his phone as he walks out of the …

Rand Paul

Looking to the Future

<i>"Change is the law of life. And those who only look to the past or present are certain to miss the future." (John F. Kennedy)</i><p>I love washing dishes after dinner. I don't find many who share my passion, but for me, it's one of the few tasks or issues I face that can be tackled simply and quickly. …

Tile Artist Fills Potholes in Chicago, Illinois and Jyväskylä, Finland With Colorful Ice Cream Mosaics

Tile artist Jim Bachor (previously) recently performed his unique method of pothole repair with a project he called “Street Treats,” a series of …

Top Illinois high schools

U.S. News & World Report analyzed nearly 30,000 high schools throughout the country on their ability to prepare students for college and teach them …

Best burgers in Chicago

Some may say this is a Chicago hot dog town, or that we love deep dish pizza more than anything else, but when it comes down to it, we think Chicago …

What American Ultra Is Actually About

In true stoner fashion, the upcoming cannabis-centric cinematic slacker project, <i>American Ultra</i> missed a more apropos 4/20 unveiling of material by …

Astonishing Pyramid House Generates Energy And Spring Water.

Jim Onan had always been an aficionado of all things concerning the ancient Egyptian people and their culture. He had stumbled upon some interesting …

The Greatest Water Crisis In The History Of The United States

<b>What are we going to do once all the water is gone?</b> Thanks to the worst drought in more than 1,000 years, the western third of the country is facing …

Masons and American history: The 1826 kidnapping, allegedly by freemasons, that changed American politics forever.

To this day, nobody knows the true fate of Capt. William Morgan. A failed businessman and citizen of generally low repute, Morgan was abducted from …

William J. Astore: The American Military Uncontained, Chaos Spread, Casualties Inflicted, Missions Unaccomplished

Yves here. This post is an important, sobering description of how US military overreach became institutionalized.<p><b>By William J. Astore, a retired</b> …

Obama Foundation Is Quitting Chicago

Obama Announces Presidential Library Will Be Built In South Chicago

This morning, the Obama Foundation announced that the president’s library will be built on the South Side of Chicago in collaboration with the University of Chicago. No word yet on what the design will look like, or who will design it, though speculation has focused on David Adjaye, the …

Obama's Presidential Library Will Be In Chicago, Foundation Announces

President Obama's presidential library will be in Chicago, his foundation announced on Tuesday.<p>"The future Presidential Center will include the library, museum, as well as office and activity space for the Foundation to inspire and engage citizens here and globally," the foundation said in a press …

Chicago's South Side to host Obama's presidential library

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama's presidential library will be located in Chicago, the Barack Obama Foundation officially announced Tuesday.<p>The University of Chicago beat out its competitors, the University of Illinois at Chicago, Columbia University and the University of Hawaii, which …

Illinois State Police approved to begin using drones

Illinois State Police have gotten the okay to start using drones. The unmanned missions would help record information from traffic crashes and crime …

Illinois Medical Marijuana Advisory Board Wants To Significantly Expand Program

Cannabis

Illinois police will use drones, won't say 'drones'

The Illinois State Police will be able to use unmanned aircrafts to assess traffic-halting crashes and crime scenes for the next two years. Despite the recent FAA approval, the department is careful not to use the word "drones" because of the connotations attached to them. According to the <i>Chicago</i> …

Obama library to be in Chicago, but site yet to be decided

In the end, it wasn't about a view of the Hudson River in New York or the promise of oceanfront property in Hawaii. For Barack and Michelle Obama, the decision of where to build his presidential library and museum was about returning to their roots — on the South Side of Chicago.<p>In a video message …