The St. Louis Cardinals’ grip on the second National League wild-card spot weakened Friday with a 5-4 loss to the Chicago Cubs on David DeJesus’ walk-off single in the 11th inning.
For generations of Americans, it was a given that children would live longer than their parents. But there is now mounting evidence that this enduring trend has reversed itself for the countryÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s least-educated whites, an increasingly troubled group whose life expectancy has fallen by four years since 1990.
It was nice too see CPS students go back to school today, partly because I was tired of shooting people in red T-shirts and partly because with the help of my memory and google maps, I found a place on the west side where I could shoot students crossing the street with the Willis Tower (Sears Tower) in the background. I wanted to have the iconic building in the frame because it was the only way that I could visually convey students in Chicago. However, when I turned onto this street, I saw the blazing sun and I knew then that this location was going to result in an interesting silhouette.
The Chicago Teachers Union agreed on Tuesday to end its strike in the nationÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s third-largest school system, allowing 350,000 children to return to classes on Wednesday after seven days with no school.