Tag:journalism

May Day Protesters: ÔÇťAmerica – No Longer Cares About Its People”

More than 1,500 protesters from all over the region converged on the West Side Tuesday, to rally against everything from corporate excess to failing schools to immigrant deportations.

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Why College Students Stop Short Of A Degree

Aspiring journalist Fruzsina Eordogh dropped out of Loyola University Chicago last spring, just a few classes shy of graduating. Saddled with $50,000 in student loans, she decided that spending more time in class would derail her from pursuing opportunities in the job market.

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Holder: U.S. Can Lawfully Target American Citizens

The US government has the right to order the killing of American citizens overseas if they are senior al-Qaeda leaders who pose an imminent terrorist threat and cannot reasonably be captured, Attorney-General Eric Holder said.

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Chicago SPorts Photographer John Gress

Bulls Defeat Raptors 77-64

I shot my first NBA game of the season tonight… I don’t know if I was rusty or if it was the players. Then again the winning score was only 77 points.

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Landmark Lawsuit Pitts Breast Cancer Survivors Against Drug Companies

The drug, a synthetic form of estrogen called DES, or diethylstilbestrol, was prescribed in the 1940s until 1971 under more than a dozen different brand names to pregnant women experiencing everything from miscarriages to nausea. Fast-forward 40 years later, and some of the daughters of those pregnant women are now adult women getting breast cancer at greatly elevated rates.

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