Tag Archives: Chicago

29Apr/17

Climate protests to mark Trump’s 100 days in office

Demonstrators weather rain, snow, and heat in various U.S. cities to protest President Donald Trump’s stance on the environment.
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27Apr/17

United pulls out $10K for your seat

United Airlines said on Thursday it would offer passengers who forfeit their seats on overbooked flights up to $10,000 as part of the carrier’s efforts to repair the damage from the rough removal of a passenger.
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11Apr/17

United Airlines under fire after passenger dragged from plane

CHICAGO, USA (APRIL 10, 2017) ( JAYSE D ANSPACH) – United Airlines sparked outrage on Monday (April 10) for the treatment of a passenger who was physically dragged off a plane the airline had overbooked.
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02Apr/17

Teen charged in Chicago Facebook Live gang rape

Chicago authorities have charged a 14-year-old boy in connection with the sexual assault of a teenage girl by multiple young men that was seen on Facebook Live in March. Linda So reports. Continue reading

21Mar/17

Flower handouts in Chicago on first day of spring

Chicago residents in downtown are treated to handouts of spring flowers on the first official day of spring to help create awareness about the importance of bee pollination.

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21Feb/17

Trump visits National Museum of African-American History

Trump says Americans need to fight bigotry and hatred “in all of its ugly forms” during a visit to National Museum of African-American History.

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06Feb/17

Kanye West appears to dump Trump with disappearing tweets

Kanye West, one of Donald Trump’s biggest celebrity supporters, appears to have deleted his tweets about his meeting last year with the then U.S. president-elect.

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28Jan/17

Iranian actress to shun Oscars in protest of Trump immigrant ban

Iranian actress plans to shun Oscars in protest of Trump immigrant ban.
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24Jan/17

Trainspotting author sees “bleak dystopia” in real life too

Scottish writer Irvine Welsh, the author of “Trainspotting”, a grim comedy about young Scottish drug addicts that was a huge hit in the 1990s, sees “bleak dystopia” in the age of Donald Trump and Britain’s Brexit vote.

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16Jan/17

Gene Cernan, last person to walk on the moon, dies at age 82

Former U.S. astronaut Eugene Cernan, the last astronaut to walk on the moon, dies at age 82, the U.S. space agency says.

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