Illinois Dem who mocked Waukesha tragedy over Rittenhouse case has resigned

U.S. 11/23/21, 00:27

According to Fox News, Illinois Democrat Mary Lemanski attempted to characterize the Christmas parade disaster in Waukesha, Wisconsin, as a sort of retaliation for Kyle Rittenhouse's acquittal in Kenosha on Friday, Nov. 19, has resigned from her post. Lemanski received varied reactions after calling the tragic Wisconsin Christmas parade "karma" ...

Rittenhouse acquittal triggers unrest in New York, Portland and Chicago

New York 11/21/21, 15:42

A court's decision to acquit an accused shooter sparked widespread protests in New York and Portland, plus looting in Chicago on Nov. 19. Masses of activists shoplifted and demonstrated after Kenosha County Circuit Court freed Kyle Rittenhouse. Demonstrators showed strong dissatisfaction with Judge Bruce Schroeder, and a randomly selected jury. They made ...

‘Superionized’ iced water turns black and hot

News 11/18/21, 16:09

Repeatedly firing powerful laser beams turned water into a dark and hot solid. University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory researchers have turned iced water turns into a "strange, black" substance called superionic ice. The team made the discovery after crushing a droplet of water between two diamonds. They then repeatedly exposed ...

Trump outraged at 13 Republicans who voted for ‘infrastructure’ bill

New York 11/10/21, 15:58

A controversial infrastructure bill would not have passed without support from GOP representatives, a previous president said on Nov. 8. Donald Trump used his speech to the annual National Republican Congressional Committee dinner to strongly criticize 13 party members who supported the $1.2 trillion package. The following Republican representatives supported the Democrat-led ...

Judge refuses to dismiss Jussie Smollett lawsuit and schedules trial

U.S. 10/17/21, 15:18

Actor Jussie Smollett will go on trial in late November, after an Illinois court denied his bid to dismiss an alleged hate crime case. Lawyer Hail Mary failed to convince the Circuit Court of Cook County to dismiss allegations that Smollett lied to police. He also faces six counts of disorderly ...

Coal industry seeks miners in the face of soaring global demand

U.S. 10/08/21, 15:29

The coal industry is experiencing an unprecedented boom given the sharp increase in global energy consumption, prompting mining companies to offer better incentives to attract more workers. Miners could be earning as much as $100,000 a year, and companies are now offering childcare for their children in an effort to take ...

Surviving Chicago police officer could sustain lifelong disabilities

U.S. 08/19/21, 16:41

The Chicago officer and partner of deceased Ella French could be faced with lifelong disabilities after being attacked and shot in the head by gunfire during a traffic stop. The two officers were struck with bullets during a traffic stop near 63rd and Bell in Englewood on August 7. French unfortunately ...

Sneaky birds steal hair from animals

U.S. 08/10/21, 01:41

Birds have been caught stealing fur from live mammals many times, and victims vary from squirrels to predators and even humans. Although it can seem entertaining to watch a chirpy bird try to snatch body hair from animals, scientists revealed this mischief is no simple task. Nests of the tufted titmice (Baeolophus ...