San Francisco ‘cancels' decision to rename ‘racist' schools

7 days ago   |   By New York Post

San Francisco has made a stunning about-face, walking back a controversial decision to scrub 44 “racist” names from its schools - including George Washington and Abraham Lincoln - after the move drew nationwide ire and was criticized for being based on flawed information without insight from historians. “I acknowledge and take responsibility that mistakes were...
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Driver seriously injured in 2-semi crash on NB I-294 near 87th Street; major...

Driver seriously injured in 2-semi crash on NB I-294 near 87th Street; major delays

CHICAGO - A semi truck driver is hospitalized after a crash involving another semi on the Tri-State Tollway. The accident happened around 5 a.m. Tuesday on northbound I-294... Read more ...

Calls for New York Gov. Cuomo's resignation mount as 3rd accuser emerges

Calls for New York Gov. Cuomo's resignation mount as 3rd accuser emerges

Calls for New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's resignation intensified late Monday after a third woman accused him of offensive behavior, saying he'd touched her face and back and... Read more ...

New Aurora vaccination site to expand COVID-19 vaccine to Black community

New Aurora vaccination site to expand COVID-19 vaccine to Black community

AURORA, Ill - Community leaders continue to push for more COVID-19 vaccine distribution in underserved areas. Gov. JB Pritzker will be in Aurora Tuesday morning at a... Read more ...

11-year-old girl shot in the face at South Side gas station

11-year-old girl shot in the face at South Side gas station

CHICAGO - An 11-year-old girl was hospitalized after being shot in the face when she was at a South Side gas station. Ny-Andrea Dyer was sitting in the back seat of a car at a... Read more ...

All of Apple's 270 stores in the US are now open for the first time since...

All of Apple's 270 stores in the US are now open for the first time since March 2020

Summary List Placement Apple has opened all of its US stores for the first time in just under a year, 9to5 Mac reports. On March 13, 2020, Apple closed all of its stores... Read more ...

6 books, nix books: Dr. Seuss works halted for racist images

6 books, nix books: Dr. Seuss works halted for racist images

BOSTON - Six Dr. Seuss books - including “And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street” and “If I Ran the Zoo” - will stop being published because of racist and insensitive... Read more ...

Press freedom group files criminal complaint against MBS and Saudi officials...

Press freedom group files criminal complaint against MBS and Saudi officials for Khashoggi murder, persecution of journalists

Reporters Without Borders has filed a criminal complaint in Germany accusing Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and other high-ranking Saudi officials of committing crimes... Read more ...

Romney knocked unconscious in fall

Romney knocked unconscious in fall

Sen. Mitt Romney was hospitalized after falling while visiting his grandchildren in Boston Read more ...

Driving winds cause 'major problems' as firefighters battle Lynn blaze

Driving winds cause 'major problems' as firefighters battle Lynn blaze

Strong winds drove flames through a Lynn building late Monday as firefighters worked to get a blaze under control. Read more ...

US Senate prepares to debate Biden's $1.9T COVID-19 relief bill this week

US Senate prepares to debate Biden's $1.9T COVID-19 relief bill this week

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Senate could begin debating President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill as early as this Wednesday according to a Senate Democratic... Read more ...