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Sun and snow melt: Chicago warms up after bitter cold and heavy snow

10 days ago   |   By Chicago Tribune

Is that... the sun? Over Chicago? Is the snow... melting?
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Senate vote on $1.9T stimulus stalled by swing Democrat Manchin on unemployment

Senate vote on $1.9T stimulus stalled by swing Democrat Manchin on unemployment

The Senate on Friday unexpectedly paused consideration of President Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill after Sen. Joe Manchin wielded his outsized influence in a debate... Read more ...

Appeals court reverses decision tossing Derek Chauvin's third-degree murder...

Appeals court reverses decision tossing Derek Chauvin's third-degree murder charge

A decision to toss out the third-degree murder charge against ex-Minneapolis cop Derek Chauvin in the police-custody death of George Floyd was reversed by an appeals court... Read more ...

Democrats crush Bernie Sanders' push for $15 minimum wage insert into Covid...

Democrats crush Bernie Sanders' push for $15 minimum wage insert into Covid relief bill, despite most Americans supporting it

Senator Sanders has failed to insert a minimum wage hike into a mammoth $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill. The attempt was a long shot, and members of his own party... Read more ...

Officials seek to limit fallout after Detroit mayor initially declines...

Officials seek to limit fallout after Detroit mayor initially declines Johnson & Johnson vaccine

White House and Detroit officials tried to limit fallout after Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan initially declined to accept an allocation of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. Read more ...

New York state Senate votes to strip Gov. Cuomo of emergency powers

New York state Senate votes to strip Gov. Cuomo of emergency powers

New York state lawmakers moved Friday to rescind the emergency powers they granted to Gov. Andrew Cuomo to handle the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

Dr. Fauci rebukes Detroit mayor for reportedly rejecting Johnson & Johnson...

Dr. Fauci rebukes Detroit mayor for reportedly rejecting Johnson & Johnson vaccines

The mayor of Detroit reportedly rejected Johnson & Johnson vaccines for his city, telling the feds the shots just aren't as good as Moderna's and Pfizer's versions - prompting... Read more ...

Twitter explores ‘undo send' feature for paying users

Twitter explores ‘undo send' feature for paying users

Twitter is testing an “undo send” function that would give users a short time to withdraw a tweet before it is posted, the company confirmed Friday. App researcher Jane Manchun... Read more ...

President Biden to come to Baltimore for event with Merck, Johnson & Johnson

President Biden to come to Baltimore for event with Merck, Johnson & Johnson

President Joe Biden will travel to Baltimore next Wednesday to meet with Merck and Johnson & Johnson officials, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki announced. Read more ...

Third-Degree Murder Charge for Former Minneapolis Officer Could Be...

Third-Degree Murder Charge for Former Minneapolis Officer Could Be Reinstated in George Floyd's Death, Possibly Delaying Trial

Hennepin County Sheriff-APThis undated photo provided by the Hennepin County, Minn., Sheriff's Office shows former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin. - The Minnesota... Read more ...

Blake Griffin released by Pistons with possible Nets intrigue

Blake Griffin released by Pistons with possible Nets intrigue

Blake Griffin will be free to sign with the Nets or another interested NBA team after agreeing to a contract buyout with the Detroit Pistons. The Nets are “believed to be... Read more ...