Ertharin Cousin grew up on Chicago’s West Side, in the Lawndale neighborhood, the oldest daughter of a social worker and community organizer.
New York has a number of fascinating secret places, some that even a New Yorker may not be aware of.
While many facts about the city by the bay may be obvious, there are many other facts that aren’t as obvious. Here are 10 things you might not know about San Francisco.
A senior Norwegian diplomat says his country’s former ambassador to the United States was given a verbal lashing by Barack Obama’s chief of staff when the president was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2009.
The United Nations is promoting edible insects as a low-fat, high-protein food for hungry people throughout the world, but Chicagoans probably won’t be changing their menu.
The Brain Dead Republican Congress has had some low points, but last week’s Senate vote on a United Nations treaty for the disabled was notable in its outrageousness.
It is becoming more and more clear that it was liberal-leaning politicians who threw her under the bus and they are also the ones who are keeping her under the bus.
The arrival of dignitaries in Chicago for the NATO summit will mean added headaches for motorists, who can expect to start seeing motorcades ferrying heads of state from the airport to the NATO summit site and hotels.
On this day two years ago, a devastating earthquake shook Haiti, killing more than 300,000 people and leaving more than a million homeless. Here is a look at the advances made since.
U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk has applauded the idea of U.S. support for enforcement of the no-fly zone in Libya, which he believes will tilt momentum back to the rebellion against Libyan dictator Muammar Qaddafi.