Trump Picks Rockford Native Heather Nauert As U.N. AmbassadorPresident Donald Trump announced on Friday that State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert is his choice to succeed Nikki Haley as US ambassador to the United Nations.
Human Rights Group Believes Chicago-Area Woman Died In Syrian PrisonA human rights monitoring group believes Layla Shweikani, a young American woman from the Chicago suburbs who had been detained two years ago by Bashar al-Assad's regime, was executed by the Syrian government.
Nikki Haley Resigns As UN Ambassador
UN: Number Of Hungry People Worldwide Is Growing, Climate Change Partly To BlameThe number of hungry people in the world is growing again, in large part due to climate change that is wreaking havoc on crop production in much of the developing world, the United Nations said Tuesday.
U.S. Cuts Millions In Planned Funding For UN Agency That Helps Palestinian RefugeesThe Trump administration is cutting nearly $300 million in planned funding for the U.N. agency that helps Palestinian refugees.
U.N. Chief Offers Warning On Anniversary Of Last Nuclear AttackFears of nuclear war are still present 73 years after the Nagasaki and Hiroshima bombings and that the attacks should never be repeated.
Johnson Touts CPD Gains In 2017, Laughs Off Call For U.N. Troops In ChicagoPolice Supt. Eddie Johnson noted shootings and murders both have dropped from 2016, which saw the highest level of homicides in nearly 20 years.
Commissioner Suggests U.N. Send Troops To Fight 'Quiet Genocide' Of Gun Violence In ChicagoCook County Commissioner Richard Boykin said leaders in Chicago and Cook County have failed to protect many communities from violent crime.
2017 Predicts Spike In Sustainable Tourism & You Don't Have To Travel FarThe United Nations has declared 2017 the year of Sustainable Tourism.
Spice Girls “Wannabe” Video Gets Girl Power Makeover 20 Years LaterThe aim of the campaign is to reinforce awareness and reinforcement of the United Nations sustainable development goals.
Pharrell Williams Advocates For Greener Jobs, Climate Change ActionPharrell Williams' push for measures that prevent climate change is picking up more momentum as he asks leaders to create greener jobs and save the planet in a recent video.
Chicago Native Leads World Effort To End HungerErtharin Cousin grew up on Chicago's West Side, in the Lawndale neighborhood, the oldest daughter of a social worker and community organizer.
New York City's Best Secret Places To VisitNew York has a number of fascinating secret places, some that even a New Yorker may not be aware of.
10 Things You Didn't Know About San FranciscoWhile 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.
Norway Diplomat: Emanuel Irked By Peace Prize For ObamaA 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.