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Lightfoot dismissed questions about ability to afford new CTU contract if economy tanked. Then COVID-19 hit, damaging CPS budget for years

42 seconds ago   |   Chicago Tribune

COVID-19 hurting Chicago Public Schools budget, potentially for years. New contract with teacher union added costs.
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1 person shot in Dorchester overnight

1 person shot in Dorchester overnight

2 minutes ago   |   WCVB

Boston police are investigating after one person was shot in Dorchester overnight.
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Howard County Council to vote on Charter Commission recommendations next week

8 minutes ago   |   Baltimore Sun

Howard County residents are days away from knowing the referendum questions that will appear on their ballots in November.
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The Seven Biggest Factors Working Against Donald Trump's Reelection Bid

8 minutes ago   |   Slate

From white women to seniors to the all-important “honesty” metric, everything's coming up Biden.
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Advocates fight to keep Casey's Law on the books in Kentucky after challenge from attorneys in the state

Advocates fight to keep Casey's Law on the books in Kentucky after challenge from attorneys in the state

10 minutes ago   |   WLWT

Law allows allows families to send their loved ones to treatment
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3 Art Gallery Shows to Explore From Home

10 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Galleries and museums are getting creative about presenting work online during the coronavirus crisis. Here are three shows worth viewing virtually.
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Concerts Disappeared. Piano Sales Survived

10 minutes ago   |   NY Times

With their showrooms closed this spring, instrument dealers around the country report surprise at the robust numbers.
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Hydrangeas: Uncommon Varieties for Your Garden

10 minutes ago   |   NY Times

But they're not all created equal. Here are some uncommon varieties you may not have considered.
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Can a New Arts Center Revitalize Provincetown?

10 minutes ago   |   NY Times

In saving the Mary Heaton Vorse home, Ken Fulk hopes to help rescue an arts colony under siege from gentrification. But artists still need cheap studio space.
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Venice Tourism May Never Be the Same After Covid. That Might Be a Good Thing

10 minutes ago   |   NY Times

The pandemic crushed the tourism industry in Venice and other overtouristed cities. But many see this as an opportunity to rethink a “tourism monoculture.”
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Miami police officer relieved of duty after graphic video involving woman...

Miami police officer relieved of duty after graphic video involving woman surfaces

Graphic video involving police and a woman at the Miami airport quickly prompted rebuke among residents and a top law enforcement official. Read more ...

A 72-year-old woman was gored by a bison at Yellowstone National Park when...

A 72-year-old woman was gored by a bison at Yellowstone National Park when she tried to take a picture

Officials said the woman approached the bison several times before it charged. Read more ...

Police: 24 dead in attack on drug rehab center in Mexico

Police: 24 dead in attack on drug rehab center in Mexico

Gov. Diego Sinhue said drug gangs appear to have been involved. Read more ...

House takes up bill to fix nation's crumbling infrastructure

House takes up bill to fix nation's crumbling infrastructure

WASHINGTON ─ House Democrats argue the nation's roads, bridges and airports are crumbling and need to be preserved. The “Moving Forward Act” would inject $1.5 million into... Read more ...

Judge deals setback to President Trump policy limiting asylum

Judge deals setback to President Trump policy limiting asylum

A federal judge has knocked down a cornerstone border policy of President Trump's administration regarding asylum in the U.S. Read more ...

1 killed, 4 injured while working on professional fireworks display

1 killed, 4 injured while working on professional fireworks display

One person has died and four others were injured in a massive barn fire in Franklin County, Indiana, Tuesday. Read more ...

NH Primary Source: Republican activist Plummer backs Democrat Surdukowski...

NH Primary Source: Republican activist Plummer backs Democrat Surdukowski for Executive Council

Renee Plummer is a Republican, but she's a Republican who goes her own way and isn't afraid to break the proverbial mold. Read more ...

Citing racial bias, San Francisco will end mug shots release

Citing racial bias, San Francisco will end mug shots release

San Francisco police will stop making public the mug shots of people who have been arrested unless they pose a threat to the public, as part of an effort to stop perpetuating... Read more ...

Hungary won't back EU request to add non-EU countries to safe travel list...

Hungary won't back EU request to add non-EU countries to safe travel list - Orban

Budapest will not comply with a European Union request to add non-member states to a “safe” travel list, except for Serbia, according to Hungarian PM Viktor Orban. The... Read more ...

Snakes can glide through the air - and this is how

Snakes can glide through the air - and this is how

For some, the sight of a snake slithering on the ground is scary enough, so how about one launching itself through the air? Read more ...