Thursday, January 19, 2017

Trump Inauguration Protesters Work Hard For His Re-Election

Trump Inauguration Protesters Work Hard For His Re-Election: Protesters against Donald Trump's inauguration are putting forth their best effort to ensure that there will be a second Trump inauguration to protest.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Video: Residents Resume Life in Mosul Neighbourhood

Video: Residents Resume Life in Mosul Neighbourhood

Saturday, December 31, 2016

Blog: Putin declines to retaliate on Obama’s sanctions

Blog: Putin declines to retaliate on Obama’s sanctions

There’s a Patron Saint for That? - Crisis Magazine

There’s a Patron Saint for That? - Crisis Magazine: It may strike many Catholics as odd, improper, even irreverent, that there would be a patron saint of hangovers. We know from personal experience that through the prayers of the saints we are healed of serious ailments, protected in our travels, find stuff we’ve lost, and are granted a host of other graces. Why, then, …

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Chicago's Most Dangerous Block Plagued By Drugs, Shootings And Murder

Chicago's Most Dangerous Block Plagued By Drugs, Shootings And Murder: "You should never come around here alone."

DNAInfo: Murders Skyrocket, But Too Many In City Remain 'Silent,' Critics Say

Get a handle on the violence and Chicago's neigborhoods would flourish.

Murders Skyrocket, But Too Many In City Remain 'Silent,' Critics Say:
Hundreds have been murdered in Chicago this year, but residents fear the violence will only get worse.

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On a cold December day, a landlord who rents apartments in the 4400 block of West Monroe Street — a Garfield Park block that’s had more shootings than any other in the city this year — said he’ll only come to the area when he has a gun and someone else with him, though there’s a daycare and seniors living on the street.

“I don’t think it’s safe here anytime,” he said of the block, which has seen one person killed and 11 wounded in shootings this year. “I think this is one of the most dangerous blocks” in the world.