Last week, Mayor Rahm Emmanuel announced that Chicago will accept some of the thousands of unaccompanied minors who've fled to the U.S.-Mexican border from Central America. Many Chicagoans are wondering where these children are going to stay and how they are going to be protected in a city struggling to protect its own child citizens.
Five years ago, four men in the poverty-stricken town of Newburgh, New York were sentenced to 25 years in prison for an attempted bomb plot.
The Transportation Security Administration will now request that phones and tablets be powered on during security checks and “powerless devices” will not be allowed on board.
Last week, U.S. District Judge Anna Brown of Portland, Oregon struck down government's no-fly list procedures as unconstitutional. The American Civil Liberties Union took on the issue, representing 13 individuals who claimed they were unfairly placed on the list without notice. Though the decision appears to be a victory for individual liberties, the case failed to address a larger issue of government profiling terrorism suspects.
Yesterday, The Barack Obama Foundation announced that they received 13 requests for qualifications (RFQ’s) from universities and institutions in New York, Hawaii and Chicago to host the Barack Obama Presidential Library and Museum.