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An announcement last month from the EPA prompts Chicago to launch its own website dedicated to the science behind climate change.

As Chicago Public Schools works to try and improve its parent engagement, the district announced it is expanding a neighborhood-based learning program already used by thousands of families.

Simple Mills CEO and Founder Katlin Smith (Credit: Simple Mills)

“I started Simple Mills with that mission of cleaning up the inner grocery aisles and taking processed foods and making them unprocessed and out of simple, whole food ingredients that you can pronounce,” said CEO Katlin Smith.

Northwestern University professor Brian Edwards joins us to discuss a new report on the decline of second-language education in U.S. schools.

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Why do some squirrels live in more affluent neighborhoods, while others dwell in more disadvantaged ones? WTTW's online series “Urban Nature” has the story.

Rabiah Mayas returns to review some of the latest, breaking stories from the world of science.

Using math to get the most bang for your buck on an overbooked flight.

Watch the May 8, 2017 full episode of "Chicago Tonight."

Portrait of former Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn by artist William T. Chambers.

Former Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn on Monday left his mark on the Illinois State Capitol – with the unveiling of his official portrait.

How will Cook County survive cuts in Medicaid if the new health care bill becomes law?

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Lawmakers are in the final weeks before the legislative session ends – is there a “grand bargain” in sight?