A team of researchers at DePaul University is working to bridge the gap between the deaf and hearing communities. Meet “Paula,” the American Sign Language avatar they created that translates English into ASL.
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A popular web series based in Chicago that highlights the “complex and flawed” lives of “regular people” has secured a development deal with HBO.
New details on the Russian cyberattack before the 2016 election, and how Illinois was affected.
Students at Roger C. Sullivan High School will share stories of community and identity from local and international perspectives this week, in collaboration with Lifeline Theatre.
Inspired by a popular cinder track relay race at Indiana University Bloomington, and the 1979 dramedy “Breaking Away,” the Chicago Cinder Classic will set wheels spinning in Chicago this summer.
How do the city’s halal restaurants, which serve mostly Muslim customers, hold up during the month of Ramadan? We explore the traditions of two West Ridge destinations.
A local chamber of commerce has rebranded a Chicago neighborhood as Malt Row, where it says you’ll find the greatest concentration of microbreweries in the city.
The clean economy: What is it, and how is Chicago faring? A new report tells the story.
Nearly 40 countries are represented at Sullivan High School in Rogers Park. We meet the head of the school’s English language program – and the reporter who recently wrote about the school.
Unlike the popular 606 trail on the city’s Northwest Side, a new pedestrian path in Lakeview is keeping a low profile.
Seventy-eight percent of Americans think a special prosecutor should be appointed to investigate Russian meddling in the U.S. election, according to a new NBC-Wall Street Journal survey.
The author of a new book explores the lives of young factory workers exposed to radium in the 1920s.
Plans for new office buildings, apartment complexes and hotels along the North Branch of the Chicago River are underway.
Northwestern University professor Brian Edwards joins us to discuss a new report on the decline of second-language education in U.S. schools.
City Clerk Anna Valencia joins us to discuss her position and Chicago’s municipal ID program.
James Beard Award winner Sarah Grueneberg dishes on her newly minted best chef prize.
Should Chicago annex the suburbs to save its shrinking population? Why one author thinks that might be a good idea.
Since her retirement from the ring a couple of years ago, World Wresting Entertainment champion April Jeanette “AJ” Mendez Brooks has been working on another story line – for a new book.