September 21, 2016

During the Senate Banking Committee hearing this Tuesday at Capitol Hill, Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf attempted to defend the allegations of fraud that have been happening within the company for the past several years. The scandal in discussion went on from 2011 to 201...

May 6, 2016

This Tuesday, the wife of George Lucas announced that the couple will no longer be pursuing Chicago as the location for the Star Wars museum. Just a day before the fan-made holiday, May the Fourth be with you, fans learned that the famous producer of the Star Wars seri...

May 4, 2016

The Met Gala is notorious for it’s over-the-top fashion moments. As each year honors a new exhibit of couture fashion, the night’s attendees are known to dress to impress. This year the exhibit, Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology, celebrates the merging o...

April 22, 2016

Washington State resident Jack McCullough, 76, has been dismissed from a life sentence in prison after being wrongly convicted for the murder of a young girl in 1957 in Illinois. McCullough, a Vietnam veteran and former security guard, is now a free man thanks to the r...

April 21, 2016

The U.S. Treasury Department announced yesterday that Harriet Tubman will replace Andrew Jackson as the new face of the $20 bill. After much speculation and debate regarding the re-design of the $10 and $20 notes, officials have decided to keep Hamilton as the face of...

April 15, 2016

Lawmakers in Illinois are proposing a new law that will tax drivers for every mile that they drive. The new proposal, called the Illinois Road Improvement and Driver Enhancement Act, states that "each owner or lessee of a motor vehicle that is required to be registered...

April 9, 2016

Ever since the news spread that “Gilmore Girls” will be returning to Stars Hallow this past year, fans have been wondering if the beloved Sookie St. James, who is portrayed by Melissa McCarthy, will also be returning. After months of speculation, McCarthy has confirmed...

April 2, 2016

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After further investigation, officials have learned that the gunman involved in the Virginia shooting was a 34-year-old man from Aurora, Illinois. The bus in Richmond, Virginia was on its way to Chicago when the shooting took place at the Greyhound S...

March 1, 2016

Good news, coffee fanatics! Drinking more coffee may help reduce the risk of developing liver damage that can be caused by drinking excessive amounts of alcohol. A recent study completed by a group of researchers shows that “drinking just two more cups of coffee every...

February 17, 2016

As Michael Jordan celebrates his 53rd birthday today, he will probably also celebrate the fact that his net worth has now reached $1 billion. Despite having retired from basketball more than ten years ago, Jordan can also thank “his business ventures, NBA ownerships, e...

January 30, 2016

After several videos have resurfaced on the Internet of Snoop Dogg narrating “Planet Earth,” a petition has been created on Change.org to have the famous rapper narrate full episodes for the documentary series. The short videos of Snoop Dogg narrating the nature progra...

January 22, 2016

The East Coast is currently experiencing a major snow storm that is expected to last all weekend. Meteorologists at the National Weather Service have issued an announcement regarding the blizzard, stating “A potentially crippling winter storm is anticipated for portion...

January 1, 2016

As technology use progresses, the connection to everyday life and the world around us declines. Many people have lost track of the beautiful, interactive world that we live in, in favor of a handheld device that we see the world through. Our culture is constantly strug...

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