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How a Trump pick could shift SCOTUS on abortion
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Murkowski, Collins break ranks on swift SC vote
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Jussie Smollett maintains his innocence ahead of court appearance
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McDonald's Is Sued by 52 Black Franchisees for Discrimination
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McDonald's sued for racial discrimination
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R. Kelly in solitary confinement following prison attack
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The NBA reacts to Wisconsin shooting
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Who Is Jacob Blake?
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100 arrested after mass looting in Chicago
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Chicago mayor: looting is not protected speech
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New data predicts 300,000 U.S. deaths by Dec
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Health experts warn U.S. cities of 'trouble ahead'
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Chicago public schools will start entirely online: mayor
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U.S. teachers protest school reopenings
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A Nasty Pandemic Side Effect: Murder
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Chicago artist tackles urban segregation
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Vandeweghe winner gives Empire WTT title
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'There's not a comparable year': Homicides are up 52% in Chicago amid COVID-19, with 95% involving people of colorThe nation's second-largest county has recorded more homicides this year than in all of 2019, the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office said.
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City of Chicago Wants FBI's Jussie Smollett Investigation RecordsThe City of Chicago wants a judge to force the FBI to hand over records of the Bureau's probe into the Jussie Smollett case -- especially his claim he was the target of a racist and homophobic threat..
Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi on "The Takeout" — 7/24/2020Illinois Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi joins Major to talk about negotiations for another COVID-19 stimulus package in the House; the Trump administration's attempt to suppress protests in Portland,..
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R. Kelly Claims Guards Ignored His Prison Attack Fears for Weeks PriorR. Kelly got put in a really bad spot by guards at the Chicago prison where he's locked up, and then they ignored his concerns of being in danger before he got attacked ... according to his legal team...
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Murder rate rises in major U.S. cities amid COVID-19 pandemicAccording to a new report, homicides are up 37% in 20 cities across the United States. Former Chicago police officer Dimitri Roberts joined CBSN to discuss the latest numbers and what's behind the..
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R. Kelly attacked in jail by angry inmate, suffered 'very minor injuries' as lawyers renew bid to get him releasedR. Kelly was roughed up by another inmate in jail in Chicago, suffering "minor injuries," his lawyers said, renewing call for his bond release.
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American Airlines to cut 19,000 jobs in October without aid, workforce shrinking 30%CHICAGO — American Airlines said on Tuesday its workforce will shrink by 40,000, including 19,000 involuntary cuts, in October as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to weigh on air travel, unless the..
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