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Even the Coronavirus Can’t Kill the SAT and ACT

Over the summer, more than 400 colleges decided to stop requiring the SAT or the ACT for admissions, because the pandemic had made taking the tests (or even finding a location to take them) so difficult. Some institutions, such as Harvard, Princeton, and Yale, said…

I Also Want to Pay for Him to Receive a Subscription to the Epoch Times

Good morning, I read the piece on Paris Brown from Chicago. His story moved me and I have hope that this young man will succeed with his positive attitude and heart of forgiveness. I especially love that he said anything he can learn in college…

51 Shot, 10 Dead Across Chicago on Labor Day Weekend: Police

At least 51 people were shot, 10 fatally, over Labor Day weekend in Chicago, officials said. As of 10 p.m. Monday night, police told ABC7 that there were at least 51 shooting victims and 10 deaths over the weekend. Among the fatalities was an 8-year-old…

8-Year-Old Girl Killed, 2 Adults Critically Injured in Chicago Shooting

An 8-year-old girl was fatally shot and two adults were seriously injured in Chicago on Monday evening after gunshots were fired into a vehicle in the city’s south side, according to police. Shots were fired into a Subaru SUV at a stop light just before…

The Sport That’s Like Playing in a Jazz Quartet

The new NBCUniversal streaming service Peacock is now offering the documentary A Most Beautiful Thing as a free feature. (Details here.) Last week I wrote about the movie, and its surprising timeliness and power, in this article. The film, based on a memoir by Arshay…

Dear Therapist: I Blame Myself for My Son’s Death

Editor’s Note: Every Monday, Lori Gottlieb answers questions from readers about their problems, big and small. Have a question? Email her at [email protected] Dear Therapist, My adult son died recently from a drug overdose, after a lifetime of struggles with depression, learning problems, peer rejection,…

Inmate Who Attacked R. Kelly Is Latin King Member Accused in Homicide Case

A Latin King gang member convicted in case involving two 1999 murders claimed in court records that he assaulted R&B superstar R. Kelly in a federal jail in August. Jeremiah Shane Farmer, 39, wrote that “the government made me attack” R. Kelly, adding that he…

Chicago Police Aware of Intelligence Indicating Gangs Are Targeting Officers

The Chicago Police Department said officials know about an intelligence alert from the FBI indicating gang members have “formed a pact” to shoot police officers. “We have been made aware of this threat by a law enforcement partner,” the department said in a statement to…

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