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Democratic Sen. Jeff Jackson had the chamber to himself, and he decided not to waste any time. He got right to work passing his agenda. Jackson tracked his imaginary progress on Facebook.
The Pullman Historic District on Chicago's far south side was one the country's first company towns where workers at the now defunct Pullman Palace Car Company built luxury rail cars.
The White House conference on countering violent extremism is seeking a way to broaden the world's response beyond military intervention. At the meeting's last day on Thursday, President Obama said the U.S. is at war with terror, not Islam.
Audie Cornish talks to Muslim Advocates Legal Director Glenn Katon about his organization's criticism of the White House approach to countering violent extremism.
Audie Cornish talks to Robert Orttung of the Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies at George Washington University for a step back from the day-to-day fighting in Ukraine.
Yonkers community activist Hector Santiago demonstrates the "stop-and-shake"...
In a speech last week, FBI Director James Comey addressed racial tensions between police and minorities. A new effort in his hometown of Yonkers, N.Y., tries to get officers and young people talking.