'The next generation is us': Chicago teen hopes to change community, gun policy through voting
Arieyanna Williams remembers being 9 years old and staring at the two bloody handprints on a wall near the front door of her aunt’s home in Chicago . She pressed one of her small palms against the blood-stained concrete wall as a final goodbye to her father. The night before, Williams was watching
A surge of protest unlike any in decades, but why now?
More than five decades after Americans filled the streets to demand civil rights and protest against the Vietnam War, thousands are embracing a new culture of resistance unlike anything since
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Avalanche stay alive, beat Predators 2-1 to force Game 6
Sven Andrighetto scored with 1:28 left to give the Colorado Avalanche a 2-1 victory over Nashville Predators 2-1, sending the first-round series back to Denver for Game 6.
Gurriel Jr. has 3 RBIs in MLB debut, Blue Jays top Yanks 8-5
Lourdes Gurriel Jr. made an impressive major league debut with two hits and three RBIs as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the New York Yankees 8-5
Jets beat Wild 5-0 in Game 5 to advance to second round
Jacob Trouba, Bryan Little, Brandon Tanev and Joel Armia scored in the first 11:59 to chase Minnesota goalie Devan Dubynk and the Winnipeg Jets beat the Wild 5-0 to win a playoff series for the first time in franchise history
Today in History
Today in History Today is Saturday, April 21, the 111th day of 2018. There are 254 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 21, 1918, Manfred von Richthofen, 25, the German ace known as the "Red Baron" who was believed to have downed 80 enemy aircraft during World War I, was
Woman gets 3 years after guilty plea in videotaped beating
A Chicago woman involved in a beating of a mentally disabled teen that was shown on Facebook Live has been sentenced to three years in prison