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  • Doctors operate on heart of a 25-week-old fetus [video]

    Doctors operate on heart of a 25-week-old fetus [video]
    A wire the width of a hair. A balloon just a few millimeters wide. A needle measuring 11 centimeters exactly.  These were the tools that a team of doctors in Los Angeles used to open up a narrow aortic valve in the heart of a 25-week-old fetus still...
  • CHA chief resigns

    CHA chief resigns
    Two years into his tenure, Chicago Housing Authority CEO Charles Woodyard has stepped down from his high-level post, as Mayor Rahm Emanuel has become disenchanted with the slow pace of transforming the city's public housing. Although the mayor praised...
  • Balto. Co.'s lack of affordable housing contributes to homelessness

     Balto. Co.'s lack of affordable housing contributes to homelessness
    I was encouraged that your recent editorial on suburban homelessness pointed out that as poverty increases in the suburbs, so inevitably will the numbers of homeless families and individuals ("Homeless in suburbia," Oct. 13). There was, however, no...
  • Mayor picks new CHA chief

    Mayor picks new CHA chief
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday named a City Hall aide as the new Chicago Housing Authority chief, a day after the agency's CEO resigned. Emanuel nominated Building Commissioner Michael Merchant, an attorney and City Hall insider who has held his post...
  • First AME's former pastor is troubled by church upheaval

    First AME's former pastor is troubled by church upheaval
    In his final days as pastor of First African Methodist Episcopal Church, the Rev. Cecil L. "Chip" Murray compiled, copied and buried piles of records amassed over the 27 years he led the congregation. The time capsule, he believed, would preserve his...
  • Section 8 is no burden to landlords

    Section 8 is no burden to landlords
    I recently read the letter James Gatton wrote to The Sun in response to Stefanie Deluca's letter to the editor. Mr . Gatton's letter ("Section 8 housing is a nightmare for landlords," May 12) could be no further from the truth. First, it does not take...
  • College Degree The Fruit Of Hard Work — And Much Assistance

    Success is often characterized in a way that celebrates individual achievement, perseverance and personal triumph. Although it is true that it is my name is on my new college diploma, there is simply no way I would have made it to this day without a broad...
  • Strategies to combat truancy

    Strategies to combat truancy
    School districts across Illinois and around the U.S. use an array of tools to get kindergarten to eighth-grade students back in school, implementing promising anti-truancy measures without significant additional spending or staff. Experts say the most...
  • Fix Section 8 and landlords will step up

    Fix Section 8 and landlords will step up
    Recent letters to the editor have focused on the reality that people deserving of Section 8 assistance need more landlords to open up their homes and apartments to Section 8 so that the housing poor will more quickly and easily obtain the housing that...
  • It's A Gray Area: It's time to take back America's moral high ground

    President Obama has recently renewed his plans to try to close our military prison at Guantanamo, Cuba, and has also promulgated new guidelines for our government's use of drones to assassinate people in places like Pakistan, Afghanistan and Yemen....
  • Some feel vindicated by Feds' accusation of racial bias by deputies

    Some feel vindicated by Feds' accusation of racial bias by deputies
    A U.S. Justice Department investigation that found Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies harassed and intimidated blacks, Latinos and other residents in the Antelope Valley was met with cheers from some activists. But the Sheriff's Department and...