Stung by failures in its response to Ebola, the World Health Organization is revamping how it responds to emergencies to become nimbler, more reactive and more operational in "one of the most profound transformations" ever at the U. N. health agency.
In the wake of Tribune Publishing's blockbuster announcements that it has rejected a sweetened buyout offer from rival Gannett Co. and brought L. A. billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong on board as an investor, one of the company's major shareholders is crying foul. In a letter sent Tuesday to Tribune's
The Village of Fox Lake will be involved in the process that determines if Melodie Gliniewicz will get her late husband's pension, the Fox Lake Police Pension Board decided unanimously Wednesday afternoon. The pension board should have "all the information" before it decides whether Gliniewicz
Beat 213, 5 p.m., May 24, 2016Just before 5 p.m., a Wentworth District sergeant asked for any available cars to stop by 37th Street and Michigan Avenue for an outdoor roll call. A young officer crossed Michigan toward a few who had already gathered, removed her crown cover to wipe her forehead
She slides into the car, and even before she buckles her seat belt, her phone is alight in her hands. A 13-year-old girl after a day of eighth grade. She says hello. Her au pair asks, "Ready to go?" She doesn't respond, her thumb on Instagram. A Barbara Walters meme is on the screen.