Being a local news reporter should be something that young people want to do — and it’s okay if they don’t want to do it forever: That’s the idea behind Report for America, a program that launched this week that aims to put “emerging journalists” into local newsrooms for a year of service. Report for...
Check out local hip-hop artists, a musical reunion and pop punk sounds this week. Friday, Sept. 22 Kami, Kweku Collins, Trapo, Valee Chop Shop 2033 W. North Ave. 773-537-4440 Some of the best up-and-comers in Midwest hip-hop hit the stage at this show curated by local promoters 1833. Kami—half...
This week, 11 of Fort Bragg's wounded warriors and veterans are competing in the local Warrior Games trials.
The Stranger’s arts critics recommend the best local events. by Stranger Things To Do Staff Our music critics have already chosen the 28 best concerts this week, but now it's our arts critics' turn to pick the best events in their areas of expertise. Show More Summary
The Stranger’s music critics’ picks for this week. by Stranger Things To Do Staff Enjoy the last gasps of summer by taking a stroll around town to these great local shows happening this week. Our music critics have picked everythingShow More Summary
There’s another election in L.A. in two weeks. Hard to believe, I know. Certain parts of the city, primarily downtown-adjacent neighborhoods, have already had four elections so far this year: two regularly scheduled local elections and two special elections. Oh, and it gets worse. If none of the...
Family and friends of Kenneka Jenkins, a teenager found dead last week in the freezer of a Chicago-area hotel, want the FBI to investigate after local police said they don’t suspect foul play.
Last week bitcoin plunged over 40% from all time highs hit as recently as three weeks ago on news that China had ordered local exchanges to halt trading in the cryptocurrency. Since then, defying naysayers yet again, bitcoin staged a...Show More Summary
Last week, voters in Crown Heights went to the polls to decide a City Council race that seemingly everyone—the media, local advocates and others—had framed as a choice between two... To view the full story, click the title link.
CBS All Access allows viewers to stream every NFL on CBS game in their local market
This week, the chart topping and most often read posts from Hypebot covered Spotify's ending of support for Safari and what it means, how local artists can bring in a better crowd, the big news from Apple's Tuesday event, and more! Spotify Ending Support For Apple's Safari Browser - Tech...
by Steven Hsieh Snohomish County Sheriff's Office Every Friday morning, the Seattle Chapter of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community hosts a food bank at its mosque in Monroe, Wahington. Ten local families show up every week to get food, said...Show More Summary
Federal immigration officers in New York doubled-down on arresting undocumented immigrants as they make appearances at courthouses this week—a decision that the local district attorney says is an “outrageous” tactic that “sends a chilling effect” and “undermines public...
Last week, when Amazon announced plans to build a distribution center in Staten Island–its first in New York City–the press release contained fawning statements from the usual array of local officials. New York’s governor, Staten Island’s...Show More Summary
Penguin Wars is set to release in Japan via the Switch eShop on Sept. 21st. No word on localization at this time, but the Switch is region-free, so feel free to hop over to the Japanese eShop and grab the game next week!
In the latest worrying escalation of tensions over North Korea’s nuclear ambitions, Pyongyang fired a ballistic missile over Japan Friday morning (local time). This is the second instance in just over two weeks where North Korea has fired a missile over Japanese airspace and into the Pacific Ocean. Show More Summary
Yuan-denominated Bitcoin has crashed as much as 25% 35% in Chinese trading, plunging from 25,000 yuan to as a low of 16,000 on local exchanges BTCChina and OKCoin, following confirmation of last week's Caixin report that China is halting all cryptocurrency exchange trading. Show More Summary
Google is increasing its focus on India with plans to introduce a localized digital payment service as soon as next week, according to a report from India-based news site The Ken. The publication claims Google ‘Tez’ — meaning fast in...Show More Summary
Viewers in the Top 25 markets watched 44 billion minutes of news every week in Q1 2017, up from 39.7 billion minutes (+11 percent) in Q1 2016.
Over the past two weeks, the alleged hanging of an 8-year-old biracial boy has roiled the small, picturesque town of Claremont, New Hampshire. As a few hundred residents gathered in town for a prayer vigil organized by local clergy on Tuesday night, fresh allegations by the boy’s family further...