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One day before the Iowa Caucus is set to take place, Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg speaks at Lincoln High School in Des Moines, Iowa, on Feb. 2, 2020. At 38 years old, Buttigieg is the youngest candidate running.

Democrats deliver last pitch to Iowans before first-in-nation caucus

February 3, 2020

DES MOINES, IOWA—One day before the Iowa caucuses, the first time nationwide that Democrats will publicly express their choice for the candidate to challenge President Donald Trump, many Iowans remain...

Incumbent Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Ill.) speaks with supporters after the candidate forum for Illinois's 1st Congressional District, hosted by the First Unitarian Church of Chicago, Thursday, Jan. 23.

Candidates tackle health care, the environment and the economy in 1st Congressional District

January 30, 2020

Constituents, including local residents, educators and students, filled seats and crowed around pillars to hear candidates running for Illinois' 1st Congressional District seat share their stances on the ...

Members of the Zhejiang Shaoju Opera Theatre troupe wait to perform the

Lunar New Year kicks-off at the Chicago Cultural Center

January 29, 2020

Performers adorned in brightly-colored costumes, ornate headwear and detailed makeup marked the beginning of Chicago’s Lunar New Year festivities at the Chicago Cultural Center. The kick-off event...

An expanding Sahara and 'Death by Dying'

An expanding Sahara and ‘Death by Dying’

January 29, 2020

https://open.spotify.com/episode/3nqYi0URxaq5693tkJhy3S On this week's episode of Chronicle Headlines, photojournalist journeys to the Sahara Desert to see how the climate crisis is affecting the nomadic...

In crisis: desertification threatens a way of life in the Sahara Desert

January 28, 2020

While arid conditions in the desert are characteristic, climate reports have raised concern over an accelerated rate of desertification—the process by which fertile land becomes desert—in the Sahara....

A Chronicle photojournalist recounts her experience at the front lines of a Hong Kong protest

A Chronicle photojournalist recounts her experience at the front lines of a Hong Kong protest

January 24, 2020

  HONG KONG—For seven months, activists have taken to the streets of Hong Kong by the millions to battle a controversial extradition bill, facing arrests, tear gas and, in some cases, death. ...

In crisis: desertification threatens a way of life in the Sahara Desert

In crisis: desertification threatens a way of life in the Sahara Desert

By Camilla Forte, Photojournalist

January 24, 2020

MOROCCO—For the last six years, Herrah and her family have gone against tradition by remaining in the Erg Chigaga region of the Western Sahara Desert. Despite it being one of the most untouched parts...

Thousands of marchers make their way down Adams Street during the Chicago Women's March, Saturday, Jan. 18.

Chicago’s fourth Women’s March, in photos

January 19, 2020

Thousands gathered in Grant Park for the fourth Chicago Women's March, which began in 2017 in reaction to the inauguration of President Donald Trump. The Saturday, Jan. 18 march—which will be ...

March for Life Chicago claims to be the largest pro-life event in the Midwest. Over 8,000 were in attendance during 2019's march.

Chicago’s March for Life attracts anti-abortion supporters, counter-protesters and white nationalists

January 15, 2020

Editor's Note: In this article, sources refer to abortions as pertaining to women. The Chronicle acknowledges that abortion is applicable to all people, regardless of gender identity.   ...

Fresh finds at Wicker Park’s indoor farmers market

December 22, 2019

Wicker Park’s monthly farmers market kicked off its indoor season Saturday, Dec. 7 inside the neighborhood's very own Robey hotel, 2018 W. North Ave. This indoor location brings people in from the co...

CFAC elections, Fred Hampton, American Medina and a south suburb tutoring center

CFAC elections, Fred Hampton, American Medina and a south suburb tutoring center

December 11, 2019

On this week's episode of Chronicle Headlines we update you on the CFAC election and a tutoring center in in south suburb Palos Heights, Illinois, that caters to Middle Eastern students. Then, Staff...

Organizers from My Block, My Hood, My City hand out boxes of decorations to volunteers in Tuley Park, 501 E. 90th Place, Sunday, Dec. 8.

Volunteers deck the halls of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive

December 9, 2019

Volunteers were greeted with food, drink, boxes of decorations and thunderous Christmas music upon their arrival in Tuley Park. The decorations were part of the Martin Luther King Jr. Drive Lighting in ...

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