Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot speaks during her inauguration ceremony at Wintrust Arena on Monday, May 20, 2019. (AP Photo / Jim Young)

Lightfoot Sworn in as Chicago Mayor: ‘This City Felt Like Where I Belonged’

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, the first black woman and openly gay person to hold the office, takes aim at aldermanic prerogative and outlines four guiding principles: community, safety, public education, stability, and integrity.

The Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C. Photo: REUTERS/Molly Riley

The 'Worrisome' Supreme Court

Michael Kirk, the producer of Frontline: Supreme Revenge, which airs tonight, discusses the politicization of the Supreme Court and the broken nomination process for justices.

Street signs along Greenwood that commemorate Black Wall Street are just one part of local residents’ recent efforts to remember their past. Photo by Beau Brand

Black Wall Street

Tulsa's Greenwood Avenue was a thriving black commercial street. Then an awful race riot devastated the area. Discover its history, and more streets that changed America.

In this March 27, 2019, file photo, measles, mumps and rubella vaccines sit in a cooler at the Rockland County Health Department in Pomona, N.Y. (AP Photo / Seth Wenig, File)

Measles Exposure Reported in Chicago

An individual with a confirmed measles infection took public transportation and visited several stores in the Loop late last week, according to health officials.

Little boy playing at the playground

Summertime Solutions: Benefits of Unstructured Play

Each summer we scramble to fill the weeks with family adventures, classes, camps, and activities for our kids. Research shows that unstructured play is one of the best ways to help them learn. Here are some tips and advice.

Shakespeare Anyone?

WTTW Producer’s Circle Members enjoy 2-for-1 admission Tuesday – Friday at the Chicago Shakespeare Theater. The CST is known for its vibrant productions and there’s not a bad seat in the house!

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