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HOW TO IDENTIFY AND REMOVE GARLIC MUSTARD, AN INVASIVE WEED WITH A PUNGENT ODOR

Garlic mustard is a common invasive weed, but there are certain ways to ensure removing it from your garden will be effective.

ASK AMY: HOA PRESIDENT CAN'T CALM DOWN CALLERS

President of Home Owners Association is having more stress than usual.

 
 
 

CHICAGO'S FIRST LADY LAUNCHES ‘MY CHI. MY FUTURE.' CAMPAIGN TO FIND OPPORTUNITIES FOR CITY'S YOUNG PEOPLE THIS SUMMER AND BEYOND

Chicago wants to make sure the city's youths are engaged in activities that speak to their passions this summer. That's where My Chi....

WANT TO START A COMPOST PILE FOR YOUR GARDEN? HERE ARE TIPS ON HOW TO BUILD ONE WITH YARD AND KITCHEN WASTE

Composting is a useful way to repurpose yard waste, but there are certain tips for getting started to ensure a successful compost pile.

 
 
 

ASK AMY: FRIEND'S TOLERANCE IS TESTED BY TARDINESS

Flaky friend is hard to deal with.

CHICAGO, YOU'RE PROBABLY NOT GETTING THAT HAIRCUT MAY 29

Here's when Chicago hair salons can anticipate reopening and what it might look like when clients get there.

 
 
 

MOST ILLINOIS COUPLES WISH THEY WERE QUARANTINED WITH THEIR ‘WORK SPOUSE.' EXPERTS SAY DON'T SWEAT IT, BUT DO BE CAREFUL WITH THAT RELATIONSHIP

38% of Illinoisans reported missing their work spouse more than they would miss their real partners.

ASK AMY: 'LARRY DAVID TYPE' CURBS WIFE'S ENTHUSIASM

Spouses differ on whether to stay in one place or roam.

 
 
 

‘THE AIM IS TO PREVENT DEMENTIA.' TRIALS UNDERWAY IN CHICAGO FOR DIET THAT PROTECTS MEMORY AND THINKING DURING AGING

One trial will compare cognitive test scores over three years of hundreds of older adults who follow a relatively new regimen called...

USING ZOOM, CHICAGO HAIR STYLISTS HELP CLIENTS CUT AND COLOR THEIR OWN HAIR AT HOME

Is it possible to re-create salon services at home during the pandemic? Thankfully, a few local stylists are coaching clients on how...

 
 
 

ASK AMY: GRANDPARENTS RISK HEATH TO SEE GRANDSON

Family struggles with babysitting and coronavirus.

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND IN CHICAGO: 29 THINGS TO DO THAT WILL PUT YOU IN A SUMMER MOOD AND HELP YOU FORGET THE PANDEMIC

Creative ways to celebrate the holiday weekend that kicks off summer. It may be a bit different this year due to COVID-19 quarantine.

 
 
 

WILLIS TOWER AN EERIE SIGHT TUESDAY NIGHT. IT ‘FITS 2020.'

The Willis Tower, formerly known as the Sears Tower, was left in complete darkness after its basement flooded due to heavy rain.

ASK AMY: HEALTH PRECLUDES PARTYING DURING PANDEMIC

Neighbor wants to report coronavirus rules breakers.

 
 
 

SINGLE CHICAGOANS ARE TURNING TO VIDEO DATING IN A BIG WAY DURING THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC. AND GEOGRAPHY IS NO LONGER A BARRIER

Video dating has surged during quarantine, and potential romances span the globe.

WHY WON'T AIRBNB REFUND OUR RENTAL? IT PROMISED IT WOULD. TRAVEL TROUBLESHOOTER INVESTIGATES

Jill Caruana's family can't get to New York City for their Airbnb rental. Can they get their money back?

 
 
 

CHOCOLATE WITH CAVIAR? WITH BLUE CHEESE? HERE ARE SOME INTRIGUING PAIRINGS FROM LONELY PLANET

As we celebrate another holiday during the COVID-19 pandemic, let's think outside the box with pairings from the new book "Global Chocolate...

ASK AMY: PARTNER'S PROXIMITY BREEDS CONTEMPT

Elderly friend worries when she visits and friend doesn't abide by COVID-19 precautions.

 
 
 

SENIOR WEEK: HERE'S HOW CHICAGO-AREA GRADUATES ARE CELEBRATING

Creative ways to celebrate grads who lost out on experiences they've waited a lifetime for, due to COVID-19 quarantine.

GET READY TO GRILL

This summer's definition of eating out means balcony, patio or yard, so get ready to grill.

 
 
 



Trump restricts travel from Brazil as coronavirus cases spike

Trump restricts travel from Brazil as coronavirus cases spike

Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images The US will temporarily restrict travel from Brazil in order to slow the spread of COVID-19, White House Press Secretary Kayleigh... Read more ...

NASA calculated how risky SpaceX's first launch of humans could be, and the...

NASA calculated how risky SpaceX's first launch of humans could be, and the astronauts flying the space mission say they're 'very comfortable' with those odds

SpaceX via Twitter SpaceX is preparing to fly its first humans to orbit aboard a new Crew Dragon spaceship. The Demo-2 mission, as it's called, is a high-stakes test flight of... Read more ...

China reports three new coronavirus cases after first day with none

China reports three new coronavirus cases after first day with none

China recorded three new confirmed COVID-19 cases on the mainland for May 23, following the first day with no new cases since the outbreak began, the National Health Commission... Read more ...

Biden slams Trump in new campaign ad for playing golf over Memorial Day...

Biden slams Trump in new campaign ad for playing golf over Memorial Day weekend as 'nearly 100,000 Americans have died'

Alex Wong/Staff/Getty Images Former Vice President Joe Biden slammed President Donald Trump in a new campaign ad aired Saturday for playing golf over the Memorial Day... Read more ...

PRESENTING: The tools and strategies one freelance graphic designer making...

PRESENTING: The tools and strategies one freelance graphic designer making $200,000 a year uses to capitalize on her downtime to learn new skills and increase revenue

Morgan Overholt The coronavirus pandemic has given us a lot of downtime. Why not use it to better your business, or maybe launch one? Morgan Overholt is a graphic-design... Read more ...

A Silicon Valley exodus, law firm drama, and the most consequential startup...

A Silicon Valley exodus, law firm drama, and the most consequential startup of all time

JOSH EDELSON/AFP via Getty Images Hello! The remote work movement is accelerating. See the rest of the story at Business Insider NOW WATCH: How waste is dealt with on the... Read more ...

REOPENING: Businesses explain their plans and how they're preparing now

REOPENING: Businesses explain their plans and how they're preparing now

Chandan Khanna/AFP via Getty Several states are beginning the first phases of reopening and gyms, fitness studios, bowling alleys, and salons are among some of the businesses... Read more ...

Oxford scientists working on a coronavirus vaccine say there is now only a...

Oxford scientists working on a coronavirus vaccine say there is now only a 50% chance of success because the number of UK cases is falling too quickly

YouTube/University of Oxford Oxford scientists working on a coronavirus vaccine say the chances of success are now 50%. They say that's because the number of people with the... Read more ...

Nearly half of US states haven't contained their coronavirus outbreaks, a...

Nearly half of US states haven't contained their coronavirus outbreaks, a new study finds

Associated Press Twenty-four US states haven't contained their coronavirus outbreaks, according to a new study from Imperial College London. The researchers modeled the basic... Read more ...

In the largest-ever study of coronavirus cases outside China, 26% of...

In the largest-ever study of coronavirus cases outside China, 26% of patients died. Their symptoms came in 'clusters.'

Kirsty Wigglesworth/Reuters In the largest-ever study of hospitalized coronavirus patients outside China, 26% of patients died and less than half had left the hospital alive by... Read more ...