The pounding of nails or the buzz of a saw to build a home in an Israeli community in the disputed lands of the West Bank never fails to spark outrage against Israel from the State Department or European capitals. Virtually unnoticed by them is the sewer of hate against Israel and Jews that spews through Palestinian society.
While President Barack Obama was delivering his speech on executive action on immigration, America — and some parts of the world — was busy tweeting away.
Not only do Democrats and Republicans have different preferences when it comes to social issues, but data also shows there's clearly a preference when it comes to baby names as well.
While the second sign-up season for Obamacare is gearing up and Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell said she expects "strong and healthy growth" for 2015, Americans' disapproval of the Affordable Care Act has hit an all-time high.
Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka has warned that rolling back the temporary state income tax increase "will cause the state to have a heart attack," but that's just fine with a majority of Illinois residents, a newly-released poll shows. There's also bad news for the
Motorcycle riders cruise past during the 49th annual Auburn Veterans Day Parade on Saturday in Auburn, Wash. The parade is billed as one of the largest parades in the country honoring veterans. | AP Photo/seattlepi.com, Joshua Trujillo
With more than 20 million military veterans living in the U.S., according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, where are some of the best places for them to live? A new study shows it isn't Chicago.
Of the most recent polls on the Illinois Governor's race, none of them had Bruce Rauner gaining more than 50 percent of the vote (he gained 51 percent). The same trend is true for the Senate race: With 53 percent of the vote, Dick Durbin outperformed the closest poll by a full percentage point.
View this chart to see how Jim Oberweis has fared in political elections.
It was a rough day for Democrats on Tuesday, as Republicans increased their stranglehold on the House and also took over control of the Senate. And it also was a day where the losers drowned their sorrows with booze, based on the data from Drizly, an alcohol delivery service.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner declares victory Tuesday night. | Jessica Koscielniak / Sun-Times
Where did things go right for Bruce Rauner and where did they go wrong for Gov. Pat Quinn?
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