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CHICAGO — Ephraim Martin has been asking Chicago, and asking Chicago, and asking Chicago, for years to honor Jean Baptiste Point DuSable, the first permanent non-indigenous settler of the land that became Chicago. He’s been asking for nearly 30 years. He’s asked the city to erect a 25-foot statue of DuSable, and to create a DuSable city holiday. He also wants Lake Shore Drive renamed for ...

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The U.S. Census Bureau announced state-level population data Monday, showing Montana with just enough growth to shed its at-large status. Montana last had two House seats in 1992.

“The Irish Diaspora: Tales of Emigration, Exile and Imperialism” by Turtle Bunbury; Thames & Hudson (304 pages, $34.95) ——— Ireland’s greatest export was always its people. Some fled famine, violence, or poverty. Others sought love, adventure, or fortune. And Turtle Bunbury’s “The Irish Diaspora: Tales of Emigration, Exile and Imperialism” pays them tribute. The word diaspora comes from Greek ...

For many, the view of a typical renter is a young person. Yet, over the last two decades, the data shows that many older Americans are forgoing homeownership in favor of shorter-term living arrangements in the rental market.

The freedom to venture out in search of opportunity has been a lasting American idea. And yet now, in the modern era, data shows that movement in the U.S. has been steadily declining for nearly four decades.

Aging Baby Boomers and declining fertility rates mean that for the first time in the country’s history, older people—those 65 years and older—are projected to outnumber children by 2030. 

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As 20% of the eligible voting population is Catholic, they will make a big difference in this election. Since Joe Biden is Catholic, does a Catholic voter sway more towards him? On the other hand, does Amy Coney Barrett's nomination, who is also Catholic, mean that voters are more inclined towards President Trump this election?

For families seeking a less crowded place for health and safety reasons, but also wanting to maintain a comparable salary, there are several locations to consider, especially in the South and the Midwest. 

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