Students to go back to school Friday after Chicago Teachers Union, third-largest US school district reach contract deal.
Teachers in the US’s third-largest school district have gone on strike nine times since forming union in 1937.
Strike is about more than pay; teachers demand counsellors for every school to help students deal with daily trauma.
Teachers in the US’s third-largest school district stop work over wages, lack of resources and other issues.
Destruction of old coal-fired power plant to make way for e-commerce distribution hub promises more air pollution.
Healthcare workers say many asylum seekers suffer from mental illnesses but most go untreated due to limited resources.
Urban Institute: Investors are putting significantly more money in Chicago’s white neighbourhoods
A lack of affordable housing in the United States is driving many to move across the southern border.
Geoff Smith: Low-income areas are losing affordable housing due to decades of economic disinvestment and discrimination.
In Manila’s largest slum, children hunt for scraps of food amid the rubbish against the backdrop of rising skyscrapers.