What we learned from the 2nd week of the Kyle Rittenhouse homicide trial

KENOSHA, Wis. — Prosecutors and defense lawyers have rested their cases in the closely watched homicide trial of Kyle Rittenhouse, the 18-year-old who shot and killed two protesters one night last year in Wisconsin. Over eight days of testimony — including a dramatic turn by Rittenhouse himself, where he sobbed on the stand — witnesses […]

Flying for Thanksgiving? Expect packed planes, unruly passengers and cancellations

CHICAGO — A year ago, many of us stayed home or went to small gatherings for turkey, stuffing and Mama Stamberg’s cranberry relish, but this year, the wide availability of coronavirus vaccines in the U.S. is making more people feel comfortable flying longer distances for Thanksgiving. If you’re among them, brace yourself for long lines […]