Cook County tosses ‘lifeline’ to needy residents, opening housing voucher waiting list for first time since 2001

Richard Monocchio, the executive director of the Housing Authority of Cook County, speaks at a press conference announcing the opening of the housing authority’s waitlist Monday, Oct. 19. | Screen grab The program, which used to be called Section 8,

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IMF’s Georgieva says private creditors, China need to fully participate in debt relief

© Reuters. IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva speaks during a conference hosted by the Vatican on economic solidarity WASHINGTON (Reuters) – International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva on Wednesday called for increased participation in debt relief for poor countries

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Pritzker offers holiday precautions as Illinois sees most daily COVID-19 deaths since June: ‘This virus isn’t taking a holiday’

Gov. J.B. Pritzker walks out with Illinois Public Health director Dr. Ngozi Ezike for a news conference in Springfield last month. | Justin L. Fowler/The State Journal-Register via AP file With 2,862 newly diagnosed cases of the virus, Illinois is

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Global economy’s recovery hinges on stimulus, virus battle, officials say

© Reuters. IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva speaks at a news conference following the “1+6” Roundtable meeting at the Diaoyutai state guesthouse in Beijing By David Lawder and Jan Strupczewski WASHINGTON/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Global finance leaders on Tuesday said the

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IMF sees less severe global contraction but worsening outlook for many emerging markets

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Gita Gopinath, Economic Counsellor and Director of the Research Department at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), speaks during a news conference in Santiago WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday said forecasts for the

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Comey says new information that Hillary Clinton drummed up Russia controversy to vilify Trump ‘doesn’t ring a bell’

Former FBI Director James Comey on Wednesday said it didn’t “ring a bell” when asked whether he received an investigative referral on Hillary Clinton purportedly approving “a plan” attempting to tie President Donald Trump to Russia and distract from her email scandal

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Live Updates: James Comey testifies on Russia probe, FBI’s actions

Former FBI Director James Comey makes a long-awaited appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday to answer questions regarding the FBI’s actions in the early stages of the Russia investigation. The committee, under Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., has long scrutinized the FBI’s decisionmaking

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Camila Cabello & Idina Menzel Cozy Up Together In Behind The Scenes Pic From ‘Cinderella’ Set

Who needs Prince Charming when you’ve got Idina Menzel and Camila Cabello? Director Kay Channon shared a shot from the upcoming ‘Cinderella’ adaptation featuring ‘Cinders’ with her ‘NOT evil stepmother.’ The 2021 Cinderella movie will have plenty of things. It’ll

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Jordan demands answers on whether FBI is investigating Hunter Biden allegations, in wake of Senate report

Republican Rep. Jim Jordan on Thursday demanded answers from FBI Director Christopher Wray on what investigative steps the bureau has taken related to Hunter Biden’s business dealings in the wake of a Senate GOP report released this week. Republicans on the Senate

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