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Man charged with fatal New Year’s Day shooting in Englewood

A man has been charged with shooting another man to death on New Year’s Day in the South Side Englewood neighborhood, a confrontation that started over a woman stealing from him. Deandre Johnson, 29, has been charged with first-degree murder for fatally shooting 32-year-old Roderick Snowden in the 6100 block of South Sangamon, according to…

Blue State Blues: What Kind of a State is Cruzifornia?

The California primary on June 7 will be the decisive contest for both the Democratic and Republican presidential nominations. There is almost no way that Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) or Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) can win majorities of delegates in their respective parties, but they can stop Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump from sealing the deal.…

Jennifer Lawrence Doesn’t Get What’s ‘So Scary’ About Feminism: ‘It Just Means Equality’

Jennifer Lawrence opened up about feminism, her much-heralded essay on the gender wage gap in Hollywood, and her belief that society should create a “new normal” body type in a wide-ranging interview in April’s Harper’s Bazaar. “I don’t know why that word (feminism) is so scary to people. It shouldn’t be, because it just means equality,” the…

Melissa Joan Hart Calls for Tolerance: ‘If a Christian’s Right is Subordinate to All Other Rights, It’s Not a Right at All’

Former teen witch Melissa Joan Hart, star of the film God’s Not Dead 2, told ABC’s Paula Faris that Christians are as deserving of tolerance as people from other religions on Thursday’s Good Morning America. In the film, the one-time Sabrina, the Teenage Witch actress, now 39, plays Christian teacher Grace Wesley, who is suspended from…