In Cuba, chess is not just a sport—it’s an institution

Chess in Cuba

By Em Steck Medill Reports Cuba is known for cars, cigars, communism and…chess? HAVANA – Though little-known to many in the world, chess is one of Cuba’s greatest prides. The game is considered to be a blend of sports, arts and science among players and is deeply embedded in Cuban history and culture. Among chess […]

Chicago police to roll out body cameras ahead of schedule

By Em Steck Medill Reports The Chicago Police Department says it will roll out its body camera program across all districts before the end of the year as part of the city’s promise for greater police accountability. A total of 8,157 “body worn cameras” will be deployed to patrol officers in Chicago by Dec. 4 […]