VIDEO: Fighting the Syrian war from Chicago
By Noor Wazwaz Syria may seem a world away but not to Syrians living in the Chicago area. The war in that country has entered its fifth year and the violence has only escalated. The Syrian Network for Human Rights reports the current death total is over 215,000 and 20,000 of them were children. In this episode of […]
VIDEO: Hillary Clinton evolved on same-sex marriage as public support grew
By Noor Wazwaz Hillary Clinton – the former First Lady, U.S. Senator and Secretary of State — announced her 2016 presidential bid with a video that’s left many talking about her sharp shift on marriage equality. Over the last few years, dozens of politicians have evolved on this issue. As a presidential candidate in 2008, […]
VIDEO: Chicago honors ‘strong believer of Catholic faith’
By Noor Wazwaz Mourners filled the seats of Holy Name Cathedral, saying their final goodbyes to Chicago’s Cardinal Francis George. George, the first Chicago native to serve as archbishop, died last Friday after a long battle with cancer. Medill Reports’ Noor Wazwaz was at the first day of funeral services Tuesday afternoon.
VIDEO: Fleeing War, a Syrian Family Makes a New Home in Illinois
By Noor Wazwaz March marks the fourth year of the Syrian war. The United Nations estimates that nearly 4 million people have fled since 2011 due to the fighting. Noor Wazwaz spent time with one of these refugee families here in Chicago.