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The True Story Behind ‘The Trial of the Chicago 7’ Reveals What the Movie Left Out

NICO TAVERNISE/NETFLIX © 2020Netflix We might as well add The Trial Of The Chicago 7, which just hit Netflix, to the list of “eerily relevant” stories being told today. While the true story that inspired the film took place over 50 years ago, many of the themes and events mirror current events. Just like 2020,… Read More »

Despite Pandemic, Trauma Centers See No End To ‘The Visible Virus Of Violence’

Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). CHICAGO — On an early March day at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the emergency room at the University of Chicago Medical Center teemed with patients. But many weren’t there because of the coronavirus. They were there because they’d been shot. Gunshot victims… Read More »

Henry Cavill Dehydrates Himself for Shirtless ‘The Witcher’ Scenes

If Henry Cavill’s scenes in Netflix’s The Witcher are making you want to hit the gym, be cautioned that his chiseled physique isn’t exactly obtained via a healthy method. Cavill revealed on BBC’s The Graham Norton Show that he is dehydrated in every shirtless scene in the show, claiming the method “makes your skin really… Read More »

Viewpoints: Cutting Food Stipends Is Like Taking Away Medicine; Is 2019 The Year ‘The Shot Heard Round The World’ For Alzheimer’s?

Opinion writers weigh in on these health issues and others. Los Angeles Times: Trump Cuts Poverty Food Stipends Just Before Christmas  In a rare moment of bipartisanship, Congress rejected President Trump’s efforts on last year’s farm bill to impose new food stamp restrictions that would have cut benefits for more than a million needy people.… Read More »