On a recent Saturday afternoon, a dozen nannies and housecleaners, many of them immigrants from Brazil, gather with employers in a living room in Cambridge, Massachusetts. They snack on cheese and crackers, breaking the ice a bit before talking about talking and how to settle some of the troubles that can bubble up in domestic work.
Men who were diagnosed with ADHD as children are more likely to be obese in adulthood, according to a new study.
The Danville City Council meets Tuesday night to vote on a plan to keep about a hundred local jobs from going to Indiana.
Gasoline prices have gone up in the past week ---- by nearly nine cents per gallon nationwide, but by more than 13 cents in the Champaign-Urbana area.
Gov. Pat Quinn says Illinois has a chance to make history before the end of the legislative session this month on the issues of pension reform and same-sex marriage.
A former Indianapolis City-County Council member faces sentencing on charges of using a charitable foundation to defraud an investor out of $1.7 million.
An Illinois State Senate committee is expected to vote on a gun control measure on Monday.
Poverty has grown everywhere in the U.S. in recent years, but mostly in the suburbs.
As the country awaits two important Supreme Court decisions involving state laws on same-sex marriage, a small but consistent body of research suggests that laws that ban same-sex marriage — or approve it — can affect the mental health of gay, lesbian and bisexual Americans.
President Thein Sein is to meet Barack Obama in Washington, in the first state visit by a Burmese leader since 1966.