A lot of people are waiting to see how the U.S. Supreme Court will rule on California’s Prop 8 ban on same-sex marriage, and the federal Defense of Marriage Act, or DOMA. Those include one couple in Champaign.
Almost five million Americans are considered long-term unemployed, meaning they have been searching for work for at least six months. This week, their plight is getting a bit tougher as the government cuts their unemployment benefits.
If anyone knows how to navigate their way through prison health care, it’s Doris Green. She says she spent three decades working in correctional health care in Illinois with the Aids Foundation of Chicago. But then her husband, who was serving time, got sick.