Syria children
(Momahed Dimashkia/Reuters/Landov)
December 19, 2013

11,420 Children Dead In Syria’s Civil War, So Far

As we near the end of 2013, NPR is taking a look at the numbers that tell the story of this year. Numbers that, if you really understand them, give insight into the world we're living in, right now. Over the next two weeks, you'll hear the stories behind these numbers, which range from zero to 1 trillion.


December 19, 2013

Illinois Unemployment Drops To 8.7 Percent

Unemployment dropped in Illinois in November to 8.7 percent. It was the third straight monthly decrease but Illinois' unemployment rate remains one of the highest nationally.


December 18, 2013

Dial A Carol

Time is running out this year if you want to call up the very popular Dial-A-Carol and get a Christmas song sung to you by University of Illinois students. It’s an annual tradition that started in 1960 and has been going on every year since.


ADM
(Seth Perlman/AP)
December 18, 2013

ADM Confirms Move To Chicago

Decatur-based Archer Daniels Midland has confirmed that it's moving its global headquarters to Chicago.


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