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Vera Rubin, dark matter pioneer, dies

Story highlights Rubin was unstoppable, even from a young age While there were indications that dark matter existed, her work confirmed it (CNN)Vera Rubin, a pioneering astrophysicist who proved the existence of dark matter, had a gift for overcoming daunting challenges. In the 1960s, she became the first woman to …

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Versace sued for using ‘code’ for black customers

After this response, Sampiro claimed the store's management treated him differently and did not give him "legitimate" training. Sampiro was fired after working two weeks in September because he didn't "understand luxury" and didn't "know the luxury life," according to the lawsuit. The lawsuit also alleges Sampiro was not paid …

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The disappearing front porch

One child age 16 or younger is murdered in the city every week on average. This has been happening for more than a quarter century, police records show. Neither homes nor streets are safe. Those are the first and second most likely places to get murdered in Chicago since 2001.Source: …

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Find the most common cause of death in your county

A study published in December in the journal JAMA revealed the major causes of death for counties across the United States. For the study, researchers analyzed death records from the National Center for Health Statistics' National Vital Statistics System. The records included data on 80,412,524 US deaths that occurred from …

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The most common cause of death in your county is …

A study published in December in the journal JAMA revealed the major causes of death for counties across the United States. For the study, researchers analyzed death records from the National Center for Health Statistics' National Vital Statistics System. The records included data on 80,412,524 US deaths that occurred from …

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12 people killed in 27 shootings in Chicago

In one Christmas night incident, a man walked out of an alley, opened fire on people partying on a porch in the East Chatham neighborhood and then ran away, CNN affiliate WLS reported. Two brothers 18 and 21 years old died and five people were wounded. No arrest has been …

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