Thousands of travelers were stranded at airports around the country Monday morning when a computer system outage grounded all Delta Air Lines flights. Operations have now resumed, but hundreds of flights are still delayed and many more were cancelled. It may take several days before Delta's flight operations return to normal.
A Chicago program announced two years ago that allows homeowners in impoverished neighborhoods to buy vacant lots on their block for a dollar is off to a very slow start. Residents hoping to spruce up the lots, plant community gardens or turn them into gathering places are frustrated by slow city bureaucracy.
The Chicago Police Department needs to acknowledge its racist history and use of excessive force, and it needs a major overhaul in the way it investigates officers and holds police accountable. That's according to a scathing report from a task force appointed by the city's mayor to issue recommendations for sweeping reform.
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