Indiana has become the first state to pass a new abortion ban since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade in June. But it likely won’t be the last. Reset talks to Shefali Luthra with The 19th and WBEZ reporter Michael Puente about the state of abortion rights in Indiana and nationwide.
With the two-year student debt moratorium set to expire this month, Reset gets advice on how to keep payments under control from Yanely Espinal with Next Gen Personal Finance.
In a new series called “Reset Lost and Found,” producers track down things in Chicago that a Google search can’t uncover — like where to find Swedish egg coffee in Chicago. In the first edition of the series, Reset freelance producer Claire Hyman teaches us how to make the beverage and Tre Kronor owner and chef Patty Rasmussen gives us a history lesson.
A month after the deadly Fourth of July parade shooting in Highland Park, Reset checks in with North Shore superintendent Michael Lubelfeld about his district’s plans for school safety and mental health for the upcoming school year.
Why do we find ourselves having to buy new devices every few years? And is that by design? Reset turns to Washington Post tech columnist Geoffrey Fowler for answers, and discusses how consumers can push the tech industry to create longer-lasting products.
Devon Price didn’t realize he was autistic until after he finished his Ph.D. in psychology. Now, he’s devoting much of his career to researching and writing about autism. Reset learns more about the inequities autistic people face and how to find community as an autistic adult.
Governor JB Pritzker declares monkeypox a public health emergency while his Republican challenger comes under fire for an old social media post. Reset does a deep dive on those stories and more with WBEZ’s Dave McKinney, The Daily Line’s Alex Nitkin and NBC 5 Chicago reporter Christian Farr.
In a surprise announcement last week, West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin announced a compromise deal on climate, health care and taxes. Reset sustainability contributor Karen Weigert breaks down the details of the Inflation Reduction Act.
In his new book, Northwestern University professor Steven Thrasher shows the inequalities in who is able to survive viruses and how systems of oppression keep people sick. Reset learns more about 'The Viral Underclass: The Human Toll When Inequality and Disease Collide.'
Seventeen-year-old Hadi Abuatelah was released from custody Tuesday, after being hospitalized for injuries sustained during his arrest. A video widely shared on social media shows Oak Lawn police officers tackling and beating the teen, whom they say resisted arrest after being pulled over. Reset gets the latest from Chicago Sun-Times reporter Andy Grimm and CAIR-Chicago staff attorney Emma Melton.
With abortion almost completely banned in Wisconsin, some providers are making long commutes to serve patients across the Illinois border. Reset learns more about the partnership from WBEZ public health and politics reporter Kristen Schorsch and Kristen Schultz of Planned Parenthood of Illinois.
People across the internet are raving about Beyonce’s seventh studio album Renaissance, which draws influence from house and disco music. But does it get the Chicago house seal of approval? Tiffany Walden of The TRiiBE and legendary Chicago house DJ Darlene Jackson weigh in.
The Bear on FX and Hulu is the breakout show of the summer. The dark comedy explores grief, family and food with plenty of easter eggs for the sharp-eyed Chicago viewer. Reset sits down with the show’s lead actor about what brought him to the role and his hopes for Season 2.
The self-proclaimed beat scientist talks about his career and what can be expected from his latest record, In These Times. Reset talks to the Chicago-based jazz artist ahead of his show at the Salt Shed this week.
Millions of doses of updated COVID-19 booster shots could be available in the U.S. by early September, according to Pfizer and Moderna. Reset checks in with infectious disease specialist Dr. Mia Taormina for the latest COVID-19 news and guidance.
Erika Sánchez’s memoir Crying in the Bathroom tells the intimate story of her life. Discussing everything from white feminism to body image, to her battle with depression, Sánchez holds nothing back and, in turn, offers readers a look into the life of a woman who’s come into her own — by her own terms.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot wants a dome on Soldier Field, Google is buying the Thompson Center and Illinois remains a monkeypox hotspot. Reset dives deeper into those stories and more on the Weekly News Recap with WTTW’s Paris Schutz, AXIOS Chicago reporter Justin Kaufmann and Chicago Tribune’s Rick Pearson.
Today is National Chicken Wing Day. Whether you like them sweet, savory or Chicago-style, we’ve got you covered. Reset explores the best spots in town with Chicago Tribune food critic Nick Kindelsperger and gets recommendations from listeners.
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Margo Jefferson has been lauded as one of the most nuanced thinkers on race, class and feminism working today. Reset talks to the Chicago native about her new memoir, 'Constructing a Nervous System.'
The tech giant’s move into the glassy state office could bring thousands of jobs downtown. But what will this mean for the historical legacy of the building? Reset brings on Jonathan Solomon with the Chicago firm Preservation Futures and Crain’s Chicago Business reporter Danny Ecker to discuss.
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention said on Monday that there were 344 monkeypox cases in Illinois. That’s a big leap from last Friday, when there were 238 reported cases. We check in with Dr. Anu Hazra, University of Chicago infectious disease specialist and Aaron Gettinger, Hyde Park Herald reporter.
A new study by the U.S. Census Bureau and Harvard University found that more than two-thirds of millennials live within 100 miles of where they grew up. In Chicago, three-quarters of people who grew up in the area stayed close by. Reset brings on Ben Sprung-Keyser, a lead researcher of the study, to discuss what the report tells us about the labor market.
Monarch populations have gone down between 22% and 72% over the past 10 years, according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature. Reset turns to Allen Lawrence with the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum for more.
If you’re looking for an out-of-this-world festival, the Cosmic Country Cookout on Sunday is bound to have something you’ll love. Reset talks with event organizer Sully Davis and Lavender Country’s Patrick Haggerty for more details.
Illinois Congressman Adam Kinzinger is in the national spotlight for leading Thursday’s Jan. 6th committee hearing while Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky makes her own headlines in D.C. Reset takes a deep dive into those stories and more on the Weekly News Recap.