Peru is a city in LaSalle County, Illinois, United States. It is part of the Ottawaâ€“Peru, IL Micropolitan Statistical Area. Peru and its twin city, LaSalle, make up the core of Illinois Valley
House Passes Sweeping Gay and Transgender Equality Legislation
The bill, which was first passed by the Democratic-led House in 2019, faces a steep climb in the Senate.
What Students Are Saying About Vaccine Trials, Sports Without Spectators and a Chaotic Year
Teenage comments in response to our recent writing prompts, and an invitation to join the ongoing conversation.
Tracking Coronavirus Cases at U.S. Colleges and Universities
Coronavirus cases have continued to emerge by the tens of thousands this year at colleges, a New York Times survey has found.
What Are the Vaccine Roadblocks Where You Live?
U.S. counties should prepare to overcome serious barriers to widespread vaccination. And vaccine hesitancy is only the tip of the iceberg.
Criminal Justice Is a State Issue
State power is the path to racial equality and liberation.
Star Jones Puts Her Spin on a New A-List
As a new editor at Marquis Who?s Who, Ms. Jones aims to make the social directory more inclusive and diverse.
History Meets the Present on the ?Judas and the Black Messiah? Album
The songs inspired by Shaka King?s film about the 1969 police killing of the Illinois Black Panther Party chairman Fred Hampton mostly don?t appear in the movie, but they expand its story.
No ?Covid Zero,? but Normalcy
And what else you need to know today.
Managers of Texas Power Grid Resign After Widespread Storm Outages
The chairwoman and four other board members of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas stepped down after millions were left without electricity during freezing temperatures.
Illinois Becomes First State to Eliminate Cash Bail
Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a law that he said would end a system that disproportionately hurts the poor and favors wealthier defendants.