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
For Schumer and Pelosi, the Challenge of a Career With No Margin for Error
The top two Democrats in Congress face a daunting pile of legislative imperatives. With President Biden?s agenda hanging in the balance and few votes to spare, can they get it done?
They Investigate Police Killings. Their Record Is Wanting.
After the murder of George Floyd, some states looked to independent agencies to examine deaths in police custody. But dozens of cases handled by the Texas Rangers show the approach has flaws.
?I Need an Army?: Across America, Schools Cram for Their Covid Tests
Some districts have established robust virus testing programs, but many others are struggling.
One Solution to a Shortage of Skilled Workers? Diversify the Construction Industry.
President Biden?s infrastructure plan would create a hiring challenge, but also an opportunity to recruit from communities that the industry has long ignored.
House approves measure to protect abortion rights amid threats from states and the courts.
The Women?s Health Protection Act is unlikely to advance in the Senate, but its passage reflected a sense of urgency by Democrats to maintain abortion access nationwide.
What Students Are Saying About School Vaccine Mandates, Nostalgia and Beachside Bliss
Teenage comments in response to our recent writing prompts, and an invitation to join the ongoing conversation.
The New York Film Festival Is Back, and Our Critics Have Favorites
Their notable titles include the opening-night movie, ?The Tragedy of Macbeth,? directed by a solo Joel Coen and starring Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand.
The Final Days of the R. Kelly Trial
In closing arguments, the prosecutor painted the singer as a predator surrounded by enablers.
With Roe Under Threat, House Plans to Vote on Bill to Counter Abortion Curbs
The measure has little chance of becoming law, but its consideration reflects a view among Democrats that the issue could resonate in midterm congressional elections.
They Want to Be in the Room Where It Happens
Gimme an R! Gimme an E! Gimme a Districting!