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Fact-checking Trump's State of the Union address

In his second State of the Union address, President Donald Trump sought to strike a bipartisan tone of unity and progress, just weeks after the longest shutdown in U.S. history — and with less than two weeks to go before the next funding lapse.

Chicago murder rate drops for second year in a row

Chicago saw a significant drop in murders and gun violence for the second year in a row, according to police. Across the city, there were 100 fewer murders than in 2017, when 650 people were killed. Overall crime is down 10% since 2016, the year Chicago recorded its hig