Martha Irvine, Ap National Writer Updated 11:09 pm CDT, Tuesday, September 25, 2018 Now Playing: This Chicago neighborhood is divided by race and income by the very street that intersects it, Sedgwick Street. A small band of neighbors from both sides hope an art studio — can help unite them. AP Video by Martha Irvine. (Sept. 26) Media: Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — The sixth-graders, from very opposite sides of the street, sat in pairs, a list of questions before them: "What do you dream about?" ''Do you think about dying?" ''Are you scared?" Their task, at once easy and awkward, was to learn about one another — and differences surfaced quickly. One African-American boy from a public school pulled up a pant leg to reveal where a bullet had pierced his calf in a wrong-place, wrong-time shooting. His partner, a white boy who attends a private school and lives three blocks yet worlds away, was shocked, then saddened. In this Sunday, Oct. … [Read more...] about In Chicago, can art unite a deeply divided neighborhood?
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Democracy Dies in Darkness Sections Home Try 1 month for $1 Username Sign In Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Subscribe Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Accessibility for screenreader WorldViews by Cleve R. Wootson Jr. by Cleve R. Wootson Jr. Email the author May 1 at 5:35 PM Email the author If a Russian state-owned company has its way, remote regions of the world will soon see giant, floating nuclear reactors pumping power to port cities and drilling platforms in a real-life version of the Soviet reversal joke: In Russia, 70-megawatt nuclear reactor comes to you. The reactor in question is called Akademik Lomonosov. Once the barge is wired into the electrical grid in the northern town of Pevek in 2019, it will be the world's northernmost nuclear reactor, capable of powering a town of 100,000 … [Read more...] about Russia says its sea-based nuclear power plant is safe. Critics call it a ‘Floating Chernobyl.’