The Trump administration on Wednesday ended federal protections for transgender students that instructed schools to allow them to use bathrooms and locker rooms matching their gender identities.
Stepping into an emotional national debate, the administration came down on the side of states' rights, lifting federal guidelines that had been issued by the Obama administration and characterized by Republicans as a legal overreach.
Following four days of record-breaking warmth, Chicago is forecast to see another day in the 60s. Considering it's February -- and at this time two years ago, the area saw record cold and snow -- we'll take the opportunity to enjoy some quality time outside. Here are a few al fresco dining ideas.