Mexico objects to USMCA ratification bill

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MEXICO CITY — Just days after a landmark agreement on a trade pact to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement, Mexico has objected to legislation introduced in the U.S. Congress as part of an eventual ratification of the deal. Jesús Seade, the Mexican Foreign Relations Department’s undersecretary and chief […]

U.N. climate talks end with no deal

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MADRID — Marathon international climate talks ended Sunday with negotiators postponing until next year a key decision on how to regulate global carbon markets. After two weeks of negotiations in Madrid on tackling global warming, delegates from almost 200 nations passed declarations calling for greater ambition in cutting planet-heating greenhouse […]

Ask Amy: Holiday hostess wants guests to pitch in

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Dear Amy: I have a holiday etiquette question. In my family, when a gathering involves food, everyone brings something. I think it’s helpful, giving, polite, respectful and “the right thing to do.” Even when I travel to go to family gatherings, I always bring something, whether it is something store […]

1 killed, 1 injured in West Pullman fire

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One person died and another was hospitalized in critical condition after a fire Dec. 15, 2019 in West Pullman. | Sun-Times file photo Crews were called about 4 a.m. to the 400 block of 127th Street, the fire department said. A man was killed and another person was critically injured […]

2 critically injured in West Pullman fire

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Two people were hospitalized in critical condition after a fire Dec. 15, 2019 in West Pullman. | Sun-Times file photo Crews were called about 4 a.m. to the 400 block of 127th Street, the fire department said. Two people were critically injured in a fire Sunday in West Pullman on […]