Journalism’s core purpose is to give the public honest, precise information. An acclaimed investigative journalist warns that mainstream media’s bias and social media censorship have obstructed real solutions that improve our lives.
U.S. manufacturing representatives spoke out yesterday afternoon about what they say is the detrimental impact the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has had on American industry over the last two decades. NTD’s Angela Moy has more.
So-called book bans were the topic of passionate debate at the Indian Prairie public library in Darien, Illinois on Aug. 22. Rep. Sean Casten (D-Ill.) convened the roundtable meeting to allow parents and members of society to express their concerns over the presence of what they describe as books with inappropriate content at their local […]
Many people attempt to plan their lives, but unfortunately, life doesn’t always go as planned. When life takes unexpected twists and turns, what do you do? NTD hears from a Georgia couple who have overcome many heartbreaking events in life, but who find joy in watching their family grow.
With their Lippizan stallions, Tempel Farms in Illinois is proudly celebrating 65 years of preserving a beautiful equine tradition—classical dressage. What was once only enjoyed by the nobility of Europe’s Habsburg Empire in the 16th century is now accessible to Americans from all walks of life. NTD’s Angela Moy has the story.
Many people, and especially our younger generation today, consider classical music to be boring. One young pianist is passionate about classical music, however, and wants to change that perception. He explained how he plans to do so.
The U.S. House Committee on Ways and Means held its fifth field hearing in Kimball, Minnesota. The hearing was focused on learning from local communities about the impact of America’s trade policies on agriculture and critical supply chains.
How to raise children to be independent and productive adults is a question many parents face. Successful entrepreneur Vera Stewart is helping children to build confidence and respect for others, and has some tips to share.
Raising kids with disabilities is hard—but life can get even harder after they grow up. Some 80 percent of adults with disabilities are jobless, with many facing isolation. An Illinois mom is determined to help adults with disabilities build a more fulfilling life.
Nearly 1 in 3 adults in the U.S. are overweight and a significant number of them hesitate to visit gyms due to feeling intimidated by those who are incredibly fit. While setting up a personal home gym could be a viable solution, it’s worth considering other options.
Ferry Farm in Michigan has been around for over a century. Scott Ferry and his wife are 4th generation of the Ferry family to own the farm. After the Covid-19 Pandemic, a noticeable pattern emerged wherein numerous stores experienced a shortage of meat on their shelves, prompting individuals to turn to local farms. It was […]
During the COVID-19 pandemic, children’s academic scores plummeted due to lockdowns, but the damage of government mandates went far beyond test scores. The University of Chicago held a symposium to reflect on academia’s COVID failures.
Brandon Johnson, a progressive Democrat, was sworn in as the 57th mayor of Chicago on May 15. He succeeds Democrat Lori Lightfoot, who lost in the Feb. 28 primary after years of coming under fire on issues ranging from COVID-19 to public safety. Johnson, 47, defeated Paul Vallas, a 69-year-old moderate Democrat in an upset […]
Shen Yun Performing Arts concluded five performances in Michigan’s Detroit Opera House from May 4 to 7. Audience members applauded the New York-based group. Matthew Baker, owner of financial consulting firm MBA Financial Life Counselors, watched Shen Yun with his wife. “The show was phenomenal. It was visually stunning,” he said. Colleen Kilpatrick, author and […]
New York-based Shen Yun Performing Arts concluded seven performances at the Rosemont Theater in Greater Chicago, taking the stage April 20 to 23. Audience members said they came away with an appreciation for Shen Yun’s artistry and traditional Chinese culture. Stan Smith, president and CEO of the Smith Economics Group in Chicago, has seen Shen […]
Over the Easter Weekend, New York-based Shen Yun Performing Arts held three performances at Chicago’s Auditorium Theatre. Theatergoers were enchanted. Ali Tucker owns the event planning company Ali Tucker’s Artistic Entertaining. She watched Shen Yun with her husband on a date. “Shen Yun has been a feast for the senses. Visually, I’ve never seen anything […]
Businesses in Chicago, the third largest city in the United States, will be facing more taxes. Chicago’s mayor-elect Brandon Johnson has proposed about $800 million in new taxes as part of his plan to eliminate the city’s budget deficit. Bryce Hill, director of fiscal and economic research at the Illinois Policy Institute, weighs in on […]
What makes an old masterpiece great? No doubt it’s the artist’s creativity and technique. But there’s something else. A California couple discovered the secret and has been passing it along to artists to achieve their artistic visions.
Illinois has passed a law ordering businesses to give workers paid leave for any reason. The state becomes one of three that requires employers to offer the generous leave benefits, after Governor J.B. Pritzker signed the law on Mar. 14, which will take effect next year on Jan. 1, reported the Associated Press. “Too many […]
The City of Chicago honored the Irish holiday of St. Patrick’s Day on Saturday with the dyeing of the Chicago River and a parade. Irish families say Saint Patrick’s Day is an opportunity to celebrate their heritage with friends and family and welcome the arrival of Spring.
The largest business-to-business home show in the United States, The Inspired Home Show, just concluded its annual exhibition in Chicago. Exhibitors showcased their latest innovations and unique products to woo retailers worldwide.
Over the weekend, New York’s Shen Yun Performing Arts dazzled audiences in Minneapolis with four performances of traditional Chinese culture at the Minneapolis Orpheum Theatre, attended by a full house. “I was just blown away in the best way possible,” said Eva Andersen, a four-time Emmy-winning reporter. Shen Yun’s story-based dance, which brought 5,000 years […]
Shen Yun Performing Arts concluded four performances at the Miller High Life Theater in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, over the weekend. Audiences appreciated Shen Yun’s revival of traditional Chinese culture through story-based classical Chinese dance. Bruce Shapiro enjoyed the performance with his wife Michelle. “I loved it. It was very nice, very informative, and educational,” he said. […]
Many of us have dreams, but how hard do we try to make them come true? A photographer spent three and a half years building an airplane entirely from scratch to make his dream of flying aerobatics come true, although he had no prior knowledge of airplane building.
In today’s complex society where children face a lot of stress, it could be challenging for many parents to raise healthy children. A 35-year-old mom, who survived anorexia in her teen years, found a sanctuary where she believed she could achieve that goal for her seven children.
The state of Illinois has lost a gun regulation appeal in a case filed by gun owners and advocates against a law seeking to ban the possession and sale of some semiautomatic firearms. A county court first issued a temporary restraining order against the law, which the state appealed. On Jan. 10, Illinois Governor J.B. […]
Over the weekend, Shen Yun Performing Arts held three performances at the Aronoff Center for the Arts in Cincinnati, Ohio. Audiences were overwhelmed by the beauty of the performance and the spirituality of traditional Chinese culture. Patrice Link attended Shen Yun’s performance at the Aronoff Center. As the founder of Patrice Link Dance School, she […]
Four years ago, a couple was confronted with a difficult decision—to keep or terminate a risky pregnancy. In the end, the couple made a decision they thought could end their happiness. Instead, they were blessed with more.
In 1965, three fathers in Washington state couldn’t find a full set of badminton rackets for their families to play with. Instead, they improvised and invented a new sport: pickleball. Since then, it’s gained wild popularity.
The life of a blind horse could be limiting or even tragic, but Endo, a 22-year-old blind horse, defied the odds by breaking three Guinness World Records. His owner Morgan Wagner never expected such achievements, but her undying support gave Endo a new life with new possibilities.
Most athletes train for years to become good at a sport, but few become world-class athletes and even fewer break world records. One woman in Illinois did just that—and in a record amount of time. Christina Lyons tells NTD how she did it.
Many high school students participate in STEM programs to gain hands-on experience. But a group of students at a Chicago high school are getting more than experience—they’re getting a foot in the door of an emerging industry.
For centuries, Christmas markets have been putting people around the world in the Christmas spirit. This year, Chicago’s Chris-kindle market has been ranked one of the best Christmas markets in the world, according to BigSevenTravel.com.
Dec. 10 marked the beginning of the United Nations’ year-long campaign to promote and recognize the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. A group celebrated Human Rights Day with a protest against human rights violations by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in downtown Chicago.
Since the protests erupted in China against zero-COVID policies over the weekend, demonstrations outside China have also spread like wildfire. One group held a rally protesting the Chinese regime outside the Chinese consulate in Chicago Tuesday evening.
Chicago celebrated the Thanksgiving holiday with its 88th annual parade on Nov. 24, with participants and spectators enjoying the festivities. Spirited marching bands, elaborate floats, and lively performances dazzled enthusiastic audiences in Chicago. The city’s Thanksgiving parade celebrated the day with a diversity of talent and different cultures. The Falun Dafa group performed a peaceful […]
Chicago’s 31st annual Magnificent Mile Lights Festival kicked off the holiday season on Nov. 19. Visitors enjoyed the festivities and looked forward to reuniting with their families after two years of the pandemic.