Daniel Prude case, 7 Rochester officers suspended by mayor

Daniel Prude case, 7 Rochester officers suspended by mayor

Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren ordered the immediate suspension with pay of seven Rochester police officers who were at the scene when Daniel Prude lost consciousness and stopped breathing. She also rebuked Police Chief La'Ron...
Officer charged in shooting death of Black man in a Walmart, Report

Officer charged in shooting death of Black man in a Walmart, Report

A San Leandro police officer has been charged with voluntary manslaughter in the shooting death of a Black man inside a Walmart store in April. Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley announced Wednesday that her...
Melania Trump used private email accounts in the White House, Report

Melania Trump used private email accounts in the White House, Report

During her time in the White House, first lady Melania Trump has routinely used a private Trump Organization email account and the encrypted messaging app Signal, her former adviser and friend Stephanie Winston Wolkoff...
David Byrne Speaks Out After Resurfaced Blackface Video, Report

David Byrne Speaks Out After Resurfaced Blackface Video, Report

In a 1984 promotional video for the Talking Heads concert film Stop Making Sense, David Byrne appeared as both himself and a variety of interviewers, including men of color. Today, Byrne apologized on Twitter,...
Nancy Pelosi’s San Francisco secret hair salon visit caught on camera, Report

Nancy Pelosi’s San Francisco secret hair salon visit caught on camera (Photo)

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi is under fire after reportedly getting her hair done at a San Francisco salon on Monday, even as the county continued forbidding salons and barbershops to open as...
COVID-19 Live Updates: HHS cancelling ventilator contracts, says stockpile is fullsurvey finds

COVID-19 Live Updates: HHS cancelling ventilator contracts, says stockpile is fullsurvey finds

The Trump administration is canceling some of its remaining orders for ventilators, after rushing to sign nearly $3 billion in emergency contracts as the COVID-19 pandemic surged in the spring. The Department of Health and...
Alan Viarengo arrested for mailing threats to California public health official

Alan Viarengo arrested for mailing threats to California public health official

Authorities in California charged an alleged member of the far-right extremist "boogaloo movement" Tuesday with threatening a public official after investigators say he sent threatening letters to a county health officer. The Santa Clara Sheriff's...
Hidekazu Tamura, Japanese man recalls bitter internment in US

Hidekazu Tamura, Japanese man recalls bitter internment in US

When Japan bombed Pearl Harbor in 1941, the first thing Hidekazu Tamura, a Japanese American living in California, thought was, “I’ll be killed at the hands of my fellow Americans.” It wouldn't be the...
South Carolina: USC suspends 15 students, Six Greek groups over COVID violations

South Carolina: USC suspends 15 students, Six Greek groups over COVID violations

The University of South Carolina is cracking down on students and groups they say are putting people at risk for COVID-19. The school has put 15 students under interim suspension, as well as six Greek...
US officials aim to remove wolf protections in 2020, Reports

US officials aim to remove wolf protections in 2020, Reports

The Trump administration plans to lift endangered species protections for gray wolves across most of the nation by the end of the year, the director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Monday. “We’re...

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