Minneapolis Asks for National Guard Help After Night of Looting, Burning Over Police-Involved Death

Wednesday night’s protests began peacefully and escalated into gunfire, looting, and arson, with about 30 buildings reported ablaze, and countless

Ohio Officer Critically Wounded in Shooting

An officer with the Columbus (OH) Division of Police was shot and critically wounded during a response to a disturbance call at

Election spending boosted by secret money tops $100M as IRS ends donor reporting rules

(Igor Golovniov/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) Political groups that don’t fully disclose their sources of funding have already spent more

Trump Admin. Plans to Expel Grad Students Affiliated with China’s Military

The proposed expulsion would affect roughly 3,000 individuals, a small percentage of the 360,000 Chinese students currently in the U.S.

Rosenstein to Testify to Senate Committee Probing Russiagate Origins

Rosenstein is slated to testify on June 3 during the first public hearing of the committee’s probe.

Zuckerberg, Dorsey Spar over Twitter’s Trump Fact-Check

Zuckerberg criticized Twitter for its fact-check of Trump’s prediction that mass voting-by-mail would lead to fraud.

The Real Problem With Inequality

Reading Time: 5 minutes Unless you live on Billionaire’s Row, you’re probably aware that economic inequality is as salient a

Trump Admin. to End Waivers that Allow Some Foreign Businesses to Work on Iranian Nuclear Sites

It is unclear if the companies involved in work at Iran’s nuclear sites would cease their involvement in response to

Touchscreen Voting Machines and the Vanishing Black Votes

Reading Time: 12 minutes Votes from predominantly black precincts have mysteriously vanished from touchscreen voting machines in both Tennessee and

Outside groups help Biden close the digital ad gap with Trump on Facebook

(Mark Makela/Getty Images) High-powered super PACs are helping presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden make up ground on social media against

Conservative ‘dark money’ network rebranded to push voting restrictions before 2020 election

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DOJ Drops Insider Trading Probe Into Three Senators, Still Investigating Burr for Coronavirus Sell-Off

The Justice Department has dropped insider-trading investigations into three senators but remains focused on Senator Richard Burr.

Armed Civilian Prevents Attack on Alaskan Village Officers

Authorities say the assailant broke into the village public safety building on May 16, staged rifles inside, and set off

Man Throws Burning American Flag Onto Boston Police Car

A man was arrested after he reportedly threw a burning American flag onto a Boston Police Department squad car on

Indiana Officer Dies On Duty of Undisclosed Medical Condition

Sergeant Steve Kobitz of the Valparaiso (IN) Police Department died on duty of undisclosed medical conditions. 

Grandma’s Refusal to Remove Photos From Facebook Tests Privacy Law

Reading Time: 2 minutes In Bolsonaro’s Brazil, Everyone Else Is to Blame for Virus (Reader Steve) From the LA Times:

N.C. Gov Says Reopening Relies on ‘Data and Science’ after Trump Threat to Move Republican National Convention

North Carolina entered phase two of its reopening on Friday, when Cooper allowed more businesses including hair salons and restaurants to

Trump Doesn’t Let Pandemic Curb His War on Absentee Ballots

Reading Time: 3 minutes Grappling with more than 50,000 coronavirus infections and nearly 5,000 deaths, Michigan officials last week encouraged

China Warns U.S. Pushing to ‘Brink of New Cold War’ with Coronavirus Accusations

Continuing trade negotiations have been threatened as the two countries trade barbs over the coronavirus pandemic.

Louisiana State Police Trooper Dies of Injuries Sustained On Duty

Trooper George Baker of the Louisiana State Police suffered severe injuries while responding to a vehicle pursuit last week.  

Michigan Officer Shot at Traffic Stop, Condition Not Released

An officer with the Monroe (MI) Police Department was shot twice at a traffic stop on Sunday evening as she

Alabama Officer Injured as Suspect Rams Squad Car During Vehicle Pursuit

An officer with the Millbrook (AL) Police Department was injured when the patrol vehicle he was driving was reportedly intentionally

Amazon Under Threat: Fires, Loggers, and Now Virus

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Black American Amputation Epidemic (Mili) The author writes, “Despite the great scientific strides in diabetes