Baltimore PD to Enact Reforms in 2020, Despite Delays

City and police leaders say Baltimore residents should start to see the Police Department’s consent decree reforms on the street

Chief Border Enforcement Official Casts Doubt on Goal to Build Wall by 2021

Chief Border Enforcement Official Mark Morgan cast doubt on the administration’s goal of completing construction of the southern border wall

5 Green Reasons to Stay Hopeful as the Hottest Decade on Record Ends

Reading Time: < 1 minute 5 Major Trump Climate Rollbacks You Might Have Missed in 2019 (Mili)  From CNBC: “Major

Former WV Trooper Acquitted of Federal Charges in Use of Force Case

A federal judge has acquitted a former West Virginia State Police trooper in a case alleging excessive force.

Houston PD Policy Will Allow Officers to Grow Beards

Two years after loosening up the department’s tattoo regulations, Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo announced that officers will be allowed

Study Shows How Pollution, Climate Change Could Make Us Dumber

Reading Time: 2 minutes Colleges Are Turning Students’ Phones Into Surveillance Machines (Chris) The author writes, “Short-range phone sensors and

Our Stupid Decade

Ten years of missed opportunities, from health care to education to national security to entitlements to fiscal stability

Authorities Release Video of California Officers Fatally Shooting Active Killer in Bar

bout 12:20 a.m., several patrons outside the Bottoms Up sports bar flagged down a Long Beach police officer to report

Automatic Voter Registration Efforts Face Setbacks

Reading Time: 3 minutes Automatic Voter Registration Efforts Face Setbacks: The Massachusetts state legislature passed a bill in 2018 that would

It Seemed Like a Popular Chat App. It’s Secretly a Spy Tool.

Reading Time: 2 minutes UNC Campus Police Used Geofencing Tech to Monitor Antiracism Protesters (Chris) The author writes, “State investigators

Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst denounced ‘dark money’ as her campaign privately embraced it

Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa). (Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images) Around the same time that Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa)

Boris Johnson, Brexit and the UK Election — What the US Thinks

Reading Time: 3 minutes In the UK’s general election, the Conservative party, led by right-wing Prime Minister Boris Johnson, won