Ma'Khia Bryant's death on the day Chauvin was found guilty is a reminder
On Tuesday, the world let out a sigh of relief when former officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of murdering George Floyd nearly a year ago. It seemed like everyone was waiting with clenched jaws, holding their breath as they questioned if the US justice system was going to prove, once again, unable to recognize and protect the sanctity of Black life.
Harris casts first tie-breaking vote for a Biden nominee after Senate splits on Pentagon pick
Vice President Kamala Harris cast her first tie-breaking vote related to a Biden administration nominee on the Senate floor Wednesday evening, voting to advance the nomination of Colin Kahl to be the Pentagon's undersecretary for policy.
People of color are three times as likely to live in most polluted places, new report says
Climate change has continued to decimate air quality in the United States, and a new report has found that more than 40% of Americans live in areas with unhealthy air quality, with people of color being the most negatively affected.
Opinion: Now the CDC wants to shut down 'hygiene theater'
Remember when we all thought we had to wash our vegetables to remove possible contamination from the novel coronavirus? A year ago, this was a hot topic of discussion; when asked by friends (and I frequently was asked by friends) how to both eat and live safely, I referred them to this well-done video that shows the best clean-your-box-of-pasta approach.
Protesters across Russia call for Alexey Navalny's release on same day as Putin's annual address
fRussian security forces rounded up more than 1,000 demonstrators on Wednesday as thousands of people in cities across the country rallied in support of jailed opposition leader Alexey Navalny, according to OVD-Info, an independent monitoring group.
Ohio's Republican governor announces police reform bill
Ohio Republican Gov. Mike DeWine said Wednesday that a police reform bill is in the works, one of several police reform efforts underway nationwide in the wake of Tuesday's conviction of a former Minneapolis Police officer in the murder of George Floyd.
Report: Chronic leadership problems plagued oversight of DHS inspector general's office
Management and operational challenges plagued the Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General for years, hurting its ability to effectively carry out its oversight mission, according to preliminary findings from the Government Accountability Office.