Computer Fields Technologies Internet

CDC urges masks for everyone as coronavirus surges

CDC urges masks for everyone as coronavirus surgesConfronting a drastic rise in coronavirus cases across the United States, the nation’s top public health officials urged all Americans to wear masks in order to prevent the spread of the disease. 



Minneapolis cops required to report de-escalation efforts

Minneapolis cops required to report de-escalation effortsThe Minneapolis Police Department is changing its policy on reporting use of force incidents to require that officers document their attempts to de-escalate a situation in all incidents, whether or not they end with force being used, the mayor and police chief announced Tuesday. The change, announced amid calls for widespread police reforms following the May 25 death of George Floyd, is designed to place a greater emphasis on de-escalation and curb excessive use of force, Mayor Jacob Frey said in a statement. “These comprehensive reporting requirements will help reinforce de-escalation as the first resort, increase accountability where de-escalation is an after-thought, and provide improved data to head off problematic interactions before they happen," Frey said.



Foie gras back on the menu in California after court ruling


Black woman in New York claims years of racial harassment by neighbors

Black woman in New York claims years of racial harassment by neighborsJennifer McLeggan says neighbors have thrown human feces and dead squirrels into her yard. Surveillance video from her home appears to show a white male with a gun, which according to police may have been a pellet gun.



Trump says 'more white people' than Blacks are killed by U.S. police

Trump says 'more white people' than Blacks are killed by U.S. policePresident Donald Trump on Tuesday downplayed police violence against Black people, saying that "more white people" are killed by police officers. Police violence against African Americans has been at the center of attention in the United States following the May 25 death of George Floyd as a Minneapolis police officer kneeled on his neck for nearly nine minutes. Floyd's death sparked protests across the United States and the world.





Close Window