During a Trump campaign rally in Minnesota in October, Lt. Bob Kroll, president of the Minneapolis Police Union, attacked the Obama administration for "the handcuffing and oppression of the police" and praised President Trump for "letting the cops do their jobs."
Posted on: 1 June 2020 | 2:28 pm
In 2012, Jackie Lacey made history. Not only did she become the first woman to serve as Los Angeles district attorney, she was also the first black person in the job. Lacey was born and raised in Crenshaw, and her victory appeared to represent a significant change for an office routinely criticized by community leaders for its slothful response to police brutality and corruption.
Posted on: 1 June 2020 | 2:22 pm
The killing of George Floyd isn't the first time the Minneapolis Police Department has faced scrutiny over its treatment of people of color.
Posted on: 1 June 2020 | 1:41 pm
Facebook is donating $10 million to groups fighting racial inequality as mass protests sweep across the United States after an unarmed black man died at the hands of a police officer in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Posted on: 1 June 2020 | 1:38 pm
Elon Musk had a big week.
Posted on: 1 June 2020 | 12:40 pm
Mining giant Rio Tinto has apologized after blowing up a 46,000-year-old sacred indigenous site with dynamite to expand an Australian iron ore mine.
Posted on: 1 June 2020 | 11:41 am
The vast brown rivers of sludge that gush into the sewage treatment plants across Germany may hold a key to early detection of any new wave of the coronavirus, scientists tell CNN.
Posted on: 1 June 2020 | 11:29 am
Nestlé will stop marketing its plant-based burgers as "incredible" in Europe after a Dutch court found that using the word infringes on an Impossible Foods trademark.
Posted on: 1 June 2020 | 11:23 am
Fox Sports anchor Matty Johns has apologized for a "completely inappropriate" joke after a TV segment featuring a photoshopped cardboard cutout of Adolf Hitler was aired on one of the broadcaster's Australian National Rugby League shows.
Posted on: 1 June 2020 | 11:01 am
John Legend and Kanye West are in "different places," according to the singer.
Posted on: 1 June 2020 | 10:28 am
A Belgian prince has apologized, after testing positive for coronavirus two days after attending a social gathering in Córdoba, Spain.
Posted on: 1 June 2020 | 9:52 am