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|Around 30 years ago, Eugene, Oregon retrofitted an old van, staffed it with medics and mental health counselors and had them respond to some 911 calls
Around 30 years ago, a town in Oregon retrofitted an old van, staffed it with young medics and mental health counselors and sent them out to respond to the kinds of 911 calls that wouldn't necessarily require police intervention.
POSTED JULY 05, 2020 8:59 AM
|These charts show how economic progress has stalled for Black Americans since the Civil Rights era
The typical Black American family is virtually no closer to equal footing with its White peers in terms of income and wealth than it was 50 years ago, when Civil Rights-era reforms were enacted to expand opportunity and limit outright racial discrimination.
POSTED JULY 05, 2020 10:52 AM
|Baltimore protesters toppled a Christopher Columbus statue
While much of the country celebrated Independence Day Saturday, protesters in Baltimore toppled a statue of Christopher Columbus and threw it into the Inner Harbor, CNN affiliate WBAL reported.
POSTED JULY 05, 2020 10:56 AM
|Former Florida Trump supporter: Based on my friends, he has no chance
CNN's Jeff Zeleny speaks to longtime Republicans in Florida who say they will not vote for President Donald Trump in November because of his response to the coronavirus pandemic.
POSTED JULY 03, 2020 1:04 PM
|Tammy Duckworth: Fight for the justice George Floyd didn't get
First, he said "I can't breathe."
POSTED JUNE 01, 2020 11:32 PM
|Sheriff warns protesters he will deputize gun owners
A Florida sheriff is warning protesters that he will deputize lawful gun owners to quell protests that turn violent in his county.
POSTED JULY 02, 2020 7:06 PM
|Penn State tries to track Covid-19 infections from student's death
• Kavanaugh denies request from Illinois Republicans to block rule barring gatherings of more than 50 people
POSTED JULY 05, 2020 10:18 AM
|Trump doubles down on divisive messaging in speech to honor Independence Day
• Analysis: In a jaw-dropping speech, Trump tries to drag America backward
POSTED JULY 05, 2020 1:10 AM
|Photo drags the British royal family into the Jeffrey Epstein scandal once again
The British royal family has been dragged once again into the Jeffrey Epstein scandal as a photograph emerged showing the late financier's alleged accomplice posing on a throne at Buckingham Palace.
POSTED JULY 05, 2020 8:46 AM
|Dr. Gupta: America, I hoped never to have this conversation
• Some celebrated July 4th virtually while others packed beaches despite Covid-19 surge
POSTED JULY 04, 2020 10:52 AM