The investigation was a sign that President Biden intends to wield federal law enforcement as a tool to combat police abuses.
  • New York Times
  • Apr 22, 2021

Justice Dept. Opens Broad Inquiry Into Minneapolis Police - The New York Times

That leaves the Justice Department as one of his most powerful weapons to fight police excesses. Because convictions in high-profile police killings are rare, the department has considered pattern-or… [+1753 chars]

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CDC website now emphasizes coronavirus spreads in the air - CNN
  • CNN
  • May 08, 2021

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated Friday its explanations on how coronavirus is transmitted, stressing that inhalation is one of the main ways the virus is spread and placing less emphasis on the risk of picking it up from surfaces....

California reports first ever yearly population decline - KCRA Sacramento
  • KCRA Sacramento
  • May 08, 2021

The new state numbers reflect the state's population as of January 2021. State officials say a declining birth rate, plus reductions in international immigration and an increase in deaths because of the coronavirus, led to the state's first year-over-year pop…...