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Louisville mayor to be investigated for handling of protesters and Breonna Taylor’s case

Louisville mayor to be investigated for handling of protesters and Breonna Taylor’s case

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer’s handling of the Breonna Taylor case, the death of David McAtee and the protests that followed will soon be investigated. The Government Oversight and Audit Committee (GOA) of the Louisville Metro Council filed an order Monday to officially launch an investigation “into the action and inaction of the Fischer Administration,” according…MORE

An Arizona man in a coma from coronavirus woke up paralyzed

An Arizona man in a coma from coronavirus woke up paralyzed

For Eddie Case, recovering from Covid-19 comes with hard work and uncertainty. The virus sent him into a medically induced coma, he told CNN’s Anderson Cooper Wednesday. And when he woke up, he was paralyzed. “I really thought I had been involved in an accident or some sort of mishap,” Case said. He has since…MORE

NASA astronauts conduct their third spacewalk in 3 weeks

NASA astronauts conduct their third spacewalk in 3 weeks

Early Thursday, NASA astronauts Chris Cassidy and Robert Behnken began a spacewalk outside of the International Space Station to replace lithium ion batteries for one of the station’s power channels. Thursday’s spacewalk began at 7:10 a.m. ET and is expected to last for seven hours. Both astronauts are veteran spacewalkers. This was the ninth venture…MORE

NYPD chief and 3 officers injured following clash with protesters

NYPD chief and 3 officers injured following clash with protesters

Three New York Police Department officers sustained “serious injuries” following a clash with protesters on the Brooklyn Bridge Wednesday morning, according to a tweet from the department. “Three officers violently attacked by protesters crossing the Brooklyn Bridge,” the department said on its verified Twitter page. “The officers sustained serious injuries. This is not peaceful protest,…MORE

USC will award $4,000 scholarships per semester to students who stay at home

USC will award $4,000 scholarships per semester to students who stay at home

The University of Southern California’s financial aid office announced it will award up to $8,000 in scholarships to students who would normally receive financial aid for housing but decide to stay home this school year. “For most of you, it has been difficult to plan for the year ahead without knowing where you will be…MORE

North Carolina city votes to approve reparations for Black residents

North Carolina city votes to approve reparations for Black residents

In a historic move, the city of Asheville, North Carolina, voted unanimously to approve a reparations resolution for Black residents Tuesday night. Asheville, which is 83% White and 12% Black, formally apologized for the role it played in slavery and implementing racist policies. The resolution, which passed in a 7-0 city council vote, does not…MORE

Rose Parade canceled for first time since World War II

Rose Parade canceled for first time since World War II

The 132nd Tournament of Roses Parade, held every New Year’s Day in Pasadena, California, has been canceled due to coronavirus concerns, parade officials said Wednesday. “While we are extremely disappointed that we are unable to host the parade, we believe that not doing so will prevent the spread of COVID-19, as well as protect the…MORE

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