In Minneapolis' ninth ward, the one where George Floyd died, the race for city council is largely becoming about what to do with the police. But as crime rises and response times slow, some activists think calling to "defund" or "abolish" the police is a losing strategy, and they point to the outgoing councilwoman as evidence.
Is The Ward Where Floyd Died Rethinking 'Abolish Police' Movements?
The woman representing the Minneapolis ward where George Floyd died isn't running again, and critics say it's about her calls to dismantle the police.
New York to offer refuge for people seeking transgender care
Gov. Kathy Hochul is expected to sign legislation that protects families who come to New York from states that have banned gender-affirming care.
Juneteenth March calls for reparations for Black Americans
Protestors want local and national lawmakers to study the generational harm of slavery.
New York City's weight discrimination ban could inspire other places
New York City is just the latest to prohibit discrimination based on weight and height, but other places are considering similar legislation.
Tentative deal reached to end the Hollywood writers strike
The three-year contract agreement must still be approved by the Writers Guild of America board and members before the strike officially ends.
Hawaii's Lahaina residents to return to wildfire-devastated properties
During the wildfire, residents had to hastily evacuate to seek refuge, leaving absolutely everything behind.
FBI probes Baton Rouge police for torture allegations in 'Brave Cave'
The Baton Rouge Police Department is now facing a second federal lawsuit over alleged abuse in a warehouse building known as the “Brave Cave."