Robert E. Lee statue

Lawsuit: Deed Signed in 1890 Prevents Robert E. Lee Statue Being Removed

A deed signed in 1890 that gave Virginia control of the Robert E. Lee statue in Richmond prevents its removal, according to a lawsuit filed Monday. Last week, Gov. Ralph Northam (D) said the state planned to...
Chuck Schumer

Schumer: ‘We Could Open Up a Lot More Quickly’ with Better Testing — ‘So...

Chuck Schumer (D-NY) stated that if we had improved testing, “we could open up a lot more quickly” and that he is “so proud of these young kids in the streets.” Schumer also expressed...
united teachers los angeles

L.A. Teachers’ Union Calls for Elimination of School Police Force

The United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA), representing teachers and support staff in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), called Monday for the elimination of the 400-member police force protecting schools in the district. The Los...
Police Officer, riots

Rioter Douses Police Officer, Sets Him on Fire as Unrest Spreads Across Globe

Inspired by riots across America that have led politicians to repudiate law enforcement, violent protesters are now attacking police officers around the globe. Protests reached a horrifying apex of violence Thursday in Mexico when, during...
democrats,los angeles police department

Poll: Only 16% of Americans Want to ‘Defund the Police’; 65% Oppose

Democrats have begun embracing calls to “defund” or even “abolish” police departments. But a new YouGov poll shows that only 16% of Americans approve of that — including just 33% of black Americans. The poll,...
New York City Police Department

Two NYPD Officers Shot, One Stabbed in Brooklyn Attack

Protests nationwide have become more peaceful since Minnesota authorities charged all four officers involved in the death of George Floyd, but violence continued in some cities — including New York City, where three officers...
President Trump, covid, riots

Trump: Dem Officials ‘Tough As Hell’ on COVID Lockdowns, ‘Very Weak’ on Riots

President Trump During an interview with Newsmax TV’s “Spicer and Co.” on Wednesday, stated that social distancing is needed, it’s too soon to go back to normal, and criticized Democratic elected officials for being...
John Legend

John Legend, Natalie Portman Other Celebs Sign Letter to Defund Police

John Legend and Lizzo, and actresses Natalie Portman and Taraji P. Henson are among the Hollywood celebrities who’ve signed a letter pushing the defunding all police departments in the wake of the police-involved death...
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Mail-In Votes Discarded, Never Counted in Baltimore Election Due to Error

Mail-in votes in a local Baltimore, Maryland, election were discarded and not counted due to a ballot error, officials say. On Tuesday evening, voters went to the polls in Baltimore city elections — including the...
Sheriff Joseph Lombardo. las vegas

Las Vegas: Rioter Shoots Police Officer in the Head from Behind

Las Vegas Sheriff Joseph Lombardo told a press briefing an officer was shot around 11 p.m. Monday night and is in critical condition and on life support at University Medical Center. Sheriff Joseph Lombardo said officers...