The haunting images of the murder of George Floyd by a police officer have triggered widespread protests and unrest. Will it be enough to change how America, its police force and the black community live together?
Sonoma County police will no longer impose the stay-at-home order, even though it contradicts the statewide mandate. “The sheriff’s department is apparently not concerned about the public health of our community.”
By Julie Johnson, The Press Democrat | May 29, 2020
The president wants social media sites to be investigated for political bias. His new executive order is the strongest attack yet on a key free speech protection for online platforms, but it's not the only one.
By Alan Greenblatt, Senior Staff Writer | May 29, 2020
California has surpassed 100,000 confirmed cases as the state’s economy begins to restart. But some believe that the reopening isn’t causing the virus to spread and that it’s simply the state’s increase in testing.
By Phil Willon and Hannah Fry, Los Angeles Times | May 28, 2020
DeKalb, Ga., officials acknowledged an error in the documents that were related to a $61 million sewer contract, but said the mistake had no impact on the final decision. This wasn’t the first mishap with the contract.
By Tyler Estep, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution | May 27, 2020
Contact tracers must fight privacy concerns and conspiracy theories before some residents may be willing to speak to them. “For this to be successful, people have to feel comfortable cooperating with us.”
By Tamar Hallerman, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution | May 22, 2020