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Louisville Braces for Protests Following Taylor Charges

Louisville Braces for Protests Following Taylor Charges

A police officer has been charged in the shooting incident that resulted in the March death of Breonna Taylor. However, the officer faces charges of first-degree wanton endangerment, not charges of murder or manslaughter. This has enraged Taylor’s family and their lawyer, Ben Crump, who tweeted that the charges were …

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What Does RBG’s Death Mean for America?

What Does RBG’s Death Mean for America?

On Friday, September 18, 2020, Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away. Affectionately known by supporters as RBG, Ginsburg served in the Supreme Court for decades. She was a champion of women’s rights, and fought tirelessly to secure gender equality in the United States. She survived multiple battles with cancer, and was …

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Following Facebook Rant, Health Department Official Put on Leave

Following Facebook Rant, Health Department Official Put on Leave

Shortly after issuing a bizarre rant on Facebook, Health Department official Michael Caputo has been placed on a sixty-day leave. Caputo was expected to be a major component of a Heath Department push to normalize a potential vaccine for the COVID-19 pandemic. However, his rant, which he shared on Facebook …

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Trump Fundraising Falling Short While Biden Outraises Him

Trump Fundraising Falling Short While Biden Outraises Him

Nothing is certain until the votes are tallied, but things aren’t looking great for Donald Trump’s reelection. The president has faced accusations of calling the war dead “losers,” a scathing book from Robert Woodward, and lessened fund-raising turnout all in the span of a week. This is all capped off …

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Russian Opposition Leader Poisoned by Rare Nerve Agent

Russian Opposition Leader Poisoned by Rare Nerve Agent

Last month, Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny fell ill during a flight to Moscow. His colleagues and allies were dismayed to see him being held a Russian hospital, and demanded he be moved by air ambulance to a German hospital. After being in the care of doctors in Berlin for …

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Trump Ignores Wisconsin Governor and Schedules Kenosha Visit

Trump Ignores Wisconsin Governor and Schedules Kenosha Visit

Last weekend, the police shooting of Jacob Blake reinvigorated Black Lives Matter protests around the US. Since then, President Donald Trump has condemned civil unrest in Kenosha, Wisconsin, and has scheduled a visit to the city. However, Wisconsin governor Tony Evers has implored the president not to make an appearance. …

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Austin, Texas Turned Away Weather Evacuees

Austin, Texas Turned Away Weather Evacuees

After opening its doors Tuesday afternoon, an Austin shelter for hurricane Laura evacuees reached capacity, prompting the shelter to close.  The shelter, located at the Circuit of the Americas motor racing track, is an intake center. After evacuees are bussed in, they get a hotel voucher to one of 15 Austin area hotels. The problem? …

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College Campuses See New Wave of COVID Infections

College Campuses See New Wave of COVID Infections

Many colleges that have been tentatively reopening for the fall are already seeing huge spikes in COVID cases. Clusters of cases around some universities have several reassessing their reopening plans. Experts warned during the summer that a failure to the contain the virus would make reopening schools in the fall …

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