(MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.) -- The suburban Minneapolis city of Brooklyn Center has tentatively agreed to pay $3.25 million to settle a wrongful death lawsuit brought by the family of Daunte Wright, the unarmed Black man who was fatally shot during a 2021 traffic stop when... Read More.
Harrisburg, PA – PennDot has announced that all driver license and photo centers will be closed this upcoming Saturday, June 18th through Monday, June 20th in observance of Juneteenth National Freedom Day. Juneteenth marks the anniversary of when Union soldiers reached Galveston, Texas, the furthest point in the South... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Antisemitic incidents in the U.S. reached an all-time high in 2021, according to the Anti-Defamation League's latest annual report. The organization recorded 2,717 incidents of assault, harassment and vandalism -- the highest number of incidents on record since the ADL began tracking... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Since 2020, legislation on race education has popped up across the country. A total of 35 states so far have signed into law or proposed legislation banning or restricting the teaching of critical race theory, the academic discipline at the center of... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A tentative $83 million settlement has been reached in a punitive class action lawsuit brought by victims affected by the Surfside building that partially collapsed in South Florida last June, court filings show. The lawsuit was filed against several groups and individuals,... Read More.
(BOSTON) -- A guilty verdict was reached Friday afternoon in the trial of John Wilson and Gamal Abdelaziz, two wealthy fathers charged with paying bribes to secure prestigious college spots for their kids under false pretenses. Wilson and Abdelaziz were the first defendants of about... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- An agreement has been reached that will allow NHL players to participate in the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing, China. The deal was brokered between the NHL, the NHL Players Association, the International Olympic Committee and the International Ice Hockey Federation,... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Negotiators say they have a deal on bipartisan infrastructure. A redo of last week's failed test vote is expected Wednesday evening. Republican negotiators, all of whom blocked the procedural motion last week, said they're ready to vote tonight, though a Democratic leadership aide... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- In Wyoming's Teton County, nearly 60% of residents are fully vaccinated -- almost double the statewide vaccination rate. It's an effort that has been noticed in the state, which has one of the lowest vaccination rates in the country and where several... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Seattle has become the first U.S. city to fully vaccinate 70% of eligible residents. In May, President Joe Biden set a goal for 70% of U.S. adults to receive at lease one dose of the vaccine by July 4 in the sprint to... Read More.