Police officer pulled a gun on a black man picking up trash on his own property. Now, the department is investigating:
The video, which was published on YouTube and on social media, was filmed on the morning of March 1 in Boulder, Colorado. It shows a man with a bucket and a long item in a front yard of a townhouse complex. An officer appears to be talking to the man and has his hand on his hip.
“He’s picking up trash,” the person filming says repeatedly, as the man and the officer exchange words at a distance. “He lives here,” the person filming says. The officer is then joined by other officers and the man and the officers appear to be yelling at each other. The video ends with all the officers walking away.
Paul Manafort gets 47 months. Legal experts and advocates share examples of people who got more time for less:
Judge T.S. Ellis sentenced Manafort to 47 months Thursday
for defrauding banks and the government, and failing to pay taxes on millions of dollars in income earned from Ukrainian political consulting. It was a far cry from the 19 to 25 years prosecutors said he deserved
16 cases of mumps have been reported at Temple University:
The university, based in Philadelphia, first reported cases of the contagious illness on February 28 but did not say how many people were infected.
is a vaccine-preventable disease that is caused by a virus. It is spread through saliva or mucus by coughing, sneezing or talking, sharing eating utensils or cups, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It can also spread when an infected person touches items or surfaces that are then touched by someone else who picks up the virus.
What we learned from Part 2 of R. Kelly’s interview:
Kelly talked about his finances and his relationship with two young women whose families say are being controlled by singer.
The star is listed among the top selling artists
for hits such as “I Believe I Can Fly” and “Ignition,” but he now says he’s running low on funds.
“So many people have been stealing my money,” he said.
According to Kelly, he went by himself for the first time to a Bank of America branch weeks ago, only to learn that he had only $350,000 and multiple people with access to his money.
From solar sisters to waste warriors, 5 examples of women taking climate action:
Women in developing countries are particularly at risk as they are often poorer and more dependent on natural resources than men, according to the United Nations.
On International Women’s Day
, we profile five initiatives led by women fighting for a greener planet.
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