Migrants finally land in Spain after other ports turned them away

Hundreds of migrants have landed in Spain after more than a week sailing in search of a friendly port. Italy’s government had turned away the 630 migrants, including pregnant women, children, and people needing medical care, who had been rescued from rubber dinghies off the coast…

Hawaii becomes the first state to ban the use of pesticide linked to brain damage

More than a year after the Trump administration controversially overturned a decision to ban pesticides containing chlorpyrifos, the state of Hawaii has taken the matter into its own hands. The Aloha State has passed a law barring the use of such chemicals, which have been linked to…

Former NFL star says it would not be ‘wise’ for players to simply present Trump with pardon list

CAPITOL HEIGHTS, MD — Last week, after President Donald Trump abruptly disinvited the Philadelphia Eagles from the White House the day before they were to celebrate their 2018 Super Bowl victory, he suggested he would meet with NFL players who were protesting police brutality and…

At long last, Paul Manafort is heading to prison

After numerous indictments and accusations, former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort is heading to prison. Judge Amy Berman Jackson ordered Manafort to prison on Friday, revoking Manafort’s $10 million bail, which had previously permitted Manafort to remain on house arrest. The order follows fresh rounds…

NYPD cop who manhandled tennis star James Blake punished with loss of 5 vacation days

Five months after NYPD officer James Frascatore was found guilty of using excessive force to wrongfully apprehend former tennis pro James Blake, he received his punishment: Five days of docked vacation, half of the already meager punishment recommended by an independent review board. Blake, unsurprisingly,…

Should We End Live Calls Forever?

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North Carolina tries to revive its discriminatory voter ID law as constitutional amendment

Two years after federal courts struck down North Carolina’s discriminatory voter ID law, Republican lawmakers are trying to revive their strict requirements by passing an amendment to the state’s constitution. In an effort to stop the lawmakers from reinstating the law, which the U.S. Supreme Court…

Homeless man punched dozens of times by cop while in police custody

The actions of a county sheriff in Oregon are under review after an officer was filmed striking a homeless man in the head with dozens of punches. The Marion County Sheriff’s office told The Oregonian that deputies “were left with no choice but to” arrest…