Violence

Grant Park killing, other violence spurs activists to call for increased housing funds for those experiencing homelessness

1 hour ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Following the killing of a homeless man in Grant Park, activists called on Chicago officials Wednesday to provide an additional $100 million in yearly funds to find permanent...
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After Defending Allegations Of Domestic Violence From Endorsed Candidate Dan Rodimer, NRCC Triples-Down And Promotes Him

After Defending Allegations Of Domestic Violence From Endorsed Candidate Dan Rodimer, NRCC Triples-Down And Promotes Him

1 hour ago   |   DCCC

Rodimer Promoted To McCarthy and NRCC's Young Guns Following 911 Calls and Police Reports Detailing Domestic Violence and Grand Theft The NRCC and Minority Leader McCarthy have...
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Chicago rapper FBG Duck killed in shooting outside Saks Fifth Avenue, friends say

2 hours ago   |   ABC

The rapper was reportedly out in a high-end shopping district when he was gunned down. One witness said she heard 17 shots.
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Amid quarantine, Ecuador women speak in code to seek protection from domestic violence

3 hours ago   |   National Post

QUITO - Ecuadorean women are using code words to seek help in situations of domestic violence as the country's quarantine is creating conditions for increased abuse of women...
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Investigation opened into Moscow police violence during summer 2019 opposition protests - reports

Investigation opened into Moscow police violence during summer 2019 opposition protests - reports

3 hours ago   |   RT

Russia's Investigative Committee has launched an investigation into police violence at last summer's Moscow demonstrations, after a protestor complained that he was beaten by...
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Turkey considering quitting treaty on violence against women - ruling party

7 hours ago   |   National Post

ISTANBUL - President Tayyip Erdogan's AK Party is considering whether to pull Turkey out of an international accord designed to protect women, party officials said, alarming...
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Giant of Northern Ireland peace Hume laid to rest in small service

7 hours ago   |   National Post

LONDONDERRY - Northern Ireland peacemaker John Hume was remembered for his unshakeable commitment to non-violence at a small funeral on Wednesday where the pope, former U.S...
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The AFL-CIO's Untenable Stance on Cops

9 hours ago   |   The New Republic

On the night of May 31, as Black Lives Matter protests raged throughout the nation's capital, the house of labor went up in flames. The imposing headquarters of the American...
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Modi Founds a Temple on Mosque's Ruins, in Triumphal Moment for Hindus

9 hours ago   |   NY Times

In a ceremony in Ayodhya, a past flash point for sectarian violence, India's prime minister offers his Hindu nationalist base a clear symbol of ascendancy.
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Protesters SUE Seattle over ‘expensive gear' required to confront cops, demand ban on riot control weapons

Protesters SUE Seattle over ‘expensive gear' required to confront cops, demand ban on riot control weapons

15 hours ago   |   RT

A group of protesters has sued the Seattle government, arguing that “unmitigated police violence” has imposed a monetary cost on their right to demonstrate freely, forcing them...
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Nominee Won't Be at Democratic Convention

Nominee Won't Be at Democratic Convention

Speakers-including Joe Biden-will no longer be traveling to the Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee, officials say. Organizers, who were already planning a mostly... Read more ...

NYC announces COVID-19 checkpoint plan

NYC announces COVID-19 checkpoint plan

Travelers coming to New York City from 35 states and territories on New York state's COVID-19 quarantine list may be met at bridges and train stations and told to fill out... Read more ...

NCAA says athletes must be given opt out option, hands call on fall...

NCAA says athletes must be given opt out option, hands call on fall championships to each division

The NCAA Board of Directors said schools must honor an athlete's scholarship if the athlete opts out of the coming season because of concerns about COVID-19. Read more ...

Chicago public schools will start the school year all virtual

Chicago public schools will start the school year all virtual

Chicago Public Schools, the nation's third-largest school system, will start the coming school year with fully remote learning for all students. Read more ...

'Who's the Boss?' gets reboot with Tony Danza, Alyssa Milano

'Who's the Boss?' gets reboot with Tony Danza, Alyssa Milano

A brand new life is ahead for the vintage sitcom "Who's the Boss?” and its devoted fans. Read more ...

Cruise industry extends sailing suspension from US ports through October

Cruise industry extends sailing suspension from US ports through October

The Cruise Lines International Association announced they are extending the suspension of cruise operations until at least November. Read more ...

Neil Young sues Trump campaign, deriding use of famous tunes

Neil Young sues Trump campaign, deriding use of famous tunes

The legendary singer cited repeated use of two songs: "Rockin' in the Free World" and "Devil's Sidewalk." Read more ...

Disney theme parks take $3.5 billion hit due to coronavirus

Disney theme parks take $3.5 billion hit due to coronavirus

Disney said Tuesday afternoon that its theme parks division took a $3.5 billion hit due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

Facebook launches its new TikTok clone: Instagram Reels

Facebook launches its new TikTok clone: Instagram Reels

Facebook's Instagram is officially launching its answer to the hit short video app TikTok - Instagram Reels . The new Instagram feature will let users record and edit 15-second... Read more ...

Nebraska football schedule for 2020 season released

Nebraska football schedule for 2020 season released

Big Ten Network released the schedule for the 2020 season Wednesday morning, including the schedule for the Huskers. Read more ...