Louisville mayor declares racism a public health crisis

The mayor’s office on Tuesday announced a slate of projects and initiatives within each of the categories, ranging from recruiting “a police chief to build a culture of guardianship and corresponding budget reallocation” for city law enforcement to assisting Black-owned businesses and providing additional COVID-19 “testing in the Black community.”

Alleged hate groups get tax breaks as registered charities

A CBS News search of IRS tax-exempt charities revealed that 90 white supremacist, anti-immigration, anti-Muslim and anti-LGBTQ groups are registered as tax-exempt charities with the IRS. This includes groups such as the one formerly known as Identity Evropa and others associated with the Unite the Right rally, as well as the Council of Conservative Citizens, which inspired […]

Planned Parenthood’s Pennsylvania Chapter Rocked by Racism Claims

Signe Espinoza, PPPA’s policy director, said she was present during a meeting last month when someone brought up the controversial 1950s birth control trials in which doctors tested the then-experimental pill on women in Puerto Rico’s housing projects. Espinoza says an older male board member insinuated that the incident didn’t matter, because Puerto Ricans weren’t […]

Saigon’s mega anti-flooding project at risk of suspension

Trung Nam insisted that it had fulfilled all terms and conditions in the build-transfer contract it had signed with the city, and that the concerned municipal department had approved changes in the use of steel. The firm also gave its assurance that the quality of the Chinese steel used for the valves was suitable with […]

11pm Man Utd transfer news LIVE: January targets, Cavani faces FA racism probe, Van de Beek’s swollen ankle

Manchester United jumped to Cavani’s defence, insisting: “It is clear to us that there was absolutely no malicious intent behind Edinson’s message and he deleted it as soon as he was informed that it could be misconstrued.

Trump’s Supreme Court Pick Neil Gorsuch Has Anti-Abortion Leanings

The 49-year-old judge has criticized the use of courtroom as a place to change social policy, calling it “bad for the country and bad for the judiciary.” He’s an originalist, just like the justice he has been named to replace — Antonin Scalia — meaning he believes the Constitution should be interpreted exactly as the […]

Mysterious black spot in polar explorer’s diary offers gruesome clue to his fate

Along with carbon in the charred fragment, the researchers discovered calcium, titanium and zinc. But that trio of signatures didn’t match any known rock formations in northeastern Greenland, Rasmussen said. Further analysis of the spot solved the puzzle, identifying the minerals calcite, rutile and zincite, which contained those elements. These minerals were used as fillers […]

VND10-trillion anti-flooding project on verge of suspension

The Muong Chuoi floodgate in Nha Be District, part of the mammoth anti-flooding project in HCMC. The project may be suspended – PHOTO: LE ANH HCMC – An anti-flooding project worth nearly VND10 trillion in HCMC, planned to be put into operation this month, may be suspended despite being 93% completed, as an appendix to […]

Biden urged by 32 advocacy groups to reject Big Tech influence

The letter urged that the Biden administration exclude executives, lobbyists and consultants working for or with companies such as Facebook Inc, Amazon.com Inc, Alphabet-owned Google, Apple Inc and Microsoft Corp. The groups argue that the companies’ business practices hurt consumers and the U.S. economy.

Visitor: Monolith toppled by group who said ‘leave no trace’

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — New clues have surfaced in the disappearance of a gleaming monolith in Utah that seemed to melt away as mysteriously as it appeared in the red-rock desert — though it’s no longer the only place where a strange structure has been discovered.