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The ACLU created an app to help people record police misconduct

The American Civil Liberties Union has an app that allows people to record their interactions with law enforcement. It could come in handy during ongoing protests over police misconduct, says a spokesperson for the organization. The ACLU first released the “Mobile Justice” app in 2015 for users to record possible police misconduct. Videos are automatically…MORE

Target temporarily closes more than 100 stores as protests continue

Target is closing more than 100 stores as protests continue to erupt across the country following the death of George Floyd at the hands of police. The retailer is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the same city where Floyd died and protests began nearly a week ago. Since then, crowds have gathered in at least 30…MORE

Pelosi: I ‘kind of ignore’ Trump’s tweets on Floyd protests

Pelosi: I ‘kind of ignore’ Trump’s tweets on Floyd protests

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday that she “kind of ignore(s)” President Donald Trump’s controversial comments on the nationwide protests spurred by the recent killing of an unarmed black man in Minnesota. In an interview with ABC, the California Democrat also praised former President Barack Obama’s recent statement on the unrest and said she thinks…MORE

Inside Trump’s decision to delay the G7 meeting

President Donald Trump’s announcement Saturday that he is postponing an in-person summit of the G7 ends, for now, what had been a hurried effort to arrange a major gathering of world leaders while also assuaging those leaders’ fears it was safe to assemble during the coronavirus pandemic. It became clear to the White House late…MORE

Atlanta mayor on Trump: ‘He should just stop talking’

Atlanta mayor on Trump: ‘He should just stop talking’

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms on Sunday rebuked Donald Trump’s rhetoric amid days of protests after the death of George Floyd, saying the President “is making it worse” and is stoking racial tensions. “He should just stop talking. This is like Charlottesville all over again,” Bottoms told CNN’s Jake Tapper on “State of the Union.”…MORE

103-year-old woman celebrates beating Covid-19 with a cold beer

A 103-year-old Massachusetts woman who recovered from Covid-19 celebrated with a favorite drink — a cold beer, her family told CNN. When Jennie Stejna tested positive for coronavirus in late April, her family began preparing for the worst, granddaughter Shelley Gunn said. At one point, her family was told that Stejna had stopped eating and…MORE