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The watchdog review also found that some advance intelligence offered a "more alarming" warning ahead of the day's events.
"Officer Sheskey was found to have been acting within policy," Kenosha, Wis., police Chief Daniel Miskinis said Tuesday, adding that he knows "some will not be pleased with the outcome."
Chauvin's attorney said the footage from Officer Peter Chang's bodycam would show how another officer reacted to events as well as reflect bystanders' reactions to what they were seeing.
Defense witness Barry Brodd, a former police officer and use-of-force expert, told the court that the defendant, Derek Chauvin, followed his training as he pinned down George Floyd with his knee.
In a move to curb climate change, an open letter from companies including Apple and Walmart calls on the Biden administration to cut U.S. emissions to at least half of 2005 levels by 2030.
If confirmed by the Senate, Robert Santos, president of the American Statistical Association, would be the bureau's first permanent director of color overseeing the national count and major surveys.
Shawanda Hill said she was with George Floyd when an officer drew a gun outside the car. Floyd grabbed the wheel and said, "Please, please don't kill me, please, please don't shoot me," she recalled.
A senior administration official said that all U.S. troops will leave Afghanistan by Sept. 11, the 20th anniversary of the terror attacks that prompted America's involvement in its longest war.
The intelligence community views four countries as posing the main security challenges over the next year: China, followed by Russia, Iran and North Korea.
The legislation would address the spike in hate crimes and violence targeted at the Asian American and Pacific Islander community. Democrats need GOP votes to advance the bill in the Senate this week.
Government health officials are recommending a "pause" in vaccinations with the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. We're answering your questions as we learn more.
A UNICEF report estimates that hundreds of thousands of babies in South Asia alone have died because of the inability of pregnant women to get appropriate care. India is seeking solutions.
With the closing of 300 screens, Hollywood laments the loss of the iconic Cinerama Dome; it opened in 1963 with the premiere of Stanley Kramer's wide-screen comedy It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World.
Consumer prices jumped last month as businesses struggled to keep pace with booming demand, but the Biden administration and the Federal Reserve say the uptick in inflation is likely to be temporary.
In a statement on Tuesday, U.S. authorities said they are "reviewing data involving six reported U.S. cases of a rare and severe type of blood clot in individuals after receiving the J&J vaccine."
Despite Tokyo's assurances that it will not pose a threat to people or the environment, the decision has been criticized by the local fishing community, environmental groups and Japan's neighbors.
Hindu pilgrims are traveling to bathe in the Ganges River to wipe out their sins.
COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective but don't always provide perfect protection. Some vaccinated people later exposed to the virus still get sick. Why and how often that happens is under study.
Donald Trump drew more working-class voters in to the GOP than any president since Ronald Reagan. Now Republicans are trying to maintain that Trump appeal, without Trump on the ballot in 2022.
The B.1.1.7 variant is now the most dominant version of the coronavirus in the U.S.
Share your birth story, get to know your pelvic floor and meet some doulas– just a few of the options during Black Maternal Health Week 2021.
Today Is The First Day Back At School For Some Of LAUSD's Youngest Students. Here's What We're Seeinghttps://www.scpr.org/archive | | April 13 2021, 11:46 AM
Preschoolers, kindergarteners and first graders are back in the physical classroom for the first time after over a year of distanced at-home learning at 61 LAUSD elementary schools and 11 early education centers.
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In our continuing series looking at the latest medical research and news on COVID-19, Larry Mantle speaks with Dr. Kimberly Shriner of Huntington Hospital.
The iconic Cinerama Dome in Hollywood, beloved by filmmakers and film lovers alike, is one of 300 Pacific Theaters screens set to close down permanently after the pandemic.
At a nursing home in Glendale, a certified nursing assistant was charged with raping a mentally ill patient in her room. After the incident, according to investigators, the victim said she felt "scared, sad, wanted to kill herself."
A relative handful of Los Angeles Unified School District campuses will welcome students back this week, exactly one year and one month since the COVID-19 pandemic forced the state’s largest school district into online-only mode.