Several dozen additional out-of-town federal law enforcement officers are deploying to Portland as they look to make additional arrests in the coming days, while also shifting tactics from the use of tear gas, according to multiple federal law enforcement sources. Continue Reading More Federal Troop Deploying To Portland As Protests Gain Momentum
In 1965, John Lewis was nearly killed as he led a group of protesters across the Edmund Pettus Bridge to protest racial discrimination in voting. Today, his body crossed that bridge one last time. Continue Reading In Selma, A ‘Final Crossing’ For John Lewis Across The Edmund Pettus Bridge
The agency says Friday that guidance granting visa flexibility to international students only applies to those who were actively enrolled at a U.S. school on March 9. Continue Reading ICE Confirms New Foreign Students Can’t Take Online-Only Course Loads In The U.S.
COVID-19 is changing how the U.S. disposes of waste. It is also threatening hard-fought victories that restricted or eliminated single-use disposable items, especially plastic, in cities and towns across the nation. Continue Reading COVID-19 Has Resurrected Single-Use Plastics. Are They Back To Stay?
The state attorney general said federal agencies were “overstepping their powers” in Portland. A federal judge has denied it, citing lack of legal standing. Continue Reading Judges Deny Oregon’s Request Against Federal Officers, Stop Seattle Ban On ‘Less Lethal’ Measures
The Constitution says the count used to divide up seats in Congress must include every person living in the U.S. President Trump is calling for unauthorized immigrants to be left out. Continue Reading President Trump Sued For Attempt To Omit Unauthorized Immigrants From A Key Census Count
On Thursday afternoon, a federal judge issued a temporary restraining order on officers from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Marshals Service sent to Portland to guard federal buildings. The restrictions will last for two weeks. The judge is still considering a longer-lasting injunction against federal law enforcement. Continue Reading Judge Restricts Force That Federal Officers Can Use Against Portland Protesters
How can communities stop coronavirus case surges without crushing the economy? Some scientists say widespread mask wearing may be more than a helpful precaution — it may be the solution. Continue Reading Can Wider Mask Usage Avert A Return To More Closures? Here’s What The Science Says
Supporters say the measure, known as the Great American Outdoors Act, would be the most significant conservation legislation enacted in nearly half a century. Continue Reading ‘Most Significant Conservation Legislation’ In 50 Years: Great American Outdoors Act Approved
In a survey of more than 750 museum directors, 33% of them said there was either a “significant risk” of closing permanently by next fall or that they didn’t know if their institutions would survive. Continue Reading One-Third Of U.S. Museums May Not Survive The Year, Survey Finds
The solo briefing came as cases of COVID-19 continue to surge in hot spots across the country. Continue Reading After Months Downplaying Pandemic’s Severity, President Trump Urges Mask Use, Warns It Get Worse
Hackers working with the Chinese government targeted firms developing vaccines for the coronavirus and stole hundreds of millions of dollars worth of intellectual property and trade secrets from companies across the world, the Justice Department said Tuesday as it announced criminal charges. Continue Reading U.S. Accuses Chinese Government Hackers Of Targeting COVID-19 Research, With Roots At Hanford