Saturday, April 4, 2020

Baltimore mom who slapped son on TV: ‘I don’t play’

Baltimore mom who slapped son on TV: ‘I don’t play’ FROM WIRE REPORTS Baltimore mother Toya Graham became an unwitting symbol of the lengths a Black...

Majority in United States believe businesses must serve gay patrons

BY ALI ELKIN BLOOMBERG NEWS/TNS A majority of American voters say businesses should not be allowed to refuse services to gays and lesbians, even on the...

Obama talks climate change in the Everglades

BY JENNY STALETOVICH AND PATRICIA MAZZEI MIAMI HERALD / TNS MIAMI – With a sawgrass prairie at his back and spring rain clouds darkening the sky,...

IN-CUSTODY DEATH / BALTIMORE, MD.

‘Eye contact’ with cop gets Black man killed About 600 protestors, including the families of Freddie Gray, protested Gray’s death while in the custody of...

Bush leads Republicans by an inch while Clinton leads Democrats by a mile

BY ALI ELKIN BLOOMBERG NEWS/TNS Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has a slight lead over Republican presidential hopefuls, and Hillary Clinton has a significant one over...

Poll: Most Americans say Obamacare should get time to work

BLOOMBERG NEWS It may come as news to Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz, but a majority of Americans is not, in his words, dreaming of...

‘Activist lawyers’ seek special prosecutor in Slager case

Group wants to make sure nothing goes wrong in case of former officer who shot, killed Scott BY NIGEL ROBERTS THE ROOT A video viewed by millions...

Group seeks injunction to force Wal-Mart to rehire 2,200 workers

BY ANDREW KHOURI LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS A union is seeking an injunction to force Wal-Mart to rehire 2,200 workers laid off when the retailer suddenly closed...

Congress starts work on slashing trillions from budget

Republicans envision repealing Obamacare BY KEVIN G. HALL AND WILLIAM DOUGLAS MCCLATCHY WASHINGTON BUREAU/TNS WASHINGTON — Congressional negotiators began narrowing differences Monday on competing budget resolutions, and...

What happened in that van?

Justice Department opens probe into death of Baltimore man in police custody BY DOUG DONOVAN AND MARK PUENTE BALTIMORE SUN/TNS Amid the public outcry over the death...