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Police respond differently when it’s a left-wing protest, study finds

Police respond differently when it’s a left-wing protest, study finds

President Donald Trump’s supporters were still rampaging through the US Capitol when the question arose: If these had been Black Lives Matter demonstrators instead of overwhelmingly White, militant Trump backers, how different would the police response have been? The Black Lives Matter Global Network hit the question hard in a statement following the Capitol siege.…MORE

For the first time in over 100 years, Virginia won’t celebrate Lee-Jackson Day

For the first time in over 100 years, Virginia won’t celebrate Lee-Jackson Day

For the first time in more than 100 years, Lee-Jackson Day will not officially be celebrated in Virginia. The holiday, which was observed on the Friday before Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in January, celebrated Gens. Robert E. Lee and Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson as “defenders of causes.” The event typically involved Civil War-themed parades, wreath…MORE

What we know about potential armed protests ahead of Joe Biden’s inauguration

What we know about potential armed protests ahead of Joe Biden’s inauguration

Washington, DC, and states across the country are heightening security and preparing reinforcements this week ahead of potential armed protests from Saturday up to at least Inauguration Day on Wednesday. One week after a pro-Trump mob ransacked the US Capitol, federal officials reiterated a warning in a call with law enforcement leaders across the country,…MORE

LA County is adding more space to store bodies of Covid-19 victims

LA County is adding more space to store bodies of Covid-19 victims

Los Angeles County, the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic in California, is running out of space to store the bodies of Covid-19 victims and officials are working to create more capacity. About 900 bodies are currently being held at the Los Angeles Medical Examiner Coroner’s Office, which usually has a capacity of 500, according to…MORE