Anderson's family demanded to know why the ambulance couldn't get in to treat him. Four protesters said some in the area blamed CHOP medics for being unable to save him, and it was not safe for medics to operate openly anymore. According to Slate, they faced threats. "This is when the first of the gang stuff started," Slate said. "Once that started and their involvement became known, the life of the medics became harder." … [Read more...] about They envisioned a world without police. Inside Seattle’s CHOP zone, protesters struggled to make it real
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This is “the dance,” said Wachter — push and pull with the virus, trying to strike the balance between restrictive health policies that save lives and letting people go back to work and see one another again. The next two weeks will be critical, he said. The Bay Area and the rest of the state can wrestle control again, or it could spiral into chaos like New York City did early on. … [Read more...] about How did we get here? California struggling to stay on top of pandemic
West, 43, has talked about running for president for years, and last year told an audience he'd run for president in 2024. He and his wife, Kim Kardashian West, have worked with President Donald Trump a number of times including on the release of prisoners. West donned a red "Make America Great Again" hat for a meeting with Trump in the Oval Office in 2018. … [Read more...] about Kanye West says he’s running for president; Twitter explodes
If you asked me this question last year at Stonewall 50, I probably would have given a somewhat negative response. This year, everything happening with Black Lives Matter feels much more positive. I had felt pretty negative for the last 49 years. In our youth—I was 24 years old at the time of the first Pride march—we really thought we were on the cusp of revolution. Before we had a word for it, we thought we knew something about intersectionality and crossing borders. But we all came together and what we ended up “doing” was Donald Trump. … [Read more...] about They Marched in America’s First Prides in 1970. They’re Still Out, Loud, and Proud.
That year, Epstein was serving 13 months of an 18-month stint, for sex with an underage girl, in the private wing of the Palm Beach County Jail. The sentence was a mere slap on the wrist after the financier was accused of molesting and raping dozens of young girls at his Florida mansion, thanks to a shady plea deal brokered by the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Miami. For most of his cushy jail time, Epstein was on work release and continued to sexually exploit young women. … [Read more...] about A Year After Epstein’s Arrest, Will Victims Finally Get Justice?