Eric Garner’s mother was speaking in the early days of the NYPD judicial inquiry

Petitioners in the judicial inquiry into the death of Eric Garner, who was killed by NYPD officers during the arrest for allegedly selling non-taxable cigarettes, were speaks as the trial continues. The petitioners represent community leaders fighting racial injustice, including Garner’s mother, Gwen Carr. Together, they hope the line of inquiry will offer more insight … Read more

Iran will continue indirect talks with US to revive nuclear deal, top negotiator says

Iran has agreed to resume negotiations on its nuclear program next month, the chief negotiator said Wednesday. Those talks, in which Iran and the U.S. interacted through mediators, came as the Obama-era nuclear deal was hanging in a thread and amid warnings about nuclear Iran’s advances since Iran stopped talks in June. It is unclear … Read more

Striking worker John Deere died in traffic accident reporting on picket line

A union leader said the 56-year-old worker made the “ultimate sacrifice.” Oct 27, 2021, 5:48 PM • 4 min reading Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article A laborer John Deere engaged in continued strike died in a traffic accident while walking toward the picket line on Wednesday morning, the United Auto Workers Union said. … Read more

Boy, found dead at home, dies of blunt force, brothers abandoned in ‘unspeakable’ conditions

The 8-year-old died in 2020. Deputies found his “skeletal remains” on Sunday. Oct 27, 2021, 4:39 PM • 4 min reading Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article An 8 year old boy that the skeletons were left at his home in Houston died of “multiple blunt-force injuries,” authorities said Wednesday. The remains of the … Read more

Amazon warehouse workers on Staten Island have filed a petition for union elections

A coalition of workers at the Amazon warehouse in New York City officially filed a petition for union elections with the National Labor Relations Board on Monday. Kayla Blado, the press secretary for the National Labor Relations Board, confirmed to ABC News on Monday that the union’s petition had been filed in Region 29 of … Read more

Facebook’s whistleblower documents offer new revelations about the Jan. 6 response

On the day of the insurrection on Jan. 6, Facebook noticed an increase in social media posts calling for violence and incitement around the certification of the results of the U.S. presidential election and the storm in the Capitol. How the social media giant prepared for that day, and how it responded to the onslaught … Read more

How did California go from the center of the U.S. earthquake to the lowest transmission rate in the entire state?

With the lowest COVID-19 infection rate in all states as of Friday, California, which has some strict mask and vaccination mandates in the country, managed to flip the script as the former U.S. earthquake center on the pandemic. “They’re very good at thinking in terms of policies around vaccination requirements and mandates,” said epidemiologist Drs. … Read more

Obama hit the campaign before the gubernatorial election in Virginia, New Jersey

With just over a week left until the last day of voting in Virginia and New Jersey, former President Barack Obama joined each state’s Democratic nominee for governor on the campaign trail on Saturday, hoping to motivate the party base to come out in their state-off- overall year elections. “I want you to get fired … Read more

Emmy winning ‘Bosom Buddies,’ ‘Newhart’ actor Peter Scolari has died at age 66

Scolari also appeared on HBO’s “Girls.” Oct 22, 2021, 8:37 PM • 2 min reading Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article Actor Peter Scolari, who performed alongside Tom Hanks in “Bosom Buddies,” has died after a battle with cancer. Ellen Lubin Sanitsky of Wright Entertainment confirmed the news to ABC News. Scolari, who also … Read more

Walmart recalls aromatherapy spray associated with rare bacterial disease, 2 deaths

The contaminated spray was sold in nearly 55 Walmart stores. October 22, 2021, 9:13 PM • 3 min read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article Walmart recalled an aromatherapy spray after it identified a bacterium in the product that is now linked to four illnesses and two deaths. The Centers for Disease Control and … Read more